Getting Error 720 While Making a Dial-up Connection

Yesterday while making a dial-up connection on my laptop it showed an error message Error 720: A connection to the remote computer could not be established. While searching for the possible reasons and solution for error 720, I found following information. Some of the reasons to get this error message are weak signal, Loose contact of the modem, corrupted TCP/IP protocol etc. If you ever see this error message, I hope the following troubleshooting guide will help you to resolve it.

How to Uninstall and Reinstall TCP/IP Protocol

Uninstalling TCP/IP on your computer is another supporting article for our major network troubleshooting guides. Before going to the steps to uninstall TCP/IP protocol we should understand what is TCP/IP. TCP/IP is a protocol suit, combination of a set of protocols which are necessary for establishing communication between computers through a network. Major protocols in TCP/IP suit are:
  • 1. TCP
  • 2. UDP
  • 3. IP
  • 4.ICMP
  • 5. DHCP

How to Delete My Yahoo Messenger Account

I hope you heard the news about closing of Yahoo Messenger public chat rooms. Some of the loyal users of Yahoo messenger service(YM) are angry about this and one user wrote me to share steps to delete YM accounts. What ever the reasons, if you are not interested to continue your Yahoo account, Yahoo provides an option to delete it. However, the most important point to remember is, you cannot delete YM account alone. Only option is to delete entire features associated. So I recommend to use different alias if you are no longer interested in disclosing your real ID. If you are determined to delete entire Yahoo account, you can follow the steps provided below.

  1. Go to Yahoo Account Termination page by click on the link below

    https://edit.yahoo.com/config/delete_user

  2. Login using your username and password

  3. Now you need to verify termination process by filling your password

  4. Now they will permanently disable your access to this account and put this account in deletion queue. Your account will be deleted after 90 days.

Points to Remember
  1. If you are using any premium service, you have to cancel them before you start delete process.

  2. Even if you delete the Yahoo account, it is still in their server for 90 days

This 90 days delay in complete removal is to prevent users doing fraudulent activities using their service. For example if one particular user use his messenger account to do any malicious or fraudulent activity may close his YM profile once his task is completed. Once his profile is removed from the server, he can assure safety from getting caught for his works. However, this 90 days delay is enough for legal authorities to track his user ID and the IP address used to create and manage that ID.

The above steps are enough to remove your YM profile. If you are looking for services which shows whether your current contacts are invisible or offline, click on the link below. The steps and tools provided in that tutorial will help you understand the current real status of your contacts.
Check Whether Your Contact is Invisible or Offline

Have you ever think about find out whether the location mentioned by your YM contact is correct? Theoretically it is possible to find out the actual location of your contact. To learn how, click on the link below.
How to Find the Location of Your YM Contact

Once I received an error with Yahoo messenger, not related to termination, while starting messenger. The below link leads to the solution and reasons of that error.
Runtime Error- has Requested Runtime to Terminate

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How to Reset Linksys Router

Linksys router comes with a reset button and it is very much needed if you want to reset the current configuration. Linksys router does not comes with a password recovery wizard and the only way to claim access to the setup page is by resetting the current password you forgot. Another common reason to perform reset is to fix connectivity issues due to the faulty configuration and you are unable to find the exact wrong setting made. In that case you need to reset the router to factory default and start it from the beginning. So the major reasons for performing it are;
  • Forgot Linksys Router password

  • To recover from faulty  configuration

  • Part of the firmware upgrading process


Steps to Reset Linksys Wireless Router
  1. Hold Reset button for 30 seconds by using pen tip. You can find reset button on the rear side of Linksys router.

  2. Make sure Power button, Internet button and WLAN button are blinking

  3. After 30 seconds release pen tip from the reset button and wait till all three lights are steady

To learn more about different methods to reset a device, follow the instructions provided in the link below.
How to Reset a Modem


After resetting your Linksys router, you need to configure it again. It is because while resetting, the previous configuration saved will be removed. So to reconfigure it, follow the instructions provided in the link below.
How to Setup Linksys Wireless Devices

Recovering Lost Linksys Router Password

While I was working as a network support engineer for SOHO department, many queries were related to the recovery of Linksys router passwords set by the users themselves. The real problem with Linksys router is, if we lost the custom password set, there is no way to recover it. Only option remains is to reset the device and reconfigure it. If you have lost login password of your Linksys router, I suggest you to follow the instructions provided in the link below.
I Lost Router Login Password

One common trouble users find after resetting their Linksys router is, issues with playing online games or running-troubles with Internet programs. It is because the previously opened ports are again blocked due to the reset. In order to fix it we need to open the same ports again. Following link leads to the steps to forward ports.
How to Open Ports on Linksys Firewall

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Unresponsive Script- A Script On This Page May be Busy,It May Have Stopped Responding

For the last few days I have been getting one error message on Firefox while browsing. The error message is A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete. There are two buttons on the error message, continue and stop script. If we press continue button, Firefox start wait for the completion of the process. If we are not so patient, we can stop the code by pressing the second button. Reason for getting "Unresponsive Script" error message is the long time taken by it to execute than the expected time set in the Firefox configuration.
solution


Solution

To solve the unresponsive process error, we should increase the maximum time Firefox wait to declare a code unresponsive. It is because sometimes Mozilla decide a particular program is not responding before completing its process due to the lower time set to decide whether a process is working or not. To do this follow the steps below.

  1. Start Firefox

  2. Type about:config in Address bar and press enter

  3. Click on I'll be careful, I promise!

  4. Double click on dom.max_script_run_time
    A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete.

  5. Enter maximum  run time 25 and click OK
By increasing the maximum run time, we can avoid most unresponsive code error messages. Each process will get enough time to start work normally before generating alert to stop it.  Just like this, if you are looking for different methods to clear cookies, follow the link below.
Various Methods to Clear Cookies in Mozilla

As you can see by increasing the time to decide whether a process is unresponsive, we can fix unresponsive code issues. If you are looking for a way to find previously saved passwords and usernames from Firefox browser click on the link below.
How to View Saved Passwords in Mozilla Browser

To read other Firefox articles, click on the link below.
Browser Tips and Tricks

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Tata Docomo GPRS and 3G Settings For Android and Windows Phones

Tata Docomo offers GPRS and 3G services (3G service offers speed up to 21.1 Mbps)in India and this article is about enabling their GPRS settings on mobile phones irrespective of Android or Windows Phone. To activate GPRS on your mobile handset (both Windows Phone and Android Phone), you should recharge with the specific rate. In order to get Tata Docomo GPRS settings automatically on your mobile phone, you should type INTERNET and SMS to 52270. They will send you the default GPRS Internet settings and you need to save it on your handset. If the automatic settings doesn't arrive, you can manually set Docomo GPRS settings on your Android and Windows mobile phone by entering following details.

