RE: winsock.dll problems

Ronnie D. Franklin ( )
Sun, 15 Feb 1998 15:49:35 -0600

I have found that the same symptoms exists when there are two winsock.dll, wsock32.dll or on the hard drive.

On Sunday, February 15, 1998 3:37 PM, Myrddin Emrys [] wrote:
> I've recently had a rash of problems related to the winsock.dll of my
> users. After never having this problem before, I've now had six users
> report strange problems with their Windows95 winsock... things like it
> connecting, but not going on the network, or not allowing connections,
> or giving an error after it connects. Strange problems, all different,
> and all seemingly caused by a corrupted winsock.dll.
> Does anyone have an explanation for this other than coincidence?
> Perhaps a new virus that affects the winsock.dll? Perhaps a new
> version of some popular software that overwrites the winsock, or a bug
> in winsock that's causing it to crash at this particular date? Any
> ideas would be welcome, this is getting very annoying.
> Myrddin
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> Myrddin Emrys, Io Systems Network Administrator
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