How do I setup Internet Explorer to use Sportsoft Secure SSL proxies?

Note that unlike normal proxy server providers, Sportsoft provides secure SSL proxy servers that encrypts the connection between the browser and the proxy server. Following these instructions are the only way to enable SSL/TLS encryption to the proxy.

  1. Start Internet Explorer and select Internet Options from the Tools menu. Click the Connections tab.
    Internet Properties

  2. Click the LAN Settings button.
    LAN Settings

  3. Tick the Use automatic configuration script checkbox and enter the URL provided for you by your proxy account into the Address field. The auto configuration URL provided will change depending on your choice of proxy region and account settings.

  4. Click OK and browse a new site.

  5. You will be prompted for a proxy user name and password - enter your provided login details.

Congratulations, you are now using our secure SSL proxy to surf the web!