How to remove proxy settings in your browser

Some forms of malware redirect users to particular websites without their approval. When dealing with this type of malware, it is necessary first to disable the proxy settings in your browser.

To do this, follow the steps detailed below:

 

For Google Chrome

• Click on the More icon, in the upper right corner of the window.

• Click on Settings.

• Scroll down and click on Advanced.

• Click on Open proxy settings…

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• In the Connections tab, click on LAN settings.

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• Under Proxy server, uncheck the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN.

• Uncheck the box next to Use automatic configuration script.

• Click OK.

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• Click Apply.

 

For Mozilla Firefox

• Click on the menu button in the upper right corner.

• Select Options.

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• In the left-side column, select Advanced.

• Select the Network tab.

• Click on the Settings button.

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• In the Connection Settings windows, select No proxy.

• Click on OK.

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For Microsoft Edge

• Click on the menu button situated in the upper right corner.

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• Click on Settings.

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• Scroll down and click on View advanced settings.

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• Click on Open proxy settings.

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• Set the switch under Use setup script to Off.

• Set the switch under Use a proxy server to Off.

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• Click on Save.

 

For Internet Explorer

• Click on the Settings icon.

• Select Internet Options.

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• In the Connections tab, click on LAN settings.

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• Under Proxy server, uncheck the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN.

• Uncheck the box next to Use automatic configuration script.

• Click OK.

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• Click Apply.

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