When I am pining a proxy IP, reply is coming from Why?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by DEBKOL35, Mar 28, 2015.

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  1. DEBKOL35

    DEBKOL35 MDL Senior Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Hello. I bought a set of proxies from a proxy selling website. I find that some proxies are not working. When I am pining them...ping reply is coming from IP instead of proxy IP. Its very strange. I have never seen it. Can you please tell me what is wrong with my computer?

  2. Michaela Joy

    Michaela Joy MDL Crazy Lady

    Jul 26, 2012
    Check your "HOSTS" file. On Windows 7, it's located in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC
    That particular domain may be pointing to

    Programs like Spybot S&D do this with domains that have been reported to be spyware.

    Hope this helps

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