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pretty simple question: anyone know of any free proxy servers for windows? I'm currently using squid (which is great, btw) but it doesn't handle http 1.1.

So, anyone know of any other suggestions?

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Did you try FreeProxy? The feature list includes HTTP 1.1 connections. Here is a summary from the Handcreaftedsoftware's website:

  • Internet connection sharing with demand dialling
  • HTTP proxy, including FTP over HTTP
  • SOCKS5
  • SMTP & POP email proxy
  • NNTP proxy
  • Outlook Express / Hotmail email proxy
  • TCP tunnel (tunnel any TCP protocol)
  • HTTP cache
  • Connect to ICQ and MSN easily
  • HTTP 1.1 persistent connections, RFC2616 and RFC2518 compliant. See Compliancy below.
  • Demand Dialling, auto connect/disconnect
  • URL filtering has been replaced by Resource Security which allows username password authentication and access to
  • resources.
  • URL and IP address filtering from imported Ban Lists
  • Remote access to display statistics of users
  • Access controlled by user and calendar
  • Resources include IP addresses, ports, URLs, paths, IP services
  • Comprehensive access logs which are user configurable
  • Create users and groups and/or authenticate to a Windows domain
  • Built-in web server
  • Run as a service under Win NT/2000/XP/2003 or Win98/Me
  • Message logging and dumping
  • Connect to another Proxy server or connect directly to the internet
  • Bind to a specific network interface for added security ("local binding")
  • Works with Dial-up Networking and Cable/Broadband
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+1 - I have done some crazy things with FreeProxy back in the day –  Terry May 5 '09 at 14:29
    
can confirm it works with windows 2008 standard edition. I've made the proxy cache save to a USB drive/disk :) –  Pure.Krome May 14 '09 at 2:36
    
The link is dead. Download is here –  rossmcm Jun 8 at 22:07

3proxy looks promising. Supports HTTP1.1 according to the release notes.

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