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Windows allows you to resolve NetBIOS names using the HOSTS file or Domain Name System (DNS) server. To do this, you must select the Enable DNS for Windows Name Resolution check box in the Advanced Microsoft TCP/IP Configuration dialog box of Control Panel Network.
In addition, Windows uses Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), b-node broadcasts and the LMHOSTS file for NetBIOS name resolution. If all of these name resolution methods are used, an h-node host computer implements them in the following order:
Article ID: 142309 - Last Review: October 31, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
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