Registry Tip : TCP Name Resolution Order Control Keys


The following registry entries control name resolution order for Windows NT and
Windows 95:


  • DnsPriority
  • LocalPriority
  • HostsPriority
  • NetbtPriority
Each value is a REG_DWORD between -32768
and 32767, specified in hexadecimal notation. The lower the value, the higher
the priority in the search order. Found in
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\ServiceProvider.

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