NetBEUI is a legacy network protocol from the early days of Microsoft networking. If all of your networked PCs have another protocol (like TCP/IP) in common, then you can safely remove NetBEUI to reduce traffic on your LAN. As long as you remove it properly, the NetBEUI protocol should not return unless you manually re-install it.
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