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Fix Proxy server is not responding Error in windows 10

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Getting proxy server not responding google chrome Error even if your modem, router, and all other WiFi devices are ok. This is a common error in Chrome, Internet Explorer and other browsers for the user’s Windows 10, 8.1 and 7.  The unable to connect to the proxy server error in Windows 8 or Windows 10 can be caused by several reasons like installing a third party proxy program that might malfunction or perhaps your antivirus blocks your access to the proxy server. This happens mostly when a malicious adware or proxy program messes up with your computer proxy settings.




There are several reasons for this error, one basic cause is due to some unwanted application or a program. Or can be due to some malicious extension. Also, this error can occur due to the misconfiguration in the LAN Settings.

Fix proxy server not responding google chrome

If you are also suffering this error and looking for a solution to fix this problem permanently. Here follow bellow tips to fix this error. First, we recommend to Install a good antivirus or anti-malware program with the latest update And perform a full system scan. Because mostly whenever you visit a website having malicious links and adware, they install themselves on the computer and change proxy settings without user content. So don’t forget to scan your computer using an antivirus or antimalware application. Now after scanning process complete Restart the windows and check problem solved. If you still getting the same error then the cause may be different fallow next step.

Manually Resetting the Proxy Settings




Some time due to virus infection or any other Reason the proxy may get changed, it’s better to check and manually reset the proxy setting. To do this Go to Control Panel -> Internet Option -> Connection tab -> Click on LAN settings button.

Manually Resetting the Proxy Settings
Manually Resetting the Proxy Settings

Uncheck the box to “Use a proxy server for your LAN“ And also make sure Automatically detect setting box is checked. Now click ok to save changes. Again Once Restart the system and check problem got solved or not. Most of the time this step fix the problem but if for you the problem not solved then fallow the next step.

Read: How to fix Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain error on Google Chrome

Remove The proxy server isn’t responding pop-ups malware from Google Chrome

Click on Chrome’s main menu button, represented by three horizontal lines. When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Settings.

Chrome’s main menu button
Chrome’s main menu button

Chrome’s Settings should now be displayed in a new tab or window, depending on your configuration.  Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Show advanced settings.

 Show advanced settings.
Show advanced settings.
Reset browser settings
Reset chrome browser settings

Scroll down to the Reset browser settings section is visible, as shown image below. Next, click on the Reset browser settings button. A confirmation dialog should now be displayed, detailing the components that will be restored to their default state should you continue on with the reset process. To complete the restoration process, click on the Reset button.

Use Registry Tweak to Delete Proxy virus

For this first, we have to open the windows Register window. Let’s do press Win + R, Type Regedit and hit the enter key or click ok. This will open the windows registry editor. Now Navigate to the following key.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Current Version \ Internet settings here look for the following keysDelete the following Registry files : –




Proxy Enable
Migrate Proxy
Proxy Server
Proxy Override

That’s all now Restart windows to make changes effective. And Check your problem solve.

These are some best solutions to fix proxy server not responding google chrome. Have any query or new ways to fix this problem feel free to comment below.

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