Reinstalling TCP/IP in Windows® 7
Are you aware of the situations when you need to reinstall TCP/IP in Windows 7?
TCP/IP the Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol is a protocol used for communication in a private network. When you set-up direct access to the Internet, your PC often provides you a copy of TCP/IP program. For communication TCP/IP protocol uses the client/server model in which you can request to a PC in the network and that PC will provide you the service. Usually, TCP/IP use point to point communication. The TCP/IP protocol has been broken into different layers, namely network access layer, Internet layer, transport layer and application layer. The different layers in TCP/IP are responsible for carrying out different functions. The TCP/IP protocol converts the messages or files into smaller packets of data and these packets are then transmitted over the Internet and then received by the TCP layer. The Internet layer the lower layer are responsible to carry the addresses of each packet and thereby helping the data packets to reach the correct destination.
The following are some of the situations when you need to reinstall TCP/IP in Windows 7 system:
- TCP/IP protocol issues
- Server port conflicts
- Server connection
TCP/IP protocol issues
The TCP/IP protocol often provides a set of procedure which allows to negotiate and establish the TCP connection through which the data can travel. Then, once when the TCP/IP protocol opens up, it will help in managing the connections and handling problems. When a device is connected with a TCP connection, then a similar process will be followed so as to terminate it. Thus, if any trouble occurs to this TCP/IP protocol, then the TCP/IP connection cannot be established.
Server port conflicts
At a time only one application can be listened on a given port number. Suppose, if you pick any of the port used by the web server like 8080 or 80 in a situation when your machine have a web server running on it, then the server will throw some type of exception on the start up as it is not allowed to listen to the same port and it will also result in the server port conflicts. In such a situation, by using the command 'netstat-a' on your system, you will be able to know which applications are actively listening on TCP/IP ports.
While connecting the client to the server, you have to be very careful. You need to ensure that you are actually connecting to the appropriate server. The clients must be connected to the remote server and not to the web server running on the local machine. If the clients are connected to the web server running on the machine, then they will accept the remote server message and then break the TCP/IP connection.
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