How do I fix "Can't Connect to Proxy Server" Errors (IE)?


Question

How do I fix an error that says "Can't Connect to Proxy Server" when attempting to browse the Internet?

Answer

All faculty, staff and students have the ability to fix proxy issues.

  1. Click on the Start Menu and search for "Internet Explorer".
     
  2. Right click on "Internet Explorer" in the search results, and click "Run as Administrator".
     
  3. Click the "Settings" gear in the top right corner of Internet Explorer.

    settings gear internet explorer

     
  4. Click "Internet options".
     
  5. Select the "Connections" tab.

    internet options connections

     
  6. Click on "LAN Settings".

    lan settings connections internet explorer

     
  7. Make sure the following settings are set.

    local area network settings

     
  8. Press "OK" to close out all the open windows.

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.

Details

Article ID: 12692
Created
Wed 4/27/16 2:31 PM
Modified
Tue 9/8/20 10:01 AM