How to fix Internet connection when error code 720 appears

When you connect to an established remote server of any network service providers and have to go or change with other network service providers, it will not be straightforward to connect to the computer.

In this case, the IP address is already installed on the computer, due to which you may see an error message 629 or 720.

Error code 720 or 629, which usually occurs when you establish a new connection to a remote server.

In the windows operating system (OS), the most prominent reason maybe some internal IP address issue.

Error Code 629:

Error 629 can occur for several reasons. For example, the wrong user ID and password may be the cause. So you have to enter the correct password and the user ID.

How To Fix Error Code 720 in win 10:

Here we will give complete information about fixing error code 720 in the win10 operating system in an initial stepwise manner.

To connect to a remote server, they provide you with a user ID and password. First of all, you have to connect the Internet service provider’s Ethernet cable to the laptop or computer.

Then you have to open the device manager option, which you will get by pressing the ‘Windows + X’ key or by typing device manager in the search bar on your computer.

The device manager option will appear here, and select ‘device manager’.

Step 1: Several options will appear as soon as the Device Manager option is selected. Here you have to select the ‘Network adapters option. 

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How to Fix Internet Connection When Error code 720
Network Adapters | WAN Miniport (IP)

Step 2: Double click on the network adapter, here you will see an option ‘WAN Miniport (IP)’. 

Step 3: Double click on it and the properties of WAN Miniport will appear here.

Step 4: Here you will find four options, General, Drivers, Details and Events.

Here you have to select the driver. On selecting it, you will get the option of ‘Uninstall Device‘ at the bottom, uninstall it. So, you are almost done.

How to Fix Internet Connection When Error code 720
Uninstall Device

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Now Restart the computer.

Step 5: To open Internet properties, Press the Windows + R key, type cmd and enter.

Step 6: For Internet Properties type (inetcpl.cpl) and enter. In this screen will appear internet properties, here you will get five options. Click on Connections. 

Step 7: To set up an Internet connection, click Setup or choose the Add option. There will be broadband PPPoE or any other option to connect you here. Next, select and enter the user ID and password given to you by the Internet service provider and connect.

How to Fix Internet Connection When Error code 720

That is all.

SUMMARY: Whenever a connection failed with an error code, 720 appears in the Windows OS system; understand there is some problem with the ‘WAN Miniport (IP)’.

Moreover, this problem occurs when you establish a new Internet connection with a remote server using PPP.

So simply right-click on the network adapter option in Device Manager, then the option for WAN Miniport (IP) will come up, right-click on it and uninstall it.

And the next step is to open the Internet property, after that, you have to select the ‘connections‘ option.

Select the ‘Add‘ option here, and the next is PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet); PPPoE depends on two widely accepted standards.

Now enter the user ID and password and tap on ‘Connect‘ to connect to the Internet. In this way, you can solve the error code 720 problem quickly.

Also read:

1: How mobile communication works

2: How VPN works

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