Microsoft KB Archive/255639

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Article ID: 255639

Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

This article was previously published under Q255639


This article describes how to disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP in the properties of a dial-up connection or a virtual private network (VPN) connection.

Note There is no Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP option on the WINS tab in the Advanced TCP/IP Settings dialog box of a dial-up or VPN connection as there is on a standard network connection.

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Disable NetBIOS Over TCP/IP

To disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP on a dial-up or VPN connection, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, point to Network and Dial-up Connections, right-click the dial-up connection or VPN connection that you want to modify, and then click Properties.
  2. Click the Networking tab.
  3. Click to clear the following check boxes:
    • File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
    • Client for Microsoft Networks
  4. Click OK.

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For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

311218 Cannot Change the Binding Order for Remote Access Connections

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Additional query words: dun ras binding

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