Thursday, February 17, 2011

How to Disable WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery

Type services.msc in run command

Locate "WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service" in the list in the center window. The list includes the services available on the local computer and is in alphabetical order.

Right-click on "WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service," and select "Properties" from the pop-up menu. This opens the service's Properties window.

Go to the "General" tab, and under "Service Status," click on the "Stop" button. Click on "Apply." This stops the service within the current Windows session.

Click on the "Startup Type" combo box, select "Disabled," and click on "OK" to keep the service from starting automatically when you start Windows.

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