Internet Explorer and Port 3714

  Andanotherthing 18:28 07 Jun 2006
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I use Firefox as my browser but other applications like Google Earth and Outlook Express need Explorer. Too often IE will not run and I have to go to its tools/internet options/connections/lan settings and delete the port (3714) and the ip address it has chosen - apply the delete -then it works fine. Is there a way of stopping IE misbehaving like this?

Thanks

  octal 19:00 07 Jun 2006

That happens when you are going through a proxy. Try making sure the box is ticked to go directly to the Internet.

  octal 19:03 07 Jun 2006

Sorry, meant to ask what IP address is it connecting via? You should be able to trace the server.

  Andanotherthing 19:12 07 Jun 2006

Thanks Octal. I've unchecked use proxy and checked automatically detect settings - let's hope that does it. Thanks again

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