Manual Docomo GPRS Settings For Android and Windows Phones

Name            :  Tata Docomo Internet (You can change it if you want)
APN             :  tata.docomo.internet
Proxy           :  Not set
Port            :  Not set
Username        :  Not set
Password        :  Not set
MCC             :  405
MNC             :  035
Authentication  : None
APN Type        : default

Get Tata Docomo 3G & GPRS Settings Automatically On Windows and Android Handset

To get Tata Docomo GPRS and 3G settings automatically on your Windows and Android handset follow the procedure provided below.

1. SMS INTERNET to 52270

2. Save the Settings send by them

Please note that for different Phone OS (Android, Windows Phone 7 etc) the path to get Mobile Internet settings may be different. For that you might check the user manual of the respective Phone model and Mobile Operating System using. However, Docomo GPRS Settings for Android Phones and Windows Phone 7 Phones are same. 3G settings for Windows and Android phone too same. You can add the same APN settings for  3G on your Android and Windows Phones.

Enable Tata Docomo 3G Internet Access On Android Phone

You can enable Tata Docomo 3G Internet access on Android phone by enable data (or data enabled)under mobile network settings. To learn more about how to configure and enable  3G and GPRS on an Android handset click on the link below.
How to Enable Internet Access On Your Android Handset

In this article we have learned the manual settings to activate Docomo 3G and GPRS on your Windows Phones and Android Phones. Here we have learned the default Docomo APN for 3G/GPRS and APN type. After saving this details, you will be able to access GPRS from your mobile handset. Just like this, the following link tells the steps to configure Internet with Idea on your mobile handset.
How to Configure Idea GPRS on your Mobile Handset

Tata is not just providing GSM data service. It also provide CDMA service too. To learn more about the CDMA wireless Internet service provided by Tata, check our previous article about the Photon Plus.If you are looking for the review and service of Tata Photon and the account balance, I recommend you to follow the link below.
Review Of Tata Photon Plus Internet Service And Check Account Balance

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Port Forwarding in Nokia Siemens Residential Router

Nokia Siemens Residential Router provides inbuilt firewall protection from external intruders. It is good for the security of your home network but sometimes this may pose some issues. Certain network applications which work through specific ports may be blocked by this firewall. Default router firewall settings block all the communications though uncommon port numbers due to security precautions. So in order to ensure the smooth working of those devices and applications you need to forward  specific port numbers (though which the applications work) in your router. This article is specifically for Nokia Siemens Residential Router. Before proceeding to the steps you should ensure that you have the port numbers of the applications and the IP address of the computer in which the application runs.

How to Convert D-Link Wireless Router in to Bridge Mode

This article is about steps to convert D-Link Wireless Router in to Bridge mode. Here we configure D-Link wireless router in bridge mode to communicate with another WiFi router in order to connect two LAN networks. Here one router is in Access Point or in wireless router mode but the second one (D-Link ) will be in bridge mode which accepts a point to point communication only. It is important to remember that once we change D-Link router in to bridge mode, it will not connect to other WiFi clients and its Internet port also will be disabled. All the devices connected to the Ethernet ports of this device will be connected to the WiFi of the first  Router.

Steps to Change D-Link Wireless Router in to Bridge mode

  1. Enable Bridge mode:
    1. Login:

      To learn more about this follow the link below. 
      Manual Steps to Configure D-Link Device

    2. Click on Manual Internet Connection Setup

    3. Check Enable Wireless Bridge mode box and click on save settings
      Setup
    It starts rebooting and you will get following notification about changing the router IP address.
    Configuration in bridge

  2. Log in to setup page:

    You should use the new IP address 192.168.0.50 and User-Name as admin and leave password field blank. Click on Setup tab and then click on Wireless Settings.
    Connect to a bridge network

    Click on Site Survey button

  3. Select the WiFi connections you want to connect from the list of available networks.
    See


  4. If the connecting network is encrypted you need to enter the network key and then click on Save Settings.

After this step, D-Link router will operate in wireless bridge mode. To learn more about configuring D-Link Router in normal mode, follow the link below.
How to Enable Wireless and Wireless Security in DLink WiFi Device

The below link leads you to an article where most of the reasons and solutions for common wireless network issues.
Wireless Network is Not connecting Properly

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How to Remove Blogger Navbar from Your Blog

You may notice that in default blogger themes, you can see navbar on the top of your blog. This bar helps you to search important information or other blogs. However, it really affects the overall template perfection and sometimes you may wish for a method to don't show it. In case of customization if you feel a little uncomfortable with this blogger navigation bar, you can remove it. Previously you have to add some CSS/HTML edit to remove navbar but now blogspot offers a simple radio button to disable it. This tutorial explains how to remove navigation bar without editing the template by simply using the radio button provided by blogspot.


how to disable Blogger Navigation bar

Steps to Disable Blogger Navbar
  1. Log on to Blogger Account

  2. Click on Layout

  3. Click on Edit button near Navbar

  4. Select Off button and click on Save
    Steps to disable blogspot navigation bar

The above tweak disable the default navigation bar from the top. If you do want this feature later, you can repeat the same steps and select the one which you want to display and click save. The navigation bar will return. In the same way we can improve the blog search rank by optimizing the default way to show post titles in every posts. To learn more about this I recommend you to follow the link below.
Optimize Default Blogspot way to Show Blog Post Titles

We just cannot show scripts on blogger posts by simply pasting them on blog post while composing it. We need some additional tweaks needed before showing scripts. To learn this trick click on the link below.
How to Display JavaScript and HTML on Published Posts

Even if you do not want to show blogger navigation bar on your blog, you may like to display blogger social share button on your blog. To know how to do it, click on the link below.
Default Social Share Button is Not Showing

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How to Setup D-Link Wireless Router Manually

D-Link quick setup wizard is enough for an average user to setup his router but for advanced options it is better learn how to configure this device manually. This tutorial explains how to configure every models of D-Link wireless router manually for advanced features. Here we learn how to enable Internet access, WiFi and WiFi security. First step of this guide is to make sure you can go online with modem by connecting computer to the Ethernet port of the modem. If it is fine, disconnect the modem and connect computer to one of the LAN ports of D-Link Wireless Router using an Ethernet cable. Now power on the device.

Configure Broadband Access On D-Link Router
  1. Access Setup Page:

    i. Type 192.168.0.1 on Browser address bar and press enter.
    configuration

    ii. Enter user name admin and leave password field blank. Click on login to access setup page.

  2. Click on Manual Internet Connection Setup
    steps to setup d link router

  3. Select Internet Connection type:

    Using the drop-down menu, you can select the Internet connection type you are using.
    DSL

    Configuration details for each of the Internet connection types is listed below.

    1. Configure D-Link Router for Cable Internet Connection:

      To setup your router with cable Internet, select the option Dynamic IP(DHCP).
      Cable broadband

      If you are using cable Internet connection the most important step is to click on the button Clone Your PC's MAC Address. To know the importance of this step, click on the link below.
      Why MAC Address Cloning is Required for Cable Internet Connection

      If your cable ISP doesn't provide any details about Host Name, DNS Server etc leave them blank or keep the default value. Do not forget to click on Save Settings button.

