Hi, to add to what has already been said, some applications still require netbios to work. It’s mostly a legacy protocol been phazed out, but still enabled by default in the wins tab of the network card properties.
When you type a command like ‘net use’ it will use netbios to find the server name.
A newer protocol called llmnr is trying to replace it.
Dns can go out to the internet but netbios is on the local lan segment.
Just my 2 cents.
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