LSPFix

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 13 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    146,327
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 15, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    178.87KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    64
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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While the term Winsock might not sound important to average users, a broken one can render an Internet connection dead to the world. This free utility makes quick work of fixing corrupted Winsocks caused by both malicious and nonthreatening programs. LSP-Fix's developer suggests you read the documentation before using the app, and unless you're a highly technical user, you should follow this instruction. Likewise, don't check the Advanced check box unless you know exactly what you're doing. The main interface is bland looking but mercifully easy to use; one pane shows you Winsocks you should keep, the other shows problematic ones that may be causing your problem. When testing this program with a disabled Internet connection (courtesy of a borderline suspicious program), we were pleased by both its effectiveness and speed; our connection was back up in seconds without even the need for a system restart. This program only does one job, but it can be a lifesaver in certain sticky situations.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Was useful to me even though it didn't solve my problem"

June 27, 2011  |  By RCF_Rose

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

Easy to use and gives results.

Cons

none observed by me

Summary

Turned out my issue wasn't corrupted registry entries so the program didn't have anything to "repair". However it was easy and straight forward to use and at the very least let me know there were no issues with the registry.

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5 stars

"Simple and to the point for those in the know."

December 09, 2009  |  By pcpro17

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

This is a great little utiltiy for correcting errant Layered Service Protocol entries for those who know what they're doing.

Cons

Like all great "hack" tools, this tool makes it as easy to create new problems as it is to solve the existing ones.

Summary

Only use it if you know what you're doing!

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4 stars

"Good tool to keep handy, it works."

August 16, 2008  |  By YoJoJoM

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

I try alot of free software. This fix has worked everytime I lose internet connection.

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5 stars

"Thanks A Zillion !!!"

June 06, 2008  |  By Vee55

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

It Worked, and saved me a $75 visit to my PC repair shop. It was fast and very very user friendly. Whew!

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3 stars

"NEED HELP PLZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

October 30, 2006  |  By Holyzitro

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

Works good and solid program

Cons

IT GOT RID OF WEB HANCER WHICH WAS GOOD CAUSE IT GAVE ME MAJOR PROBLEMS BUT NOW THE INTERNET DONT WORK I NEED SERIOUS HELP TO FIX THIS PROBLEM BUT SADLY SYSTEM RESTORE DOESNT WORK FROM ALL THE VIRUS AND STUFF I HAD AND MY CD DRIVE FILE BEEN DELETED SO I CANT RUN CDS >>>CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO GET MY INTERNET BACK OR MAYBE TELL ME HOW TO FIX SYSTEM RESTORE OR MY CD DRIVE PLZ reply to this or send me a msg to my screename zitro324@netscape.net

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5 stars

"Worked instantly and solved my "Page Cannot Be Displayed" nightmare!"

July 22, 2006  |  By madatSony

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

It FIXED my connection problem.

I was getting the Page Cannot be Displayed error after about 15 minutes after I rebooted and would then have to restart my computer until the next time it happened.

It did it immediately without one hassle.

I don't know exactly how it did it and don't really care. It works. Like Magic.

Cons

Nothing.

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4 stars

"made by CEXX.ORG!?"

July 15, 2006  |  By Leo_Koneval

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

it was a okay program, but i never got it to work

Cons

Not only does the program not work, but it is made by a publisher that doesn't look too safe, for example would you want to buy your toothpaste from a dentist or a punk band's singer?

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4 stars

"good"

February 22, 2006  |  By veentampa

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

small and effective. do a virus and spyware scan.. with avg, spybot, adaware. then run this product. pay attention to your normal lsp and then in the future you will see whats added to that list without your knowledge and remove them.

Cons

no features or help

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5 stars

"One Click Fix"

February 01, 2006  |  By jwbecotte

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

I accidentally ran two antivirus programs and my applications no longer recognized my internet connection. I had the cable techs come out and they couldn't figure it out. I uninstalled and reinstalled XP. I could kick myself. One click... fixed. I keep it handy just in case.

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3 stars

"Good idea for a program, but I think its better to do it manually."

January 24, 2006  |  By CableguyTK

 |  Version: LSPFix 1

Pros

Its free.

Cons

It didn't work for me.

I got computers with broken winsock in working order by fixing it manually...that is replacing the three main winsock DLL files from with good copies from a working computer (winrnr.dll, mswsock.dll, rsvpsp.dll) and deleting the broken WinSock registry keys and replacing them with good copies from a working computer (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinSock2).

This program only goes as far as replacing the bad dll's. A broken winsock is a 2 part game...the bad files and the bad registry keys as mentioned above. This program doesn't touch them and has limited success.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher cexx.org
Publisher web site http://www.cexx.org
Release Date July 15, 2005
Date Added July 15, 2005
Version 1
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Network Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows, Windows NT, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 178.87KB
File Name lspfix.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 146,327
Downloads Last Week 64
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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