Computer and Software Support

Winsock Fix

Filename: WinsockXPFix.exe

Date: July 16, 2004

Filesize: 1,412.00Kb


Description of file: On an XP machine, after uninstalling a personal firewall product (such as McAfee Personal Firewall) and having your network settings destroyed there is a nifty little application to fix the Winsock settings. You can also use this file if you just can't get on the internet. You can download it to replace the registry



  1. Download WinsockXPFix.exe to the desktop.

  2. Insert a blank floppy in the floppy drive.

  3. Go to the location that you downloaded the file to and Double-click on it.

  4. Follow the prompts and reboot computer with floppy in.


Thanks to TNT Max for this file. To visit their website, click here. They may have a more recent version of this file. I have it posted here to prevent broken links.


Disclaimer: The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.