Resetting TCP/IP

This article describes how to reset TCP/IP  and Winsock if you have Internet connection issues.

To manually reset TCP/IP, follow these steps:

1. Open the Command Prompt as an Administrator. On Windows 10 - Right Click the Start Button and on the pop up menu select Command Prompt (Admin).

2. At the command prompt, enter the following command, and then press Enter:

netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

 

Resetting Winsock

Most of the Internet connectivity problems arise out of corrupt Winsock settings. Windows sockets settings may get corrupted due to the installation of a networking software, or perhaps due to Malware infestation. You will be able connect to the Internet, but the packets will not transfer back and forth. And errors such as page cannot be displayed may occur when using Internet Explorer.

To manually reset Winsock, follow these steps:

1. Open the Command Prompt as an Administrator. On Windows 10 - Right Click the Start Button and on the pop up menu select Command Prompt (Admin).

2. At the command prompt, enter the following command, and then press Enter:

netsh winsock reset catalog

 

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