JSI Tip 8609. Windows 2000 Professional reports 'An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket' when a DHCP clients releases and renews their IP address?

When you issue an IPConfig /Relase and IPConfig /Renew, you receive:

An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket.

This behavior can occur if BlackICE Defender is installed on your computer.

To resolve this issue:

1. Open the Add/Remove Programs applet in Control Panel.

2. Select BlackICE Defender and press Remove.

3. Restart your computer.

NOTE: See the following tips:

Windows 2000 'ipconfig /renew' generates 'An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket'?

'An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket'?

You cannot connect to the Internet after installing a modem in Windows XP?



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