If your computer is situated behind an HTTP proxy server you will need to configure MapRequest to know about the proxy before it will work correctly.
From the main screen choose the "Config" menu option and choose "Proxy". This brings up the proxy configuration screen.
Proxy configuration screen.
Tick "Use HTTP Proxy" if your network configuration requires it. Enter the host name and port number for the proxy.
If you normally supply a password to the proxy to access the Internet tick the "Password Required" box and enter your proxy user name and password.
Click "OK" to save the changes.