"AJR" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> There is "Netbeui" no such thing as "XP Netbeui". It was included with XP
> only to provide backward network compatibility between XP and "older"
> Windows versions.
> As Eric stated - TCP/IP now performs the network functions - Vista does
> not support Netbeui.
True enough in the sense that vista does not include nor officially support
the installation and binding of Netbeui as a protocol.
Untrue that it cannot be installed and used. Just out of curiosity I
followed the basic instructions for installing it into XP which are
available all over the web (But applied the instruction to Vista) and it
worked smoothly even after un-binding TCPIP from the adapters. i.e. using
only Netbeui. Granted there are probably issues I didn't find due to the
individual nature of the system I tested it upon.
I have used this method in the past as a means of keeping drive by hackers
out of shares that used WEP based wireless routers, which everyone knows,
are simply just too easy to crack.
So no it isn't officially supported but yes it certainly can be used at
least for now.