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vista computer browser doesn't start

Postby chicagotech » Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:04 am

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Solved: Vista can net view but not ...6 posts - 2 authors - Last post: Aug 9, 2007
Open regedit and find the IsDomainMaster is FALSE. .... Vista: computer browser issue, The browser service has failed to retrieve the backup ...
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> Robert thanks for the reply. I tried it in Safe Mode with Networking and sure
> enough the Computer Browser service is started and running. Thinking it might
> be my Avira Antivirus I uninstalled it no luck, the computer browser service
> still didn't start after reboot. I created a new user after turning on
> network discovery and file sharing, restarting the Computer Browser service
> was started in that profile. Figuring it must be something in my profile, I
> tuned off and then back on again network discovery and file sharing with
> reboots in between. Still doesn't turn on Computer Browser service. Is there
> anyway to edit the registry to turn the service on in my profile? I really
> don't want to create another profile and transfer all my stuff to it for this
> minor problem or reload windows. I think I can live with turning the Computer
> Browser service on manually if I need it...
>
> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>
>> It could be a 3rd party software. For troubleshooting, you may try clean
>> boot.
>>
>> Windows generalHow to run Windows OS with a clean boot · How to Run Windows
>> Safe Mode with Networking · How to setup DHCP for IP Phone How to sort
>> programs in Start ...
>> www.howtonetworking.com/Windows/windowsgeneral.htm
>>
>>
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>> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
>> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
>> http://www.HowToNetworking.com

>> > Hi I have a small home network with two computers, one Windows XP Home
>> > Edition and One Vista Home Premimum. I while ago I had to reload my Vista
>> > computer and I lost some of my network connectivity. I can print to my
>> > windows xp computer so connectivity is there in some form. When I go into
>> > network and control center I can't see other the other computer on my
>> > network. Names and domain appear to be right in both computers because I
>> > can
>> > print and I can access each computer through typing name directly (\\dad
>> > or
>> > \\mom) in an address line. When I run browstat status I get "browsing is
>> > NOT
>> > active on domain". "Master name cannot be determined from
>> > GetAdapterStatus".
>> > Now I remember turning off browsing "Computer Browser" in the windows xp
>> > computer last time I setup the network for some reason, i believe it was
>> > conflicting with the Vista. When I looked at the "Computer Browser" in the
>> > vista computer it set to Automatic but wasn't started, once I start it
>> > manually the network is backup and browsing is restored. why doesn't it
>> > start
>> > by itself? How can I get it to start by itself?
>>
>>
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