NETBIOS Not listen in Device Manager

I am working on a Laptop with DHCP Issues running windows XP.

I have found that the NETBIOS over TCPIP is not listed in the device manager is likely my problem.

All theses files are in System32\driver -

All the registry keys are pointing to the correct location

BUT! In the device manager, TCPIP is listed and running, AFD is listed and Running, NETbios over tcpip is not listed!

I've replaced all 3 files from a working machine and no love. I've made sure it was installed under network connections and it is. I've ran winsock fix and no love.

Any ideas?
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Yes, go into the device manager & uninstall the network adapter. Then reboot the system. Upon rebooting the system, it will reinstall the network adapter & replace any missing or corrupt files.

After that, it should work fine but I would still update the network adapter driver.

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