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.
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.
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.
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)
4. Reboot Computer
After performing the above steps restart your computer.