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HELP! Proxies just don't connect??

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by StrictlyTheBest, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. StrictlyTheBest

    StrictlyTheBest Registered Member

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    I've been trying to connect proxies on FireFox but they just don't work. They're not paid ones, a couple from various sites and also from here. I'm doing everything the wiki tutorial says (even checked out some YT vids) and applied the same method but once I click OK and then try to go to a website I get the error page ''The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.''. Over and over...if anyone can help i'd appreciate it!
     
  2. donaldbeck

    donaldbeck Power Member

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    What are you trying to do with the proxies? Sounds like you are using regular ol public proxies. A lot of them probably aren't going to work. Using something like scrapebox, or any other tool that can text proxies would be a good first step before trying to use them in firefox.
     
  3. Orbit143

    Orbit143 Senior Member

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    You gotta check them first, preferably multiple times and pick the ones that work. You can use scrapebox to do that or buy a service on fiverr.
     
  4. mazgalici

    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    the proxies are sucking and you are losing your time. How valuable is your time?
     
  5. akacash

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    Are you trying to use http or socks proxies? That could potentially be one issue, although more than likely it's as the others have stated and the proxies just aren't alive anymore. There's an add-on/plugin for Firefox that you can use called Elite Proxy Switcher that makes it one click to switch between proxies and your regular connection. It's a really easy to use and simple little plugin, I really like it. Just remember to leave the http field blank if you're using a socks5 proxy. If you're 100% sure you've got your settings correct though, it's probably just a piss poor or flat out dead proxy. There are some online proxy checkers that you can use to test real fast if you don't have any software to do so, or actually if you search around a little bit there's only about 1 million different free proxy checkers available. lol. Probably just going to have to try a few out till ya find a semi-stable one to work with. Good luck though and hope ya get it.
     
  6. SPPChristian

    SPPChristian Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    if you are using private proxies, have you set up your proxies/proxy authentication ?
     
  7. myprivateproxy

    myprivateproxy Newbie

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    Probably the proxies are not working anymore, this is common with public proxies. I suggest you spend a couple of bucks and get some private proxies which should be guarantee to work. If you decide to try us use BHW as discount code to receive 15% recurring discount for any proxy plan you purchase!
     
  8. myproxy

    myproxy Newbie

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    The proxy you are using is dead. You should test the proxies by Elite Proxy Switcher before using them. It's because public proxies are unstable and die fast.
     
  9. iglow

    iglow Elite Member

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    or make sure they dont need IP verification that u forgot to add ur ip at :)
     
  10. Cracker100

    Cracker100 Registered Member

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    That's why they don't work because they are not paid proxies, Get ones that you pay for and you will be fine.
     
  11. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    and also IGLO
    the guy who made the post hasnt logged in since aug 20th
    he prob wont even read your reply
     
  12. pixxelhouse

    pixxelhouse Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    i don't use proxy;)