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When you start your computer, the following message appears:Event Viewer shows a Service Control Manager event number 7024:
The Computer Browser service terminated with service-specific error 2550. You can obtain further information by using the NET HELPMSG command.Error message 2550 is explained by the following:
This error is the result of setting MaintainServerList=No in the registry while still having the Computer Browser service active.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To avoid this error, do one of the following:
In Windows 2000, to view the Services applet, click Start, click Programs, and then click Administrative Tools.
Article ID: 112595 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 3.2