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Always having problems browsing computers on the Network with Windows Server 2000.  What is the problem with the DOMAIN Controller? Is their a Hot fix from Microsoft?
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Is your server a DNS server as well?  If so, check the event log to see if there are any errors.  The problem could also be if you have a lot of traffic and you're using hubs instead of switches.  Without more info about your layout, it's really difficult to diagnose.
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Yes this is the DNS Server.  We are using a 16 Port 3 COM Switch.  
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The network neighborhood is still relying on NetBIOS, and for that to work reliably, you need a WINS server.
So install a WINS server on your DC, and let all domain members point to it in the advanced TCP/IP settings (and make sure NetBIOS is enabled on all clients).
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