Solved

Dial-up connection naming error

Posted on 2004-10-05
4
153 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I have a customers PC and when I try to create a dial-up connection I get an error when typing in a name for the connection.

error:

"connectname" is not a valid name. The entry name must contain at least one character that is not a space and connot beging witha preiod. Choose a different name.

I have tried the default name that is creted, and I have tried several others all result in the same message. I have scanned for viruses as well as spyware/adware. Any thoughts on the cause of this?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:comtekso
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:SheharyaarSaahil
ID: 12231159
Hello comtekso =)

Are u sure its the Exact error and not the one which is given in the following MSKB article ??

"Connection to <Number> Is Not a Valid Name" Error Message Occurs If You Create a Dial-Up Networking Connection
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=319162
0
 

Author Comment

by:comtekso
ID: 12231349
It is the exact error message in the original message
0
 

Author Comment

by:comtekso
ID: 12231604
I have followed the steps in the MS KB and ran thru the Win2k upgrade proceedure but still have the exact smae problem.
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
cfairley earned 500 total points
ID: 12231699
I do not know if you saw this previous post or not, but here it is:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Q_20803479.html
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Why do some people recommend buying business VoIP from an ISP? What are the benefits to my company? What are the costs?
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…
This is my first video review of Microsoft Bookings, I will be doing a part two with a bit more information, but wanted to get this out to you folks.

624 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question