    2. Configure D-Link Router with DSL Connection (PPPoE):

      With DSL broadband, you should select the option PPPoE(Username/Password) from the drop-down menu. Enter the User name and password provided by ISP.
      DSL broadband

      Keep the Address mode "Dynamic" if your ISP does not provide you any IP address details. Normally for DSL connection you do not need to clone computer MAC address unless asked by your ISP. Click on Save Settings after entering details.

    3. Configure D-Link Router with PPTP Connection:

      Steps to setup your router with PPTP connection is similar to PPPoE connection.
      PPTP Connection

    4. Configure D-Link with Static IP:

      Here you should enter the full IP address details provided by your ISP including Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, DNS Servers etc.
      static

      After entering details click on Save Settings.

  4. Connect Modem to D-Link Router:

    • Connect the Internet port of D-Link router to the LAN Port of modem

    • Connect Computer to LAN port of Modem

    • Switch on Modem

  5. Power Cycle:

    I recommend you to perform a power cycle if you face any issues with going online. To do power cycle follow the steps mentioned in the link below.
    How to Power Cycle Router and Modem

Configure Wireless & Security

Right after configuring Internet access on D-Link router, you need to configure the wireless settings if you want to use it. Latest D-Link wireless routers support both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies in order to extend its support to 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11n and 802.11g wireless standards. 802.11n supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz where 802.11a supports 5GHz only. 802.11b and 802.11g work in 2.4GHz. Here we share the manual steps to configure wireless and security on D-Link router.

  1. Login

  2. Click on Wireless Settings tab
    Dlink WiFi

  3. Click on Manual Wireless Connection Setup

  4. 2.4GHz Devices(802.11n,11g and 11b):

    1. Click on Enable Wireless and Select 802.11 mode (2.4GHz).
      configure 2.4ghz

      You can select one of the following 802.11 modes:

      • 802.11b Only
      • 802.11g Only
      • 802.11a Only
      • Mixed 802.11g and 802.11b
      • Mixed 802.11n and 802.11g
      • Mixed 802.11n,11g, 11b

    2. Check on Enable Auto Channel Scan:

      Now D-Link Wireless Router will automatically pick the channel with least interference.

    3. Wireless Network Name:

      Here you can write the name of your wireless network (SSID). SSID can be up to 32 characters and it is case sensitive.

    4. Select Channel Width:

      20/40 MHz if you are using both 802.11n and non 802.11n devices. If you are not using 802.11n devices you can select 20MHz.

    5. Visibility of SSID:

      If you do not want to show your SSID, you can check the option Invisible.

  5. 5GHz Devices (802.11n and 11a):

    1. Enable Wireless:
      5 GHz frequency

Other Guides
  1. Setup WBR-2310 With WPA

  2. Access Point DWL-G700AP by Setup Wizard

  3. DIR-865L Amplifi Cloud 5700 With Cable & DSL

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Error 633 : The Modem is Already in Use or not Configured Properly

"Error 633 : The modem(or other connecting device) is already in use or not configured properly" is a possible error message you may receive while trying to access Internet using dial-up connection. If the modem driver installed on your computer is outdated or not compatible with the OS, you may receive this error message.

How to Change COM Port Assigned to Modem on Your Computer

In many Modem related troubleshooting guides we provide the step release or change the COM port number assigned to the modem. Instead of repeating the same steps in multiple guides, it is better write a supporting article for our other network troubleshooting guides. In this tutorial we give step by step instructions to release or change the COM Port assigned to the modem on your computer.

Different Methods to Access Device Manager

Device Manager is an important feature in Windows where all hardware devices installed on your computer are listed. From here we can manage, check the status and settings of installed hardware devices. If you want to update the driver of an installed hardware or uninstall a device, this is the place. This guide explains various methods to access Device Manager on your computer. These methods are from DOS Prompt, Run and GUI. You can use these methods on Windows 8 to Windows XP computers.


1.Open Device Manager from Command Prompt

To do it from Command Prompt follow the steps below.
  1. Click on Start and open Command Prompt

  2. Type mmc devmgmt.msc on Command Prompt and Press enter
    How to open DM from command prompt

  3. This will open Device Manager

  4. PC

2. Access Device Manager from Run window
  1. open Run

    Either you can open Run from Start menu or by pressing the keyboard combination [Microsoft button] and [R] button together.

  2. Type mmc devmgmt.msc and click OK
    Steps to access DM using run command

    If Run is not listed in Start menu you can open it by pressing both windows and R keys together. There is a tutorial to bring Run in Start menu. Follow the steps provided in the link below to bring Run in Start menu.
    How to Enable Run Command in Start Menu

3. Open Device Manager from Windows GUI
  1. Click on Start

  2. Right Click on Computer
    Open hardware management area

  3. Click on Device Manager link displayed on the left hand side.
    Manage connected hardware

  4. If you are using Windows XP, you should click on Hardware tab and then go to Device Manager.
    XP

In this article we shared different ways to open Device Manager on your computer. From here you can check the status of every hardware components installed on your PC. Here you can check whether the driver software installed for a specific component is working fine by checking the status code. Just like this tutorial, we have many OS related articles. To read them follow the link below.
Important Windows 7 Operating System Tweaks

In many hardware related issues we need to access Device Manager to check the actual reason for the issue. Following article tells some popular hardware issues and solutions.
Computer Hardware Troubleshooting Guide

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How to Show JavaScript or HTML Code on Blogger Blog Posts

When I started blogging I felt difficulty with showing codes (both JavaScript code and HTML code) on blog posts. When ever I type codes on posts, Blogger automatically starts interpreting it even if I select the option Show HTML literally under Blogger post settings options. So I was forced to show the codes as images rather than in text format. Then I realized a way to convert the script in to parsed form by converting certain characters of the code in to escape characters. After converting a script in to escaped version, we can show it on blog without having any trouble. This tutorial explains how to convert a script in to parsed form and show inside the blog posts.


How to Display Code on Blogger Posts

In order to display codes on blogger blog you should convert them to escaped characters and show them under the HTML tag  pre as shown below.

<pre> code in escaped characters </pre>

Now let us check how to convert a script in to escaped form.

How to Convert HTML/Java Script code in to Escaped Characters

You can simply parse a script in to escaped format by following the changes given below.
  • < must be changed with  &lt;

  • > should be changed with &gt;

  • should be changed with &quot;
In case if the script is too big to convert manually, you can use any tools which convert a Java script or HTML script in to escaped version. The following links will help you to convert normal HTML and JavaScript codes in to Escaped Characters automatically.

