Originally Posted by jdg857
the winsock utility didn't solve the issue. the error says "Component MSWINSCK.OCX or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid". thanks for your help.
MSWINSCK assembly is a 32 bit dll and will not run on 64 bit system. I gave you a utility to get it registered on 32 bits system . Some have expressed that utility worked for them.