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Chapter 13. Understanding Windows NT Net... > Understanding NetBIOS/NetBEUI

Understanding NetBIOS/NetBEUI

In order to appreciate the advantages of the Windows NT network architecture, we need to look back at the original networking model used by IBM, Microsoft, and others. This model was created in 1984 when IBM and Sytek released a Local Area Network (LAN) message interface system named the Network Basic Input/Output System, better known today as NetBIOS. NetBIOS is a generalized program-to-program communication facility that enables peer-to-peer and client/server communications between PCs operating in a LAN environment.

NetBIOS facilitates communication through three key services:


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