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Disable changes to Internet proxy settings.

This setting permits you to disable changes to proxy settings in the Connections tab of Internet Option dialog in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Proxy settings are used to connect to the Internet when you work on a network. The proxy clients share a distributed Internet connection from a single server. Proxy servers store a local copy of previously retrieved documents such that the remote server need not be contacted by proxy clients to retrieve the same document again. Proxy servers may also be configured to allow access to the Internet through a firewall and virus protection guard.

This registry setting lets you to disable manually configuring proxy settings in the Connections tab of Internet Option dialog in Internet Explorer.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the sub keys “Internet Explorer\Control Panel” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “Proxy”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable configuring proxy settings. However, if you want to enable the option back, change the value data to “0” or delete the value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable Proxy Changes.reg

The '.reg' file can disable changes to proxy settings in Connections tab .

Enable Proxy Changes (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable changes to proxy settings in Connections tab.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Option to change "Proxy Server" is disabled.

Option to change "Proxy Server" is enabled by default.

First, click the Start button, and select Run. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] and create a new key "Internet Explorer".

Third, create a subkey "Control Panel" under "Internet Explorer".

Fourth, create a DWORD value "Proxy".

Now,right-click on "Proxy" and select 'Modify'.

Finally, set the 'Value Data' to “1”in the textbox provided and click on 'OK'.

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