An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access permissions (10013)

Original Title: Cannot access Internet Explorer

I am receiving ERRORCode: 10013 An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access permissions 54.225.246.150:80.

 

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Last updated September 5, 2019 Views 82,570 Applies to:
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Hi Dave,

1. Did you make any hardware/software changes to the computer prior to the issue?

2. Is the computer connected to a domain?

A socket error 10013 can be caused by the antivirus or firewall software. Basically, a needed socket connection is being denied. Socket error 10013 is a message which implies that a port is blocked and/or unreachable.

I would suggest you to disable antivirus software and Firewall together (as a test) on the computer temporarily and try connecting and check if it works.


Note:
If you're connected to the Internet or a network while your antivirus software or Firewall is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks. Make sure you turn-on the antivirus software and the Firewall after troubleshooting.

Hope this helps. If you have any further queries/issues related to Windows, write to us and we will be glad to assist you further.

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