winupd 32 error messages

  100% blade 17:14 06 Feb 04

please can any one help my daughter when windows has loaded she keeps getting boxes titled winupd 32 saying windows socket error(1009)on apl'connect' and also same title but 1101 on apl'async look up' she is using win 98 on a pentium 2.the boxes keep repeating themselves one after the other. thanks.

  spikeychris 18:26 06 Feb 04

Few things, have you run a full virus test? also Scan for spyware or adware. click here for AdAware, click here for Spybot. Both are free and effective at removing unwanted guests.

Run a search for winsock.dll and wsock32.dll

Winsock.dll should be in c:\windows and
Wsock32.dll should be in c:\windows\system

If you find any other copies post back.

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