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Monday, December 19, 2011

How to manually reset the Winsock catalog in Windows 7

When a computer is having difficulty connecting to a network and getting internet access, it is sometimes necessary to reset the Winsock Catalog. This guide will walk through how to manually reset the Winsock catalog in Windows 7.
  1. Click Start
  2. Type CMD in the Search Programs and Files field


  3. Right click on the program titled CMD and select Run As Administrator

    Run as admin

  4. Within the command prompt window type netsh winsock reset

    command prompt

  5. Press Enter to reset the Winsock


  6. Close the command prompt
  7. Restart the computer
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