Detect and Fix Proxy Settings for all Web Browsers

by on June 13th, 2013

In many cases you web browser proxy settings can be changed. Web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome are vulnerable to proxy setting changes if malware like Trojan-Banker.Win32.Capper enters in PC. This malware adds a special URL to the ‘Use automatic configuration script’ option in the Internet connection settings. The CapperKiller utility is a free portable software that will eliminate this malware from infected PC and fix the proxy settings for all web browsers. If your PC is not infected by above mentioned malware but your browsers proxy settings have been changed, still you can use this guide and software recommendation within to fix your PC.

Fix Firefox Proxy Settings

Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Connection > Settings

fix firefox proxy settings

Fix Internet Explorer Proxy Settings

Tools > Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings > Proxy Server

fix ie proxy settings

Fix Opera Proxy Settings

Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Network > Proxy Servers

fix opera proxy settings

You can fix proxy settings by using paths above for each web browser manually or you can use software mentioned below to fix proxy settings for all web browsers.

How to Fix Proxy Settings for Web Browsers

To fix the proxy settings for web browsers, do the following:

Download the CapperKiller.exe utility.
Run the CapperKiller.exe utility.
Click the Start scan button.
Utility will scan the system and fix the problem.

If malware is found it will remove it. It will detect and delete malicious exec files and fix proxy settings in all web browsers.

Caution: Save your work before running this utility because it will need to restart the system after scan, to disinfect system and restore web browser settings.