How to check Windows proxy settings
Freedom depends on using the Windows HTTP proxy to enforce its blocking. In rare cases, the Windows proxy configuration will become broken. This can be a result of other software installed on the system which is "fighting" with Freedom for control of the proxy.
Using the below steps, you can check the status of the Windows proxy. If Freedom isn't working and the proxy is off, you may want to investigate if other software on the system is interfering.