How To Resolve SOCKS Version 5 Protocol Error

SOCKS version 5 protocol error is a Mac-specific error. To resolve this conflict, please do the following:

1. Open your spotlight search by going to the top right corner of your desktop and selecting the magnifying glass icon. You can also open spotlight search using CMD + space if you do not have that icon.

2. Select"System Preferences" and launch it.


3.  Select Network


4. Click the Advanced button


5. Select the Proxies option


6. Make sure the SOCKS Proxy option is NOT checked. Also make sure Auto Proxy Discovery and Automatic Proxy Configuration are turned off.


7. Retest your Topaz software. 

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