Showing JavaScript and HTML codes in plain text format will be useful for the readers compared to give them codes in image format. It will reduce the time of readers to apply the codes to their blogspot template by just copy and paste it directly from our tutorial. In the same way if you are looking for a way to improve your blogger  traffic by optimizing the template, follow the link below.
How to Optimize Blogger Page Title by tweaking Blogger Template

If you are looking for a way to reverse the order of blog posts arranged in blogger, follow the link below.
 How to Show Last Blog Articles First on Blogger 

You might be curious to know the AdSense potential of your website. To learn the actual earning potential of your website you should find the CPC value of it. To calculate it correctly click on the link below.
 How to Calculate CPC of AdSense Ads Shown on Your Blog

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Either you Specified a Destination Address that is not Valid or Remote Server is Down

"Error 769: Either you specified a destination address that is not valid, or your remote server is down" is a failure message you may receive when you are trying to go online using a PPPoE connection. According to Microsoft support this problem may occur if the network adapter installed on your computer is not turned on. There is another alert sharing the same error code 769. Both of them are related to PPPoE. Though the message displayed by them are different, solution to fix them are same. This tutorial explains all possible troubleshooting steps to fix this issue.


  1. Quick Fix

    As mentioned above, to fix Error 769: Either you specified a destination address that is not valid, or your remote server is down, we need to follow the troubleshooting steps provided in the link below. Though it is a different error message, the solution for both error messages is same.
    How to Resolve Code 769

  2. If the modem is configured in PPPoE, you should not configure Internet access in PPPoE on your computer. It is because your computer cannot find PPPoE server when the modem is already configured in PPPoE and that may give you the error message Either you specified a destination address that is not valid, or your remote server is down. To check how the modem is configured, follow the link below.
    How to Setup Teracom Wireless Modem

  3. There are some tweaks on your computer which can improve the Internet speed irrespective of the connection type you are using. To learn some of these tweaks, follow the link below.
    How to Increase Internet and Download Speed

  4. If your computer is not getting proper IP address, Windows may assign APIPA. Since APIPA is not a valid IP address your computer won't go online. To fix this issue click on the link below.
    How to Troubleshoot APIPA on a Wireless Laptop

Conclusion

If you are seeing this alert while trying to access Internet on your PC, I recommend you to check the status of the adapter. If it is disabled, you must enable it. The below link will help you to perform this step.
Activate NIC On a PC

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The Requested Operation Requires Elevation (Run as Administrator)

If you are trying to access certain files or services, those need the elevated permission as a local administrator, you will receive an error message The requested operation requires elevation(Run as administrator). It is due to the continues efforts of Windows to protect the safety of user computer from unauthorized access to important services and applications by adding an extra layer of security which enforces users to run the application with administrative privileges only. This Windows feature is called User Access Control(UAC) which ensure user is accessing the program/service with necessary administrative rights. The error message you may receive if you are trying to access the application without sufficient administrative rights looks like one below.

Error 769: The Specified Destination is not Reachable

Today morning while connecting my PC to Internet using BSNL modem I received a message 'Error 769: The Specified destination is not reachable' and failed to access Internet. It seems like my computer was trying to connect through WAN miniport using PPPoE but failed to do so. So we can confirm this issue is related to PPPoE connection. This message shows additional buttons Redial, Cancel and More info and we can click on anyone of them. I clicked on redial but received the same failure message.


Possible Reasons for Getting Error 769

The major reason for "Error 769: The specified destination is not reachable" is wrongly configured network connection. If the network connection is configured as PPPoE for DHCP connection (means DHCP server is enabled on Modem), your computer will not be able to find the PPPoE server and you will get this message. Another possible reason is the disabled network card on your PC.
 769: The Specified destination is not reachable


How to Fix Error 769

To fix Error 769: The specified destination is not reachable you should follow the steps below.
  1. Make sure Network Card is enabled:

    To enable Network Card in your computer follow the steps provided in the link below.
    How to Turn On Network Card on Your Laptop

  2. Remove Extra PPPoE

    Remove any PPPoE connection setup in Network Connection (If DHCP is enabled on Modem). There is no need to configure dual PPPoE to go online. If the modem is configured in PPPoE, you should delete all connections you have created on your PC using the username and password provided from ISP.

  3. Make sure Modem is working Properly:

    It is advised to do a power cycle as an additional step to troubleshoot Error 769. To do proper power cycle follow the steps provided in the link below.
    How to Power Cycle a Modem

  4. Reset Winsock: To know how to perform this follow the link below.
    Steps to Reset Winsock on Your Laptop

If you receive error 769 even after completing the steps mentioned above, you are advised to uninstall and reinstall adapter driver on your computer. After uninstall the currently installed software, you must use the latest version downloaded from the vendor website. To do this follow the steps mentioned in the link below.
Uninstall and Update Driver Installed

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How to Reset Windows Socket - Winsock Reset


Winsock is acting as a standard interface between TCP/IP and the network applications installed in Windows. If the Windows Socket (winsock) corrupts you may face issues with network applications installed in your computer. The worst case is your computer may be blocked from accessing Internet. In order to fix this network issues you need to reset winsock. Winsock can be corrupted by the improper installation of any software or by malware infection. It is a supporting article for many of our network troubleshooting guides which include "winsock reset" as one of the troubleshooting steps.

Blogger Social Sharing Button is not Showing

Right now professional bloggers cannot avoid the impact of Social network and media sites to bring traffic to their blogs and websites. So adding a social sharing button on a website is necessary now a days. We can see many third party tools which offer the facility but now Blogger is also offering an official social sharing button for blogs in blogger platform. It helps to share the blog posts in social networks like Twitter,Google plus etc. Sharing blog posts in Google is very easy now by using this new inbuilt feature. This tutorial explains this new Google feature and how to utilize it to bring more traffic. How can we integrate this social share button on blogger blogs? It is as simple as to check the show Share button on page elements in layout.

How to Show Share Buttons in Blogger Blog

If you like to activate this inbuilt future, follow the steps below.
  1. Login to Blogger

  2. Click on Layout
    How to add Google plus

  3. Click on Edit link in "Blog Posts"

  4. Check "Show Share Buttons" and click on save
    plus
You can specify the location of Share button in blog post by arranging the gadget position by drag and drop method.


What Can I do If It is Not Working

For some templates by just checking the "Show Share Buttons" is not enough to display the Blogger official share button. If you are using older templates, you cannot activate this feature by simply following the steps mentioned above. In that case you need additional tweaks to bring this feature on every posts automatically. In the last blog post, we discussed how to enable Blogger official Social Share button on blogspot blogs. However, at least in some blogs this trick is not working. Even though we enable the Show Social Share feature in layout, it is not displaying under blog posts. So let us check what we can do if this feature is not showing up on a blog. The best option is to add the share button (including Google plus) code manually in blogspot template just below the posts. Before jumping to this, it is better you read the previous article about steps to enable share button. Link to that post in provided at the end of this tutorial.


Manually Add Social Share Button On Blogger Blog
  1. Logon to Blogger account

  2. Click on Template link

  3. Click on Edit HTML
    Official Blog Share button is not showing

  4. Click on Edit template
    Edit

    Now Search for the following code

    <div class='post-body entry-content'>
    <data:post.body/>
    

    Note: You should press [CTRL] [F] buttons together to open Search

    Below it, paste the following code
    <div class='post-share-buttons'>
      <b:include data='post' name='shareButtons'/>
    </div>

  5. Click on Save Template

Add Social Share Button in Old Blogger Template

  1. Logon to Blogger account
  2. Click on Template link
  3. Click on Edit HTML
  4. Click on Proceed
  5. Check Expand Widget Template

    Manually adding blog share button

    now find any one of the following codes using browser Search Feature([CTRL] and[F] )

    • <p class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-3'>
    • <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-3'>
    • <data:post.body/>
  6. Now paste the following code just below it.

