Addresses that should be shown in the Do not use proxy server for addresses beginning with section under the Internet Options Advanced Proxy Settings page are not shown. The registry entries still exist and Internet Explorer will still bypass the Web sites.
This is caused by the configuration of different proxy servers by protocol, where one is the Gopher proxy server.
Note Internet Explorer 7 does not support the Gopher protocol. For this problem to occur, the Gopher protocol would have to have been set in older Group Policies or from an earlier version of Internet Explorer before Internet Explorer 7 was installed.
If the configuration was set through Group Policy
· Remove the value for the Gopher proxy server specified in the Group Policy.
If the configuration was not set through Group Policy
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To modify the registry entry, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, click Run, and in the Open box, type the following:
2. Locate the ProxyServer value under the following key in the registry:
3. On the Edit menu, click Edit, String.
4. Remove the entry associated with Gopher (for example, remove gopher=proxyserver:80;), and then click OK .
5. Exit Registry Editor.
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Article ID: 968847 - Last Review: Mar 10, 2009 - Revision: 1