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Discussion in 'Networking' started by theseeker, Jan 27, 2005.

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  1. theseeker

    theseeker Thread Starter

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    when i am browsing the net i will get an error message that says the web page could not be found. if this happens everything else i am doing still works(messy, downloading). i then have to go into my network connections right click on my ethernet card and select repair. this then temp. fixes the problem. any ideas on how to perman. fix the problem
     
  2. Bob Cerelli

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    WINSOCK2 FIX
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    If you can't access the Internet with programs like IE, Outlook Express, or other web browsers, you may have corrupted Winsock entries.

    To Remove the existing winsock2 registry entries (regardless of the OS) run:
    http://www.onecomputerguy.com/reg/xp_del_winsock.reg

    To add Win98 clean entries back in again, run:
    http://www.onecomputerguy.com/reg/win98_winsock.reg

    To add Windows2000 clean entries back in again, run:
    http://www.onecomputerguy.com/reg/winsock_2k.reg

    To add WindowsXP clean entries back in again, run:
    http://www.onecomputerguy.com/reg/xp_winsock.reg

    WINDOWSXP with SP2

    There is a new command you can run with SP2 which will reset the Winsock2 registry entries back to their default setting:
    netsh winsock reset catalog

    TCP/IP RESET
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    If you need to reset the TCP/IP protocol stack with XP you need to run a small script:

    netsh int ip reset [ log_file_name ]

    the log_file_name needs to be specified.
    e.g. - netsh int ip reset ip_reset.txt
     
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