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Together with e-mail support and LiveAssistance!, this service completes our range of fully responsive support options. Our specialists are ready to receive and process the issues and questions you submit, in real time. We invite you to contact our Bitdefender Support Team and kindly ask you to allow approximately 10 minutes for your call to be taken.

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How do I configure Bitdefender to use a proxy Internet connection?

If your computer connects to the Internet through a proxy server, you must configure Bitdefender with the proxy settings. Normally, Bitdefender automatically detects and imports the proxy settings from your system.

 Important
Home Internet connections do not normally use a proxy server. As a rule of thumb, check and configure the proxy connection settings of your Bitdefender program when updates are not working. If Bitdefender can update, then it is properly configured to connect to the Internet.

To manage the proxy settings, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Bitdefender window.

  2. Click the Settings button on the upper toolbar.

  3. Click General on the left-side menu and then the Advanced tab.

  4. In the Proxy settings section, turn on proxy usage by clicking the switch.

  5. Click the Manage proxies link.

  6. There are two options to set the proxy settings:

    • Import proxy settings from default browser - proxy settings of the current user, extracted from the default browser. If the proxy server requires a username and a password, you must specify them in the corresponding fields.

       Note
      Bitdefender can import proxy settings from the most popular browsers, including the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera.

    • Custom proxy settings - proxy settings that you can configure yourself. The following settings must be specified:

      • Address - type in the IP of the proxy server.

      • Port - type in the port Bitdefender uses to connect to the proxy server.

      • User name - type in a user name recognized by the proxy.

      • Password - type in the valid password of the previously specified user.

  7. Click OK to save the changes and close the window.

Bitdefender will use the available proxy settings until it manages to connect to the Internet.

 Important
Remember to turn off proxy usage when you switch to a direct Internet connection.

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