Due to security vulnerabilities with NetBIOS over TCP/IP, you may wish to disable it by following instructions.

  • Click on Desktop icon on your Windows 8 screen

  • Right click on Network icon on start bar at right-hand side and click on open network and sharing center

  • Click on Change adapter settings

  • Right click on your Network interface and click on Properties

  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/Ipv4) and click on Properties

  • Click on Advanced on properties window

  • Click on WINS tab and select Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP

  • Click OK

Done, NetBIOS over TCP/IP is disabled now!

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