NicolTIP#031: Toggle Internet Explorer proxy via powershell

The following powershell script toggles the Internet Explorer proxy status between the following values: Automatically detect settings Explicit Proxy Server as shown in the following screenshots:   remember that after executing the script, Internet Explorer must be restarted. this script is a widely based on the work of the following guys (thank you!): Aymeric Mouillé…

NicolTIP#030: How to disable Direct Access via Powershell

in order to disable Direct Access on Windows 8.1, you can run the following powershell script (as administrator) remove-itemproperty -Path “HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient” -name DnsPolicyConfig Net stop iphlpsvc /y Net start iphlpsvc ipconfig /flushdns Write-Host “” Write-Host “Press any key to continue …” $x = $host.UI.RawUI.ReadKey(“NoEcho,IncludeKeyDown”)