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When you attempt to start Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) on a computer that has one network interface card (NIC), the following event appears in the Event Viewer system log:
Event ID: 4280
Description: The machine you are running the WINS server on does
not have a valid address. When WINS requested the system for the
address, it got 0.0.0.0 as the address.
This problem occurs if the WINS client binds last, and TCP/IP is below Remote Access Service (RAS). WINS binds to the first NIC on a computer that has multiple NICs bound to TCP/IP.
To resolve this problem, install the fix mentioned below.
To work around this problem:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT versions 3.5 and 3.51. This problem was corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT Workstation or Server version 3.51. For information on obtaining this update, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):
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