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IE Use a Remote Socks Proxy for DNS

I've verified that traffic is routed through my SSH tunnel that is
setup for SOCKS5 dynamic port forwarding. I see that IE7 is always
trying to resolve the name locally first.

What I'm looking for is the ability to have the DNS name resolved at
the proxy, rather than locally by the browser.

There's a setting in Firefox that specifies DNS remote resolution, and
Safari does it automatically. To get it to work in FireFox type about:config(this shows FireFoxs Internetal Settings), in the filter field type "networks.proxy.socks_remote_dns"  However, I really need to get this working with IE 7 any ideas?
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How about stopping the "dns client" under services.
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That has nothing to do with getting Internet Explorer to use the Proxy for DNS.   You will have no effect if you just stop the DNS Client Service.  
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I figured it out myself it was a matter of simply chaning the DNS Server for my NIC to use my proxy server.  
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Actually I think I spoke to soon. My apologies, when I changed the DNS server for my NIC to my proxy I only surfed sites that were already cached so it appeared to be working.  Please keep this ticket open.

Thank You
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