06 November, 2013

Firefox keeps crashing, the error report includes mentions of mswsock.dll being involved.



ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: beta SecondsSinceLastCrash: 918 StartupTime: 1364110496 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 56 Theme: classic/1.0 Throttleable: 1 TotalVirtualMemory: 4294836224 URL: Vendor: Mozilla Version: 20.0 Winsock_LSP: MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IP] : 2 : 1 :MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IP] : 2 : 2 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IP] : 2 : 3 : MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IPv6] : 2 : 1 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IPv6] : 2 : 2 : MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IPv6] : 2 : 3 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll RSVP TCPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 1 : RSVP TCP Service Provider : 2 : 1 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll RSVP UDPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 2 : RSVP UDP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll MSAFD RfComm [Bluetooth] : 2 : 1 : VMCI sockets DGRAM : 0 : 2 : VMCI sockets STREAM : 0 : 1 : C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vsocklib.dll


Cause: unknown.
Solution:

to disable the VMware Remote Console Plug-in to fix the problem.