    <div class='post-share-buttons'>
      <b:include data='post' name='shareButtons'/>
    </div>

    Now Save the template

Now onwards Social Share button will be displayed under every blog posts. Just like adding this feature, it is important to own a custom domain name for your blogger site. To do this click on the link below.
How to Setup Custom Domain name for My Blogspot Site

After adding custom domain name for my blogger site, I faced one issue. Links without WWW prefix of my  blog were not redirecting to WWW version. I fixed this by following the steps listed in the link below.
How to Redirect  URL without WWW to WWW Version of Address

Adding Social Share button under blog posts will increase the chances of post sharing by blog readers. It is automatically improve the traffic to the blog. So the next step we need to do is placing Google Adsense code at the right places on your blog template. To do this follow the link below.
How to Insert Google Adsense Code in Between Post Title and Content

Sharing published posts in social network sites with author account gives more credibility to your blog. Having a unique favicon instead of default blogger favicon will provide additional credibility. To do this click on the link below.
How to Show Custom Favicon for Blogspot Blogs

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Consider Replacing Your Battery Alert on Battery Icon in Taskbar

Today morning, I have seen one new notification in Taskbar. It is a warning with a message "Consider replacing your battery" and the description with this warning is "There is a problem with your battery, so your computer might shut down suddenly". In addition to this error message I see one cross mark on the power cell icon and noticeable reduction in its life. To learn more about this new error, I opened Windows Mobility Center but there too the same message displayed. To launch Windows Mobility Center. follow the link below.
How to Access Windows Mobility Center


According to Windows support, if Power Cell is working with less than 40% of its original capacity, we will see this warning. Other possible reasons for the warning "Consider Replacing your Battery" are:
  • Laptop is not Designed for the current Windows version

  • Power cell full charge capacity is less than 40% of original capacity

  • Wrong Power Cell Settings in your computer

  • Possible BIOS error in reporting charge capacity
Consider Replacing in Taskbar


Fix for "Consider Replacing your Battery"

I have been using this laptop for more than 3 years. So I know it is the time to replace the laptop cell. However, I searched for any possible fix and found one solution (but this solution didn't work for me) especially for new laptops. According to that solution wrong laptop battery settings in Windows may invoke false alerts about its life. In order to fix this false alerts, we need to remove the battery from laptop and hold power button for one minute to reset the default settings. Then insert it back and check for the issue. Other possible solutions for the warning are:

  1. Windows Update:

    Update Windows to fix incorrectly reported message. To learn more about this, go to the Microsoft Kb
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2293330

  2. Upgrade BIOS firmware:

    To get the latest firmware you should go to BIOS manufacturer's website.

  3. Reset the power cell settings saved on your computer

  4. Change the Battery with new one

To improve the battery life, you should know when to charge it. We must know the nature of Lithium based cells to keep it healthy. Most of the notebook cells are lithium based. To know more about how to keep it healthy for a long period follow the link below.
When to Charge Laptop to enhance it's life


If you forget the BIOS password and looking for a way to reset it, follow the steps provided in the link below.
How to Reset BIOS Password

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Show Post Summaries on Blogger Blog Home Page

Just like what we see in WordPress blogs, blogger also supports showing summaries of published posts on home page with"read more" links to the original post. When I started blogging, I was confused whether I should show multiple posts on home page or single post. That time Blogger had not introduced the "After the Jump" feature. So showing multiple articles on home page was not a good idea at that time. The jump feature lets you display the summary (or the first paragraph) of published articles on home page. The major benefit of this feature is the non requirement to change any HTML changes by yourself. All you need to do is, just select the position of jump in text editor (in content) and the article part till that jump will be shown in home page. To read content after this jump position, reader should click on "read more" link displayed below the summary.



Steps to Display Post Summaries on Home

To display the published articles summaries on blog home page, follow the steps below.
  1. Open blogger Post Editor

  2. Select the position in content where the jumper set by placing mouse there

  3. Click on Jump break
    How to set

    Now you can see the jumper set there.
    Shows multiple

  4. Update/ Publish the work

The major use of this feature is, you can display more posts on home page by showing just the first paragraph of each one. Showing summaries of your recent posts will ensure more user friendly view for readers. In case if you are looking for additional step to improve your blogger blog traffic, follow the link below.
How to Optimize Blogspot Site for More Traffic

If you are planning to save the blog or changing the blog platform, you should know how to backup it. To backup your blogspot blog, click on the link below. Even if you are not planning a migration soon, it is always better have one copy of your work in your personal computer.
Steps to Backup Blogspot Database

If you are looking for a way to show last posts first in your blogger blog, this post is for you.
How to Show Last  posts First in Blogspot Site

If you are a professional blogger, you should know the average CPC of your each posts. To do this click on the link below.
How to Calculate CPC of Ads Showing in your Blog


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How to Configure Idea 3G on Android Phone

When you activate Idea GPRS or 3G Internet on your Android phone, your phone will receive the automatic settings. However, sometimes you may need to configure the Access Point and GPRS settings for Idea (both GSM second and third generation) connection manually on your Android phone. In case if you delete the previous configuration, it is better know how to setup the same settings again by yourself. A wrong Access Point Name can stop you from accessing their mobile broadband service. Otherwise after deleting the existing APN for Idea 3G or GPRS you may need to re-insert the SIM again to get automatic settings from them. If you know the manual configuration steps, you can avoid that hardware procedure. If you are looking for the steps to get maximum speed from Idea 4G, you may click the link below and follow the instructions. The below hack will increase the Idea 4G data transfer speed.





Steps to Configure Idea 2G/ GPRS/ 3G in Android
  1. Click on Applications

  2. Go to Settings

  3. Click on Wireless and Networks

  4. Click on Mobile networks

  5. Go to Access Point Names (APN)

  6. Create New APN (you can get this option by pressing left button)

Now we can see a list of parameters which we need to fill in order to activate 3G or gprs. The values for Idea GSM connection are provided below. It is a must step to activate Idea Internet on your Android phone.




Name Idea gprs
APN internet
Proxy < - not set - >
Port < - not set - >
Username < - not set - >
Password < - not set - >
Server < - not set - >
MMSC < - not set - >
MMS proxy < - not set - >
MMS port < - not set - >
MCC 404
MNC 19
Authentication type none
APN type default, supl

Important Tips
  1. Steps to Activate Idea 3G on Android

    This is the manual settings every types of mobile broadband connections. If you are looking for steps to activate data connection, follow the steps provided in the link below.
    How to Activate Mobile broadband on your mobile phone

  2. How to Recharge Idea 3G on a Handset

    To recharge Idea 3rd Generation data plan on your Mobile handset, either you can recharge with the specified amount or you can recharge for your data service from your existing balance. To recharge from your existing balance, follow the steps below.

    Dial  *150* 107#  to get 300MB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 30 days
    
    Dial  *150* 199#  to get 600MB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 30 days
    
    Dial  *150* 249#  to get 1GB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 30 days
    
    Dial  *150* 348#  to get 1.5GB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 30 days
    
    Dial  *150* 448#  to get 2GB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 30 days
    
    Dial  *150* 595#  to get 2GB 3G Bundled Usage valid for 60 days
    

    PS: Idea may change the tariff plans and to get the correct plans, click on the link below. If you are not using the latest plan to recharge, they may send invalid request error.
    http://www.ideacellular.com/wps/wcm/connect/idea/idea3g/idea-3g-tariff-plans-in-india

  3. How to Check The Remaining Idea 3G Data Balance

    Idea often don't send alerts of remaining data balance and it is possible to continue the Internet usage even though the data balance is over. In such cases, Idea 4G deducts money from the main balance. To avoid this situation, you must check the remaining data balance irrespective of Idea 4G, 3G or 2G. To check the remaining data balance ..

    Dial *125#  


  4. Just like what we did for Idea gprs, to configure BSNL gprs on your Android phone, click on the link below.
    How to Configure BSNL GPRS on Android Phone

  5. Here we discussed the steps to configure Idea 3rd Generation Internet on your Mobile handset. Do you want to know what is the difference between 2G and 3G ? To know the difference between various GSM technologies, follow the link below.
    Speed differences in 2G, GPRS and HSDPA


How to Activate Idea 3G Broadband and Get Latest Plans


For Idea to migrate from 2G to 3G, we do not need to change the SIM. All we need to do is activate 3G and get Internet setting from Idea. To activate 3G broadband on Idea, follow the steps below.

  1. Make sure Your Mobile Phone supports 3G

    If you are not sure whether your handset is 3G compatible, type "CHECK" and sms to 12345 (without ""). This number is toll free number.


  2. Send SMS "ACT3G" to 12345 (without "")

    Now you will get a confirmation message from Idea about the status of the 3G activation process.


  3. Configure 3G Internet setting from Idea in handset

    To configure Internet settings in your mobile phone, type "SET" (without "") and sms to 54671 (toll free number).



How to get latest 3G Idea Internet Plans

To get latest 3G Internet plans, dial *147# and follow the instructions provided by Idea.


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A Runtime Error has Occurred. Do you Wish to Debug ?

"A Runtime error has occurred. Do you wish to debug ?" is an Internet Explorer error message you may receive while opening certain websites in it. Along with this error message you may see the line number where this error happened and the nature of the error. This error message can come due to following reasons.
  1. Bad Website programming
  2. Hardware of Software issues in your computer

How to Enable Flow Control on Network Adapter

In some Network Adapter and Connection related troubleshooting we need to either enable or disable flow control property of the adapter. This article is a supporting article for our other network troubleshooting guides. Before going to the steps to change flow control property of the adapter, let us define what is flow control. If a Network Adapter receives input frames more than it can handle, without flow control enabled option, you may witness frame loss/ packet drop. It is because sender is not getting information about the possible frame loss and it will not stop sending packets. With flow control enabled option, your Network Adapter will be able to send pause frame which tells the sender (sender of frames to our NIC) to pause the transmission until its buffer is free. So if your NIC is not a high speed one, while connecting to high speed network, you may need to enable Flow Control property to avoid packet loss.

How to Change Icon Size and Font Size in Windows 7

Depends on the resolution and screen clarity, you may need to adjust the icon and font size in Windows 7 for the better view. Some times the default text size may be difficult to read and you may need to increase it to overcome this difficulty. In low resolution screen you may need to reduce the font and icon size to fit the entire page on screen. Some times to make it easier to read what on screen you may need to increase it. This article tells how to adjust the font and icon size in a Windows 7 computer. Though it is a Windows 7 tutorial, you can use the same set of instructions for Windows 8 laptops.



Steps to Adjust Icon and Font Size
  1. Click on Start

  2. Click on Control Panel
    How

  3. Click on Display
    how to make text and file fit


  4. Select the size

    If you are facing issues with reading text due to its smaller form, select the radio button near medium or high. If you are facing issue to fit items on screen, you may need to select smaller measurement. I means if the text is small and you are facing trouble with reading it, you must change it to big. It is easy to convert a smaller text to bigger and vice versa.
     not readable

After this, you should log off your computer to see this change in effect. To know about how to stop installing unwanted programs and applications, follow the link below.
How to Stop Installing Unwanted Programs

In this tutorial you have learned how to convert a smaller letter on screen in to bigger one by adjusting its measurement. It will definitely help users with issues with eye sight. For those who cannot view smaller text properly, this trick will let them change the smaller text to bigger. Similarly CoreNetworkZ explains simple but very useful Operating System tricks in simple language. For example if you don't know how to assign DNS server address, follow the link below.
How to Assign DNS Server Address

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The Last Address Book Operation Did not Succeed due to a Server error (Error code: -40402)

I am not using Yahoo Messenger (YM) very often but at least keep a relation with my old Yahoo chat contacts most are from my college days. This time I ended up with a failure message while trying to delete an old chat contact to update his new chat ID. The error message I received while trying to delete Yahoo messenger contact is "The last address book operation did not succeed due to a server error (error code: -40402)". I tried to log out and login to check whether the contact was deleted from the address list. It was still there and the delete operation I did is a failure.


Reasons for Code 40402

In support forums many users say error 40402 occurs when you attempt to delete a contact, which had been added in yahoo email, from messenger. Another reason for "The last address book operation did not succeed due to a server error (error code: -40402) " is actually that address already deleted but some how shown in messenger contact list. So when you attempt to delete a contact from YM which is actually not present, you will get this failure code. Another reason found from their support blog is when they are doing maintenance or upgrading server, users will receive the same message.

The Last Address Book Operation Did not Succeed due to a server(code: -40402)

So the possible reasons are:
  1. Address is already deleted from address book and waiting for server synchronization

  2. Yahoo team doing maintenance on their server

  3. Contact is added by yahoo email instead from YM

Solution for Error code 40402

They suggest, try to delete the user from the yahoo mail first. Then come back to messenger and do the same. If the issue persists the possible reason is the server maintenance process. So it is better you wait for a reasonable period of time and try to delete the address again. So I am listing you possible troubleshooting steps to fix this failure.
  1. Log off and log in back

  2. Log on to email and delete the ID

  3. Come back to YM and check whether the user is removed fully. If it is still there try to remove

  4. If all the three steps mentioned above failed, wait for a reasonable period of time (say 3 hours)

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Common Reasons For Google AdSense Application Rejection

Yesterday I have seen one comment from a reader asking the procedure participate Google advertisement program. He is trying hard to get AdSense account for his blog but Google rejects his applications every time. Most time he gets different reasons from them and he is not sure what is the exact reason for this continues denial. Every time after applying for AdSense account, he receives an email telling him his application is rejected due to following reasons "Insufficient Content" , "After reviewing your application, our specialists have found that it does not meet our program criteria" "Page type" etc... Though I am not a PPC guru (still trying hard to understand the working of this PPC system) in my best of understanding one website should have following qualities before applying for AdSense.

