How to repair a connection


How to repair a connection

Most problems are caused by using peer to peer and/or having some type of spyware that was put on your computer. This causes your connection to fail.

Most wireless networks have a troubleshoot button and/or repair button. The repair button does this. It sends the command and does the following, this can be done manually using these commands,




ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig /flushdns

If your computer cannot renew the ip address then you need to use this tool to get thinks working again.

It's called WinSock XP Fix. Currently it works for All Windows platforms.

Also try LSP Fix.


Start, all programs, accessories, right click on command prompt, left click run as administrator. Type

netsh winsock reset catalog

This will reset the winsock catalog


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Also try some of the other Networking tips and tweaks




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