Checking Network Proxy Settings

 

 

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  • Click on the Windows logo in the bottom left of the screen.
  • From here, click on Control Panel.

Control Panel

  • If your Control Panel looks like the one below, click on "View network status and tasks" under the Network and Internet heading.

Control Panel - Categories

 

Control Panel - Network and Sharing

  • From here, click on Internet Options in the bottom left.

Network and Sharing - Internet Options

  • If your Control Panel Window looks like the one below, click on Internet Options.

Control Panel - Icons

 

Control Panel - Icons - Internet Options

  • The Internet Options window that appears should look like the window below.

Internet Options

  • Click on the Connections tab at the top of the window. You should be presented by a window like the one below.

Internet Options - Connections Tab

  • Click on the LAN settings button at the bottom.

Internet Options - LAN Settings

  • A window like the one below should appear.

LAN Settings Window

  • From here, look in the section labeled Proxy server. In this section, there should be no checkboxes checked. If there is a checkbox checked, uncheck it and click OK. Click Apply on the Connections tab window if you are able to and then click OK.

LAN Settings Window - Proxy Settings

Page last modified April 21, 2014