Microsoft KB Archive/250262
Article ID: 250262
Article Last Modified on 6/23/2005
- Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0
This article was previously published under Q250262
We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.0 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2003. IIS 6.0 significantly increases Web infrastructure security. For more information about IIS security-related topics, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
When you attempt to install the Windows NT Option Pack (NTOP) on a Windows NT Server 4.0-based computer, the following error message may occur:
When you click OK, the NTOP installation ends immediately.
This error message indicates that the WINS Client service in the Network bindings may be disabled.
To work around this problem, do the following:
- In Control Panel, double-click the Network icon, and then click Bindings.
- Select All Protocols, and make sure the WINS Client (TCP/IP) option is enabled.
- Restart the server.
The error message appears if the WINS Client option is disabled, regardless of which Windows NT Service Pack is currently installed.
If the WINS Client option is disabled on the server, Internet Explorer may not function correctly when connecting to the Internet. At the same time, a series of related events appear in the System Log:
The above events can be used to determine if the server has the WINS Client service disabled.
Additional query words: NTOP, WINS Client, IIS4
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