SOLVED - Proxy Server Not Responding Windows 10

Are you getting the Proxy server not responding Windows 10 error? Firstly, check the Internet connection. Generally, the major causes of the proxy error are related to Internet connection issues. There can also be a host of other reasons behind the proxy server connection issues. Keep reading the troubleshooting steps given below to fix the proxy server error on your Windows 10 computer.

Proxy Server Not Responding Windows 10

Solution 1: Check The Internet Properties

  • On your Windows 10 computer, launch the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows + R shortcut keys.
  • Type ‘inetcpl.cpl’ in the Run dialog box and click OK.
  • In the Internet Properties window, go to the Connections tab and click the LAN settings button.
  • Now, the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings window appears.
  • Below Proxy server, deselect the checkbox Use a proxy server for your LAN.
  • Click OK and reboot your Windows computer.
  • Reproduce the error and check if the problem is resolved.
  • If the proxy server not responding Windows 10 computer, reset Internet options.

Solution 2: Disable Proxy Server

  • Begin the procedure by opening the Start menu and clicking the Settings icon. Doing so will open the Settings app.
  • Alternatively, press the Windows + I shortcut keys to open the Settings app.
  • Click the Network & Internet tab in the Settings window.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click the Proxy tab.
  • In the Automatic proxy setup section, turn off all the sliders.
  • If you aren’t able to disable the proxy server, boot your Windows computer in Safe Mode and repeat the procedure.
  • If still the proxy server not responding Windows 10 problem persist, read the given below solution.

Solution 3: Reset Your Chrome Browser Settings

This method is for the users getting the proxy error while using the Chrome browser. Resetting the Chrome browser settings to default will erase all the cookies and caches. It will also disable the extensions after the reset.

  • Close all the running apps and then open Google Chrome.
  • Navigate to the top-right corner and click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon.
  • Select the option Settings from the drop-down list.
  • When the Settings tab opens, scroll down the page and click the Advanced tab.
  • In the Reset section, click the Reset button.
  • If prompted, click Reset to confirm your action.
  • Wait until your browser resets to defaults.
  • Restart your Windows 10 computer and check if the problem is resolved.
  • If the proxy server not responding Windows 10 computer, try to solve it using the next solution.

Solution 4: Use Command Prompt

Using Command Prompt, you can fix the issues related to the IP address by utilizing simple commands.

  • To begin with, type ‘cmd’ in the Cortona search bar.
  • From the search result, right-click the Command Prompt app and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click Yes if the device prompts for User Account Control.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type ‘ipconfig /release’ and hit the Enter key.
  • Type ‘ipconfig /renew’ in the Command Prompt window and press the Enter key.
  • Once you have executed both the above-mentioned commands, close the Command Prompt window and reproduce the error.
  • If still your proxy server not responding Windows 10 computer, contact us for remote assistance.