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Winsock Error

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    Winsock Error


    Hello. I am getting winsock error 10060 the connection timed out when using Wi-Fi connecting with just one of the sites. I pinged and it's fine too. When using wired connection it works fine.

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    Give this Microsoft Fix It a try! How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
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    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by kingtez View Post
    Give this Microsoft Fix It a try! How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
    I tried it and it did not work. Still the same error message.
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    I ran into a similar situation yesterday trying to download from a site I use all the time -- and the download windows hung up on "waiting for socket". It did this for several hours. When I tried much later, it all worked OK. I think it's just a matter of the site being overloaded at the time.
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