Does anyone know of any means to prevent users from changing these settings? Seems strange as this is such an important setting to have control over for businesses wishing to lock down their settings. Plz refer here for the new video. . It appears that nothing we configure in Control Panel Settings comes down onto the clients. I can get the proxy settings locked down for a specific user using the registry key permissions, but not for all users who use the machine. This was proved by putting obviously nonsense settings in this area. Windows Update: Frequently Asked Questions : Reply with the status of the issue and we will be glad to offer our assistance.
I have tried the solutions within this thread with limited success. I added the following lines to my login script that set read only permission for the user, so we accomplish 2 things, 1. If you have the settings configured under computer, as we did, the users are still able to change the proxy. The Automatically detect settings box is Unchecked and highlighted green. I know this is an old thread but I wanted to update it as this issue still exists on Server 2016. For the Google Chrome issue you need to contact the Chrome support to get further help. If you are sure that there is no user on the computer who could have done this then you follow these methods and check if this helps.
There is some logic in the script so that once the keys are written once, the script does not attempt to write them again. For example, you may need to use a proxy server provided by your employer. Once the scan is done, restart the computer and ensure that the computer is up to date with the latest Windows Updates. In 99% of the cases, everything should be set to Off. As the proxy option was checked automatically without your involvement, there might be some who might have checked this option in your absence or this might be a virus issue.
Get help from the Google Chrome Community: For the Windows issue, ensure that the date and time on the computer is correct. How did Proxy Server get activated? My last download was Adobe Reader 11. I have internet explorer windows 8 so not sure if it works for all. I have tried all the order combinations that people have suggested but no matter what it will not work. Is there any way to lock this down? This is what worked for me. Regardless I recommend scaning your machine using good malware, I found junk on one of my machines without installing anything.
Do I have to dance for ya, Microsoft? You can also use this dialog on Windows 8 and 10, if you like. Your organization or proxy service provider will provide you with the network address and port number the proxy requires. If you feel your Internet connection is slower than what it should be or you notice that certain websites get blocked while browsing, it could be because all your Internet traffic is going through a proxy server. I tried the information in the article below but it obviously didn't work. Finally, if you click on Network Proxy, you can choose from Automatic or Manual. I then found this blog and made some headway but getting these registry settings to apply consistently and then stick was a bit of a challenge. You can't seem to enter an address in this field unless it's a new policy.
If my answer was helpful, I'm glad about a rating! Here you have all the settings that are related to setting up a proxy in Windows. Applications will bypass the proxy and connect directly to resources on your local network, but not Internet addresses. This may not be sufficient, but apparently it is necessary. If I run a gpresult I can see that settings we have configured in the Windows Settings section apply but nothing within the Control Panel settings section hence why nothing we configured in Internet Settings works. When the problem next occurred, the values visible in the user interface, which had been correct, now showed these nonsense settings.
At the bottom, click on the Advanced button. If anything is turned on, your web traffic could be going through a proxy. I am using windows server 2008 32 bit. But alas, still no Proxy though other preferences do apply. Configure a proxy server on Windows, and Windows applications will send your network traffic through the proxy server. In the left-hand pane, click on Proxy at the very bottom.
Microsoft gave us an alternative option to configure proxy server settings. Now I have added that part. It does not configure the name or port of the proxy server nor does it configure the exceptions list. To do that, I located the iexplore. Is there any obvious issue why these particular settings would not be applying onto the clients? I'll post back and let you know if that works. Once this is done, restart the computer and check if the issue persists. I read on another site with someone having the same issue and basically said it flat out will not work and had to use a registry preference but what I read on this it appears some people have got it working.
In Windows 10, there are two ways to go about changing the settings: via the Settings app or via the traditional Control Panel. Just watch the video and follow the steps. Go back under the connection and advanced do not make any changes or click Okay and you will see the settings have taken and remain. You should have these software. Malicious software may change Windows Internet Explorer proxy settings, and these changes can prevent you from accessing any websites.