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Q: error retrieving update info file Socket error #11004

firefox 2.0.0.20 opening strange search pages instead of desired page. When I try to run Spybot - Malwarbytes - NOD32 I cannot update the programs and get the "error retrieving update info file socket error # 11004" while all other internet connections work fine.

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by GenChair at 6:47:59.57 on Sun 02/15/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.421 [GMT -8:00]

AV: ESET NOD32 antivirus system 2.70 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: ZoneAlarm Security Suite Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Pure Digital Technologies\FlipShare\FlipShareService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\PfuSsSct.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FLEXnet Publisher\FNPLicensingService.exe
C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\CardMinder V2.0\CardLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\PDF Thumbnail View\pdfquickview.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BILLPS~1\WINPAT~1\winpatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\CardMinder V2.0\bcd_file\SbCRecE.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\Driver\PfuSsMon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ZONELA~1\ZONEAL~1\MAILFR~1\mantispm.exe
C:\Program Files\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
BHO: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\SDHelper.dll
BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
mRun: [ZoneAlarm Client] "c:\program files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe"
mRun: [nod32kui] "c:\program files\eset\nod32kui.exe" /WAITSERVICE
mRun: [GrooveMonitor] "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
mRun: [Acrobat Assistant 8.0] "c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 8.0\acrobat\Acrotray.exe"
mRun: [<NO NAME>]
mRun: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
mRun: [PfuSsSct.exe] c:\program files\pfu\scansnap\PfuSsSct.exe /Station
mRun: [CardMinder] c:\program files\pfu\scansnap\cardminder v2.0\CardLauncher.exe
mRun: [Pdfquickview] c:\program files\pfu\scansnap\pdf thumbnail view\pdfquickview.exe
mRun: [WinPatrol] c:\progra~1\billps~1\winpat~1\winpatrol.exe
mRun: [Microsoft Office Outlook] c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\OUTLOOK.EXE
mRun: [RoxWatchTray] "c:\program files\common files\roxio shared\9.0\sharedcom\RoxWatchTray9.exe"
dRunOnce: [_nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\genchair\startm~1\programs\startup\onenot~1.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hotsyn~1.lnk - c:\program files\palmone\Hotsync.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\logite~1.lnk - c:\program files\logitech\desktop messenger\8876480\program\LDMConf.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\scansn~1.lnk - c:\program files\pfu\scansnap\driver\PfuSsMon.exe
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\ONBttnIE.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
LSP: c:\windows\system32\imon.dll
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
Handler: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\wpdshserviceobj.dll
SEH: Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook: {b5a7f190-dda6-4420-b3ba-52453494e6cd} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
SEH: Windows Desktop Search Namespace Manager: {56f9679e-7826-4c84-81f3-532071a8bcc5} - c:\program files\windows desktop search\MSNLNamespaceMgr.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\genchair\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\xqqitvu6.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.excite.com/
FF - component: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\components\iamfamous.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npbittorrent.dll

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

R1 KLIF;KLIF;c:\windows\system32\drivers\klif.sys [2008-11-14 148496]
R1 nod32drv;nod32drv;c:\windows\system32\drivers\nod32drv.sys [2008-11-14 15424]
R1 vsdatant;vsdatant;c:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2008-11-14 353680]
R2 FlipShare Service;FlipShare Service;c:\program files\pure digital technologies\flipshare\FlipShareService.exe [2008-11-13 439616]
R2 NOD32krn;NOD32 Kernel Service;c:\program files\eset\nod32krn.exe [2008-11-14 552064]
R2 vsmon;TrueVector Internet Monitor;c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service --> c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service [?]

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2009-02-15 06:28 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2009-02-09 12:44 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2009-02-09 12:44 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2009-02-09 08:26 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\common files\Wise Installation Wizard
2009-02-09 08:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\system32\appmgmt
2009-01-23 16:39 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Pure Digital Technologies
2009-01-23 16:39 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Pure Digital Technologies
2009-01-22 09:32 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Orb Networks

==================== Find3M ====================

2009-01-17 14:35 867,792,928 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat
2009-01-17 14:35 7,633,064 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\fidbox.idx
2009-01-14 16:11 38,496 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2009-01-14 16:11 15,504 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2008-12-18 17:29 2,828 a--sh--- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-12-18 17:27 8 ---shr-- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\1BE9DCEFC0.sys
2008-12-05 07:13 685,056 a------- c:\windows\is-SN1LU.exe
2008-11-14 15:54 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\index.dat
2008-11-14 15:54 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008111420081115\index.dat
2008-11-14 15:54 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\temporary internet files\content.ie5\index.dat

============= FINISH: 6:48:34.82 ===============

A: error retrieving update info file Socket error #11004

Hi,

Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh dds log, please.

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Tried to reinstall 1.6.0 ..still get error...tried Super AntiSpyware , still get error on Spybot. Hijackthis log to follow. Please be gentle ...lol thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:27:45 PM, on 5/21/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mgabg.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\AudioHQ\AHQTB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SK9910DM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

A:Spybot error retrieving update info file

Isn't there anyone else having a problem connecting to the Spybot Search & destroy server??

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I just downloaded the AllofMP3 Explorer and when I try to set it up I get this message: "Socket Error #11004"

The first time I tried the set up my Microsoft Anti Spyware popped up and I accidentally told it to block the action by AllofMP3 Explorer.

How do I get past this Socket Error and/or undo what I did with the antispyware?

I already tried unistalling the antispyware then running the AllofMP3 set up but that didn't work. Help

A:Socket error #11004

http://www.bookmark-master.com/socket-error-11004.html

seems that it has to do with a hostname resolving wrong so maybe since oyu blocked it, it cant resolve some domain it needs for internet radio or something not really sure

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Failed to find host. Socket Error: 11004, Port: 110,Protocol: POP.The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found.

I have Incredimail 2.0 Build ID 6144669 Setup ID 7 Pn 121934821. It was working fine yesterday, came in this morning and it won't connect.

I'm on Windows 7

Thank you

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How do I resolve the Socket Error # 11004 that appears every time I boot? It has a tile of Windows Update in the top of the error message. Is there something in the registry or internet connections I can fix?

A:Socket Error # 11004 appears every time I boot up

Hi 47DeerePuller and welcome to TSF !

When did the problem start ? Have you installed/uninstalled some program recently ?

Socket error (#11004): Valid name, no data of requested type

Go to the eventviewer : start => run => eventvwr.msc. Search the different sections there for that error (since it happens everytime you boot the computer you should be able to find it by looking at the date and time), double-click it and click on the third button on the right to copy the information then paste it here (right-click => paste). This will tell us which program is trying to access the internet.

That error can also happen if invalid DNS servers are used. If there's some mail client that checks your e-mails on startup then contact your internet or mail service provider or go on their website to know which servers you have to use and how to setup your mail client accordingly.

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i get the error retrieving info file message when i try to update spybot and i also am unable to connect to www.safer-networking.org. this problem is happening on every computer in my home network. is the site down or is the problem on my end? my location is johor bahru, malaysia.

A:Error retrieving info file for spybot

spybot

I'm having same problems

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Hello,

We are currently using a program where we recieve the details from the client. It is recieved through sockets.

