JSI Tip 1930. How do I configure NetBT name resolution to have priority over DNS?

The default name resolution order is DNS, followed by NetBT.

If you wish NetBT to have priority over DNS, use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters

On the Edit menu, Add Value name DnsNbtLookupOrder, as a type REG_DWORD, and set the data value to 1. The default is 0.

You must restart your computer for this change to become effective.

TAGS: Windows 8
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