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'The Proxy Server Is Not Responding' Error

'The proxy server is not responding' error removal instructions

What is 'The proxy server is not responding' error?

'The proxy server is not responding error' is often caused by adware/browser hijacking plug-ins and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that are able to modify Internet browser settings. Proxy servers can be used to anonymously access certain web pages or other network services. Proxy servers allow users to change their Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and mask their locations, thereby hiding their true identities. This method is popular amongst users who intend to access websites from which they have been banned, or ones that are blocked in their current location.

 
Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 5

Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 5

Welcome to the fifth and final part of Windows 8.1 tips & tricks. The following tutorials explain how to create desktop shortcuts, change the Start screen into application view, expand the amount of applications within the Start menu, and how to turn off Windows Updates and the firewall on this operating system. Follow these instructions to easily accomplish these tasks.

 
Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 4

Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 4

Welcome to the forth part of Windows 8.1 tips & tricks. In this part, we will learn how to change the password and type of a local account, disable the Charm menu, use Sticky Notes, and switch between programs within this operating system. Read the following tutorials and you will find the easiest way to use these functions.

 
Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 3

Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 3

Welcome to the third part of Windows 8.1 tips & tricks. This time, we will see how to disable Bing as your search engine, remove folders from My Computer, set your proxy settings, and turn off location services and notifications in this operating system. Follow the instructions below to easily achieve these goals.

 
Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 2

Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 2

Welcome to the second part of Windows 8.1 tips & tricks. In this part, we learn how to: personalize the display, change lock screen background and profile picture, pin applications to the taskbar, restore libraries, and use Windows 8.1's split screen mode. Follow the instructions below and learn how to use these functions with this operating system.

 
Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 1

Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks Part 1

As compared to Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8.1 has several new features. In the first part of Windows 8.1 tips & tricks, we take a closer look at various features that may be useful for new users who are becoming familiar with this operating system. We provide five tutorials, which explain how to 'boot' to the Desktop, open a Command Prompt, disable Help Tips, manage Application Groups, and open a file using different applications. Follow the instructions below and learn about these new features included in Windows 8.1

 

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