Disable proxy settings through registry in Windows 10 / 11

When the proxy settings of your Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC gets changed, you won’t even know. It can be unintentional, it can be due to a wrong software installation, or due to a harmful program that can alter the proxy settings without your knowledge.

Thanks to the wrong proxy settings, you may suddenly notice that the web page is not loading or loading very slow. In short, you start facing connection problems while browsing the web. So, how do you fix this is change in proxy settings issue? Let’s see how.


Method 1: Using Registry Editor


Step 1: Press the Windows key + R to open the Run command. Now, type regedit in the search box and hit Enter.


Go To Run And Type Regedit


Step 2: In the Registry Editor window, navigate to the below path:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings


Now, find the ProxySettingsPerUser registry on the right side of the pane. But, if the registry is missing, follow Step 3 to create it.


Step 3: On the right side of the pane, right-click on an empty area, click on New, and the select DWORD (32-bit) Value from the context menu.


Registry Editor Navigate To Path Right Side Right Click New Dword (32 Bit) Value


Step 4: Name the new value as ProxySettingsPerUser and double-click to open it.


Name New Value As Proxysettingsperuser


Step 5: In the Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value window, change the Value Data to 1 and hit OK.


Edit Dword (32 Bit) Value Change Value Data To 1


Now simply restart your computer for the changes to be effective.


Method 2: Using Internet Properties


Step 1: Press The Windows key + R together on your keyboard to open the Run command. Now, type inetcpl.cpl in the search box and hit Enter.


Win + R Run Inetcpl.cpl Enter


Step 2: In the Internet Properties window, click on the Connections tab and then click on the LAN settings button.


Internet Properties Connections Lan Settings


Step 3: In the LAN settings window, under Proxy server section, uncheck the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN, and press OK to save the changes and exit.


Lan Settings Window Uncheck Use A Proxy Server For Your Lan


That’s it. The Proxy Settings of your computer are now turned off.