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After you apply Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, Winsock calls may not work properly. Generally the problem manifests itself when a program attempts to connect to a server. You may see an application layer error like:
Could not connect to server.
The problem only occurs if the user does not have full administrative rights to the computer.
Windows NT 4 Service Pack 6a has been released to fix this problem. A hotfix is available to update SP6 systems to SP6a. For more information, please click the article link below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
246009For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/246009/ )Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a Available
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file. The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Date Time Size File name Platform ----------------------------------------------------- 11/11/1999 05:18p 66,352 Afd.sys x86 11/11/1999 05:23p 115,184 Afd.sys Alpha
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6.
Article ID: 245678 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.3