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Squid Windows Installer

Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.

This project provides MSI Windows Installer for Squid Proxy Server. It enables Squid installation in just a few clicks. Current build is based on the latest Squid 4 build for Cygwin Windows 64 bit.

Installation instructions

Please have a look at the tutorial describing How to Install Squid on Windows.

Native HTTP and HTTPS Filtering on Windows

In case you need a proxy and web filtering solution for Microsoft Windows with Admin UI, consider taking a look at Web Filtering Proxy project.

Web Filtering Proxy is a Windows native web filtering solution that seamlessly integrates with Active Directory and provides rich content and web filtering functionality to sanitize Internet traffic passing into home/enterprise networks. It may be used to block illegal or potentially malicious file downloads, remove annoying advertisements, prevent access to various categories of web sites and block resources with adult/explicit content.

The MSI can be downloaded from download page or installed using Chocolatey choco install webproxy or Winget winget install webproxy package managers. Administator guide and various tutorials are available here.


Squid documentation can be found at In case of any errors in the installer only, please send an email to or post your question in the following google group For squid specific questions please use one of Squid mailing lists

Contribution guidelines

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We admire people working on Squid Cache server, who deliver great product to all of us.