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Defining proxy settings

If you use a proxy server to connect to the Internet, you must define the proxy connection data; otherwise, Webroot cannot send updates to your computer. (A proxy server is a computer system or router that acts as a relay between your computer and another server.) For further information about your proxy environment, contact your proxy server's administrator.

To define proxy settings:

  1. Open the main interface.

  2. At the bottom left, click Settings.  


  3. From the Settings panel, click Proxy.


  4. Enter the proxy settings as described below, then click the Save All button.

Proxy settings

Proxy Type

Select HTTP Proxy from the drop-down box.

Authentication Method

Select an authentication method from the drop-down box, either Basic, Digest, Negotiate, or NTLM.


Enter the fully qualified domain name of the server (for example,


Enter the port number the server uses.


Enter the username for the server, if used.


Enter the password for the server, if used.