Did you ever experience a problem of proxy server refusing connection while browsing internet with Firefox or Chrome as shown in the picture below ?

 

proxy serverNo worries, in this tutorial you will be able to change a simple setting to avoid this problem. If ever you experienced this problem then go to “Control Panel“.

Go to “Internet Options” and then click on “Connections” tab.

proxy serverNow click on “LAN settings” and you will get the following dialog box.

proxy serverRemove the tick mark from the check-box in front of “Use a proxy server for your LAN(These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections)“.

Since your computer doesn’t use a proxy server and if it is checked then your computer tries to connect to the internet through the Proxy server and you will run into the trouble.

After removing the tick mark from the check-box, click on “OK“.

This is how you can remove the proxy server problem while connecting to the internet.