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Translate IP address into a computer name.

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How do I translate a computer name (Win95/Win98/WinNT Network name) from it's IP address.

The opposite (Getting the IP address, from the computername) can be achieved by pinging the computername (Etc. ping \\CoolComputer).
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ping -a <IP address>
you must have WINS and/or DNS installed
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by:ytgprasad
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it did not work ...
for ex:
 ping -a 65.64.115.73
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