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please help I Don't Know how to enable netbios overtcpip

Discussion in 'Networking' started by dddave, Feb 15, 2005.

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  1. dddave

    dddave Thread Starter

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    Can anyone help with a simple problem. I'm not too IE/computer savvy, and my computer was hijacked and crashed. My problem now is that I don't know how to enable dhcp and netbios overtcip for windowx xp. That means that I can't access internet through my host server. Any help would be appreciated
     
  2. Jack Horner

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    Start>control panel>network connections>right click on your network adapter, select properties>click on TCP/IP> select properties>obtain Ip automatically, DNS automatically(this will enable for DHCP)>advanced>WINS>(Set NetBIOS here).
     
  3. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Enabling Netbios over Tcp/Ip should not make a difference to your ISP. You are better off leaving it unchecked for security reasons.
     
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    If you want to network to other computers on your local LAN, you need NETBIOS over TCP/IP. LwdSquashman is correct, it's not needed for a single computer connecting to the Internet.
     
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