How to Fix Winsock on Windows 7
Winsock is a great utility to reset and repair Winsock. It’s probably the best and quickest fix for all connection problems
Fix Winsock Manually on Windows 7
1. Open up the command line utility and enter:
netsh winsock reset catalog (resets winsock entries)
netsh int ip reset reset.log hit (resets TCP/IP stack)
2. Reboot your PC
Fix Winsock via Batch
This could come in handy if you forget the commands and you can no longer go online to look them up.
Download that file and to run it right-click on winsockfix.bat and click on “Run as administrator”.