NetBIOS Is Not Enabled Over TCP/IP After Upgrade

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SYMPTOMS

When you upgrade a Microsoft Windows 95-based or Microsoft Windows 98-based computer configured with a static IP address to Windows 2000, the TCP/IP settings may change. Specifically, if the "Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP" option (which is the default setting that cannot be changed in Windows 95/98) is enabled in TCP/IP properties, it is changed to the "Use NetBIOS Setting from the DHCP Server" option.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

Because the Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) configuration for client computers is a more common implementation than using static addresses for all clients, this option is set by default.

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Article ID: 226232 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbenv kbnetwork kbprb KB226232

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