Get proxy settings of internet explorer

Posted on 2009-02-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I want to get connection settings of internet explorer (proxy settings). I mean its IP and port.
how can I do it in C++ or Visual basic using windows APIs?
thank you very much
Question by:CSecurity
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    Accepted Solution

    You can read that from the registry under

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

    The value's name is "ProxyServer"
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    thank you very much jkr

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