Reset Port

How can I reset port  2500 without rebooting the server? I use this port for my ehternet timeclocks and when I go to poll them it says the socket is already in use.
Dennis JansonIT ManagerAsked:
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JimsZCommented:
Better option may be to go into task manager & kill your timeclock processes that are currently running!
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Dennis JansonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
JimsZ,

I closed the program. It is not running in task manager. Reopen the program and I get the same result.
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iceblockCommented:
It may also be running as a service.  Run services.msc and see if thats the case, if so, end the service and try agian.

Good luck!
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Dennis JansonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
No, it is not running as a service.
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iceblockCommented:
Unless you can find the handle thats holding that socket open, you'll have to restart...or you can specify another port for your application to use.
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venom96737Commented:
pull up a command prompt and type netstat -anb and this will list all ports that are in use the progam that is using them and thier pid number.
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Dennis JansonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Was not the result I was looking for but probably was the only answer.
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