Thursday, June 27, 2013

Fixing a Windows 8 network issue

Recently, OneNote 2013 on my Windows 8 VHD was refusing to sync with SkyDrive. It complained that I was not connected to the internet - even though I was able to access or any web site without any issues.

The problem seemed to related to my LAN connection showing an exclamation mark and also falsely indicating that I was not connected to the internet. Restarting did not fix the problem and I'm not sure how it got into this confused state.

Here is what I did to fix that:

1. Open CMD.exe as an Admin
2. Run the following command: netsh winsock reset
3. Restart the OS

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