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Posted by Uran on December 27, 2001 at 6:40 AM
> I have for quite a while struggled with this problem on my pc. I run Win95
> and have been trialling a couple of simple Java client/server
> programs, which gave me this error. I finally fixed it by
> upgrading TCP/IP on my pc. Here is what I did:
> 1. At http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloads/contents/WUAdminTools/S_WUNetworkingTools/W95Sockets2/Default.asp
> you can download the Windows Socket 2 update. Download this
> file, install it and reboot your pc.
> 2. Next, at http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloads/contents/WURecommended/S_WUNetworking/dunwinsky2k/Default.asp
> download the file, install it and reboot your pc.
> That's it! I can now run my client and server programs and
> make them talk to each other.
> Good luck,
> > Hi
> > I am trying client/server programmes on my machine at
> > home which is not on net. The socket programmes i test
> > at my office does not work at home.
> > Following code generates error-
> > ServerSocket mysoc = new ServerSocket(PORT) ;
> > compile time error is -
> > java.net.SocketException: option unsupported by protocol:create
> > at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.Socket cerate(Native Method)
> > etc.etc.
> > Same code works on other machine.
> > What's real problem ? Any protocol installation on machine is
> > required ?