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PPP Link Control Protocol
"Error 734: The PPP Link Control Protocol Was Terminated" Error Message Occurs If You Try to Establish a Dial-Up Connection
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This article was previously published under Q318718
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If you try to establish a Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) dial-up connection, you may receive the following error message:
Error 734: The PPP link control protocol was terminated.
As a result, you cannot establish a dial-up connection.
This issue may occur if either of the following conditions are true:
- Multi-link negotiation is turned on for the single-link
- The dial-up connection security configuration is incorrectly configured to use the Require secured password setting.
To resolve this issue:
- Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Network
and Dial-up Connections.
NOTE: For Windows Server 2003, click Start, point to Control Panel, and then point to Network Connections.
- Right-click the appropriate dial-up networking connection, and then click Properties.
- Click the Networking tab, and then click Settings.
- Click to clear the Negotiate multi-link for single link connections check box (if it is selected).
- Click OK, and then click OK.
- Double-click the connection, and then click Dial.
- If this procedure resolves the issue and you can establish a dial-up connection, you do not have to follow the remaining steps in this article.
- If this does not resolve the issue and you cannot establish a dial-up connection, go to step 7 to continue to troubleshoot this issue.
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For additional information about how to troubleshoot a similar 'Error 734' error message, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
282795 Windows 2000 RAS Error 734 with a Bianca/Brick-XS Multiple-Protocol Router
For additional information about how to use MSN Internet Services in Windows 2000, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
238510 Using MSN Internet Services in Windows 2000
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
- Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Standard Edition