FIX: Windows sockets registry entries are missing error

There are many network errors that Windows users report, and one of them is the Windows sockets registry entries are missing error. Well, initially, the Windows sockets are there to give you access to the internet, but due to some system malfunctions, it starts to do the opposite. Now nobody likes these annoying errors, so we decided to make a step by step guide to help you guys fix this error so keep reading, and you’ll learn how to get rid of this error from your system.

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Reset Winsock:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • Now run command prompt as admin
  • Next, type the following command:

netsh winsock reset

  • And press Enter
  • Let the command run and then restart the computer

Disable Ipv6:

  • Head over to the properties of the network adapter and look for a wireless adapter that is running
  • Search internet protocol version 6(Ipv6) under options uncheck Ipv6 to disable it.
  • Click ok and restart the computer.

Disable proxy:

  • Press Windows key + S key
  • Search for Internet Options and choose Internet Options
  • Head over to Connection Tab in the internet settings and click on Lan Settings
  • Now deselect the option Use a proxy server for your Lan.
  • Click Ok

More solutions:

  • Delete and reinstall Winsock key from registry
  • Reset TCP
  • Disable network adapters
  • Reboot your router
  • Set DNS to 8.8.8.8

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