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NBT Naming confliction

odddball asked
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have 5 machines logged into a workgroup.  Each machine has a different name.  However, one of the machines continues to report back nbt names is conflicting with another computer on the network.  I have flush the dns on all machines.  WINS is not installed and the DNS that is being used is from the ISP.  There are no hosts or lmhosts file present.  When i ping the workstations by name, they all respond correctly with the correct IP.  Any ideas where this coming from.?

This is a basic network setup.  However for some reason, all machines were initially setup using TCIP/IP, Netbeui and Appletalk.

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The workstations still have Netbeui and Appletalk installed.  This will be disabled later this week.  There is a masterbrowser confliction steming from one of the workstations that fighting with the server.  I will disable the workstation from trying to elect itself.  I'll also try the nbtstat to find out where it's coming from.  I wont be able to get to this for a couple of days, so I'll accept the answer and if it continues, post another one.  Thanks for your assistance.

ok sounds good.

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