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Error Message: The Browser Was Unable to Retrieve a List of Domains From the Browser Master...

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SYMPTOMS
In a complete workgroup environment, you may receive the following error message in Event Viewer:
The browser was unable to retrieve a list of domains from the browser master \\server on the network \Device\Nbf_device number. The data is the error code.
CAUSE
This behavior occurs because the Browser service is attempting to create a list of computers that are on your network. If the service is unable to find a master browser, this error message is displayed in the event log.
STATUS
This behavior is by design.
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Article ID: 227419 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 14:02:21 - Revision: 3.3

Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

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