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How to Use Proxies

Proxies seem pretty complicated but in reality they are simple to use. Most major web-browsers support the use of a proxy, as well as many other internet-based applications from internet-messaging apps to BitTorrent apps. There are even applications known as “proxifiers” that will allow you to use a proxy with software that doesn’t support proxies natively. Most software that has native proxy support will only support the use of one proxy at a time, however, there are also proxifier apps that allow you to use whole lists of proxies by either alternating use of the different proxies or by using different proxies for certain software applications. First off, if you don’t know what a proxy is then you should probably read this article. But, to put it simply, a proxy server is just a remote computer that allows you to route certain internet traffic of yours through it. Proxies are different from VPNs because they only put specific software behind a proxy and not your…

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What is a Proxifier?

Some programs and software don’t have native support for Socks4/5 proxies, some don’t have HTTP or HTTPS Support, and some don’t even have support for any type of proxies! That simply wouldn’t do for some internet users. Proxifiers are software that were made specifically to route internet traffic from certain applications without proxy support through proxy servers and proxy chains. However, some times a proxifier is used to monitor traffic and proxies, so even applications that have native proxy support will be “proxified” via a proxifier regardless of the native proxy support. So, What Exactly is a Proxifier? Wikipedia has this to say regarding Proxifiers: A proxifier is a software program which can make other programs pass through a proxy server by intercepting and modifying their network requests Basically, when a proxifier is installed, you make ‘rules’ for certain programs using their .exe executable file and set proxies that will be used with those rules. Any time a program starts the proxifier checks it’s rules…

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