Tips to Get Your Website Approve By Google AdSense
  1. It should be updated regularly

  2. Quality unique content

  3. Reasonable domain age

  4. Genuine website(not MFA [Made For AdSense] website)

  5. Potential for decent traffic in future

  6. In AdSense compatible niches

  7. Avoid any black hat SEO methods to bring traffic

  8. Google loves content, make sure your website is content rich

  9. Having an about me page with sufficient blog owner details and privacy policy may help

For publishers from third world countries like China, India etc, Google needs your website at least 6 months old to participate this program. It is because of Google's continues efforts to avoid MFA sites from joining. To build decent traffic and quality content, webmasters need at least 6 months. So I feel Google's decision about domain age is fair. Another common reason for rejection is the niche of the blog. Google will not support certain niches and you can get more details about it from their TOS. I do not think current traffic is not a big deal while applying for their Ads program but they may consider the potential of your blog to get traffic in future. Google should feel you are a genuine webmaster and doing business with you is mutually benefited. One more thing, even if your application is rejected keep building your website and apply again later. It is better wait for one or two months after a rejection and use the time to build more quality content. After all, ads cannot bring any revenue if the blog doesn't have enough traffic. So build content and traffic to your blogs in the mean time.

To read my previous article about earning from adsense click on the link below.
How much traffic needs to earn $100 Per Day

Tips to earn more from your HubPages.
How to Increase Ads Revenue from HubPages

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Backward Compatibility Check Of 802.11a/b/g with 802.11n

Today I received an email from one of my blog reader asking if Wireless G Router is backward compatible with wireless N Access Point. He is planning to purchase a new IEEE802.11n Access Point to expand his home network. Right now he is using IEEE802.11 G router but it is unable to transmit signals to his computers situated at different floor. He knows without using a range expander or AP, he cannot extend the signals to different floor. From range expander and AP, he selects AP because of its extra benefits. He is attracted with the higher speed of n standard but it is costly compared to 802.11g AP. He is worried because even if he spends money to by 802.11n Access Point, will it work properly with devices in his network. Right now most of the devices in his network are 802.11g standard.

Wireless N is backward compatible with wireless G

802.11n is backward compatible with its predecessors. Wireless n works properly with 11a/b/g standards. Right now let us examine the g and n standards. Both IEEE standards work in the same frequency( 2.4GHz). However, there is a drawback. If you connect one n device with g device, the maximum speed of data transfer between them is 54Mbps because wireless g supports maximum 54Mbps data transfer speed. If you do not care the speed difference, you can use both technologies in a single network because both n and g standards are backward compatible. It is true for 11b standard too. However, IEEE802.11n standard operates in both 2.4GHz and 5 GHz bands. If the 11n device operates in 5GHz band both 11g and b devices cannot work with it. In that scenario, you can say both 802.11g and a standards are backward compatible because 11a works at 5GHz.


Practical difficulties between Wireless N and G

Though IEEE 802.11n and 802.11g are backward compatible, some practical difficulties are there.
  1. Wireless n supports MIMO but g, a and b don't.

  2. 11n can operates in 2.4GHz and 5 GHz but 802.11g and b supports 2.4GHz only.

  3. Data transfer rate of IEEE802.11n standard is between 54Mbps to 600Mbps but the maximum data transfer rate of 11g is 54Mbps.

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Error 797: A Connection to the Remote Access Server was not Made because the Modem was not Found

Yesterday accidentally I received an error message while connecting to Internet from my laptop "Error 797:A Connection to the Remote Access Server was not made because the modem was not found". It happened when I connect USB modem from one of my Internet Service Providers and clicked connection shortcut of another Service Provider. I am having both Photon and Netconnect modems. I connected Photon to my laptop and clicked the Netconnect connection wizard. The error message I received looks like the one in the image given below.


Connection to the Remote Access Server was not made

Reasons for Error 797: Modem not Found

The major reason for the error code "Error 797: A Connection to the Remote Access Server was not made because the modem was not found" is your computer failed to find the modem to establish connection to the ISP. You will get the same error message if modem is not correctly installed on your computer. Another reason is the port issues where the connected port is not responding or faulty. Now let us list all possible reasons to get this alert.
  1. Driver is not installed

  2. Device failure

  3. Connection issues like loose connection, faulty Ethernet cord etc..

  4. Computer issues

Solution for Error 797

The first step you should do is to ensure if the modem/adapter installed properly in your computer. If your computer is not detecting modem, follow the steps below.

  1. Make sure the correct connection shortcut is clicked

  2. Power Cycle

    If you have USB modem, you may Unplug and replug it. Otherwise you just turn off the device and turn it on after one minute. Now check if you receive the same alert.

  3. Disable and Enable the adapter

    If the issue is related to the NIC, you have to disable it and and turn on back. To disable and enable adapter, follow the steps provided in the link below.
    How to Enable and Disable Adapter

  4. Update driver

    Driver compatibility issues may invoke this alert. Most models doesn't need any specific driver but some require it. If the modem you are using requires a driver and if the current one if outdated, you must update it. To update the driver software, click on the link below.
    How to Update Driver installed

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My Android Phone Boots in Safe Mode

Few days ago I rebooted my Android phone and after that I see a label "Safe Mode" on the left hand bottom corner of the screen. After reboot, it starts operate in safe mode but I never noticed an option to select safe mode while rebooting the device as we have in desktop computer. In Android discussions some users say safe boot is designed to disable the working of third-party apps on Android to make troubleshooting easy. If your handset has a lot of third party Apps installed, they might cause incompatibility with each other. In that case your handset may show many troubles. However, it is a mystery how come my phone get in to it because I never did anything intentionally.


Reasons to Work my Android Phone in Safe mode

In some technology communities, users mention a way to safe boot Android device by pressing menu button while restarting the device. I do believe I might pressed the menu button when I rebooted my handset and as a result now it operates in safe mode. This method is confirmed while reading a few user-manuals about the effect of holding the menu button while booting a mobile handset. However, depends on the models and version, the steps to bring Android in different boot mode varies. You cannot safe boot Samsung Galaxy with the procedure to start HTC handset in safe mode. The same procedure may not work with LG or Motorola handsets.

How to Recover Android Phone from Safe Booting

In safe mode none of the third party apps works. So it might be annoying to continue in it. To recover your mobile phone, press power button and restart it. After a proper restart, it will be back in to normal mode. When it backs to normal, you will face no troubles with running third party applications on it. If you read the mobile handset user manual carefully, you may find other steps too. Anyway I have found a way to boot my Smartphone in safe mode though I didn't intend for it. So if you want to boot your Smartphones in different booting orders, you can refer this method.


