SocketTools 10 Build 1468

SocketTools 10 Build 1468 (10.0.1468.2520) was released on August 25, 2023. This is a complete release which incorporates updates from previous releases, as well as all subsequent hotfixes. Release notes for this update are included with the installation package.

Important: SocketTools 10 reached end-of-support on August 31, 2023 and there will be no further updates for this version. It is recommended you upgrade your projects to use the latest version of SocketTools.


This is the final build of SocketTools which has internal support for Windows XP/Vista and their corresponding server platforms. Although we have officially ended support for those legacy platforms quite some time ago, we continued to provide some internal compatibility functionality within SocketTools. The time has come to fully retire support for that era of Windows as we move forward with Windows 11 and future versions.

For the SocketTools Subscription and .NET Edition, this update includes .NET 6.0 assemblies for use with Visual Studio 2022. If you are using Visual Studio 2022, it is recommended you install the current release version which is 17.7 at the time of this release. Support for .NET 8.0 is only available with SocketTools 11.

You do not need to uninstall previous versions of SocketTools when installing this update. For example, if you also have SocketTools 9.5 installed on your development system, you do not need to uninstall that version.

The SocketTools installer packages and components have been digitally signed with an extended validation (EV) Authenticode certificate which uses SHA-256 signatures. Security software on older, unsupported platforms such as Windows XP and and Windows Server 2003 may report the installers as having an invalid certificate because they only recognize MD5 and SHA-1 signatures.

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