How to Configure Proxy Settings on Windows 10

In this tutorial, we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to turn on and configure proxy settings on your Windows 10 PCs to access the internet via a Proxy Server.

How to configure proxy settings on Windows 10

A Proxy Server is an essential server for ages as it let the network administrator control, secure, and speed up internet connectivity for a home office, small business, and a corporate network. It acts as a gateway that will forward the client’s requested to the target server and forward back to the client when received responses from the targeted server.

As a middle man, a Proxy Server can be configured a firewall that can control and filter malicious requests or responses to secure its client from viruses, malware, and hacking. It can also be used as a caching server to speed up your network clients that access the same sites over time. In this article, we will show you how to configure your Windows 10 laptops or desktops to access the internet via a Proxy Server.

Note Before you proceed to the next step, make sure you have all information about your Proxy Server including the hostname or IP address and proxy port. In case you don’t know, please contact your network administrator for help.

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