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net send command in domain under win xp OS not working

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We cannot get it to work, tried all possibilities
All PCs running SP2
Is there a common issue regarding the command, is there something else that has to be enabled.


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by:Dufo G. Belski
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Is the Messenger service running? If it is, then I don't know the answer, sorry.
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by:JohnBPrice
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asyscokid is right, XP SP2 disables the messenger service by default, so net send won't work unless you enable it again (set its startup to automatic, the default before SP2)
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by:kneH
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to test the above

open dos and type

net start messenger

Then try netsending.

Also net send will use a port. SP2 likes to block ports. Disable the SP2 firewall and see if that sorts it
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see the following (for reference)

The NET SEND command may not work correctly on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/839018

You do not receive a message that was sent by using the net send command
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826278

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Needed both resolutions to work! Thanks guys.
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by:Eric
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no prob..
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