It is working fine. i.e. When we start the program afresh we do get details properly. We recieve the data as strings and we store in a list box.But after two or three days we have an error stating as below

System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

at StepIIServer.Server.RunClient2() in E:\stepII\Server.cs:line 346

8/7/2007 8:19:26 PM Error :$<MSG.Info.ServerLogin>$DeviceName=352022000365427

$Software=steppII_2.4.3_final$Hardware=STEPPII-55

$LastValidPosition=$GPRMC,145245.573,A,2941.6635,N,07659.7630,E,0.00,2.34,070807,,

$IMEI=352022000365427$PhoneNumber=

$LocalIP=117.96.20.147$CmdVersion=2

$SUCCESS$<end>

&IMEI=352022000365427,Distance=63936,

&GPRMC,145240.574,A,2941.6635,N,07659.7630,E,0.00,2.34,070807,,

<end>

and another error stating

ping

System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.Receive(Byte[] buffer, Int32 offset, Int32 size, SocketFlags socketFlags)

at StepIIServer.Server.RunClient2() in E:\stepII... Read more

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I have posted my list of HyjackThis results. What exactly do I do next?
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Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:05:15 PM, on 5/2/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP3 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\hidserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Tivoli\lcf\bin\w32-ix86\mrt\LCFD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2003\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2003\tmproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2003\PccPfw.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Alpha Networks\ANIWZCS Service\WZCSLDR.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\ctfmon.exe

A:Spybot "Error retrieving Update file" HELP!!

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The problems with ISP/Error Retrieving Update issues has now been fixed.The problem produces the Ad-Aware SE warning: "Error retrieving updates" when performing a webupdate. It interrupts at 5% download completion .( If your update stalls at another point than at 5 %, your problem stems from another issue.See http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=1336 )http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=8253If your not having the problem described above, then you do no have to do anything.

A:Fix For Ad-aware Se Users With Isp/error Retrieving Update Issues

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I'm running Windows 7 Pro on my Dell laptop. This laptop has been in storage and hasn't been turned on in a year. Originally, all I wanted to do was use iTunes. The problem:

It made me update it in order to use it, but I got an error.

After some Googling, I read that not having the latest Windows .NET framework might be the problem. Sounded reasonable so I fired up Windows Update but that gave me an error and wouldn't start checking for updates.

I managed to get it to check for updates, but now when it starts the process, I get the following:
I Googled the error code "8007007E" and tried a few things to try and fix it.

I tried resetting the Windows Update reset tool, using "MicrosoftFixit50202", found here:http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9665683
I tried a clean boot.

I tried renaming the Windows Update Softwaredistribution folder.

None of this worked.

I ran the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe) and the results said I had bad files, but I don't know how to fix them. It generated a CBS log, which is too large for me to post (10MB) , so I've uploaded to dropbox,... Read more

A:Windows update error.. System File Checker integrity error..iTunes install error

Open the Command Prompt, copy and paste the commands below one at a time followed by pressing Enter after each command.

net stop wuauserv

rmdir /s %windir%\softwaredistribution\wuredir

net start wuauserv

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Here is the requested log info for my Windows Update Error Code 80070643:

1. CBS.zip: the logs after running the SURT tool. This routine ran in just a few minutes and asked to install HotFix KB94781. It said the installation was completed OK.

2. SFC.log.zip : the CBS.log file after running SFC /scannow. This said it found some corrupt files but could not fix them all. Note that a long time ago I deleted the standard/sample media files (photos & music) that get installed with Win7.

3. Capture.JPG: screenshot of the the error messages I get when trying to install the Office 2010 SP2 update. Note that I did reboot just before running this update.

I'm still considering de-installing Office 2010 and then re-installing from an updated SP2 download - if I can find that. My concern is what imapact doing this will have on the sieze of WINSXS & INstaller folders.

The following problems appear in the CheckSUR report....

Code:
Checking Component Store

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Okay I am at wits end.

When I hit send and receive all 3 accounts the User has setup fails to receive anything.

I get the following error -

Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of inactivity. Account: 'XXXXX', Server: 'XXXXXX', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10053, Error Number: 0x800CCC0F

Now I read a TON of web pages prior to posting so please make sure to read what I have tried before posting a thought on the fix -

I tried everything on this KB - http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;813514 except OE reinstall because this is a PC that has OE integrated and to be honest I can't get the account info if I have to wipe it and reload it for another week (but it has to be fixed now)

Basically I have tried the following -
1)Uninstalled AV - No change (even the same socket error number and standard error number).
2) Made a new identity - No change
3) Changed time delay for getting emails up to 5 mins - No change
4) Uninstalled Firewall - No change (even windows firewall is disabled)
5) Checked MTU (it was right also wasn't really thought of as the culprit because all other PC's on the same network get their emails just fine.
6) Tried a system restore but that seems to be fubar as well and none of my old restore points work.

I did do a Hijack This, Ad-Aware, Spybot, Ewido and more scan no prob... Read more

A:XP OE 6.00.2900.2180 - Socket Error: 10053, Error Number: 0x900CCC0F

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Hi, I have looked at all the different discussion threads and tried almost every single suggestion made but still have'nt had any luck so far.
I can receive email but can't send any. What triggered this error is that, I recently moved from London to New York and I am now using a different ISP to connect to the internet. But my old setting should work (since it has worked in the past when I logged in from hotel or other locations using different ISPs.)

I have tried changing the port numbers etc, but I keep getting back this error message.

"The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Test', Account: 'O2 Email', Server: 'smtp.o2.co.uk', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E"

Any help will be much appreciated.

Thanks

A:Send problem with Windows Mail. Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

You must go to the website of the new email provider to get the correct settings. Not just port numbers but all other settings as well.

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Sorry but I had to re-post this problem as the title was incorrect.

Socket error 10065 from Outlook Express
Hi, for the last few days we have been receiving "The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'Joint French', Server: 'pop.orange.fr', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10065, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E" from Outlook Express.

I have :
- run a full Norton system scan - no viruses found
- run a disc cleanup via Start programs, accessories, system tools, disc cleanup
- run a Norton registry cleanup - same problem
- tried uninstalling Outlook and then found a posting that says you cant physically uninstall and reinstall outlook

Google chrome is working ok and I can get to the messages via Chrome but am having no luck getting outlook to send and receive mail.

Internet search implies it may be a broekn registry entry but is there a recommended registry cleanup took and/or can you suggest anything else I can try?

Much appreciated

A:Solved: Socket Error: 10065, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

Just for completeness - I found the cause of the error was nothing to do with ports. We use an application called Peerblock which prevent our PC sending information to third parties (telecoms companies, educations institutions, etc.) This uses lists from www.iblocklist.com and one list in particular (the bogon list) would seem to contain an IP address which conflicts with a combination of Orange.fr and Outlook express requirements and so prevents Outlook working.

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I was doing some housekeeping on one of my computers and now i get
error messages like:
Netscape was unable to create network socket connection

and

socket error 11001
and
eror number 0x800CCC0D

the computer is unable to surf or do email
the computer still sees the other computers on the network

help

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I am unable to send through my msn account; which is a drag to forward something that came in that mailbox. I get the error: Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E. This error does not happen when I am forwarding or sending in one of my other email addresses. The solution that I have seen posted states it is a problem when you have "call waiting" on your line. Since my puter is on the same cable as my phone, I need to have phone usage, call waiting, and puter use all at the same time. This has been an on and off issue since Windows Live took over my old Outlook Express. Without moving messages from the msn account to another email, is there a better way?

A:Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E usually means there is a problem connecting to the server or the connection is timing out.
You can try to ping your SMTP server.
Go to start - run - type "ping MSN smtp SERVER" (where MSN smtp SERVER is your smtp server you are using in outlook express for your MSN account).
Let me know if you get a reply or not.

Your firewall (if you have one) might also be interfering? Try turning them off temporarily.
You might be using the wrong port to send emails?
Lastly you have to authenticate to the SMTP server and you might not be doing that?

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When running Cobian 8 backup software I get PM checking new versions, Socket Error
11004. Any suggestions??
thank you,
muck

A:Error Cobian Version 8 error Socket errors.

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I keep receiving Windows Socket Error 10055. It happens sparatically, but two things that I've noticed it happens with is while running:

nzb-o-matic

The error occurs even when those aren't running (but replay-radio is usually running in the background). I just uninstalled the program after receiving a TRSDKd error.

In addition to that error, I have been receiving Application Errors for various programs. It usually goes like this:

The instruction at "0x012220a7" referenced memory at "0x01260b30". The memory could not be "written". Click on OK to terminate the program

Then it closes down something that I didn't even know was running.

Any thoughts? I know this is very vague, but anything that can help would be greatly appreciated.

Also, what is "LS101805.exe"

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:39:54 PM, on 4/25/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE

A:Windows Socket Error 10055 and Application Error

I just closed Real Player and got this:

RealPlay.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0x003e20a7" referenced memory at "0x00d70b28". The memory could not be "written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

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I am using a TCP/IP - Acer Lan ALN 201 PCI ethernet adapter. The control panel, system , device manager says everything is working correctly. I only have one problem. When using a program called paltalk, I am unable to upload or download .jpeg files. I get a message that says "socket error on non socket". I am able to view video in this program, but am unable to send or receive pictures. I properly opened the correct ports on the router homepage. I am hooked to the net via a Lynksys router. Any suggestions? Is this a hardware problem or a software problem? haven't seen it before. Thanks.

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I got this error after a day or so in which I was unable to start windows; the error appeared immediately after I tried cleaning the vents with compressed air. Is it safe for me to make 1 attempt to enter Windows (in case it manages to start up) in order to quickly retrieve a few files?

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Ok now that I have my login problem solved(I did that by deleting the user in safe mode) is there any way i can get back all my info like my I tunes ? My C drive says it still has 7g of info on it , that would be my music any way to access it?

A:retrieving info

Hi speedemon
Far as I know Itunes stores its database in the user's profile which you deleted.
Raj

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If two computers are liked in one household to a wireless router, is it possible to see, if you log in through the router, all the websites that those computers have visited? Kind of like a history?

A:Retrieving info from router?

If your router has that kind of logging capability, yes. But depending on the traffic being generated on your network, it may or may not be able to keep a long history of website hits as the buffer memory on most routers is relatively limited.

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I use POP3 accounts in Thunderbird for my emails. These are the same accounts I use on my older Windows 7 laptops, but on the new Toshiba Windows 8.1 laptop I frequently get errors that the server was reset when retrieving my emails. Never happens while browsing the web. Everything else is the same: same home wlan, same router, same accounts, same thunderbird. So it has to be something to do with 8.1 or the network adapters on the new laptop. The network adapters are Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter installed by VirtualBox) Windows says I have the latest drivers. Any suggestions? I'm not good at network troubleshooting. Thank you.

A:Server reset error when retrieving email

I do not know why you are going that deep on troubleshooting. The adapters would have nothing to do with this. It helps to know if you are trying from the Desktop or Metro/Start interface. Also a Server reset can happen on the other end, not necessarily on your end.

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So I have a registry issue that is preventing my from logging unto my PC. I get this error everytime i try to log in ~>

Code:
A problem is preventing Windows from accurately checking the license for this computer. Error Code 0x8009001a.
. After clicking on ok i get pushed back to the login screen. I have seen a few post on how to fix it but most of them u got to be logged in to do em.

I am ok with wiping my PC and starting over if I can retrieve some of from my hard drive. I tried a few things but nothing has worked so far so I need some help.

1. Can someone help me to get passed the login screen and fix this problem.

2. if not I have another windows XP OS on the same system can i log in there and fix this.

3. If all that fails have another windows XP OS on the same system so I can choose at start-up. So I want to try to access my files from the OS i can't log into from the one i can. (they are both XP's)

A:Help with this registry error and retrieving files from desktop

The error usually occurs if you installed Windows without activating it, and more than 30 days have passed since. If you have your install CD you can do a Repair Install. If done properly it will retain your programs and data.

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I have one of three computers where I cannot send mail from my charter.net account on Outlook Express 6 running under Win XP Pro with all current updates and service packs installed. I receive a 421 Error any time I try to send. I have tried importing settings from both other computers that have no problem sending mail from my charter.net email account. All 3 computers use the same ISP and router. I deliberately have no firewall software, AV, or anti-malware software installed on purpose due to issues with business apps I use. (Please don't lecture me on those choices if you choose to respond). This inability to send is relatively recent, but I can't correlate it to anything in particular. I have basically the same programs installed on all 3 machines, they are used in a SOHO environment. Also, I have tried using Microsoft Outlook and Thunderbird on that machine. They do not send mail either. I've checked other message boards, and no one seems to have a definitive answer to the question. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

A:Outlook Express 6 421 Error Retrieving Mail

List of SMTP Server Response Codes:
421 - The service is not available and the connection will be closed.

Individual numbers in the error code:
4: The server has encountered a temporary failure. If the command is repeated without any change, it might be completed. Mail servers can use such temporary failures to keep untrusted senders at bay.
2: Refers to the connection status.
1. This last number is even more specific and shows more graduations of the mail transfer status. This leads us to the detailed list of ESMTP server response codes, as laid down in RFC 821 and later extensions.

You need to contact your ISP. The fact that other mail programs can't send successfully either puts it in the hands of the email servers.

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Hi,
Windows XP Home
OE6
Firefox 1.0.7
Verizon DSL

I rarely use the MSN browser (Firefox instead) and on occasion when I open my Outlook Express to check my mail and find spam that I wish to "block sender" I open MSN to perform this task. I have two MSN hotmail accounts.

I wanted to do this this morning and upon opening MSN>Mail & More, discovered that instead of retrieving the mail as it usually does I received this popup:

The same in both accounts (one popup might say "MSN5.mailhost" while another in the other account might say "MSN7.mailhost").

I was able to open my Outlook Express without any problem and it retrieved all mail from
the servers without any problem or errors.

Not sure what to do next. My computer is otherwise healthy with frequent Spybot, Ad-aware, etc. scans being performed on a regular basis.

In fact, I just ran new scans with nothing malicious being found.

NOTE: also performed a System Restore to about a week ago and
still get the Mailhost error when I try to retrieve mail in MSN.

Thanks for any help.

