Proxy Server Not Responding Windows 10?

Proxy Server Not Responding Windows 10?

Is your Proxy server not responding Windows 10? It might be a severe issue until you know how to fix it. We will guide you in resolving the proxy server error. If you need assistance from a technician, feel free to contact us. Usually, the proxy server error happens when you access an Internet browser, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. However, it isn't t a big deal to fix when you try these troubleshooting steps.

Disable The Proxy Server

Disabling the proxy server and checking the Internet properties can be initiated via two methods. If you can conveniently access the Control Panel window, proceed with these steps. Otherwise, skip to the part where disabling the proxy server through Windows Settings is explained.

Using Control Panel

  • Step 1: Navigate to Control Panel and click the Internet Options tab.
  • Step 2: Go to the Connections tab and click the LAN settings button.
Control Panel
  • Step 3: In the Proxy server section, deselect the checkbox, Use a proxy server for your LAN.
Connections tab and click the LAN
  • Step 4: If necessary, deselect the Automatically detect settings checkbox.
Disable the proxy server
  • Step 5: Click OK to disable the proxy server.
Using the Settings app

Using the Settings app

  • Step 1: To begin with, press the Windows + I shortcut keys to open the Settings app.
  • Step 2: Click the Network & Internet tab and select the Proxy option.
Under Proxy, toggle off
  • Step 5: Under Proxy, toggle off all the buttons.
  • Step 6: If you aren't able to disable the proxy server, try the same in Safe mode. Once done, reboot your computer and then check if the problem is resolved.

Reset Google Chrome Settings

If the proxy server is not responding in Windows 10 even after trying out the above troubleshooting method, try to reset your Google Chrome settings.

  • Step 1: Launch the Chrome browser.
  • Step 2: At the top-right corner, click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon (three vertical dots).
  • Step 3: Select the option named Settings from the drop-down list.
Scroll down and click the Advanced button
  • Step 4: Scroll down and click the Advanced button.
Reset and restart your browser
  • Step 5: In the Reset section, click the button to restore the browser settings to their original defaults.
  • Step 6: Confirm the reset and restart your browser.

The Command Prompt To Fix The Proxy Settings

Here, we have discussed fixing the proxy server settings using the ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew commands.

  • Step 1: First, open the Start menu.
  • Step 2: Input 'cmd' in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  • Step 3: From the search results, right-click the Command Prompt app and select Run as administrator.
Command Prompt To Fix The Proxy Settings
  • Step 4: Click Yes if the device prompts for User Account Control.
  • Step 5: Input the following commands. Remember to hit Enter after each command.
  • Step 6: ipconfig /release
  • Step 7: ipconfig /renew
  • Step 8: Close Command Prompt using the exit command and check if the problem is resolved.

If the proxy server not responding Windows 10 even after these fixes, use a VPN connection or change the proxy settings via Registry Editor.