Outdated Drivers
Can cause hardware related Errors. Check your PC Drivers now.

7142 - An unknown PPP control protocol type was received.

1.  Make sure that the correct number is being dialed.

2.  Make sure that the ISP is not having any issues.

3.  Check through all of the dialup settings.

4.  Delete Preferences Files - this will reset an Application to default settings and force it to create a new (not corrupted) version of its preferences file.

     A. Delete "MacTCP DNR" from "Hard Drive:System Folder:"

     B. Delete "PPP Preferences" from "Hard Drive:System Folder:Preferences:"

     C. Delete "FreePPP Preferences" from "Hard Drive:System Folder:Preferences:"

     D. Resetup PPP(Remote Access) and TCP/IP(Open Transport).

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