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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry.Before you edit the registry, you should first make a backup copy of theregistry files (System.dat and User.dat). Both are hidden files in theWindows folder.
When you configure the ServiceProvider Priority values in the registry tomodify the DNS search order, the search order may not seem to be changed.
A ServiceProvider registry key exists (with associated registry values)at the following registry location:
To workaround this issue, use the following steps:WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problemsthat may require you to reinstall Windows 95. Microsoft cannot guaranteethat problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can besolved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
NOTE: For information about how to edit the registry, view the ChangingKeys And Values online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). Notethat you should make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat andUser.dat) before you edit the registry.
Create the registry key being referenced by Winsock. To do so, use thefollowing steps:
This problem no longer occurs in Windows 98. To resolve this problem, install the current version of Windows. For information about the current version of Windows, visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows.
For additional information, see the following articles in the MicrosoftKnowledge Base: