Error when running NetSH command to fix Winsock

Restart the computer.
Press F8 during the startup prior to the logo splash scrren.
Select Directory Services Restore Mode, and press ENTER.
Click Start, and click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate the following registry subkeys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock2
Right-click each key, and then click Delete.
Click Yes to confirm the deletion of each key.
Close Regedit.
Locate the Nettcpip.inf file in %winroot%\inf, and then open the file in Notepad or another text editor.
Locate the [MS_TCPIP.PrimaryInstall] section.
Edit the Characteristics = 0xa0 entry and replace with 0x80.
Save the file, and exit your program
In Control Panel, double-click Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connection, and then select Properties.
On the General tab, click Install, select Protocol, and click Add.
In the Select Network Protocols window, click Have Disk.
In the Copy manufacturer’s files from: text box, type c:\windows\inf, and then click OK.
Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click OK.
(Note This step will return you to the Local Area Connection) Properties screen, but now the Uninstall button is available.)
Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), click Uninstall, and click Yes.
Restart your computer, and select Directory Services Restore Mode as mentioned above.
In Control Panel, double-click Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connection, and select Properties.
On the General tab, click Install, select Protocol, and click Add.
In the Select Network Protocols window, click Have Disk.
In the Copy Manufacturer’s files from text box, type c:\windows\inf, and click OK.
Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and click OK.
Restart your computer.

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