How to Use Freegate to Access Blocked Sites: A Step-by-Step TutorialFreegate is a free proxy tool that allows users to vie...
Step 3: Double-click on the Freegate file that you just downloaded. This should open theuser interface for you. Freegate a...
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  1. 1. How to Use Freegate to Access Blocked Sites: A Step-by-Step TutorialFreegate is a free proxy tool that allows users to view blocked content on the Internet.While extensively used by Chinese nationals, the software is also available to netizenselsewhere. Freegate comes from the house of US-based Dynamic Internet Technology(DIT) which has been a key player in developing internet technologies over the lastdecade.Freegate – Stand-out FeaturesPerhaps the best reason to recommend Freegate is its portability. You don’t have to installany software to make use of Freegate’s proxy capabilities. With Freegate, you are only adouble-click away from breaking the shackles of censorship and accessing any websiteyou want.Freegate takes only a couple of seconds to connect to servers. Unlike other proxy toolsavailable, Freegate is impressive in connectivity and speed. Besides, you can use Freegate’svarious settings to ensure complete anonymity on the Web.Using Freegate – Let’s Get Started!To download Freegate for use, you need to go the SoftFinder.com website. We will startthe step-by-step guide from there.Step 1: Open the URL - http://softfinder.com/freegate through your browser. Click theDownload now button on the head of the page.Step 2: Click the‘download exe’link to start downloading Freegate. Once the file has beendownloaded, you may close your browser.More information on http://softfinder.com/
  2. 2. Step 3: Double-click on the Freegate file that you just downloaded. This should open theuser interface for you. Freegate also tries to connect to a proxy server. Once theconnection is established, Internet Explorer launches and the DynaWeb page is displayed.Step 4: You can configure Freegate using the‘Settings’tab on the user interface.Use the following points to set up Freegate as a proxy server:1. Click‘Settings’tab2. Click‘More Settings’button to open a window by that name.3. Click on the checkbox ‘Run Freegate as server (listens 0.0.0.0)’. A window should popup, asking you to set your user id and password. Set up your details and rememberthem carefully.Close Freegate and restart it. Freegate is now set up as a proxy server and ready to handleonline requests. If your computer or laptop works behind a routing system, then the routertoo needs to be configured so as to forward proxy requests to the Freegate proxy server.This is how you can configure the router:1. You need to find out the IP address of your system. Do this by clicking ‘Start’ icon at theleft-hand corner of the screen, then typing ‘cmd’, and pressing ‘Enter’. A DOS windowopens. Type‘ipconfig’at the DOS prompt, and again press‘Enter’. You will have informationdisplayed on the screen for IP address and Default Gateway. The IP address is nothing butyour LAN IP address, and Default Gateway is the router’s IP address.2. Use the router’s IP address as URL on IE to open the main page for your router. Now,login to the router to set up port forwarding.Setting up Port Forwarding:1. The router page should have a link, among others, named ‘Port Forwarding’. Open thislink. Locate your computer or laptop using your device’s IP address.2. Select‘Custom Port’. Go with‘TCP’for the proxy application here.3. Enter the Port Number to be 8580. Click ‘Apply’. This sets your router up for forwardingrequests to your Freegate proxy server.How to set up a web browser for optimal Freegate performance:1. Click the‘Settings’tab in Freegate.2. ‘Tools’ becomes available as one of the menu options. Select ‘Internet Options’ in‘Tools’.More information on http://softfinder.com/
  3. 3. 3. Click the ‘Connections’ tab, followed by the button ‘LAN Settings’. Enter the LAN IPaddress and Port as 8580 to complete configuring the browser.You can type in any website’s address you want, and having entered your logininformation, browse the Web without any restrictions.Step 5: To further enhance your anonymity, you should take care to delete your webbrowsing history after completing each session.Step 6: Click on the ‘Exit’ button or the ‘X’ at the top-right to end your session. You will beprompted if you want to close all IE browsers.Need to use Freegate on a different computer or laptop? All you need to do is grab a USBdevice and copy the Freegate file to it. Now you can use Freegate through the USB.Freegate is easy to use; it provides connectivity and speed that give you the feeling ofbrowsing on regular servers. At a size of about 3 Mb, Freegate is delightfully light allowingfor easy portability. Add to this, the fact that you don’t need to install any software to useit, and you have perhaps the best free proxy tool going around.Use Freegate to browse through websites from all across the world without fear.Download it today, and experience the power of the Web.More information on http://softfinder.com/

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