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Proxy settings

If you are connected successfully and you can't reach sites with your browser (The problem repeats itself especially when connected behind a router) - try to change your proxy settings according to our guides.

 




Spyware

If your browser' behavior is abnormal: slow, "wrong links", loads partial pages, etc. You might have spyware problems.
Use our guides to install and use Spybot Search & Destroy:

 


MTU

If you are having problems browsing to certain websites on the internet while connected from home, you may consider using this utility to adjust your PC's MTU setting.

The following instructions are valid for Windows Vista:

Step


  • Click Start

  • Click Run

  • Type cmd and click OK

Step

 

  • To view current MTU value type - netsh interface ipv4 show subinterfaces

  • To set MTU value - netsh interface ipv4 set subinterface "Local Area Connection" mtu=1460 store=persistent

 

The following instructions are valid for Windows 7:

Step


  • Click Start

  • In the search bar, type cmd and click OK

Step

 

  • To view current MTU value type - netsh interface ipv4 show subinterfaces

  • To set MTU value - netsh interface ipv4 set subinterface "Local Area Connection" mtu=1460 store=persistent




Problems with HUJI site

If you try to access HUJI site and you get a blank page, check if the browser's encoding is Unicode, and change it to Auto-detect:

HUJI site

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  • Go to Page-->Encoding

  • Choose Auto-Select

Note for Internet Explorer 7 users:
If the Tools menu does not appear press the alt key.

Google tool bar problems

If Google tool bar is installed in your browser, it might cause serious browsing problems.

It is recommended that this program be uninstalled. To do so, please follow the software uninstallation guide suitable for your version of Windows here.
Please note that in step 3 of the guide you should choose "Google Toolbar for..." from the list of installed programs.




Last updated: 29/04/2015