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Where is WINS role/feature in Windows 2012

I just added a Windows 2012 server to my domain (decomisioning an old Win2003 DC). I added DHCP and DNS roles no problem, but I cannot find WINS When I look at services I see WINS is already ...
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How to set interface settings for WINS using netsh?

On the Advanced settings in the of a network interface Properties there is the WINS tab, where the address for the WINS server can be set. How do I add the address using netsh instead, for both ...
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Is WINs Still supported by Microsoft?

I heard through the grapevine that WINS was going to be phased out / not supported officially from Microsoft any more [ and yet they have it in Windows server 2008 ]. I can't find any information ...
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How do you figure out how a windows machine is resolving a share name?

We've been having some weird issues while migrating domains from one forest to another. We tried turning off the domain controllers for the old domain, and all of a sudden, a share which we used to ...
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Windows Network Browsing Across Subnets, without AD

Of the 40+ desktop machines we have, about 5 are Windows 7 boxes, the rest Fedora. So we aren't running AD, and we don't want to. We do have Samba deployed (on a CentOS box), configured as a WINS ...
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Printing with Old Application (Win2000) is Slow

I have a legacy application that I honestly do not know a whole lot about running on Windows 2000. Sometimes printing is slow. It creates a file at a remote location (I will call this location B) ...
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How extensive is the use of Microsoft WINS nameservice these days?

I seem to recall over the years moves to try to stop the requirement of having a WINS nameservice as part of a Windows environment. My question is whether sites are still utilizing WINS or have ...