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Google Chrome, by default uses the system's proxy settings, as depicted in this screenshots from the settings screen of Google Chrome.

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Is it in anyway possible to have Google Chrome, take on manual settings and not from default system settings?

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You can change it, by editing the Target in the Chrome-properties.

  1. Go to the shortcut you use to open Google Chrome.

  2. Right-click the shortcut and select Properties.

  3. To use a different proxy server, go to the Target text box. Go to the end of the text, add a space and input the following:


    Where ipaddress is the address of the desired proxy server and port is the desired port. For example

    –proxy-server=”″ Make sure to include the quotes.

    To disable the proxy settings, go to the Target textbook. Go to the end of the text, add a space and input the following:

  4. Click OK.


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This did not work for me – kolexinfos Aug 6 '15 at 9:25

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