Proxies can provide a variety of advantages to network connections including more security and a reduction in bandwidth. You can set them up in your home if experiencing a slow connection speed. It is possible to configure proxy settings in Windows 10 through the Settings app or Control Panel. If you use a proxy for work or school ensure that the Use automatic detection settings and Use setup scripts are On under the Automatic proxy Setup section.
To alter your settings manually to change your settings manually, go to 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. In the Address and Port fields, enter your proxy provider’s data. Then, select the box that says Use an external proxy server for your LAN. Close the Internet Options window.
Malware can mess up your network proxy settings and stop you from going online. If the error message « Windows could not automatically detect this network’s proxy settings » persists, run a scan using an anti-malware program and try to determine if that can help.
If the error persists it is possible to reset your proxy settings via the Registry. However, be cautious because altering the Registry can cause irreversible damage to your system. We recommend creating an initial backup before you begin this method. To do this, press the Win + R keys simultaneously. Enter cmd and hit Enter. This will launch the classic Command Prompt.