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web browsers/laptop keeps setting the proxy to on, randomly

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hi, I've got a windows 7 pro 64bit running IE 11 which is fully patched.

my problem is, I use IE and chrome, and my laptop randomly enables the proxy settings in internet settings. I don't use a proxy to start with.

I have malwarebytes and AVG scanned and cannot find any thing.

any ideas
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In the Registry go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER |Software|Microsoft|Windows|CurrentVersion then click on the Internet Settings  folder.
What do you see for ProxyEnable DWORD value ?  0 or 1?  0 should block Proxy changes.

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http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=270650
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