Using Proxy but still show real ip?

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  1. bantoncookies

    bantoncookies Regular Member

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    This may be a stupid question... but I've been wondering about it for a while.

    Usually I use proxies for my various programs but today I needed to do something via my browser so I entered it under the internet connection tab. I don't think i did anything wrong.

    but when i go to whatsmyipaddress, it still shows my real ip? why is that? the proxies i use are texcola's?

    Anybody know why? Thanks!
     
  2. ericsson

    ericsson Elite Member Premium Member

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    Are proxies working?
    Clearing cache and try
    Code:
    ipchicken.com
    :)
     
  3. cool5now

    cool5now Registered Member

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    It probably just means the proxy has gone transparent i.e. it's forwarding your IP. Try using a different one.
     
  4. fatboy

    fatboy Elite Member

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    Any proxy that has X-forwarded-for enabled will pass your IP address on, as cool5now says, most transparent proxies will forward it on.

    Squid if not configured correctly will also pass it on and I think by default its set as forwarding on.