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Need help with problem testing proxies

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by blackhatdavid, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. blackhatdavid

    blackhatdavid Regular Member

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    I am having a problem testing proxies. It does not seem to matter what program I use. I have used Scrapebox proxy tester, Bleach, and Elite Proxy Switcher. While the results vary from program to program, they produce similar results. (Note: The results also seem to vary each time I run the tests.) Bleach will not run at all. I get 100% timeouts when I run it.

    Bottom line is that most proxies will fail with a timeout.

    I do not seem to have a problem with other functions of SB. I can harvest, post, etc. But, it makes me wonder if the results that I am getting while doing this are not 100%.

    I had been running SB on an older laptop that I had, and attributed the problems to that PC. But I just upgraded to a newer, much faster PC, and am having similar problems.

    I can run the same proxies through SB proxy tester on another slower PC (I have 2 licenses) I have (at a different location) and I will get anywhere from 2-5 times as many good proxies returned. This PC is about 1/2 as fast as my new one, and the internet connection is about 1/2 as fast, but the tests will run about the same speed.

    I have tried the TCP-Z patch, but it does not seem to make any difference at all. As a matter of fact, the slower PC does not have this patch applied and it works fine.

    Since I noticed the problem on both a slow laptop (connected wireless) and a fast desktop (connected hardwired) to the same network, I am wondering if the problem can somehow be hardware related (modem or router?) or something to do with this internet service provider (Even though it tests much faster than another provider that works, could they be causing things to timeout?)

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. This really puts a crimp in the use of several programs I have that use proxies!

    If it matters, here are the stats on the PC that I am currently running:

    AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-core processor 2.40 Ghz
    8GB RAM
    1TB hard drive
    Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
    Internet speed test - 11.75 Mb/s download, 1.90
     
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  2. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Bleach, and Elite Proxy Switcher.
    are crap - nothing that hasnt been posted
    on bhw b4 - remember please require u to put
    in your own proxy judge - the 1 that comes with
    it will be way outa date.
    i now the guy who made both thoes tools from
    waaay back

    if u have skype or yahoo messenger toss me an id
    ille try to help you

    whats my qualification
    ive worked/helped out on more proxie sites
    than u can shake a stick at
    if your still unsure about my help
    just google jammo proxies
     
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  3. portalweb

    portalweb Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Hi,

    Scrapebox's own proxy tester is not always accurate.

    That is why it's best to subscribe to reliable proxy services that has the real proxy testing system, or subscribe to reliable private HTTPS proxies here.

    Also, you may want to improve the quality of proxies by improving your DNS settings on your computer. It is mentioned here:

    http://proxylist.co/forum/general-support-2/fast-public-dns-servers-list-18/

    Hope it helps.
     
  4. blackhatdavid

    blackhatdavid Regular Member

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    It's not the quality of the proxies. I have and use some private proxies. It is the ability to test proxies and see which are good (when I use public proxies).
     
  5. blackhatdavid

    blackhatdavid Regular Member

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    proxygo,

    I do not have skype or yahoo IM. I will contact you though to see if you can help. Thanks for offering. I will be tied up with some things for a while, but I will try to send you something later today or tomorrow.

    Thanks for offering!