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nbtstat.exe ordinal not found error

May 26, 2014

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What is nbtstat.exe?

Nbtstat is a tool used to diagnose NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NBT), and display protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections to and from your computer from the command line. It is available in several versions of Microsoft Windows. The Nbtstat.exe file is primarily designed to support for troubleshooting NetBIOS name resolution problems.

Windows computers communicate via the Server Message Block (SMB) network command protocol. SMB hosts need to have NetBIOS names identifying each other, even though SMB does not use the NetBIOS interface. Windows relies on NetBIOS-Over-TCPIP Helper to handle NetBIOS names because The TCP/IP stack is unable to identify them.

There are several commands involved with Nbtstat that allows several options such as: local cache lookup, WINS server query, broadcast, LMHOSTS lookup, Hosts lookup. One point shall be made clear that nbtstat.exe is not for DNS server query. NBTSTAT aims to save time and bandwidth by caching the name registration and resolution results.

Typical signs of nbtstat.exe error

  1. Multiple XPath error when running ping.exe, nbtstat.exe or netstat.exe
  2. Try to use nbtstat.exe for execution, the result is blank but workable in the command windows.
  3. Cannot run program nbtstat: CreateProcess error=2
  4. Nbtstat.exe makes the pc stop working.
  5. Nbtstat.exe file cannot be found.
  6. Nbtstat.exe is accidentally deleted.

What are the causes of Nbtstat.exe errors?

Nbtstat.exe errors take place because of damaged dll files or broken system structures. Missing or corrupt dll files can cause a very unstable operating system. This problem generally occurs in poorly managed computers.

Some of the undetected spyware may be responsible for the Nbtstat.exe errors occurring on your computer by placing a file with the similar name. Moreover, an uninstall of a program that has been performed incorrectly or incompletely may also lead to the Nbtstat.exe errors.

Registry – related Nbtstat.exe issues like corruption, overmuch obsolete/useless entries can easily cause registry malfunction, since registry is the key component of Windows, without a proper functioning registry, there is no doubt your computer will suffer from many system and performance problems.

The ways to fix Nbtstat.exe errors

You cannot find C:\\Windows\\system32\\nbtstat.exe while modulating your program, which is because of 64-bit system. Just change the command to cmd /c C:\\Windows\\sysnative\\nbtstat.exe -a 192.168.44.1, everything will be fine.

Also, you can go to DLL TOOL for help and fix this issue. It is powerful in finding the broken registry keys related to Nbtstat.exe error and have them fixed. DLL Tool combines its proven dll error fixing ability with features of the most up to date registry repair tool.

The best way to keep your computer away from Nbtstat.exe failure or registry problem is applying DLL TOOL, run a registry scan & clean regularly to keep your registry clean and compact as well as stay away from any dll error.

The nbtstat.exe file can usually be found in C: Windowssystem32 folder. If it is located anywhere else, the nbtstat.exe file may be a virus, adware, Trojan, or worm. Check your PC with DLL Tool to ensure it is not infected.