Networking DNS propebem

jmcc1982

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Hi

I can browse my windows xp server from any of the network computers using the IP, but I would like to browse the server using the server name "//servername"

I have a router 172.16.1.1

I made the gateways and the Pref DNS 172.16.1.1 on all PC and the server( WIN XP SP2)

Please let me know if I'm doning something wrong.

Jay
 

ericrodriguez21

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There is no such thing as windows XP server. are you running a workgroup or a windows server. (such as windows server 2000, 2003, or 2008). are you running windows XP as your mock server? such as just to hold files