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How to Identify Winsock 2.0 Run-Time Components for Windows 95

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Summary
Microsoft has released the Microsoft Windows Sockets 2 (Winsock 2.0) run-time components for Windows 95. This article describes how to determine if the Winsock 2.0 run-time components are installed on a Windows 95-based computer.
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How to Determine If the Winsock 2.0 Run-Time Components Are Installed

To determine if the Winsock 2.0 run-time components are installed on aWindows 95-based computer, verify that the following files and registrykeys exist.

The Winsock 2.0 update for Windows 95 installs the following files on yourcomputer:
   Arp      exe        20,768  02-06-98  1:00p   Delw2reg exe         8,016  02-06-98  1:00p   Ftp      exe        36,400  02-06-98  1:00p   Nbtstat  exe        34,069  02-06-98  1:00p   Netstat  exe        24,944  02-06-98  1:00p   Ping     exe        15,328  02-06-98  1:00p   Route    exe        27,664  02-06-98  1:00p   Setup    exe        25,088  02-06-98  1:00p   Snmp     exe        18,704  02-06-98  1:00p   Telnet   exe        74,720  02-06-98  1:00p   Tracert  exe        11,696  02-06-98  1:00p   Winipcfg exe        39,424  02-06-98  1:00p   Wsasrv   exe         7,040  02-06-98  1:00p   Cfgmgr32 dll        23,552  02-06-98  1:00p   Icmp     dll         9,632  02-06-98  1:00p   Inetmib1 dll        53,584  02-06-98  1:00p   Msafd    dll        27,648  02-06-98  1:00p   Mstcp    dll        31,872  02-06-98  1:00p   Msvcrt   dll       295,360  02-06-98  1:00p   Mswsock  dll        70,144  02-06-98  1:00p   Mswsosp  dll        24,064  02-06-98  1:00p   Rnr20    dll        42,496  02-06-98  1:00p   Setupapi dll       327,072  02-06-98  1:00p   Snmpapi  dll        22,080  02-06-98  1:00p   Winsock  dll        21,520  02-06-98  1:00p   Ws2help  dll         5,120  02-06-98  1:00p   Ws2thk   dll         8,704  02-06-98  1:00p   Ws2_32   dlx        55,808  02-06-98  1:00p   Wsock32  dlx        21,504  02-06-98  1:00p   Telnet   hlp        11,436  02-06-98  1:00p   Afvxd    vxd        29,567  02-06-98  1:00p   Ndis     vxd       116,301  02-06-98  1:00p   Vdhcp    386        55,155  02-06-98  1:00p   Vip      386        75,873  02-06-98  1:00p   Vnbt     386        87,745  02-06-98  1:00p   Vtcp     386        60,245  02-06-98  1:00p   Vtdi     386         5,711  02-06-98  1:00p   Vudp     386        20,637  02-06-98  1:00p   Wshtcp   vxd         9,937  02-06-98  1:00p   Wsipx    vxd        14,546  02-06-98  1:00p   Wsock    vxd        15,547  02-06-98  1:00p   Wsock2   vxd        23,203  02-06-98  1:00p				
The Winsock 2.0 update for Windows 95 installs the following registry keysand subkeys under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services registry branch:
VxD\Winsock2
Winsock2
Winsock2\Setup
Winsock2\Parameters (includes subkeys)
Winsock2\Providers (includes subkeys)

How to Obtain the Winsock 2.0 Run-Time Components

The Winsock 2.0 run-time components are included in the Winsock 2.0 SDKfor Windows 95.

The latest version of the Winsock 2.0 run-time components isavailable from the following location on the Microsoft FTP site:This location contains the Winsock 2.0 SDK for Windows 95, which includesa utility you can use to install the Winsock 2.0 run-time components on aWindows 95-based computer.

For a current file list of the Winsock 2.0 update, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182381 Download File List for Windows Sockets 2.0 Update (Ws2setup.exe)
winsock2 ws2
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Article ID: 177719 - Last Review: 10/12/2012 03:00:00 - Revision: 2.0

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