Proxy settings should automatically pick up Internet Explorer settings.
Created originally on Bitbucket by Anonymous
Users get confused when Internet Explorer is working but TortoiseHg doesn't work (10060 errors) due to proxy configuration issues.
TortoiseHg should by default copy the proxy configuration from Internet Explorer. See this for more info: http://kiln.stackexchange.com/questions/1203/how-do-i-prevent-a-timeout-error-during-initial-clone