[Privoxy-users] Can privoxy work with Windows' Cortana the like?

Redback barnstorming92 at gmail.com
Sun May 27 23:49:15 UTC 2018


On 4/5/18 3:28 pm, Lee wrote:
> On 5/3/18, ifoolb at gmail.com <ifoolb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I notice that even when privoxy just connects directly to the web, no
>> forwarding, no parents, once it is used, Cortana, windows login, Cortana web
>> search etc no longer work. Not a big deal but I'm curious if it's possible
>> to get privoxy to work with these things.
> 
> Is privoxy still running when Cortana, windows login, etc. no longer work?
> 
> My experience has been that it's fairly difficult to keep Windows 10
> from phoning home but regardless.. see
>    https://www.privoxy.org/user-manual/contact.html#SUFFICIENT-INFORMATION
> specifically the bit after
>    please make sure that the logfile directive is being used and the following
>    debug options are enabled
> then check the privoxy log & see what all is being blocked.
> 
> Cortana, edge, ie & i dunno what else are going to use the system
> proxy settings, so the output of
>    netsh winhttp show proxy
> would be nice.  eg
> C:\Users\Lee>netsh winhttp show proxy
> 
> Current WinHTTP proxy settings:
> 
>      Proxy Server(s) :  127.0.0.1:8118
>      Bypass List     :  (none)
> 
> As would the section after
>    The following options were given in the config file:
> from http://config.privoxy.org/show-status
> 
> Regards,
> Lee
> 
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