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IE10 ignores local wpad.dat file

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I am testing a wpad.dat issue. so i put my wpad.dat in system32/Drivers/etc and i tried with c:\\ and FILE://

with both ie10 ignores my local wpad completly.

Do i miss anything. I do not want to use dhcp or dns i just want to test the file in ie10.
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by:Peter Hutchison
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Your wpad.dat should be on a web server. For example, on your local machine you should have IIS WWW installed and the file placed in C:\Inetpub\wwwroot and configure local proxy to http://localhost/wpad.dat.

See article at
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc995261.aspx
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Bxoz earned 2000 total points
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Can you try with file:/// (note the third slash)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_URI_scheme
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with the third slash works like a charm
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