Multiple domains showing up in network neighborhood

Posted on 2006-06-21
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
On my server 2000 box im getting multiple domains..over 20 that are showing up in network neighborhood. The server is only connected to my domain.  I have run virus checks and checked my firewall.  Is there a way to "delete" these domains from view or a setting that has the time limit.  I ve narrowed it down to possible laptops coming in from outside sales reps that are connected to other domains.  Can anyone tell me how to delete these?
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Michael Pfister earned 250 total points
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This probably comes with this stupid "Computer Browser" service still active in Windows 2000 and up. Its a service for browsing NetBIOS networks....
If you have WINS/DNS working,  there is no need for this "I tell all my neighbours who I know and knew"-stuff.
Just stop and disable the service called "Computer Browser" on all of your machines if your WINS/DNS is working.

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hope it helps,


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ID: 16951306
That got it!!!! Thanks!!!

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