Fix Can’t Connect to Proxy Server on Windows 10

Sometimes in some cases when using a Windows 10 computer to access a Web page in a browser, users often encounter the Can not connect to the proxy server error .

This error prevented you from visiting your favorite sites. If you have tried the virus scan and found no problem then the probability is due to the proxy settings on the computer.

So how to overcome this error and connect to the Web site you want to access? Let’s see some way to fixes Can not connect to the proxy server.

Option 1: Disable Proxy Server

To disable Proxy Server, first click on Start button, select Settings .

In the Settings view, select Network & Internet, then select Proxy in the left pane list. You will now see the Manual proxy server option. Here you turn off the Use a proxy server feature.

You can now open your browser and try to access any website you want. If you can not do it this way, take a look at the ways below.

Method 2: Check Internet Properties

Press Windows key + R, enter inetcppl.cpl > OK (You need to run it under admin). Or you can also click Start > enter iexplorer.exe > right click on Internet Explorer and select Run As Administrator.

Open the Connections tab > LAN Settings . Make sure  “Use a proxy server for your LAN” is not selected, if it is selected, uncheck it> check Automatically detect settings > OK > Apply > OK.

You open the Advanced tab of the Internet Properties window> click the Reset button> check Delete personal settings and press the Reset button again.

Restart the computer and check whether the error Can not connect to the proxy server is empty, if not you use the following ways see offline.

Method 3: Use the Windows Registry

Right-click on the Start button and select Run . On the Run command, type regedit and then click OK to open Registry Editor.

At the Registry editor interface you navigate through the key:


On the screen you will see all the Registry values. Your task is to find and delete files:

  • Migrate Proxy
  • ProxyEnable
  • ProxyServer
  • Override proxy

Right-click on the values ​​and select Delete. Once the files have been removed, restart your computer.

Method 4: Use Command Prompt

You open the Command Prompt by admin, when the window opens, enter the command:

ipconfig /release 
ipconfig /renew

After the commands are executed, you close the cmd window, and see if the problem is resolved. Many users have reported that this simple solution has fixed their bug. Please try it too.

System Restore

If the above solution does not fix the problem, you can use the System Restore tool to fix the problem. System Restore allows you to restore your computer back to the original update state.

Right-click the Start button , and then click Run .

In the Run window, type rstrui.exe and click OK. At this point a new popup window will appear, at this window you can select the date to restore is finished.

Factory Reset

In any case, if you can not fix the problem on Windows 10, you can perform a factory reset (or else reset it entirely). Factory reset means that your computer will return to its original state as it was purchased.

Just click the Start button and select Settings . In the Settings view, select Update & Security and then select Recovery . Select Get Started to perform Factory Reset.

After selecting Get Started, two options will appear on the screen:

  • Keep my files
  • Remove everything

You should choose the first option because it is not necessary to delete all the files, just remove the applications and settings is enough.

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