Network proxy settings Windows 10 are used to redirect all internet traffic to an unifying server, instead of directly connecting to the internet. This is common in businesses and schools as it can help protect against malicious attacks as well as provide faster internet connections. It could also result in users not being able to be able to connect to the internet when the proxy is down or not properly configured. Fortunately, this is an issue that is fairly simple to solve. This article will examine several options to fix the “Windows cannot detect the settings for a network proxy” in Windows 10. This article will examine several different ways to repair the “Windows can’t detect the settings for a network proxy” error in Windows 10.
To change your proxy settings for your network, log into the Control Panel on your computer and then select Network and Internet then click Internet Options. When the Internet Options dialog opens, ensure that Use a Proxy Server isn’t selected. If you’re connected to a corporate or school network, consult with your system administrator to see what the preferred settings for proxy should be.
It’s possible that a program is interfering when you aren’t able to alter your network settings via the Settings app or legacy Internet Options dialog box. You should disable your firewall, VPN, and antivirus software until you can determine which is causing the problem. If nothing else works then try using a system restore point that was made prior to the beginning of the issues. This will restore your system to its state prior to the problem onset and will remove any driver or program which could be responsible for them.