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Browsers IE, Safari or Chrome won't work. Firefox does.

by naildriver7 / July 5, 2010 11:47 PM PDT

Get the message CFURLErrorDomain:306 when I try to load any of the mentioned browsers. I run Win XP on an HP Pavillion. HELP!!!! How can I correct this??? I had a virus and when I removed it and supposedly had everything fixed this is what I got.

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Is that the full error message?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 6, 2010 5:31 AM PDT

or did you miss words out, like;

?There was a problem communicating with the web proxy server (HTTP).? (CFURLErrorDomain:306)

If that is the full error, then it looks like your browsers are attempting to connect to the internet through a proxy server.

Try this, open Internet Options from the Control Panel. Goto the Connections tab and then click the LAN Settings button. If anything is entered under "Proxy server", remove them. Leave everything else blank or not selected. Click OK/Apply/OK, then try Internet Explorer again. If it works, may be the other browsers will as well. If not, check their options for any Proxy connection settings.


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Browsers won't work.
by naildriver7 / July 6, 2010 9:04 AM PDT

Thank you. The info you provided did the trick. I am now able to use any of the browsers I have loaded on my computer.
Thanks again

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GLad you got it sorted
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 6, 2010 8:38 PM PDT
In reply to: Browsers won't work.

and thanks for reporting back.

That "Proxy Server" thing is a darn nuisance, and is too often set by malware.

Good luck.


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it worked!
by Bulletix / July 27, 2010 11:09 AM PDT

yep...proxy not so I'm able to connect with Safari (windows) chrome, explored, and Mozilla.

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(NT) Glad that worked for you too.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 27, 2010 7:15 PM PDT
In reply to: it worked!
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Thank you
by JoseBmac / November 20, 2010 12:07 PM PST

You tip did the trick thank you very much

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