A:Solved: Mailhost error retrieving MSN mail

While doing my own trouble-shooting to find a solution to the Mailhost error, I did a Google Search for "MSN mailhost error" and this was the first recommended: How do I solve an MSN MAILHOST problem? and followed the advice to:

* Click on the Start menu button.
* Select Run from the Start menu.
* In the dialog box type:
regsvr32 c:\progra~1\msn\msncorefiles\mailui.dll

"This command registers the mailui.dll file with the Windows system and should solve the problem. If you are signed into MSN, sign out and then sign back in. Once you do sign back in MSN Mail should now work again."

Well, when I opened the MSN Explorer and clicked on Mail & More my mail was retrieved and all seems to be ok in both accounts.

Perhaps this will help someone else having the same problem.

I can't seem to be able to mark this thread as "Solved".
When I click to open Thread Tools the window flashes briefly and I am taken to the bottom of the thread with no where to mark "Solved".
(This has happened on previous threads also). :?

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i downloaded files, pics etc from my dell...windows vista to flashdrives. how do i retrieve them

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Greetings!
I have an Optiplex 9010 AIO. This morning I was trying to update the BIOS of my system, from A10 to A13. During the update process it showed an error: "ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer " - please see the photo below. Although the update failed on the Management Engine part, it still boots up and running OK. I tried couple of times to update the BIOS, and each time I got the same error. I tried to flash the A12 and A11 BIOS as well, A12 gives same error, and A11 has the same Management Engine version hence no use.
Any help on this is very much appreciated!

A:Optiplex 9010 AIO BIOS Update Error - ME FW Update Failed: Internal error: FWU_Buffer

Hi Stone3t,
Can you provide a screen shot showing the current BIOS version?

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alright.. for some reason, today I'm having issues loading conversation histories within yahoo messenger.

not sure why.

keep getting a timeout error.

it appears limited to a few contacts in my contacts list.

it flat out refuses to load them within the conversation window.

I thought maybe it was having bandwidth problems because I had my xbox up..but its doing it even without the xbox being connected, forget on.

see attached screenshot.

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I have a computer were the drivers more or less magically disappeared off my comp well while trying to trouble shoot the issue trying to figure out how they disappeared I was reinstalling them but it just didn't want to recognize them. So I tried to roll it back to a time when I know the drivers are installed. So I find a proper time and roll it back. But now windows wants me to activate windows again. So I call them thinking no big deal really. Well the code it gives me and they give me doesn't work and says incorrect key. Windows says they cant help me call manufacturer., Well that doesn't work cause all they are gonna say is it is out of warranty. So my question is how can I retrieve my information off my hard drive or make it go back to before roll back so it doesnt ask me or something the information on that hard drive is very crucial for certain things.
I would like to mention that my version of windows is legit and I got the little sticker on the side of the machine.

A:[SOLVED] Retrieving Info from hard drive

The easiest way to retrieve data is to take the hard drive out and attach it in place of a CD drive in a working pc and copy the files.

What brand/Model is this pc? What Key did you use to activate?

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My friends Gateway quite working completely. Trying to recover the information on the hard drive before sending it back to gateway.
the format on the hard drive is Windows xp home edition.
I have a IBM format is windows xp prof.. I tried to install the home ed. hard drive on my computer but it would not boot.
Is there a way of putting on my machine and copy to CD's?
or what is the best way to recover info.
I feel there is nothing wrong with the hard drive.

A:Solved: retrieving info from hard drive

Just connect his drive to your machine as a slave. Copy anything you want. Now send it back for warranty.

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My hubby & friend were downloading some things onto a cd a few weeks ago. BC we just store our M: photo cd in the cd drive, it was obviously removed so they could put in a fresh cd to copy the new info onto. The next day, I replaced our M: photo cd into the cd drive and attempted to retrieve a photo and found it completely empty. Nothing else on our pc seems to be acting up and this is our only copy (stupid I know) of our family photos. Any help appreciated!!!!!!!!!
Stacey

A:retrieving M: drive info from erased (?) disk *HELP!*

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So my dad has a laptop (Toshiba satellite p100 pspadc-ma305c) that my brother has setup an account for his business work, solely for 3-4 programs. Everything else is restricted, from right clicking to viewing any type of files, folders, drives etc... All admin access is only known to my brother.
Being an old laptop maybe it's time has come to an end. The screen of the laptop is half wrecked, there's big and small stripes all across the screen although it's fine if you use an external monitor. The laptop keeps shutting down quite often when using (according to what my dad said since it has to be on the whole day during his work hours).
It's been days and my brother has ignored to help see to it and fix it and my dad needs it for work, so my dad might plan to buy a new computer and wants to transfer personal data to the new comp. Having absolutely no access (safe mode locked as well), I have no idea how to save the invoice data for keeps if a full re-install of windows would be needed.
Is there a way to work around this or would bringing the computer to like Best Buy for service would be a good idea?

A:Tight spot for retrieving personal info.

Well, there are a couple of options if the hard drive is still functioning properly.

1) If you just need to pull documents, pics, videos, etc of the drive. You can remove the hard drive and use a SATA to USB adapter to plug into another computer and backup the necessary files. Here is an example of the device I'm referring to: Amazon.com : Vantec CB-ISATAU2 SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter Supports 2.5-Inch, 3.5-Inch, 5.25-Inch Hard Disk Drives (Black) : Computer Cables & Interconnects : Electronics

2) if you need to access to the programs that were being used. Using the same device as above you can create a virtual machine from the hard drive, this will allow you to use the OS as it was before on another computer. This is an easy to follow guide on how to do that (i believe to view the site you have to create a free account): Reviving a dead PC with physical-to-virtual conversion

Hopefully this helps. I'm sure there are other ways and I'm sure other members will chime in.

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Whenever I try to log on to my account on my pc game it says socket err. I know this has something to do with the IP address but I'm not to familier with this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Socket Error

Does Device Manager show any errors for the NIC? Try moving the NIC to a different slot.

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I hope someone can help ! After being away for 1 week I came home & can not receive emails. The error saying :
The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'Reachnet', Server: 'mail.reachnet.com.au', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
I have tried everything but still nothing. I can send emails & get on internet. I have Windows Mail. I am using google mail to get to this forum. I am not very technical but if it is explained clearly I can follow. Thanks. please help me from going crazy.

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CANNOT SEND EMAILS. SOCKET ERROR10060,ERROE0X800CCCOE
WHAT CAN I DO?

A:SOCKET ERROR

Hi and welcome to TSF please see the thread here [RESOLVED]socket error 10060

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Error win socket not detected
Came home from vacation and as I walked in I looked at my router and the internet being used at full blast and none of our
Wifi capable devices were even on
So the next day we go to get on the internet and we get that error message so we just turn off fhe modem and turn it back on it works fine now im not sure if yhe neighbors caused anything cause our connection is open

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Hello everyone,
Can somebody help me how I can solve the following problem:When windows Vista is starting up and on the moment that Vista is building up the desktop icons I get following error message window#Begin of error message#DNS Failed to load control 'SocketXCtl' from socketx.ocx. Your version of socket.ocx may be outdated.Make sure you are using the version of the control that was provided with your application.

A:Socket.OCX error

Hi karlo0013,

The socket.ocx file seems to be used by an application triggered at the startup of your computer, more likely an application that tries to perform a network connection.
To find out the program to which the file is related, just do a search : the file is certainly stored in the program directory.

