How to Set Up Connection - Step A. Set Your Browser to Use the Proxy Service
Internet Explorer (Windows, Modem)

  1. From the "Tools" menu of your browser, click on the "Internet Options" entry. IE Windows screenshot - showing how to choose internet options from the tools menu of your browser
  2. Click on the tab labeled "Connections". IE Windows screenshot - showing clicking on the tab labeled connections
  3. Select (by clicking) the appropriate item in the "Dial-up and Virtual Private Network Settings" list. IE Windows screenshot - showing how to choose dial-up and virtual private network settings
  4. Click the button labeled "Settings". IE Windows screenshot - showing clicking on the button labeled settings
  5. Check the checkbox labeled "Use automatic configuration script". IE Windows screenshot - showing how to choose use automatic configuration script
  6. Enter the following URL into the field labeled "Automatic Proxy Configuration URL":
      http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/proxy/pacserve

    WARNING: Avoid common mistakes.

    • When using Copy and Paste to enter the URL, be sure there is NO space in front of the http://
    • Do not omit the http:// in the URL. It is necessary.
    IE Windows screenshot - showing a complete URL entered into the appropriate field
  7. Remove checkmarks from "Automatically detect settings" (if checked) and then click the button labeled "OK". IE Windows screenshot - showing the removal of checkmarks for automatically detect settings

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