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Friday, June 24, 2011

How to Re-install TCP/IP for Windows XP

Follow the steps below to re-install TCP/IP for Windows XP.

1. In the registry navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock and
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinSock2
    Export both and then delete both.
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2. In Network Connections, navigate to the properties of however you are connecting to internet.  It will probably be Local Area Connection.
        a. Right click and select Properties
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    b. Click Install button
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    c. Highlight Protocol and click Add button
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    d. Click Have Disk button
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    e. Type C:\WINDOWS\inf and press OK button
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    f. You should now see Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) listed
    g. Click OK
    h. Click Close

3. Restart computer.

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