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I been receiving the following error when trying to check my mail with Outlook Express:
The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'mail.mchsi.com (2)', Server: 'mail.mchsi.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10057, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

I've deleted my account and re added it checked my password, Ran out of things to check, I been running Spam Manager for a month with no problems, This just started a couple of days ago for no reason, I've not added any new programs...
The Spam Manager is getting my mail but not Outlook Express,
I shut dome the Spam program and my firewall and that didn't help either.. I can access the Internet ok.
XP Home
O.E. 6.0
Thanks For any help....

A:O.E. Socket Error

Error Number: 0x800CCC0E indicates that you have a firewall ( program ) that is blocking the port ( in your case, 110 ), or the program is blocking Outlook Express altogether.

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Does anyone know a way to retrieve data from a hard drive that has been reimaged with Symantec Ghost?

Thanks!

A:Retrieving info off hard drive after Ghost reimage

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Following some updates to Win 8.1, I am encountering problems with MS Access displaying GIF files on reports on some machines (nominally at the same update state). By moving the Access database to a machine that is not currently showing the problem, I have been able to prove that it is not the Access db causing the problem - something I previously suspected as machines with Windows Update turned off or those that have been moved back to 8.0 (plus those running earlier versions of Windows) display the GIF files correctly in Access.

The error message we are getting is;-
?2114 <program name> doesn?t support the format of the file ?d:\PF_Sign\M11_V2846.gif,? or the file is too large. Try converting the file to BMP or GIF format.?
where M11_V2846.gif is a variable file name which links to the Image frame on the current report page. All the files are very small (normally not more than 5kb) and are already in a gif format (they are an image version of an INK signature created using a standard utility on tablet machines).

If the GIF file is viewed outside of MS Access, it is displayed without a problem.

The problem is:-

only occurring on machines running Win 8.1 (32 and 64 bit)does not occur on initial update to 8.1has been seen to ?fix? itself following one Windows update - only to re-appear after another updateis not happening on XP, Vista, Win 7 or Win 8 machineshas not been seen on a Win 8.1 machine with Auto Update switched off following initial update to 8.1.a... Read more

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i updated windows xp and after i updated my computer wouldnt go into windows it would just keep restarting itself it wouldnt even allow me in safe mode, so i booted it from the cdrom and repaired windows on the reboot after the repair i got this message "Limited Virtual Memory
Your system has no paging file, or the paging file is too small". So i went to change the paging file and it says "Windows created a temporary paging file on your computer because of a problem that occurred with your paging file configuration when you started your computer. The total paging file size for all disk drives may be somewhat larger than the size you specified", microsoft suggested i change the premissions in safe mode i did and same results, i also tryed changing the pagefile settings in regedit but no luck. any ideas?

A:paging file error after windows update

A Year later and I'm getting the same error on a Dell with XP Media Center Edition,
have followed the MS KB article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315270/EN-US/
and at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316528/en-us and at
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259151/en-us
steps and given permissions to system and Administrators but still the page file errors
pop up and it defaults to 256mb when I try to set it to anything else.
Any other ideas?
Oh, I have run HiJack this, spybot, ad-aware, trend micro, AVG, Norton, Windows Defender and the
system is clean, I've done all the critial windows updates, optional driver updates and a few of the

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Hi everyone

if someone can help me out please. It just happen today that my computer had the whole bunch of pop up window it said.

" Window socket error the request name is valid and was found in data base, but it does not have correct associated data being resolved for (11004) in API " aync lookup"

then other window said

Asynchronous error 10060

and i could not shut down the computer other then unplug the power or shut off switch. can some one help me asap please
i appreciated. thanks

A:Window socket error

Do you have a little box called Lanfiltrator?
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/backdoor.lanfiltrator.html

STEP1
Run a virus scan from http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_frame.asp

STEP2
If no virus is found, then do the following:

1. Run the tool msconfig.exe (winXP)
2. Goto the Startup tab, and click the Disable All button.
3. Goto the Services tab, click to check "Hide All Microsoft Services" and
click the Disable All button.
4. Click Ok to exit and reboot your machine.

Check to see if this resolves the problem in Normal Mode. If you can, then the cause is among the disabled startup programs and services. Enable them one by one to find it.

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I am getting this error in IncrediMail. Socket Error: 10061 , Port: 25, Protocol: SMTP.No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it. Because my Internet company won't support it I installed Outlook Express. I get the same error. I can received email but can't send. I have tried updating every thing, removed Zone Alarm and miscellaneous software. Any ideas?

A:Socket error in IncrediMail.

Do you have the correct outgoing server specified? Do you have the correct port specified (usually 25, but could be different)?

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I can't get E-mail and I can't send E-mail from outlook express..The error message says Socket error 10060 error # Ox800CCCOE. How can I fix it.?

A:socket error 10060

Hi tudy1101 and welcome to TSF.

Can you take a look at this article to see if any of the suggestions are of use to you?

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I am getting Socket Error 12019 Error Number:0x80004005 everytime I use Outlook Express with my Hotmail Account to send attachments. If I just send a file it works fine, but gets error with attachment. I have had no luck in finding a fix..

A:What Causes Socket Error 12019

Apparently, they don't support that function.

12019 ptOperationRefused The server refused to perform the specified operation

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As mentioned in the topic description, I cannot download state tax forms or update to federal forms. Get error that an "unknown socket error" occurred, but I am still able to connect to the internet using other programs. I have tried disabling firewalls and changin virus programs, to no avail. Naturally the tax folks cannot help with PC problems, they just give a phone number to call if have IRS tax-realted issues. Any guidance appreciated.

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Just thought I'd post this as a help to those who may run into this problem. Had a customer who simply could not get on the internet (running XP with cable connection). Here's what I did in an attempt to solve the issue, all to no avail:

1. Uninstalled all garbage applications in Add/Remove programs
2. Ran Adaware 6.181 (found lots o'baloney)
3. Installed and ran Antivir antivirus; found Worm/Sorbig.A
4. Ran Spybot S&D (found even MORE junk)
5. Deleted all temp files on comp.

At my wits end, called his cable provider. We first completely unplugged his modem, then attempted "ipconfiig /release" and "ipconfig /renew". This is the error received:

Operation Was Attempted on something that is not a Socket

Tech guy on other end said to look at MICROSOFT KNOWLEDGE BASE ARTICLE 318584 for the fix. I have to return to the customer's location today, but essentially it involves a Winsock error in XP, and that's what's causing the "no internet" problem. So remember that 318584 KB article the next time you run into this.

A:(FYI) Operation...Not a Socket Error

Uh, well, no, this did NOT fix the problem. After spending several hours going round and round with Adaware, Spybot and Hijack This, along with several alledged XP TCP/IP fixes posted in several different locations here, we've decided on a clean install of XP. Ya know, it's just too bad that Windows doesn't let you uninstall then reinstall TCP/IP. Would probably save a lot o' headaches.

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I keep getting this message when I log onto my computer:
Window Socket Error (11001), on API 'Async lookup', or...
Windows socket error (10049, on API 'connect'
My CD burner freezes when I try to use it. Also having trouble with freezing windows in general.

A:Windows Socket Error

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Hi

I have changed ISPs recently and the new one has limited international bandwidth. Somehow I can browse sites overseas, but I can not retrieve mail (socket error).

