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by steelseries1 / March 15, 2016 5:55 AM PDT

Hey everybody ! My question may seem a little ridiculous to you but it is quite worrying me. My situation is "I have a windows 10 laptop , MSI. Yesterday i was just checking my previous external hard disk(after almost 2 years) and in curiosity i started ultra surf from that hard disk. Now after closing the program , my web browser gave me a message " Unable to connect to a proxy server." I solved the situation by googling it. But now the problem comes when every banned website is opening easily on my computer without using any third party software. When i used another laptop on my home network , the sites as usual did not open and i was redirected to my ISP server page. But on my MSI the websites open easily. So my question is " what has actually changed in my network settings that i am able to open almost every banned website ?" or is there any kind of virus in my computer ?

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Re: Internet query
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 15, 2016 6:01 AM PDT
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What exactly is a "banned website"?
And yes, the Ultrasurf program can change your Internet settings.

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Banned Websites
by steelseries1 / March 15, 2016 6:29 AM PDT
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Well some of the banned websites are torrent websites i.e. thepiratebay.se , 1337x.org etc.

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Which makes sense.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2016 8:08 AM PDT
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Those sites can be dangerous either by piracy issues or outright malware.

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Typically ISP's can ban websites.
by orlbuckeye / March 17, 2016 6:31 AM PDT
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