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Hi Guys,

how can I download a file using URLDownloadToFile or something similar through a custom proxy server without having to set the proxy for Internet Explorer?

I would like to set the proxy only for this download without affecting another internet connection on the computer (ex. IE, ...)

Thank you,
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i will settle for any solution that allows me to use a custom proxy independent from IE.
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Hi xNejX,

I assume you want this to be done for Windows, right?

IMO you should be able to open an internet connection using a given proxy server address (thus ignoring IE proxy settings) using 'InternetOpen' with flag 'INTERNET_OPEN_TYPE_PROXY' - take a look here about more info: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa385096%28VS.85%29.aspx

If this internet connection is established you should be able to download a file from there using 'InternetOpenUrl' (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa385098%28v=VS.85%29.aspx) and download the file using 'InternetReadFile' (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa385103%28v=VS.85%29.aspx)

Hope that helps,

ZOPPO
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As always ZOPPO, like a charm :)
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