I can access the same mail via a web interface, and downloading the mail from there does not time out or anything, although it is slow, and a tedious process to deliver it to the correct recipient in the office. There are several aliases set up in a single pop3 account.

I would rather use pop3 to retireve the mail. I have tried changing the timeout from 1 minute to 5 minutes, and some e-mails have been downloaded. But I still get socket errors, especially when downloading the larger mails. I was wondering if there are any other tweaks I can try.

Best regards,

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I am trying to fix a network error that occured when our internet provider inadvertantly disrupted our office network. We were able to get 3 of the 4 computers to work with the program but the last computer gives me an error or Socket error 10061 connection refused. I checked the windows firewall and its off i started and restarted the network and still it didn't work. Is there somewhere else I should be looking?

A:socket error 10061

Hi and welcome to TSGF this is from ms http://support.microsoft.com/kb/191687
this is a little info http://help.globalscape.com/help/cuteftppro6/socket_error_=__10061.htm

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i am using IE 6, windows XP, i tried to install and run spybot SD, i was able to download the file but when i click the get update button i get this message
"error retrieving update info file, socket error # 10061 connection refused"
i also can't seem to get some programs to connect, i tried to connect to blizzards battle net and i can't connect to that either, it seems any programs i try to connect won't i have a hijack this file don't know what it means but hopefully it will help, thanks for the help in advance
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:38:51 PM, on 8/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ACDSYS~1\DEVDET~1\DEVDET~1.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe

A:socket error 10061

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Operating System Version:Windows 98

I don't know what's happening, about every 20 seconds one of these two error messages pop up

'Windows socket error: (11001), on API 'ASync Lookup''
'Windows socket error: (10049), on API 'connect''

could anyone help me fix this?

A:window socket error

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I have an intermittent and very irritating fault with my email access. I use Thunderbird as my email client along with Poptray as a screening program to view messages on the server before downloading. within the last three weeks I have been getting denial of access to my mails with this error message "Socket error 10054, connection reset by peer". I have tried many different scans to try correct this all to no avail. I can access the internet ok and I can access my ISP's site visit my account and access my emails that way but not directly to my PC via my client,,,,, this is driving me nut's.
can anyone help??
regards
brian,,UK

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Seems like off and on the last week or so, I've had problems with Outlook Express hanging.
I use AVG...and right now when checking e-mail it timed out so I stopped Outlook Express, but I see the AVG e-mail scanner icon is still going around on the desktop.
Sometimes the mail hangs up in transmission, it seems, even if no attachments.
Then today I got the socket error 10061.

A:Socket Error: 10061

Socket error 10061 is a Connection Refused error sent to you by the server. You could not make a connection because the target machine actively refused it. The most common cause is a misconfigured server, full server, or incorrect Port specified by the client.

Try to change your SMTP port from 25 to 587.

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Apologies if someone has already answered this but I have a problem that started recently.

I have Norton Internet Security 2006 installed on a Windows XP Home SP 2 PC. I'm using Outlook Express to read e-mail.

Until recently, no problems.

However, these days, when I open OE, I get a socket error 10061 trying to access my POP3 mail server. If I reboot the machine and re-log into windows, the error goes away. as soon as I log off and then log back in, the error is back.

I've restarted my machine in safe mode with networking and have not been able to reproduce the problem under those conditions.

At this point in time, I suspect something with Norton. I did do a recent LiveUpdate session in which a number of Norton items were updated.

Does anyone have any input on this? What can I do to resolve this (Norton Support portal on their website was no help)?

A:Socket Error 10061

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My Live Mail can receive emails but cannot send. I get the error above...unable to connect to server. It was working fine last night? Any suggestions?

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This is posted in software as well. Nobody there seemed to be able to help. I don't think it the software I am using causing this problem. Sorry for double posting.

I am trying to upload my web site via FTP. I have set up as detailed by ISP. Have talked to a "Tech" (RIGHT!) at ISP who knew less than I do.
When I try to connect I get the error "Socket error = #10061" It says I can't connect to remote server. I have disabled any and all firewalls, even in Windows. I set my internet security as low as she goes. I have even tried 3 different ftp programs all with the same results.
If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it.
PIII
Windows XP Pro
733mhz
288mb ram
service pack 1

A:Socket error = #10061

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Can anyone help me out here. When I connect an application from a Windows 7 system, port 1500, to an XP system, things work fine.
When I attempt to connect the same application from the same Windows 7 system, to another Windows 7 system, I get a socket error, connection refused. Both W7 systems are in the same network(Home), both systems have their firewalls disabled, and neither have any virus checking software installed. Both systems have their c drive shared and can be seen by each other.
Any ideas how to correct this silly issue?
Thanks

A:Socket Error - 10061

Post more information, please. What application are you using? What are you trying to share between the computers?

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what is the solution for this error?

A:Socket error #10055

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ok, i have a hard drive that has some kind of mechanical failure and of course when it died i didnt have a good back up of my files so i lost lots of pictures
but here is my idea i am no computer whiz but i am extremely mechanical and after opening up the broke hard drive i know i can remove the storage disk and install it in another hard drive but will the new hard drive recognize the info on it
i just want my pictures back and dont want to spend a thousand dollars getting info recovered i am not afraid to try if anyone thinks it might work

A:crazy idea for retrieving info from broke hard drive

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Hey everyone I get The connection to the server has failed. Account: '[email protected]', Server: 'mail.beer-bros.com', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E error when I open up my outlook express mail does anyone know how I might be able to fix this

A:I get socket error on outlook express(HELP)

Any chance you have Norton internet security?

Microsoft!

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Windows xp.Service pack 2. Celeron 1.2ghz

i am getting this error. In opera when i load page it says "illegal address"

in firefox, there is no error and the page does not load.

In flashget , socket error 10038.
Help me to fix this.
May there be some problem with system files. How to start system file checker in xp?

To protect your computer from old system files, Microsoft created a special service that is built into the operating system. This service monitors your system files, and if one is replaced or deleted, ICS will automatically restore the system file.

SFC works in conjunction with a utility called Windows File Protection that keeps the system file cache: (%Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache) uppdated with the newest Microsoft Approved files as they are installed on your system. I prefer to use the system backup for the ability to roll back to a former configuration however.

To manually invoke the system file checker, be sure you have administrative access then go to the command prompt and type:

sfc /scannow

The system will immediately begin to check all the current system files and restore the cached approved copies. You may be asked to insert the Windows CD as well during the restore.

Clue: Keep in mind that after you perform a system file restore you should install the newest service pack so you are running the most current, Microsoft approved system files.

For you XP users, SFC should be used as a last resort. If you have been creating system restore points, first roll back to your latest restore point and see if that fixes your problem.

