TCPView saves the day

I was having some trouble with OpenVPN (windows) this morning, a confusing error:

TCP/UDP: Socket bind failed on local address [undef]:1194:
Address already in use (WSAEADDRINUSE)

Seems obvious right?  I killed OpenVPN, and looked around for other processes, but none were evident.  A friend suggested using TCPVIew, which like everything Mark Russinovich writes, is easy to install, super useful, and totally solved the problem almost instantly.

The culprit — PIDGIN, of all things!  For some reason, it had port 1194 all to itself!  Killing it, restarting OpenVPN worked like a breeze!

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