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This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To change the hostname resolution order (between DNS and NetBT name resolution mechanisms), perform the following steps:
- Run Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
- Go to the following key in the registry:
- On the Edit menu, click Add Value and enter the following value information:
Value Name: DnsNbtLookupOrder
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 or 0 (default=0, value of 1 causes NetBT name
resolution to be attempted before DNS)
- Exit the Registry Editor and restart the computer for the change to take effect.
Article ID: 171567 - Last Review: Oct 26, 2013 - Revision: 1