FIX: msftconnecttest redirect error on Windows 10

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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Although Windows 10 was released back in 2015, the operating system still has many issues. One of these issues is related to the network connection. Many people reported that is restricting them from connecting to the internet.

How to fix msftconnecttest redirect error on Windows 10

1. Reset the network

  1. Open the Start menu and search for the Settings app.
  2. Click the first result to open it and navigate to Network and Internet >> Status >> Network is still setting up the class configuration for this device
  3. Click Reset now from the Network Reset screen. Click Yes to confirm the changes.
  4. Reboot your system and check to see if you can still see the error.

2. Disable Connection Test

  1. To completely disable the connection test, Simoultaniuosly press Windows+R keys to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type regedit and hit the Enter button to open Registry Editor.
  3. Go to the following Registry item:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesNlaSvcParametersInternet
  4. Navigate to the right pane and search for the EnableActiveProbing entry.
  5. Double click on it and enter 0 in the Value Data option and click the OK button to save it.
  6. Close the windows and check if the changes resolved the issue.

3. Change HTTP/HTTPs Configuration

  1. To change the configuration, open the Settings app from the Start menu.
  2. Navigate to the left pane and click Apps >> Default Apps.
  3. Now select the Choose Default Apps By Protocol available under the Reset button.choose default apps by protocol
  4. Look for the Select a Default option available for HTTP.
  5. You will see a list of browsers installed on your system. Choose your browser and click Select a Default browser against HTTP.
  6. Select your browser again from the list of available options.
  7. Finally, reboot your system to apply the new settings.

Your problem should be history now.

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