|ok, The laptop is running xp. On my desk top there is no primary dns suffix, Ip routing is not enabled and the WINS proxy is not enabled|
The desk top has an IPv6 addres the laptop doesn't. the IPv4 addresse on the desktop is sequential to the IP address of the laptop (which is correct since they are both using a netgear router. default gateway is the same and the DHCP server addres is the same.
The Desktop has DHCPv6 IAID and Client DUID
Net Bios is enabled over TCPIP for the desk top. Ther are two tunnel adapter LAC
On the first DHCP is not enabled
and it has the DHCPv6
The second also has the DHCP not enabled.