How to fix error message 733?

Question

Hello and thank you for hearing my question. I am receiving an error message#733 when I go online. I've check on Google and the fix seams extream. Is there another way to fix the problem and why do I have the problem?

Answer

This question was answered on October 18, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

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When you attempt to connect to an Internet service provider (ISP) using Dial-Up

Networking, you may receive the following error message:

Check networking protocol connections...

TCP/IP CP reported error 733: Your computer and the remote computer could not agree on

PPP control protocols

This behavior can occur if the Negotiate multi-link for single link connections option is

enabled

To resolve this issue: 1 Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Network and

Dial-up Connections

2 Right-click the connection you want to use to connect to the ISP, and then click

Properties

3 Click the Networking tab

4 Click Settings

5 Click to clear the Negotiate multi-link for single link connections check box

6 Click OK

7 Click OK

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Posted by gilbert of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 18, 2004