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By hotrodgers ·
i am having trouble dialing into pc at work. the pc i am dialing from is xp home...it gives me a error 678...i have another pc exactly the same with xp home on it in another location that will dial in no problems..these were both bought the same and setup the same...any suggestions on what i could try? i use the very same credentials on both...it is both local call..on the pc that does not work i have had a friend try it while i was at work and i can hear it handshaking trying to negotiate a connection for about 10 seconds then it quits and gives the error on the dialing pc error 678...please advise..
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by BlackDiamond In reply to dialing another pc

Hey,

What kind of modems are you using?

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by hotrodgers In reply to dialing another pc

conexant 56k that comes with new dells..

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by BlackDiamond In reply to dialing another pc

Hey,

Please check out this page.http://www.xtra.co.nz/help/0,,6156-1384253,00.html

Remove Any Spaces That Magically Appear.

Thanx

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by Oz_Media In reply to dialing another pc

Deja has a few similar problems. Search http://www.deja.com
here is one link i found,
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=1e78b74e.0302240751.451ed921%40posting.google.com&rnum=4&prev=/groups%3Fq%3DWinXp%2Berror%2B678%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26selm%3D1e78b74e.0302240751.451ed921%2540posting.google.com%26rnum%3D4

Another similar post relates to the PPoE on your WinXP HOME box being defaulted to max MTU of 1500 (as most are these days) but it needs to be reset to 1480 for PPoE to work correctly with WinXPH.

Have a dig and rest assured, you're not the only one with this problem!
OM

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