Error 619: A Connection to the Remote Computer Could not be Established

Today morning while trying to connect to Internet using my Photon Plus connection, I received following error message "Error 619: A Connection to the Remote Computer could not be established, so the port used for this connection was closed. " According to Microsoft support, error 619 can occur if your computer has any third party programs that is not releasing the Winsock stack after any type of Internet activity. Some examples of this kind of programs are Download Accelerator Plus and Zone Alarm. Some support forums tell another possibility which causes error 619. It is the registry error caused by improper uninstallation of previously installed programs in our computer. They recommend registry cleaning to fix this error.

Error 619: A Connection to the Remote Computer could not be established, so the port used for this connection was closed

How to Solve Error 619



To fix "Error 619: A Connection to the Remote Computer could not be established, so the port used for this connection was closed", follow the steps below.

1. Reset Winsock

In order to reset winsock, click on the link below.

How to Reset Winsock

2. Disable Firewall and network utility programs installed

By turn off any Internet related programs in your computer, you can avoid port related issues. Examples of Internet related programs are download accelerator, Firewall, torrent etc.

3. Check COM Ports

We should make sure the COM ports are used by the dialer (Internet Access Manager). To check this follow the steps below.

i. Right click on My Computer and Click on Properties

ii. Go to Device Manager

iii. Check Ports (COM & LPT)

How to fix error 619

4. Reboot Computer

After performing the above steps restart your computer.


Further Reading

1. Error 718: The Connection was Terminated

2. Error 651: The Modem has Reported an Error

3. Error 777: Connection Attempt Failed

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1 comment:

Anupam said...

Error 619 is really frustrating. Thanks for providing steps to neutralize the error.