BSOD 0x00000156 indicates that Winsock has detected a request to close the endpoint of the network transport system.

During the processing of the “closesocket” request, Winsock detected a request to close the endpoint of the network transport system. The system created a “live” dump for analysis, then the “closesocket” request was completed, without waiting for the completion of the request to close the end point of the network transport system. To resolve the error, use the article below:

4 Recommendations for the Elimination of BSoD:

1. 0x00000156: WINSOCK_DETECTED_HUNG_CLOSESOCKET_LIVEDUMP may appear due to errors in the code of the operating system itself. Microsoft is constantly working to correct such errors, releasing patches and service packs. Installed the latest update package (Service pack) and the constant updating of the system will save a lot of errors.
2. If 0x00000156: WINSOCK_DETECTED_HUNG_CLOSESOCKET_LIVEDUMP appeared after the newly installed device driver or program. It is necessary to roll back the driver to an earlier version. With programs, things are easier, removing them will eliminate the cause of the failure. The “Run Last Known Good Configuration” option may be useful.
3. If 0x00000156: WINSOCK_DETECTED_HUNG_CLOSESOCKET_LIVEDUMP began to appear after you have connected a new device to the system, then you need to check it for compatibility with your operating system. If the device is compatible, then you need to download the latest drivers from the official website of the manufacturer and install them. If the latest drivers are installed, you need to install an earlier version of the drivers. If the device is incompatible with the operating system, then it is necessary either to change this device or to change the operating system that supports this device.
4. Very often the cause of the appearance of 0x00000156: WINSOCK_DETECTED_HUNG_CLOSESOCKET_LIVEDUMP is a malfunction of the RAM. To test it, you can use testing programs, such as memtest86+.