> Hello can anyone helpme ?
> when I access the internet and been on it for about 10 mins I recieve page
> cannot be displayed I run a diagonsitc from the list the page provides and
> recieves a message about winsock has encountered an error on this computer
> and it fixes it and restarts the pc.
> I can access once it has booted up but it is driving me round the bend as it
> is keep on happening
> please help me
The winsock can be damaged/corrupted by many causes:
1- A malware can corrupt the winsock
2- a badly written add-ons or incompatible add-ons on your browser
Go through these Cleaning steps:
1... First, try to clean up your caches, Internet files and delete cookies
by doing this:
Click Start >> Control Panel >> Double click Network and Internet
Connections >> Double click Internet Options.
On the IE properties windows you will see these Tabs:
General | Security | Privacy | Content | Connections | Programs |
Under General Tab clear your History, Internet Files and Cookies.
Then click on Advanced tab and scroll down to under the Browsing Option:
[ ] Enable Third-Party browser extensions (Req Rest) uncheck this box.
Then click on Programs Tab and click Manage Add-Ons and Disable all non
Verified Add-Ons (You should Renable them later one-by-one and see the
culprit and update it or remove it.
How to manage Add-Ons:
Scan for malware from here:
SuperAntispyware - Free
By Bryce Cogswell and Mark Russinovich
Run a scan from here on-line:
Download Avast Cleaner (offline scanner) from here:
Lots of tools to download and disinfect your machine (offline scanner):
After the scan run disk cleanup on your drive.
Open a run command and type in:
ipconfig /flushdns click [OK]
ipconfig /renew click [OK]
netsh winsock reset [OK]
Or download this tool the winsock fix to do it Auto:
Execute and Reboot your machine.
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