If the Automatically detect settings check box is selected in Internet Explorer, the Windows Update client uses the WPAD feature to locate a proxy server. To view the Automatically detect settings check box, follow these steps:

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  3. Click the Connections tab.
  4. If you connect to the Internet by using a proxy server on the local area network, clickLAN Settings. If you connect to the Internet by using a proxy server for a dial-up connection or a VPN connection, click that connection, and then click Settings.

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