An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket -- Yes, Windows XP sucks.
Running XP, or W2K? Removed some spyware such as that new.net bullshit that SPAMS you? Perhaps you removed one of
the various Anti-Virus, or Personal Firewall programs that are such pieces of utter crap. Well, it's likely you got
the message "An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket" when you tried ipconfig /renew in a DOS
This is due to these programs inserting themselves as a layer between you, the application, and the internet -- you need to go
to this page (http://www.cexx.org/newnet.htm) and get the lsp-fix utility.
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