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For a Microsoft Windows 2000 version of this article, see 180094
There may be instances when you experience name resolution issues on your TCP/IP-based network and you need to use an LMHOSTS file to resolve NetBIOS names. This article describes how to create an LMHOSTS file to aid in name resolution and domain validation.
Use the following steps to create a correctly formatted LMHOSTS file: