10060 Connection timed out
The Web server specified in your URL could not be contacted. Please
check your URL or try your request again.
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Fix itbutton or link. Click
File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.
- Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe) and go to the following subkey:
- On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following information:
Value Name: TcpMaxDataRetransmissions
Value Type: REG_DWORD - Number
Valid Range: 0 - 0xFFFFFFFF
Default Value: 5 Decimal
New Value: 10 Decimal
- Click OK, and then quit Registry Editor.
- Reboot after registry change has been made.
The Default Value for this registry entry is 5; double this value to 10 (Decimal) (see step 2 above). If connection timeouts still occur, try doubling the value again to 20 (Decimal).
Note This registry entry may only reduce the number of connection timeout errors that occur. Changes to your Internet connection or router may have to be made to completely resolve the problem.
Article ID: 191143 - Last Review: Sep 11, 2011 - Revision: 1