Where to start

  ayrmail 21:42 24 May 07

Having a problem connecting to the internet through pc, when I try ie 7 connection diagnostic it says I have a problem with Winsock and would I like it to reset them to default, it then says that a restart is needed to do this when I restart it takes a few attempts to restart get an error message lsass.exe system error endpoint format is invalid.
Running xp sp2, Pentium 4 3GHz

  baldtaco 21:45 24 May 07

Try this click here

  ayrmail 21:53 24 May 07

downloaded files it repaired some asked to reboot still getting error message as above?

  birdface 22:02 24 May 07

Run your Anti-Virus and Spyware programs just to be in the safe side,There is a Trojan with a similar name.Someone will probably explain the difference.

  ayrmail 22:08 24 May 07

running them now

  ayrmail 22:29 24 May 07

spybot nothing to show

  brundle 22:31 24 May 07

When did the problem start? What antivirus and antispyware software do you use?
You can repair Winsock in XP with this tool; click here

  ayrmail 22:34 24 May 07

spybot and ca anti virus

  ayrmail 22:39 24 May 07

lsass.exe system error endpoint format is invalid.
used that file from link earlier in post thanks still getting error message above.

  ayrmail 22:40 24 May 07

ca antivirusshows system clean.

  brundle 09:22 25 May 07

GO to start menu/Run

Type SFC /scannow (space between c and /)

into run box click ok - windows will scan and replace corrupt system files (have your xp CD handy)

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