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Error 720 and winXP

Error 720 and winXP

Error 720 and winXP

I get error 720's --A connection could not be established because the Point to Point Protocol (PPP) settings on your computer and on the remote computer do not match.-- That error comes up when I use my modem to dial into an isp or when I use DUN with a VPN on broadband. For that reason I feel the PPP protocol is hosed on my laptop

Most of the solutions I have found are for win2000. Can someone point me in the right direction or what I should try on a winxp sp2 box.

the computer is a thinkpad laptop.


RE: Error 720 and winXP

I have tried both of those many times. I still get error 720 using dial up or my vpn. I have reinstalled TCP/ip with no luck. I have the exact same settings as my home computer and other laptop and they do connect with dial up and vpn.

Thanks for your suggestions


RE: Error 720 and winXP

Try these little fixes:

1) Recreate the dialer

2) Reinstall the Network Stack ....Start>Control Panel>Addremove programs>Windows Components>untick Networking>next>REBOOT>go back and retick all the networking boxes.

3) Run the netshell command ---->Start>Run>cmd>

"netsh int ip reset reset.log"
"ipconfig /flushdns"

Reboot. Hope this helps :)

RE: Error 720 and winXP

Sorry forgot to mention, try reinstalling your Network Hardware or updating the drivers.

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