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My email gets bombarded by viruses, phishing scams, hoaxes and malware on almost a daily basis. The desktop machine attempts to promote itself to the master browser of the subnet and fails. Worked for me!

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    Here are some steps you can follow (no guarantee that they will work, but it worked for me and for others based on the various things that I read). I was getting a warning 8005 and error message together. Didn't know that it was off by default. You might be able to see the name of the PC in your event log and then try to ping it to get the IP address.

    x 26 EventID.Net As per Microsoft: "This problem occurs if the subnet mask of the Windows NT client computer is incorrect or different from the PDC. The HighTechDad 2106 Tech & Gadget Holiday Gift Guide is available to help you find that perfect gift!The Best Gift You Can Give Is…Kindness!An event that I witnessed on my train Other than that, you may have to ask your school's IT dept to look into it.

    See here for more. Master browsers instruct potential browsers to become backup browsers, depending on the browser load. 8. I could be wrong though. -HTD Rob Morin Another way to fix this, rather than stopping/disabling the Computer Browser Service is to unbind NetBIOS from Tcp on each of the interfaces. Why do manufacturers detune engines?

    x 22 EventID.Net From a newsgroup post: "Whenever a server starts up, it calls for the Master Browser. The computer that currently believes it is the master browser is unknown.Event InformationCause: There can be only one computer is allowed to be the master browser, in any workgroup or domain.Resolution: Doesn't the router look up the addresses? Harper, Aug 4, 2004 #5 Jean Guest Gentlemen, Thank you for your input!

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    This is done using the same steps as in number 1 above, but is executed on the client's segment. 5. MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing Ask a Question disable it on the terminal server?? The browser is very sensitive to the configuration of the routers throughout the WAN.

    Site Message Thank you!!! this contact form The results of this command gives you the "\Device\Protocol_NIC" string and can be used with other Browstat commands. Unfortunately I can't help you there as I'm not a Linux wizard. -HTD hightechdad @Jeb, Interesting. Go on to the computer identified in step 1 and go to the Services Administration panel.

    The DC don't like this because it knows that it should be the Master. With Active Directory came the notion that all domain controllers are equal - the days of NT's Primary and Backup Domain Controllers are gone forever, but that is a good thing The steps are easy (but not intuitive). have a peek here The master browser is stopping or an election is being forced.

    Any ideas on how to correct this please
    regards Max

  • Chuck, Aug 4, 2004 #3 Jean Guest Thank you for the KB article, I've read through all of them, but I am still befuddled! disable it on the terminal server?? Private mail is usually not replied to. * HELP us help YOU ...

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    Browse other questions tagged active-directory or ask your own question. Caution: registry edits are dangerous so only do this if you are sure you know what you are doing and the previous fix didn't work. I think I should explain my set up and clarify the problem.
    I do have two computers, both running on XP Pro. It's your call ) Go here: http://www.comptechdoc.org/os/window...snfinding.html for more details.

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    if i disable this option on the culprit computers (Which on my network are all Laptops which have access to the internet off site (ADSL ROUTER)) will this affect there other Windows NT Browser. what does it do to my computer?

    i will look back for a response. All Rights Reserved.

    Harper [MVP Win9x] * PLEASE post all messages and replies in the newsgroups * for the benefit of all. But I'm not sure the browser election process is causing network slowdowns, though it is the cause of your event log entries. Muhammad Aqeel Nice. Doesn't the router look up the > addresses? > From reading the articles, I could't decide on a course of action for our > situation.

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