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Error Message: TCP/IP CP Reported Error 733
Article ID: 244603 - View products that this article applies to.
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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:
This issue occurs because the client and server configurations are not compatible.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Windows 2000 RC2The Negotiate multi-link for single link connections option is enabled by default in Windows 2000 RC2, but the user interface for disabling this option is not present in RC2. To disable this option in RC2, you can modify the registry: