Setting up a proxy server on Windows 10 will be relevant if you need to hide your valid IP address and geolocation. A private server will help you solve these problems by acting as an intermediary between your computer and the sites you visit. Using a proxy is relevant both for simple web surfing and for solving complex tasks: launching automated software, using online services like Tooligram, parsing, etc.
Below you will find detailed instructions on connecting and disconnecting a proxy on Windows 10. Follow the step-by-step instructions and you can configure the server in a few minutes.
If necessary, you can connect a mediation server not for all network connections, but for a separate browser. For example, you can configure proxies for Internet Explorer.
To configure the server in Windows 10, follow this instruction:
If after performing the proxy settings on Windows 10 does not work, then you need to check the correctness of the entered server data. If this does not help, the problem is on the server. Try connecting a different system proxy for Windows 10.
You may also find our proxy setup guide for Windows 7 useful.
To deactivate a previously connected proxy in Windows 10, you need to go back to "Configuring LAN settings".
Follow the instructions:
Please note that when you unchecked the option “Use proxy server for local connections”, the address of the proxy entered earlier did not disappear. How to enable Windows 10 proxy? Just check back and the network connection from all browsers and programs will begin to go through this server again. If you no longer plan to use proxies on Windows 10, then you can erase the previously entered IP address and port.
If relevant, then read the instructions for setting up a proxy on Windows 8.1.