JSI Tip 6503. You must restart your Windows 2000 computer at least once a year?

You notice that host names are no longer resolved to IP addresses?

The Time-to-Live (TTL) values for entries in the Hosts file are cached for one year. If you don't restart at least once during a year, the TTL values expire.

NOTE: Restarting the computer restarts the TTL clock.

NOTE: It is hard to imagine that normal maintenance and/or software updates don't require you to restart Windows 2000 at least once during a 1 year time period?



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