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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. TCP2. UDP3. IP4.ICMP5. DHCP
In many networking issues we need to uninstall and reinstall TCP/IP protocol on our computer.

Steps to uninstall TCP/IP Protocol
Click on Start and go to Control panelOpen Network and Dial-up Connections or Network and Sharing CenterOpen Local Area Connection and Click on Properties

Uninstall TCP/IP: Click on Uninstall button to uninstall TCP/IP protocol on your computer. After this you should reboot your computer.

Install TCP/IP: Click on install button to do this. Do not forget to reboot your computer after completing the steps.Just like uninstalling TCP/IP Protocol on a …

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.

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

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

Login using your username and password

Now you need to verify termination process by filling your password

Now they will permanently disable your access to this account and put this account in deletion queue. Your account will be d…

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

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

After 30 seconds release pen tip from the reset button and wait till all three lights are steady
To lea…