Windows Server: No internet access, according to network icon on taskbar

Does this icon on the “No Internet access” drive you potty?


The IP subsystem cannot reach the Internet because you are behind a proxy server. Configure the subsystem to be able to “see” the Internet using NETSH:


  1. Configure IE proxy settings so you can browse to the Internet.
  2. Start > Run > cmd.
  3. Enter:

    C:\> netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie

  4. The yellow triangle should disappear.



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