May 172010
 

After you join your Windows 7 pc to a homegroup, you may notice a text file named by the hostname (example: saihari.txt where saihari is the host name of my Windows 7 PC). The contents of the file will be
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Oct 282008
 

By default IPv4 packets are encapsulated on Ethernet  subnets in Ethernet II or Ethernet DIX format in Windows server 2008/2003, Windows Vista/XP/2000. However, if you need to use IEEE 802.3 SNAP (Sub-Network Acces Protocol) then this can be done from Windows Registry.

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Oct 142008
 

By default all the supported features for IPv6 are enabled in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. However, if you are not using IPv6 yet then you don't need to be enabled at all or if you do use and want some of the components be disabled because you don't use it then this can be done Windows Registry.

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Sep 302008
 

In Windows 2008 and Windows Vista, we can control the Multicast support, infact to be precise, the level of Multicast support and the version of the IGMP protocol that is supported from Windows Registry.

By default, Windows 2008 and Windows Vista supports IGMPv3 and fully pariticipates in IGMP where it can both send and receive IPv4 multicast packets.

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