Package settings in tcp/ip Vista winsock windows can be corrupted, resulting in errors and problems with internet connectivity. Corrupted Windows settings or winsock sockets can be caused by various reasons such as network software installation or infection with viruses, trojans or spyware, and sometimes even spyware cured by security software.

If Winsock is corrupted, network problems may prevent you from browsing the Internet now and see the message “Web page” cannot be displayed in File Explorer or AOL, even if there is a DSL/ADSL/cable Internet connection. Windows Firewall service sometimes works and Internet Access Sharing (ICS) is also interrupted.

Restore and configure Windows vista button

  1. Click Start.
  2. Type cmd in the search box” “Start.
  3. Press withReading ctrl-shift-enter keys to run command prompt as administrator. Ask for the land’s permitted distance from.
  4. Type netsh winsock reset at the command prompt and press Enter.
  5. Restart your computer.

The netsh winsock reset command causes the device to reset the winsock directory to a select state or default configuration. It removes all previously installed Winsock LSP (Overlay Provider) services, including an LSP with a potential bug causing loss of network packet extension errors. That’s right, previously installed LSPs are actually reinstalled. This command has absolutely no effect on Winsock naming provider capability entries.

Note. To check which LSPs are installed on a Vista installation, start the netsh show winsock catalog commands with.

You can also download and install XP winsock 1 Fix.2 which provides the above;

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