I don't know Windows very well. This is Win XP SP3. nslookup resolves hostname fine, but ping (and other DNS-users on the machine like Chrome) cannot resolve the same hostname. ping works fine with explicit IP address.
Is this a bug in XP?
C:\>nslookup blade.haq.loc Server: dns.haq.loc Address: 10.10.10.16 Name: blade.haq.loc Address: 10.10.10.22 C:\>ping blade.haq.loc Ping request could not find host blade.haq.loc. Please check the name and try ag ain. C:\>ping 10.10.10.22 Pinging 10.10.10.22 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 10.10.10.22: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=63 Reply from 10.10.10.22: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=63 Reply from 10.10.10.22: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=63