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Option 1: Disable via DHCP

  1. Log on to the server providing DHCP to the environment and open the DHCP Management interface by running “dhcpmgmt.msc”
  2. Navigate to the “Server Options” within your domain and right click and select “Configure Options…”  Configure Options
  3. Select the “Advanced” tab, select the “Microsoft Windows 2000 Options”, select “001 Microsoft Disable Netbios Option”, change the value to “0x2”, and select “Ok”.  Change Netbios Option

Option 2: Disable on Specific Host

  1. Log on to the host and open the “Network and Sharing Center” by searching or right clicking the Network icon in the bottom right and selecting “Open Network and Sharing Center”.  Open Network and Sharing Center
  2. Click “Change adapter settings”.  Change adapter settings
  3. Right click on the interface and select “Properties”.  Select Properties
  4. Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click on “Properties”.  IPv4 Properties
  5. On the “General” tab click “Advanced” and navigate to the WINS tab, then select “Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP” and select “Ok”. Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP