If theÂ 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 theÂ Automatically detect settings check box, follow these steps:
- Start Internet Explorer.
- On theÂ Tools menu, clickÂ Internet Options.
- Click theÂ Connections tab.
- 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 clickÂ Settings.