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An update is available to upgrade PNRP to PNRP version 2.0 for computers that are running Microsoft Windows XP
Article ID: 920342 - View products that this article applies to.
This article describes an update package that is available for computers that are running Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2). This update upgrades Windows Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) to PNRP version 2.0. PNRP version 2.0 for Windows XP provides the same features as PNRP version 2.0 for Windows Vista.
This update enables Windows XP SP2-based programs that use PNRP to communicate with Windows Vista programs that use PNRP.
Note PNRP version 2.0 is not backward-compatible with earlier versions of PNRP. If you install this update, you cannot use programs that use the updated version of PNRP to communicate with programs that use earlier versions of PNRP. Also, Windows XP does not let applications use the getaddrinfo() Windows Sockets function to resolve PNRP names that are encoded as fully qualified domain names.
Known issuesThe following are known issues with PNRP resolution:
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the KB920342 package now.
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Release Date: October 24, 2006
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace any other update.
File informationThe English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684For more information about PNRP version 2.0 and about other networking features for Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb726965.aspxFor more information about PNRP and about other Microsoft peer-to-peer technologies, visit the following Microsoft Web site: