Factorio sockets are blocked entirely

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The steam game Factorio reports an error "An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket." This sometimes causes the game to crash. 

I am wondering if there is anything I can do to fix this, or can my filter guardian white list the game?
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FalseEcho

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Posted 10 months ago

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Robert B, Official Rep

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FalseEcho,

Thanks for reaching out. It's possible that the filter guardian's work would do the trick, but it doesn't sound like that's the main issue. In this case, I would run a malware scanner to see if something adjusted the settings without your permission. Malwarebytes has a solid reputation and a free version for both Windows and Macs.

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