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Message “socket error”

This type of error indicates that the program has tried to make a connection with the Internet but has not been granted access. You can change the settings on your antivirus or firewall program(s) so that your computer gets full Internet access to our photo book creator by following the instructions below:

1. Allow bonusprint’s creator in your firewall settings:
You can change the settings on your firewall program so that your computer gives full Internet access to our photo book creator by following the steps below:

For Windows 7:
i) Click on ‘Menu > Control panel’.
ii) Click on ‘System and Security > Windows Firewall’.
iii) Click on ‘Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall’.
iv) In the ‘Allowed Programs and Features’, click on ‘Change settings’.
v) Click on ‘Allow another program’ and select our software in the new window.
vi) Click on ‘Add’ to finish allowing the program and try again to order your product.

2. Disabling temporary your firewall:
If the previous solution didn’t succeed please try the following steps to disable you firewall.

Windows users:
i) Click on ‘Start > Control Panel’.
ii) Click on ‘Windows Firewall’ or ‘Security Center’.
iii) In the new window, you’ll find the option to turn the firewall off.

Please note that if you’re using the Kaspersky, Norton Symantec antivirus or any other additional anti-virus, you need to disable it as well (for Norton antivirus disable the ‘Web access protection’ also). Additionally, we advise you to temporarily disconnect a ‘proxy server’ if you have one.

You can disable your anti-virus by following simple steps. Depending on the software you’re using, click on the link below and you’ll be redirected to the procedure. You can also copy and paste the relevant link below into your internet browser.

Norton antivirus software:

Disable orton firewall Click here

McAfee antivirus software:
Disable McAfee firewall Click here

Kaspersky antivirus software:
Disable Kaspersky firewall Click here

 

Still not working? Please contact our customer service on our free phone 0800 528 2525. They’ll be happy to help!

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