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When I start Windows XP, I usually (but not always) get error message "Error 10022 Socket not bound, invalid address or listen is not invoked prior to accept". I've been getting it for months. Any ideas welcome

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Hi, I am running Windows Me. I have recently been receiving the subject Error Code and I didn't used to get it. I have pasted my Startup List below:

StartupList report, 9/15/2003, 9:22:23 PM
StartupList version: 1.52
Started from : C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\STARTUPLIST.EXE
Detected: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
* Using default options
==================================================

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATI2EVXX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCEVTMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON INTERNET SECURITY\NISUM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON INTERNET SECURITY\CCPXYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PROMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT HARDWARE\MOUSE\POINT32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATIPTAXX.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCAPP.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\MMX.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\DPMI32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WBEM\WINMGMT.EXE

A:Windows Socket Error (11001)

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after three hours of talking to my isp provider for my mothers computer i still could not solve this problem.
i cant seem to log onto the internet the internet is connected.
when ever i try and use outlook express i get this error
the connection to the server has failed. account:'mail.onewest.net' , server:'relay.onewest.net' protocol: smtp, port: 25, secure(ssl) No, socket error: 10060, error number: 0x800cccoe
i tired all sorts of stuff with my isp provides tech support and nothing worked. any suggestions?

A:[RESOLVED]socket error 10060

10060 is a Connection Time-out error that usually appears when the client does not receive a response from the server for a specific command.

Here are things to try

1. The Outgoing (SMTP) server requires authentication.
If you are using Outlook Express you should check the box 'My server requires authentication'.

2. If you are behind a firewall, we may be unable to authenticate you.
If you have a personal firewall, try lowering the security or disabling it to see if it is causing the issue.
(Remember to re-enable it after testing)

3. Your SMTP (outgoing mail server) could be blocked.
Here is how to test it:
A. Go to Start -> Run -> type: cmd
B. When the Command prompt appears type: telnet smtp.gct21.net 25
(include the spaces exactly as shown above)

C. Wait a few seconds. You should see the following: '220 mail4.gct21.net ESMTP'. This means that it is not blocked.
D. If you do not see this message, your SMTP is being blocked.

http://members.connectto.net/email/o...0x800CCC0E.htm

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Have nagging window opening repeatedly and grabbing mouse displaying "windows socket error (10048) on API "bind"' Found responce in forum for same problem saying to "set local port property to zero etc. including "place the code just before the line that does the connect" . Unfortunately this is all "greek" to me. Is this a prblem caused by virus and if so does the proposed solution fix the problem. How exactly do I follow the instructions proposed if I don't "get them". Can't I just go to a website and let Microsoft access my windows system and patch in a fix.
Too tech for "just a user'
PS BUILDER

A:[Resolved] Win 95 socket error 10048

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I read your "fix" for the outgoing mail problem, but mine is still not fixed.
I use Windows XP and Outlook Express for e-mail. I signed up with AT&T Uverse internet
and since installation, my outgoing mail won't go out.

I've been trying different settings and now I can't get my incoming mail either.
Supposedly my username and password won't work...........the old one or the new AT&T one.

I need help fast or AT&T Uverse will be cancelled!

Thanks!

A:E-mail socket error 10060

Set up a new identiy with new account settings for your new email account. If they have a web mail interface try logging on there first and see if you can find their instructions for setting up Outlook Express.

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I have a couple computers that have a remote backup program running on them, The software compresses the data and then opens a ftp connection and uploads the data each night. On a couple of my backups I am getting Socket Error # 10054 in the log. The upload doesn't complete and the backup is useless. I have been doing some reading and I think I am understanding that Socket Error # 10054 is caused by my server.

Just looking for a little help.
Thanks.

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HiSo I get this when trying to download my emails. Also when I start my browser the Google homepage starts OK but whenever I type a url in address bar or type something into Google and press return, what I typed vanishes and nothing happens. I think my ashampoo firewall is corrupt and my Avira antivir as they fail too. Any help appreciated.WfSorry if I posted this in wrong place, the issue is with an Xp pc. Mod Edit:  Moved to Am I Infected from XP - Hamluis.

A:Socket error 10107 issue

Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Scan button.
When the scan has finished click on Clean button.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

JRT Scan.

Shut down your anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, right-click it and select Run as administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.

Hit Ok.

Hit next make sure to leave all items checked, for removal.

The Program will close all open programs to complete the removal, so save any work and hit OK. Then hit OK after the removal process is complete, thenOK ... Read more

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Let me explain as to whats happening'.We have an application which is basically a
MIS system.The application works fine on the lease line connections of our client.
However in remote areas,there is no lease line connection.Hence for accessing the
Intranet and Internet, we use a VSAT(very small aperture terminal) connection.
The network admin of the company use a different Ip address than the one given to
the lease lines.i.e if on lease lines,we use the address A.B.C.D,for the VSat connection
,we use X.Y.Z.K for branches having a VSat connection.
We get the login screen for the application on the remote branches
However when we enter the Username and password,it throws out an error.
The error is pasted below:---
"
System.Net.WebException: Unable to connect to the remote server ---> System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond
at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.InternalConnect(EndPoint remoteEP)
at System.Net.ServicePoint.ConnectSocketInternal(Boolean connectFailure, Socket s4, Socket s6, Socket& socket, IPAddress& address, ConnectSocketState state, IAsyncResult asyncResult, Int32 timeout, Exception& exception)
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---

Server stack trace:

A:Unhandled Exception :- Socket error

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Not sure if this is a windows or a downloaded program problem but:

I downloaded a GRIB viewer called View Fax from which I can pull down Weather Forecasting grib files. To get the files one has to ask for the data. As soon as I ask, the Cannot Allocate Socket message appears.

This is not happening wioth anyh other programme and I have no problem accessing all parts of the internet.

Anyh suggestions gratefully received. Many thanks, Tony

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Hello, we are operating a unix based business application over a network. We were using tiny term to emulate the application to the users. We recently switched some of the users to a windows GUI to make the program more user friendly. One of the users keeps getting an error and has to reboot the pc to make a new connection. The error he is receiving is Socket Error:10054. When he reboots it restablishes the connection but if he leaves the application idle for about an hour he receives the error again. I have no idea what to do!! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Socket error 10054 over network

Is he getting this error within windows or within Tiny Term? Is this disconnection occuring when he leaves the whole system idle or is this just when he is idle with Tiny Term? Have you checked his Windows settings vs another user who is not haveing the problem and ensured all specs have the same information i.e. all TCP/IP configuration, all adapter configuration and whatnot?

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My computer runs on vista 64 bit -recently I have been having difficulty with an error showing TTUSBBGMonitor - socket create error. I am comnnected to internet but cannot access my Yahoo page. I am having to run system restore all the time to try and fix, but to no avail - any help greatly appreciated

A:TTUSBBGMonitor - socket create error

Which OS? Which version, if Vista?

What are your comp specs? (processor, ram, harddrive, etc.)

How long ago did this problem start? Do you remember if you did anything to your computer (like install/uninstall software, add or remove hardware, etc.) immediately prior to the error first occurring?

TTUSBBGMONITOR appears to be a file that is part of TalkTalk Wireless USB Adapter Utility. When did you install this program on your computer? Is it compatible with 64-bit?

What is the *exact* error message?

Mollie

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I keep receiving the following error message when attempting to download files off the internet.

"Error in socket driver memory dump (00A0B000X2F) No Access

Services.exe (blocked?)
Make sure that services.exe can connect to the internet.

I have turned off my antivirus application and my firewall is not blocking anything but I keep receiving the error. Is it my Internet Service Provider? I need desperately to get this resolved so I can download some software for school (such as Java SDK, Textpad, etc.). Please someone help.

