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Created by baladox, 106 days ago, 791 views

"Application Execution" C:\Windows\system32\mswsock.dll "
Anyone please?

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chakramed106 days ago

The error mswsock.dll mainly due to improperly shutting down your PC or getting a virus infection could corrupt the mswsock.dll, which could lead to DLL errors. When your mswsock.dll file becomes corrupt, it cannot be loaded properly and will present an error message.

To assist you better, please provide few details.

1) Do you receive any error message, when the updates fails to install?

2) What is the make and model of your computer?

I suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.

>> Step 1: Run Windows update troubleshooter.

Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard and select Control Panel.

Type Troubleshooting in the search bar on the Control Panel.

Click on System and security under Troubleshoot computer problems.

Click on Windows Update under Windows.

Click on Advanced on the Windows update dialog box and click on Run as administrator (Enter the credentials if required).

Click on Next and follow onscreen instruction complete the Windows Update troubleshooter.

>> Step 2: Run DISM commands and check if it helps.

Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a new command line tool that you can use to service a Windows image or prepare a Windows PE image. The DISM tool replaces the Package Manager (pkgmgr.exe), PEimg, and Intlcfg tools. DISM consolidates the functionality found in those three tools, as well as delivers new functionality to improve the experience of offline servicing.

Follow the steps to Run DISM Commands:

1) Press Windows + x on your keyboard.

2) Select Command prompt (Admin) to open Administrator Command Prompt .

3) In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type the following commands. Press the Enter key after each command:

dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth

dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Also try to install malwarebytes to remove all virus may still could infect your dll files:



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ChessKing106 days ago

The easiest way to solve your problem is to restore your Windows system allowing your computer to "go back in time" to fix mswsock problems.dll. System restore can return your system files and programs back to your computer by the time everything was working fine. This can potentially help you avoid the headache of fixing DLL related errors.
Please note: using system restore will not affect your documents, pictures or other data.
To use system Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):
Click The start button.
In the search bar, type "system Restore" and press ENTER.
In the results window, click system Restore.
Enter the administrator password (if prompted).
Follow the instructions in the Wizard to select a restore point.
Repair your computer.If for some reason you failed then you need to register Mswsock.dll manually using Microsoft register server to fix erroneous registry entries for mswsock.dll,remove, or restore the file Mswsock.dll from the Windows Recycle bin. Then, perform a full scan of your computer for malware and update the device drivers on your computer.But as a rule, 95% of cases helps to restore the system.

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ha14106 days ago


Open cmd with administrative rights
Type: netsh winsock reset, and then press the ENTER key.
Type: Exit and press ENTER.
Restart the computer.

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