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When you start a Microsoft Windows XP workstation, you may receive the following error message:
Additionally, network basic input/output system (NetBIOS) name registration may not complete and the following event ID message may be logged in the System event log:
Duplicate name exists.
Event Type: Error
This problem may be caused by a NetBIOS name conflict between the workstation and either another workstation with the same NetBIOS name, or a workgroup or domain with the same NetBIOS name as the workstation.
To resolve this problem, do one of the following:
Article ID: 822659 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
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