troubleshooting Question

ping/IE does not resolve DNS names, but nslookup does

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DNSTCP/IPWindows Server 2003
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Basically I have a member server that is pointing to DC for its primary DNS server.  The member server can ping by IP address and can connect to web sites using the IP address.  I can also run nslookup and it resolves DNS queries immediately.  If I try to ping by DNS name or browse websites though, it fails saying it can't connect to the host.

Any ideas?  I have already tried running NETSH INT IP RESET RESETLOG.TXT per this article (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317518/).  Didn't help at all.

I ran network monitor and it looks like the DNS queries are not even leaving the local server, which is very odd.  Oh and I've already tried clearing out the HOSTS file.
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