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Net view doesn't show windows 2008

Postby guest » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:49 pm

Correct, by default the Computer browser is disabled in windows 2008. This search result may give more details.

chicagotech.net :: View topic - Computer Browser service is ...1 post - Last post: Sep 16, 2008
you'd like to know why Computer Browser service is disabled on Windows Server 2008. By default, Computer Browser service is disabled on ...
www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewtopic.php?t=4940


Thank you for the update.

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> After reading the links you posted below, I stopped and disabled the browser
> service on all but my two 2003 DCs (it was disabled by default on my 2008
> DC) - and, after doing so - and running the "nbtstat -RR" command, all
> machines again appear in the list. I'll have to wait a while to determine if
> this was the total fix. But I'm thinking it was.
>
> Thanks very much.
>
> -Frank
>
> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" <findemail@chicagotech.net> wrote in message

>> Event ID: 8033 is the event I expected to see. You may want to use
>> browstat to troubleshoot it. Or this search result may help too.
>> Vista Ultimate - wireless ...
>> "The browser has forced an election on network ..." sounds like
>> computer browser issue. What's the event id? ... The event ID is 8033. ...
>>
>> www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewtopic ... 6dd2110800
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
>> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
>> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
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>> http://www.HowToNetworking.com

>>>
>>> ---------------------
>>> Log Name: System
>>> Source: BROWSER
>>> Date: 9/13/2008 7:11:41 AM
>>> Event ID: 8033
>>> Task Category: None
>>> Level: Information
>>> Keywords: Classic
>>> User: N/A
>>> Computer: Luxor.mydomainname.com
>>> Description:
>>> The browser has forced an election on network
>>> \Device\NetBT_Tcpip_{8A4855E0-B760-4AE6-87AD-6F8DE11CFC73} because a
>>> master browser was stopped.
>>> ---------------------------
>>>

>>>> Only thing I can find regarding the browser in the event log is this...
>>>>
>>>> ----------------------------------
>>>> Log Name: System
>>>> Source: Service Control Manager
>>>> Date: 2/14/2009 8:10:57 PM
>>>> Event ID: 7036
>>>> Task Category: None
>>>> Level: Information
>>>> Keywords: Classic
>>>> User: N/A
>>>> Computer: Luxor.mydomainname.com
>>>> Description:
>>>> The Computer Browser service entered the running state.
>>>> -----------------------------
>>>>
>>>> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" <findemail@chicagotech.net> wrote in message

>>>>> Sounds like computer browser issue. Any errors in the event viewer
>>>>> related to master browser/
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
>>>>> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
>>>>> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
>>>>> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
>>>>> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
>>>>> "Frankster" <frank@SPAM2TRASH.com> wrote in message

>>>>>> Problem: When I do a "net view", all but two computers show up. One is
>>>>>> a Vista machine and one is a 2008 server.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If I reboot the Vista machine it shows up when doing a net view from
>>>>>> any comptuer. If I reboot the 2008 server it shows up when doing a net
>>>>>> view from any comptuer. If I then wait till the next day, do a net
>>>>>> view, these same two are missing, yet again. Not sure exactly how long
>>>>>> from reboot till they go missing agian.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Why?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Anyone?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> System is comprised of three DCs (2-2003 1-2008) and 3 workstations
>>>>>> (all vista).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Frank
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