2203: W3 event cannot initialize Winsock
The IIS web sites that use HTTP rely on several IIS components for their availability. The IIS World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) is one among them. The W3SVC is responsible for managing the HTTP protocol and HTTP performance counters.
Event 2203 is generated when the HTTP server could not initialize the socket library.
How could you resolve this situation?
Check for a specific error number in the event log message. Find out more about that error number.