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Bluestacks allows running of Android apps on Windows by emulating the Android OS image.

I recently installed BlueStacks_HD_AppPlayerPro ( on Windows XP but was not able to download/install any apps because my network requires a proxy. It shows the following error:

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I tried using ProxyCaps like freecap, but it did not work for me. How can I configure BlueStacks to use my proxy settings?

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I don't know if it can help, but recently I have installed AMD AppZone (based on BlueStacks) and it works smoothly on my laptop behind a proxy, without no particular settings. Have you tested it? Maybe in a recent version they have fixed the problem. – Drake Oct 1 '12 at 8:39

According to Bluestack employee Deepika Sharma:

Currently, we do not support proxy settings in BlueStacks App Player but will definitely consider it in our future release.

This information came from their help forum thread: No network access behind a proxy.

Alex Guerrieri answered stating that it was able to workaround this issue uising the application you've mentioned. I'm posting is solution here, as I don't know what have you tried:

I found a solution. I used proxycap to redirect Bluestacks through proxy (even with LDAP). You have to download and install the application, set your proxy and create a new rule for HD-Network.exe (found under Bluestack directory in %Program_Files%). It worked for me.

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did you try Alex's solution? I tried using a program similar to proxycap, called freecap. But I still got a "Network Unreachable" error. – akjain Aug 13 '12 at 6:21
@akjain I didn't tried yet! My answer was the "not supported" part. I end up mentioning Alex steps to workaround this issue, since you haven't specified which steps you took to try a workaround. I'll give it a go and see if I can came up with a functional workaround. – Zuul Aug 13 '12 at 8:43

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