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Error code that you receive when you run a network program that uses a Winsock connection in Windows Server 2003: "WSAECONNABORTED (10053)"

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

SYMPTOMS
On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003, you run a network program that uses a Winsock connection. When the program calls the recv Winsock function, you receive the following error code:
WSAECONNABORTED (10053)
Note The description that is associated with this error code is as follows:
An established connection was aborted by the software that is installed on the host computer. This may have occurred because of a data transmission time-out or because of a protocol error.
If you trace the network communication, you find that the Winsock client sends a reset to the server. The Winsock client does this after the client receives and acknowledges a data packet.
RESOLUTION
This update has been superseded by another update. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
931319 Error code when you run a network program that uses a Winsock connection on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003: "WSAECONNABORTED (10053)"
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Properties

Article ID: 925513 - Last Review: 10/08/2011 23:32:00 - Revision: 4.0

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
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