LoadRunner VuGen: Fixing Corrupted Winsock Libraries

I was trying out the new Protocol Advisor in LoadRunner 9.5 this week, and I found it was not working as advertised. It wasn’t even recommending WEB as a protocol choice for recording a simple web script. Not good.

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LoadRunner, Winsock, And BBQ

There are two things I love to do: Crush applications with LoadRunner and eat good BBQ. With regards to my first love – nothing gives me the same feeling as being able to expose things that suck, with graphs to prove it! Seriously though. I’ve seen a lot of applications and recorded against several of LoadRunner’s protocol types. But there is one that has eluded me for years. Or should I say, I have eluded it? I’m talking about the dreaded Winsock protocol.

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