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We can always connect our laptops to mobile broadband if we have a supporting handset. Latest mobile handsets support modem feature. If you want to learn more about this new feature, visit the link below.
How to Convert handset in to a modem


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Error 628: The Connection was Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be Completed

Today while trying to access Internet, I received a message " Error 628: The Connection was Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be completed". My computer was prevented from going online. This message window has two buttons redial and cancel. When I clicked redial button, I received the same error message. To close the window I had to click the cancel button.


Reasons for Error 628

While searching for the reasons of this issue, experts say it can happen due to following reasons.
  1. Modem driver issues

  2. Signal loss

  3. Faulty Firewall Settings
In mobile broadband connection there is a chance of signal loss and it can leads to the Error 628. Other tow important reasons are faulty firewall setting in user computer and outdated modem driver.
628: Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be completed

Solution for Error 628: Connection was Terminated

Now let us check how to resolve this issue. The solution for Error 628: The Connection was Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be completed is given below.

  1. Check the modem Connection

    • Check the signal strength shown in modem access manager

    • Check whether modem is connected properly

    • Unplug the modem and replug

  2. Check Whether the Driver is installed properly

    If the modem driver is not installed properly, you may receive "Error 628: The Connection was Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be completed". To check if the driver is installed properly, follow the steps below.

    • Click on start

    • Click on Control Panel

    • Go to System and Maintenance

    • Go to Device Manager

    • Check for Modem

    Now check the status of the device. Make sure the driver is installed properly.

  3. Update Driver

    The most important solution for "Error 628: The Connection was Terminated by the Remote computer before it could be started" is update the modem driver installed on your computer. To learn how to do this, follow the steps mentioned in the link below.
    How to Update Driver

  4. Make sure no applications block connection

    If Firewall is installed, make sure it is not blocking your Internet connection. You can check this issue by disabling firewall for 10 minutes.

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How to Update Driver Software Installed on your Computer

This is a supporting article for our other major troubleshooting guides related to Internet connections and modem issues. Many Internet connection issues arise due to the use of outdated modem driver installed in user computer. In rare cases, latest automatic Windows update may shows some compatibility issues with already installed modem driver. In both scenarios only solution is to upgrade the installed modem driver in user computer. To get latest modem drivers you should check it on modem (Adapter etc)manufacturer's website.

Ping Request Could not Find Host. Please Check the Name and Try again

If your computer faces any DNS related issues, one of the major Ping error code you may receive while ping to any domain name is Ping request could not find host [website Name]. Please check the name and try again. This error message says your computer could not find the domain name because it failed to resolve the host name to IP address. This DNS issue blocks your computer from accessing any domain names by typing the website addresses on browser.

Different Methods to Assign DNS Server Address To Your Computer

Domain Name system (DNS ) is used to resolve domain names to IP addresses. In Internet, every communication is based on IP address but it is difficult to remember the 32 bit IP address for a normal user. DNS server is resolving this issue by assigning a unique name for a particular IP address. Every computer connected to the Internet must have Domain Name system information to communicate other devices connected to Internet. If your computer faces any DNS issues, one of the important solution is to assign Open/ Google DNS server addresses to your computer. In our many troubleshooting guides we suggest this solution and it is necessary to write a supporting article, with steps to assign specific server addresses to your computer, for other troubleshooting guides.



How to Assign DNS Server Address To Your Computer


To assign this details to Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Vista computers, follow the steps below.

1. Click on Start

2. Go to Control Panel

3A. Control Panel in Category view
  1. Click on Network and Internet
  2. Click on Network Status and Tasks
  3. Click on Change Adapter Settings

3B. Control Panel in Large icons/ Small icons view

  1. Click on Network and Sharing Center
  2. Click on Change Adapter Settings

4. Right click on the Network icon
Apply


5. Click on Properties

6. Select Internet Protocol version4 (TCP/IPv4)and Click on Properties
issues


7. Select Use the Following Domain Name system Server addresses

How to Assign


You can use one of the following addresses as primary and secondary DNS server addresses.

OpenDNS addresses are:

Primary OpenDNS : 208.67.222.222
Secondary OpenDNS: 208.67.220.220

Google Public DNS Addresses are:

Primary Google DNS : 8.8.8.8
Secondary Google DNS: 8.8.4.4




How to Assign DNS address To a Linux Computer


To add this addresses in Ubuntu Linux computer, follow the steps provided in the link below.

How to add Server address in Linux PC

If you face any DNS issues with Tata Photon Plus USB modem /Huawei Access Manager, follow the steps provided in the link below.

How to Fix issues in Photon USB Modem

How to Assign DNS Address To Windows XP Computer

  1. Click on start
  2. Go to control panel
  3. If your control panel is in classic view click on Network Connections
  4. Right click on your respective Local Network or Wireless network icon
  5. Click on properties
  6. Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP)
  7. Click on the properties button
  8. Now select the following option" Use the following DNS server address"

    Assign to Windows XP
  9. Click OK

How to Configure DNS Address From DOS Prompt Using Single Command

We can set it to a computer from the command prompt by a single command. The command is:

netsh interface ip set dns "Local Area Connection" static 192.168.1.50


Where the interface is Local Area Connection

The IP address is 192.168.1.50


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How to Disable Script Debugging in Internet Explorer



It is a supporting article for the main article "Runtime Error" where one of the solution is disable Script debugging feature in Internet Explorer. To read the main article, click on the link below.

Runtime Error: Yahoo Messenger has Requested Runtime to Terminate

I have been using Yahoo Messenger (YM) often to chat with my older chat friends since my college days. Since then it has been working fine but very recently I am getting an error message "Runtime Error" and Yahoo messenger stops working. This error message seems like a message from Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library tells about malfunctioning of the program. Once the alert is displayed, YM freeze and close by itself. If you haven't faced this situation yet, look at the alert provided below.

Runtime Error  

Program:C:\Program 
Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe


This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
way. Please contact the application's support team for more information. 

I took the screenshot of this message. While clicking the OK button, this application will be closed.
stops working Runtime

I was using an older version of YM. So first thing I did was to uninstall the current version, download and install newer version. Anyway I am not getting the same error now but when I search for the reason for this message, many tutorials say this is an error from the Yahoo's end (not with user computer). In Yahoo answers I found one user saying when he reset the Internet Explorer and disable the scrip debugging feature in IE, this issue was resolved. If I get the Runtime Error again I will definitely use his advice to disable script debugging in Internet Explorer and check for the issue. So the step by step troubleshooting is given below.

  1. Make sure you are using the latest version of Yahoo Messenger

  2. If not, uninstall the current version and install latest version

  3. Disable script debugging in Internet Explorer. To do this, click on the link below.
    How to disable Script Debugging in IE

I haven't tried the third stet yet and I am not sure it will fix the issue. For me, this issue is fixed by uninstalling the current version from my PC fully and installing the latest release downloaded directly for their website. I believe the reason for this failure was the outdated YM software installed on my PC. If you are seeing this issue even after using the latest release, I recommend you to follow the third step provided in the solutions.

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