How to Fix the “Windows Could Not Detect This Network’s Proxy Settings” Error on Windows 10

If you’re experiencing the “Windows couldn’t recognize this network’s proxy settings” error The first thing to do is restart your router and computer. This will close all open applications and reset the network proxy settings Windows 10 proxy settings back to their default setting which should solve the issue for a majority of users.

If that doesn’t help, you can try disabling any firewalls, antivirus software or VPN software that might interfere with your Internet connection. You can disable each program by going into the settings and turning it off one at atime. After you have disabled all of these apps you can try reconnecting to the Internet and see if it persists.

If you’re not able to resolve the issue using any of these solutions it is possible to think about a complete system restore in Windows. This will restore your default network settings, and erase any changes that might have caused the issue. This can be done by navigating to the Control Panel and then clicking on “Internet Options.” Once you’re there you must uncheck the boxes that say Automatically detect settings and use a proxy server for your LAN. This method only affects the current user account. If you are using a shared computer, you might need to repeat the process for other users. You can also disable proxy settings in the Registry Editor, however this is a little more involved and can potentially cause problems in the future.