Install Netbeui on windows 10

Is it possible to install Netbeui onto Windows 10 Pro. In our work enviorment we need to support some of our older equipment which requires NetBeui. I have installed the protocol as we did in Win XP

* copy nbf.sys into the %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ directory
* copy netnbf.inf into the %SYSTEMROOT%\INF\ directory
* open network connection properties and use "Install..." button to add NetBEUI protocol

which seems to put it in the network properties of the adapter but I am still not able to connect to our device.
nesteyAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Netbeui has not been available since Windows Vista. I don't think you will get it to work in Windows 10. Can you change the equipment ? Can you run the equipment from a Virtual Machine with an older operating system that supports Netbeui ?
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
As John said, NETBEUI has been gone since Vista.  It never worked on Windows 7 so there is no chance it will work in Windows 10.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/how-do-you-install-netbeui-protocol-in-windows-7/2a26696b-998a-45fc-a1c0-a8a85af0098d?auth=1
Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
Perhaps you could expand on what you need to do.  "Support some of our older equipment" isn't very informative.
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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Hi Fred,
Sorry, we have some CNC controllers that we need to connect to using Netbeui.

Going to have to try a Virtual machine on Windows 10 as we can not change the equipment we are trying to service.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Netbeui is not going to work on Windows 10 , so yes, you need to try a Virtual Machine. I suggest VMware Workstation V12 (new) because you can use the resulting VM in Unity Mode and make it near seamless.

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nesteyAuthor Commented:
Thanks John
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@nestey - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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