newby questions

Mickael Remond <>
Mon Nov 29 14:35:06 CET 2004


Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> From: "Mickael Remond" <>
> 
>>Does someone now if the socket API has changed in Windows XP ?
> 
> 
> If it works on some machines and don't on others, then it can't be an API
> change, can it? It has to be something with specific setup.

It could that socket API has been enhanced to support the new security 
feature of Windows. The old API could only work in certain context.
I do not use Windows so that's just a guess.

> Is XP SP2 installed on the machines that don't work? SP2 introduces some
> security features that break many applications (like enabling the firewall).
> However IIRC the latest SP2 releases fix this (I didn't install until it was
> stable and never had any problems).

The problem appeared on a machine without Service Pack 2.

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