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Winsock issue.

Posted on 2004-08-27
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Dear sir,
Getting page cannot be displayed error message...
After deleting the winsock from registry.
For reinstalling tcp/ip cannot pick it up from c:\windows\inf
Browsed through winxp cd professional could not find the file nettcpip.inf
Can u tell me the location of this file on windows xp cd.
Or an alternate way of reinstalling tcp/ip on windows xp.

regards,
Keyur Shah
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by:sramesh2k
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nettcpip.inf might show as nettcpip (with extension hidden)

Secondly, try WinsockXPFix tool
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/winsockxpfix.html
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by:smartaquarian
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i Need the location of that file on the windows xp cd. Name of the file is nettcpip for reinstalling tcp/ip
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by:sramesh2k
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It's a compressed file in the I386 folder in XP CD.

named "NETTCPIP.IN_". You need to use the expand command to output file name nettcpip.inf.
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by:smartaquarian
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So basically if i am not able to install tcp/ip from c:\windows\inf
That should i give the path in have disk for cd rom drive so that i can install it form cd.
Coz whenever i just put the disk in the cd rom drive and give the location of cdrom drive it cannot find that file on the disk.
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by:sramesh2k
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What exactly happens when you rightclick the C:\windows\inf\nettcpip.inf and choose "Install" ?
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by:smartaquarian
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after i give the location c:\windows\inf\nettcpip and i click ok. Getting message that file not found in that location.
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you need to mention the location as D:\I386 (where d:\ is your cd=rom)
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