How to Configure Network Proxy Settings in Windows 10

Proxies offer a variety of advantages for networks, such as additional security and bandwidth savings. You can set them up in your home if you are experiencing a slow internet connection. You can set proxy settings in Windows 10 through the Settings app or Control Panel. If you use the proxy for school or work, make sure the Use automatic detection of settings is turned on and the Use setup script feature is turned on in Malwarebytes Premium the Automatic Proxy Setup section.

To change your settings manually To change your settings manually, open the Internet Options window from the Control Panel or by searching for “Internet options” in the Search bar. Open the LAN settings by clicking the Advanced tab. Enter the information for your proxy provider in the Address and Port fields. After that, click the box that says Use a proxy server on your LAN, and close the Internet Options window.

Sometimes, malware can interfere with your network proxy settings to block you from connecting online. If the error “Windows cannot automatically detect this network’s proxy settings” persists, run a scan with an anti-malware program and see if it improves your experience.

If the error persists If the error persists, you can try resetting the proxy settings using the Registry. Be cautious, as changing the Registry could cause irreversible system damage. We recommend creating backups prior to proceeding with this method. To do this, press the Win + R keys simultaneously. Type cmd and press Enter. This will launch classic Command Prompt.