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

Restarting your router and computer is the first step to take if you’re receiving the error message “Windows couldn’t determine the proxy settings for this particular network”. This will close any open applications and reset the proxy settings to their default state and should resolve the issue for most users.

If this doesn’t work, you can also disable any antivirus software or firewall VPN software that could interfere with your Internet connection. You can disable each app by going into its settings and turning it off one at a time. Once you’ve disabled all of these apps, you can try reconnecting to the Internet and test if the issue persists.

If none of these options solves the issue it is possible to restore your system. This will restore the default network settings and also remove any other changes that could be creating the problem. This can be accomplished by clicking on “Internet Options” in the Control Panel. Uncheck the boxes labeled Use a Proxy for your network and Automatically detect settings. This procedure only affects the current user account. If you are using a shared computer, you may need to repeat the process for other users. You can disable proxy settings by using the Registry Editor. However, this method is more difficult and could lead to future problems.