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***Warning! Please heed caution when making changes to your registry. If it's your first time editing the registry, please make a copy of your current registry before proceeding.***

1. Go to your registry [Start->Run-> type in regedit] and find winsock2 at:


2. Rename the file to something like winsock2old.

3. Then goto: control panel -> add/remove programs -> Windows Setup

4. Unclick COMMUNICATIONS, then click apply

5. Click COMMUNICATIONS, then click apply, this should reinstall a working copy of winsock2.

6. Reboot, then you should be back up and running.

If you want to learn more on Winsock, click here.

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by dae1 See Profile edited by graffixx See Profile
last modified: 2002-08-21 11:08:54