Windows 10 uses network proxy settings to redirect all internet traffic to an unifying server instead of directly to the internet. This is a common practice for schools and businesses as it helps protect against attacks that are malicious and increases security. This can also mean that if the proxy server is unavailable or incorrectly configured users might not be connected to the internet at all. Fortunately, this is an easy problem to fix. This article will discuss different methods to fix the “Windows cannot recognize the settings for a network proxy” error in Windows 10. If it’s restarting the PC and the network adapter or flushing DNS and changing the TCP/IP configuration, troubleshooting the network adapter or obtaining IP and DNS automatically, or running sfc scan, these methods will assist in getting your PC back up and running and get your internet browsing back up and running.

Open the Control Panel and click on Network and Internet. Then, click on Internet Options. When the Internet Options dialog opens, make sure that Use a Proxy Server is not selected. If you are using a corporate network or a school network and you are a system administrator, ask what the preferred settings for proxy are.

If you’re unable change your network settings using the Settings app or the older Internet Options dialog box, it’s likely that a different program is interfering. Remove your firewall, VPN, and antivirus software until you find out what’s causing the problem. If none of this works, try restoring your system from a point that was made prior to the issue. This should restore your system to a point in time before the issues began and remove any new programs or drivers that may cause them.

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