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Google Prevents Access to the Legacy Blogger Account

Are you still using the legacy Blogger accounts? If yes, there is an important update from Google for you.

Google has declared a deadline for Blogger Legacy account holders to migrate to the Google account. If you fail to follow the deadline, you will lose the last chance of migration.

In addition to that, the Blogger will block your access to the account and content.

According to the Blogger buzz post, the last date to migrate your legacy account to Google account is September-30-2011.

After September-30-2011, you will not have access to your legacy blogger account and the content.

How Can I Claim my Legacy Blogger Content? PS: You can still use the Blogger: Claim your Blog form to retrieve the content. All you have to do is to visit the link.

https://www.blogger.com/legacy-claim.g

You need to log in using the old username and password.

Should I worry About this Blogger Policy Change? The above deadline affects blogger users who created their blog before 2007 and failed to login a…

PING: Transmit failed. General Failure - Reasons and Solution

Yesterday I faced Internet connectivity issues on my computer, and the troubleshooting ended up with an error message PING: Transmit failed. General Failure.

I received this error when I ping the loopback address. I tried to ping a different loopback address, but that too faced the same fate.

However, I fixed the PING: Transmit failed General Failure error on my computer by following a set of troubleshooting methods.

This tutorial explains the reasons to receive PING: Transmit failed General Failure error and how to solve it.


Let you show you the screenshot I took from my Windows PC, before explaining the meaning of PING: Transmit failed General Failure message.


PING: transmit failed. General failure means I lost all the ping packets I sent to the loopback address.

C:\Users\sijugk>ping 127.0.0.21 Pinging 127.0.0.21 with 32 bytes of data: PING: transmit failed. General failure. PING: transmit failed. General failure. PING: transmit failed. General failure. PING: transmit…

Error 718: The Connection was Terminated because the Remote Computer did not Respond in a timely manner

Yesterday night while trying to access the Internet, I received one error message and failed to access the Internet. The error message is " Error 718: The Connection was Terminated because the Remote Computer did not Respond in a timely manner".

I am using Tata Photon Plus to access the Internet from my laptop. Network Connection Prompt gives two options either redial or cancel the connection.

I tried redial but right after the authentication process, I received the same Error 718. The error message seems like the modem is trying to authenticate the connection but the remote server/computer seems stopped responding to the modem request. This is how the error 718 message looks like.



Reasons for Error 718

The major reason for "Error 718: The Connection was Terminated because the Remote Computer did not Respond in a timely manner" is the modem driver issue. Either the modem driver we are using is outdated or misconfigured.

We get this error message when our computer …

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