[Tutor] Re: Is it possible in Python too?

Daniel Coughlin kauphlyn at speakeasy.org
Mon Feb 25 17:02:52 EST 2002

Hey, iirc, the proxy server setting is set in the registry, and you cant set 
registry items from an internet explorer object. 

so you need to change the registry - heres the link from aspn telling how to do 
just such a thing:

the entry you will be needing to modify is
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Internet Settings

or something like that. there maybe other things you need to modify, but i 
think that should put you in the right direction. 

test this and test a bunch before deploying into anykind of production 
environment. the registry is a very sensitive place. 

OT: A bit of netiquettte: You dont need to send emails to so many lists. Most of 
the people on any one of these lists are prally on at least one other. If you 
cant get your question answered on one list. Then try another. No need to send so many 



On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Matthew Sherborne wrote:

> Yes but I don't know how.
> Tell me how to do it in another language, and I'll tell you how in python ;)
> Matthew
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> > Hi,
> > Is possible to set up a proxy name (address) in MS Explorer
> > browser from a running  Python program?
> > Thank you for your help.
> > Ladislav
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