JSI Tip 7266. When you uninstall McAfee Personal Firewall from Windows XP, TCP/IP functionality is impaired?

When you uninstall McAfee Personal Firewall by using the Add or Remove Programs applet of Control Panel, you may experience any of the following:

- You cannot view Web pages.

- You cannot ping URL addresses.

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

To fix this problem:

1. Install McAfee Personal Firewall.

2. Uninstall McAfee Personal Firewall using the Uninstaller tool that MCAfee provided with the product.

3. Shutdown and restart your computer.

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