The correct url for the script should be "http://www.cam.ac.uk/proxyconfig.pac" If you are going to use that uncheck "use a proxy server for your LAN" (since it will configure it automatically) but do check "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
If it doesn't work then the university proxy server has found your connection somehow objectionable.
Now the next thing is trying to convince Windows 7 to let me have an interface that isn't pale blue I've changed the 'theme' and found options for personalising the colour of the taskbar and window borders, but not the windows themselves! With Vista I managed grey.
And the customisation continues. Finally got all the data across. Now waiting for my new iTunes to import all my old music. I uninstalled that annoying McAfee trial the computer came with and tried to set up the UCS computer protection package, but I think I did something wrong Userfriendliness wasn't a priority for those guys, clearly.
Now I'm just trying to work out whether I still have Office 2007 or whether I need to buy it. My first computer came with all these backup disks for the OS and key programmes. I don't know if the back up discs included things like licences though