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Resolving 'error 10047'

    If you are trying to start a host service and you received an Error which says: Error 10047: An Address Incompatible with the Requested Protocol was Used.

    If you receive this message try the following:

    1. Open a Command Prompt window
    2. Type netsh winsock reset and press Enter
    3. Reboot the computer.
    Article last updated: 27 September, 2022