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When I'm using a real estate program I own, I get a message that says: "Telnet Error 24060, Socket Operation Timed out." I tried another computer and it has the same error message. I'm thinking it has something to do with my Motorola Surfboard Cable Modem SB4200. I also tried to connect to telnet manually which wouldn't work also. Any suggestions? Thanks a lot in advance

A:(Resolved) Telnet Socket Error

Hi,

This may not have anything to do with your problem, but here is some thing I found regarding your error:
http://www.cornerpostsw.com/chaperon2000/technotes/t0004.asp
Wizzkid

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I have a 423motherboard that is Intel D850GB, I have a celeron 2.2G cpu, 400, 128 cach, will it work on the converter? any suggestions? or is there only certain ones that work?

A:any info on 423 to 478 socket converter?

Please don't double post. If you reply to your original post, it will bump back to the top.

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I am at a lost. I've been avoiding updating the SP1 for months. Today, I finally decided to figure out the issue. I have run the Update Troubleshooter. The Readiness tool and checksur.

I'm getting the error code: 80073712
I found out that means the Component Store is corrupt.

Here is the CBS file:

Attachment 258339

The CheckSUR says I am missing:

I am lost as to how to find those files and how to fix the corruption. My Windows 7 was installed when I purchased the laptop. I'm sure I have a backup disk somewhere, but I would have to find it. I would prefer not to have to install or reinstall if it is possible to fix it.

I appreciate any help.

A:Windows 7 Sp1 update- error 80073712 CSI Payload File Missing

No worries - we'll provide any files required. (say he, hopefully!)
Back in a few minutes, with any luck.

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After starting the Lenovo Solution center V3.3.003 it doen't show the serial numbers etc. of the machine. Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't.
Is there another way to find out these numbers, except form crawling on the ground in a dark area with a lamp and a magnifier to determine the small print on the labels attached to the machine?

Mod:  edited Subject line to add system type and clarify problem.

ThinkCenter M900 (10FH) BIOS:FWKT09A Win 7 x64 pro SP1 downgrade from Win 10

A:M900: ID system info, file for BIOS update, LSC no...

Run 'System Information'.

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Hey guys, I am new to this forum this is my first post!
Anyways, I am in a serious bind. I run a mobile DJ business and I am unable to change the html now! Heres the problem:

I use FTPSurfer to edit things on www.beatsonthebeats.com. I have used it for a year with no problems. Then recently, when try to go to ftp://beatsonthebeats.com i get a windows socket error 10038 "Socket Operation on Non-Socket". I have no idea why... my internet works fine besides this....except...

I have also recently been unable to send emails through Outlook. It comes back "System: Undeliverable" through my email account... this is not a big deal at all because I usually use webmail, but I thought I would mention it just in case the problems are related.

I really need to be able to get onto my website and edit things, its essential for my business...can anyone help? Thank you in advance.

A:Windows Socket Error 10038 AHHHHH!

Try this.
WinSock XP Fix

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I tried to get rid of some malware on my computer running XP and afterwards, I can't connect to the Internet. I can ping Google ok and the home network connects to the three computer I have, all of which can connect ok to the Internet except mine.

My Eudora cites an error "Error getting a network socket". Sam Spade pings Google ok but the IP Block check returns "Failed to Open Socket"

The malware was "Downloader" which I think I got rid of with SDFix. But there remains a file in Windows\System32 called MMCHOST.dll that SDFix could not delete. I wonder if it's part of Downloader and is the cause of the Internet connection problem?

I also disconnected XP's firewall but that had no effect. I run Norton AV and before SDFix it showed a notice that I had Downloader which it couldn't fix but after SDFix, that notice no longer comes up.

Any idea anyone?

A:Solved: Open Socket error and no Internet

Hit Windows + R and type CMD and press enter.

At the prompt type:

netsh winsock reset catalog

and

netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

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I?ve had windows 7 for some time now & Windows Automatic Updates have always worked fine. Now I?m receiving a message ?Automatic Windows Update failed: Socket 10053 Software caused Connection Abort? from my online-armor firewall. I?ve not installed any new software recently, nor have I any email or internet connection problems. Also, performing windows updates manually works ok. Can anyone help me solve this problem please.

A:Socket 10053 error on Windows Updates

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Window mail will not receive or send e-mail keeps giving me this scoket error everything i have found says this is a fatal error. I can't even find where to reload windows mail, This one came with the computer.

A:windows mail socket error 11003

Found the problem. sorry to take up time.
Thanks

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Hi! I don't know if this is specifically a Vista problem or not, so I am posting here.

Here is where I am at:

I am trying to get my XBox to share my laptop's internet connection. I know that this is possible because I have done it before, from this very laptop, with this very Vista os on it. Now, I am unable to checkmark "Allow other users..." for sharing etc. I get the error that Internet Connection Sharing failed because "the dependency service or group failed to start."

Well I found out that it was dependent on the service "Remote Access Auto Connection Manager", so I tried to start that. (It is also dependent on Telephony, but that is running). Same error. I find out that THAT is dependent on "Remote Access Connection Manager". When I try to start THAT, I get the same error. It is dependent on "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service", which is not dependent on anything. When I try to get THAT service to start, I always get the error 1717: Interface is unknown.

I have been trying for 3 days to fix this. I am ready to throw Vista out of the Window & reinstall XP, seriously. The only suggested solution I have found so far is to do a clean start-up. I have done this, & am still not able to get these certain services running. These are my last-ditch efforts, & then Vista is gone for good for me. I have done wayyyy too much troubleshooting on this os. I have been searching & searching & there... Read more

A:Secure Socket Tunneling Error 1717

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Window mail will not receive or send e-mail keeps giving me this scoket error everything i have found says this is a fatal error. I can't even find where to reload windows mail, This one came with the computer.

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I keep receiving this error when I try to check my e-mail.The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'pop.windstream.net', Server: 'pop.windstream.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10061, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
I am absolutely computer illiterate. Could someone please help me attempt to fix this in terms I may be able to understand.
Thanks in andvance,
pullgrl

A:Solved: Outlook Express socket error

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This will be my first time posting to this site. I want to thank yall in advance. here is my htj log. Over the last 2 days, I have been receiving various error messages soon after booting up. I will await further instructions. Thanks.

TSG SysInfo
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 80301 MB; D: Total - 39072 MB, Free - 35792 MB; G: Total - 152625 MB, Free - 30548 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0F4491
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:26:24 AM, on 02/12/14
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINXP\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\services.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINXP\system32\svchost.exe

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Failure to connect to VPN per the error below from the log...

"Set socket to non-blocking mode failed: An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket. (errno=10038)"

Support at VPN vendor suggests that a Windows repair is needed but have no disk as bought the HDD from a repair facility that lost their lease and cannot be located.

Should add that I have had a couple of blue screens lately and have run chkdsk /f and tried to do a system restore but all restore points are gone, even though I had several previously.

Sure hope there is good news somewhere.

Thanks!

A:Solved: Window 7 socket error during vpn handshake

Does anybody know if I can use any Win 7 disk to repair my OS or does the disk have to match my installation key? Does Microsoft offer any way to obtain a disk for Genuine installations? Any chance that Windows Update will notice the anomaly and provide a fix? You can see by these questions how desperate I am.

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