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Netscape cannot establish a socket in newly inst. Win98se on tohiba 205CD

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I installed Win98SE on my Toshiba 205CD laptop over Win95.  It works fairly well, but Netscape cannot install a socket after I have a good ISP connection.
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by:jhance
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Do you have TCPIP installed on this computer?
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by:aux5
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tell us the dates & sizes of these two files on your computer:

winsock.dll wsock32.dll

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by:gprell
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1. Yes, TCP/IP is installed and I do get connected to my ISP.  When it calls Netscape, Netscape loads but cannot establish a network socket.  I have also tried Eudora with the same results.

2. winsock.dll   40K dated 4/26/00
    wsoock32.dll   21K dated 4/42/00

This is the date I installed winsock2.  G Prell
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rth earned 75 total points
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You could try removing TCP/IP, rebooting, and then reinstalling it. But TCP/IP doesn't reinstall winsock. If it asks you to replace files, replace them.

For winsock, you should reinstall the drivers for your adapter.
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