- Click Start
- Type CMD in the Search Programs and Files field
- Right click on the program titled CMD and select
Run As Administrator
- Within the command prompt window type netsh winsock reset
- Press Enter to reset the Winsock
- Close the command prompt
- Restart the computer
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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.