A follow-up to XP Clients lose WINS registrations I have now run wireshark on an XP workstation as the problem occurs. A request for "foo" goes to the AD server which responds with "Requested name ...
We have a bunch of XP machines that connect to a W2k3 SBS AD server. The server has a few static WINS bindings. Normally this means the XP machines can go straight to "http://foo/" or whatever. ...
I run up 'netsh' on my Windows XP box, and type help One of the options is wins (to change to the 'netsh wins' context). From the netsh context I can type "wins" and I get into the wins context ...