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Windows 7: Proxy Settings...effects instant messaging to keep get disconnected

25 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Proxy Settings...effects instant messaging to keep get disconnected

Hi all,

Does blocking certain website using proxy setting will effect messaging software like yahoo messenger,msn,skye,google talk to disconnect frequently?

I am facing this issue..instant messaging keeps get disconnected always?

FYI,my MSN and Yahoo Messenger always gets disconnected.

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25 Oct 2010   #2


which IM program is getting disconnected? can you be more specific, or are you saying you have all of the ones you listed, and all are suffering?
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25 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

It very well can. If you have a proxy server, you are most likely on a corporate network, and should be thankful IM traffic is even allowed. If you aren't on a corporate network, why would you be using a proxy server?
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