How to change proxy settings in my PC?please help

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Hi guys,

I want to know how to change proxy settings in my PC, I use Windows 8 Lenovo G40 laptop and when I try to open any web pages I'm getting error 404 not found. To solve this I searched on the web that showed results on one of the sites that changing proxy settings may work. But the big problem is I'm not a computer geek and I don't even know what is proxy. Please help me how to change proxy settings?

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Answered By 90 points N/A #194034

How to change proxy settings in my PC?please help

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Hello,

Your error 404 means that the webpage you’re trying to read isn’t present on the website’s server so unable to serve for precluding your thirst.

However, if you keep on having this issue, check several settings mentioned here.

First, check your browser whether it’s on right configuration or not. Press “Ctrl + Shift + Del” and clear your browser’s cache, cookies and history. Then, try to visit the page you’ve problem with.

Make sure that you typed the URL of the site correctly. It’s not impossible for people who type wrong URL and get 404 error. You can find the correct URL by searching the URL on Google, Yahoo, and Bing etc.

Try to change the DNS server of your internet connection. You can use Google DNS for the best result. This will make your IP to have the desired DNS of the website and get faster data and resolve all webpage issue.

Here’s how to change proxy settings on Windows 8.

Answered By 0 points N/A #194035

How to change proxy settings in my PC?please help

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If you are using Firefox browser, then just open the browser there is an option "Tools" click on it and then click on the options. You will move to the options page here click the advanced settings. Now click on the network tab and click settings on the network tab. Here you will see an option change manual proxy setting enable it and configure it and click ok to confirm changes.

For Chrome settings check out this link.  

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