How to change the proxy on mmo games

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How to change the proxy on mmo games
Proxy settings in Windows 7 are recognised by MMO games. (laptop image by Angie Lingnau from Fotolia.com)

MMO, which stands for massively multiplayer online, is a type of computer game that is played over the Internet and creates a community of players. Some people use proxy servers when playing MMO games in order to change their IP address and disguise their physical location. If you need to change your proxy server address for an MMO game, you can configure the settings through the Windows 7 Control Panel.

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Things you need

  • PC running Windows 7

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open the Windows Start menu and click on "Control Panel."

  2. 2

    Go to the "Network and Internet" section and then click on "Internet Options."

  3. 3

    Go to the "Connections" tab at the top of the pop-up window.

  4. 4

    Click on the "LAN settings" button in the lower part of the window.

  5. 5

    Make sure the box next to "Use a proxy server for your LAN" (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections) is checked.

  6. 6

    Edit the "Address" and "Port" fields and replace them with the server information for the new proxy you want to use.

  7. 7

    Press the "OK" button twice to save the proxy settings for your MMO games.

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