Windows Socket Error 10049

The reason for the Windows socket error 10049 might be due to the malfunctioning of a system component or application. Other commons causes of this problem are listed here.

Windows Socket Error 10049
  • Incorrect or failed installation/uninstallation of software
  • Virus or malware attack
  • Improper system shutdown
  • Accidentally deleting a necessary system file or registry entry

Proceed with the easy troubleshooting steps mentioned on our web page to resolve the socket error 10049.

  • Step : 1 Download the Windows Repair tool from the manufacturer website.
  • Step : 2 Save the downloaded file in the Desktop of your computer.
  • Step : 3 Go to the file location and double-click the file to start the installation process of the Windows Repair tool.
  • Step : 4 Now, the User Account Control window will appear on the screen.
  • Step : 5 Select the Yes option to proceed further.
  • Step : 6 When a welcome screen opens, deselect the checkbox next to the ‘Allow the repair tool to start an automatic scan’ option and click the Install option.
  • Step : 7 Once done with the installation process, the Windows Repair tool will perform a preliminary scan and this will helps in determining the health of the computer.
  • Step : 8 The tool will detect the damaged area and will show it on the screen.
  • Step : 9 To start the repairing process, click the Start Repair option at the bottom-right end of the screen.
  • Step : 10 Restart the computer to complete the repairing process.
  • Step : 11 Check if the socket error 10049 has been resolved.
  • Step : 12 If the issue continues, click the Call button available on this web page.
  • Step : 13 Our technical support member will provide assistance in resolving the Windows socket error 10049.
  • Step : 14 Functions of the Windows Repair tool are: scan, diagnose, and repair the damaged area.
  • Step : 15 It helps to fix the registry structure of your Windows OS.
  • Step : 16 The basic features of this tool are mentioned below.
  • Step : 17 Repairs system freezing
  • Step : 18 Start-up customization
  • Step : 19 Object management
  • Step : 20 Program removal management
  • Step : 21 Live updates
  • Step : 22 Windows structure repair
  • Step : 23 If using the Windows Repair tool did not help you in resolving the socket error, then try to reset the Windows Socket using the command mentioned in the next step.
  • Step : 24 Open the command prompt window on your computer and type the netsh winsock reset catalog command and press Enter. This could probably reset the Windows Socket and clear the error 10049.
  • Step : 25 By using these above steps to fix the Windows socket error 10049.
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