The forums staffers think I'm Cool
5th April 2006
unable to establish a connection to socket; the attempt to connect was forcfully rejected
I pretend I'm cooler than AzH
20th February 2006
A socket is a communication end-point unique to a machine communicating on an Internet Protocol-based network, such as the Internet.
So you know what a socket is...
Forcefully rejected, eh? Not 100% sure, but sounds like a banned IP to me...
But if you've just bought the game, that makes no sense. Do you play/have played any other games by Blizzard?
I am the Walrus
24th October 2004
....or a more logical question. Are you running a firewall that is 'forcefully rejecting' any connection between you and your host?
4th November 2002
Yeah, this is a firewall issue