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How To Reset Winsock – Easy step by step guide


  • How To Reset Winsock – Easy step by step guide

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Lets open a command prompt in elevated mode first. You can do so by clicking on Click on Start Button > All Programs

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Step 2: Navigate to ‘Accessories’ and right click on the ‘Command Prompt’ and click on ‘Run as administrator’ to open the command prompt in elevated mode.

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Step 3: When the User Account Control box appears, click Yes.

Step 4: To reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults type the following: netsh winsock reset catalog

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Next press the Enter/Return key on your keyboard to execute it.
Upon successful execution you should see a similar output.

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To reset TCP/IP stack to default enter the following command: netsh int ip reset all
Upon successful execution you should see a similar output in the command prompt.

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Step 5: You’ll then need to restart your computer.

That’s all, you’ve successfully reset winsock.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.