Netsh winsock reset

  iqs 14:31 28 Apr 2012

I used the above to address an issue with iTunes hanging when accessing the iTunes store. I was wondering what it does etc etc. Thanks

  rdave13 14:56 28 Apr 2012

As I understand it it's part of the OS that communicates with network services. So although the tcp/ip is OK winsock can become corrupted so the OS can't communicate correctly and the browser shows unable to show this page, or similar. Can become corrupted when uninstalling or installing programs, especially burning software for some reason. The reset command sets it back to default.

  iqs 17:46 28 Apr 2012

Hi and thanks for the reply,so using this command doesn't effect the security or the Internet connection of the pc? Thanks again

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