Microsoft Network Diagnostics Tool for Windows NT

The Network Diagnostics Tool NetDiag for Windows 2000 can be used to determine the cause of networking problems. More Info MS KB265706 MS KB321708

Note if the service Remote Registry is not enabled, then one will get the following error:

[FATAL] Failed to get system information of this machine.

More Info MS KB287735

Note with Win2k SP4 an updated version of Netdiag has been released. More Info MS KB812809

Note if using WinXP/Win2k3 one should use the Netdiag.exe supplied on the install cd WinXP (X:\Support\Tools\Setup.exe) / Win2k3 (X:\Support\Tools\suptools.msi), or else one will get the following error:

netdiag.exe - Entry Point Not Found :

The procedure entry point DnsIsDynamicRegistrationEnabled could not be located in the dynamic link library DNSAPI.dll
The procedure entry point DnsGetPrimaryDomainName_UTF8 could not be located in the dynamic link library DNSAPI.dll

Updated: 22 December 2008

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