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By alton.ritter ·
When I dial into the Ras server, I get "TCP/IP CP reported error 738: The server did not assign an address".

This dial up connection used to work. It just stopped. Any ideas on how to fix this problem. ?

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by Bill Cassada In reply to TCP/IP CP

Check your DUN connection properties to see if your TCP/IP properties have been wiped out. This happens a lot with laptops (at least in my experience).

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by alton.ritter In reply to TCP/IP CP

TCP properties are still there.

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by dhills In reply to TCP/IP CP

SYMPTOMS
When you use a dial-up connection to connect to your Internet service provider (ISP), you may receive the following error message:

Check networking protocol connections...

TCP/IP CP reported CP Error 738: The server did not assign an address.


CAUSE
This behavior can occur if the Negotiate multi-link for single link connection option is enabled for the dial-up connection.


RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue:

Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Network and Dial-up Connections.


Right-click the connection, and then click Properties.


Click the Networking tab.


In the Type of dial-up server I am calling box, click PPP: Windows 95/98/NT/2000, Internet.


Click Settings.


Click toclear the Negotiate multi-link for single link connections check box.


Click OK, and then click OK.


STATUS
This issue occurs because the client and server configurations are not compatible.


MORE INFORMATION
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorre

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by alton.ritter In reply to TCP/IP CP

Multilink is not checked.

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by dhills In reply to TCP/IP CP

Here is the rest of the article from Answer #2
MORE INFORMATION
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys and Values" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) or the "Add and Delete Information in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics in Regedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it. If you are running Windows NT or Windows 2000, you should also update your Emergency Repair Disk (ERD).

The Negotiate multi-link for single link connections option is enabled by default in Windows 2000. You can also modify the registry to disable this option:

Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).


Locate the following key in the registry:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM

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by alton.ritter In reply to TCP/IP CP

Multilink is not checked.

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by Kryptos In reply to TCP/IP CP

check Ras server whether it set to automaticaly assain ip address to dial in clients . otherwise u have to specify an ip address ...

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by alton.ritter In reply to TCP/IP CP

It does assign IP addresses. It works from my laptop.

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