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We're already configuring Internet Explorer proxy settings through group policy and it works great. Sadly, I've recently run into multiple issues where those settings are ignored by certain services.

I realized that these service have one thing in common. They use WinHTTP, which has its own proxy settings. Now I'm asking myself how to apply those across the whole domain.

I realize that I could create a logon script and simply run netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie, but, from experience I know that these settings require a reboot to take effect. So this wouldn't help me at all in a logon script.

So, how can I do it?

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proxycfg -u

command above take current user settings and apply it.

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From what I can tell that would do the equivalent of netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie in Windows Vista. So that doesn't really help me. – Oliver Salzburg Oct 6 '12 at 19:49

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