Repair Error 720: A connection to the remote computer could not be established

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Does your computer encounter an Error 720: A connection to the remote computer could not be established on dial-up connection? Any type of error on the computer or on the internet can really annoy you or even make you lack interest on the work that you are currently operating. The error 720 prevents you from connecting the internet and blocks the communication with the outside world. Here is the tutorial to fix the error 720.

fix Error 720 A connection to remote computer could not be established

Upon encountering the error 720, the foremost thing you should do is to assign an IP address range to the VPN server. To do so, follow the steps below.

  • Go to control panel > Network and Sharing Center > Change the Adapter Settings
  • Right click on Incoming Connection
  • Then, click on the Networking tab and double click on the checkbox Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  • Select the Specify IP addresses, and then type IP range that is in line with your current router setup

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After completing the above procedures, you will be able to connect to the Internet correctly.

If the problem isn’t fixed, then the reason behind the error lies with the protocols. To sort this issue Right click My Computer -> Select Manage -> Select Device Manager-> Disable the icon with yellow mark. Uninstall the driver that shows a yellow warning. Install the drivers back to see whether 720 error is fixed or not.

device manager

If the error 720 still persists even after arranging an IP address and reinstalling the drivers, the next step is to check whether your computer is infected or not. Malware activity can also contribute in giving up the error 720. Scan your system with a trusted anti-virus or anti-spyware to get rid of the error. Computer is subjected to many different kind of threats which causes many unknown errors. To prevent any kind of error on PC it is useful to scan your system with an updated anti-virus. Moreover, many threats are trolling over internet, so it is recommended that an anti-virus must be installed on your PC.

Last, but by no means the least, is to check for the error or any corrupted entry in the Windows registry. All the programs are tracked in the registry, which makes it clumsy and corrupted. These corrupted entries can cause error 720 along with many other errors. To remove the corrupted entries download a registry repair tool and run it. This will scan the system completely and fix all the errors in registry editor.

Upon following the above procedures you can repair and resolve the error 720 on your computer and can access the Internet without any problems.

Priyanka Bhuyan

Hello friends! This is Priyanka, an Engineer. I have interest to know about latest technological and electronics products. And article writing is my hobby. So I keep on writing about the latest gadgets.

1 Comment to Repair Error 720: A connection to the remote computer could not be established

  1. I used to get this error when ever I disconnect my phone from PC after using it as a modem. Thankfully, the problem solved by updating the phone’s drivers.

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