Mod Edit: Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/533909/possible-malware-forcing-computer-to-use-proxy/ - Hamluis.
I am having the same issue
I'm on a Toshiba Qosmio running windows 8.1. The other day, I opened up chrome to see a message telling me it was unable to connect to the proxy server. Nothing else on my computer could connect to the internet. I tried changing the proxy settings to not use a proxy, because I never told it to use one in the first place. Every time I change a setting, it changes itself right back when I close PC settings.
The address is:
Edited by hamluis, 11 June 2014 - 09:14 AM.
PM sent new OP, moved from Win 8 to Am I Infected - Hamluis.