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Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). Microsoft's implementation of NetBIOS Name Service (NBNS), a name server and service for NetBIOS computer names.


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Mike Prestwood
1. Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)

Microsoft's implementation of NetBIOS Name Service (NBNS), a name server and service for NetBIOS computer names. Just as DNS serves up domain names, WINS serves up NetBios names and is particularly useful within a Microsoft-based network when or without the NetBIOS protocol installed. Use of WINS will decrease broadcast traffic.

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