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I have 3 PC's running Vista and I keep getting bowser errors about who is the master browser

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I have 3 Windows Vista HOme Premium computers. 2 desktop and one laptop. every once and a while  I will start gettting an error in event viewer about who is the master browser. I didnt think I had a master browser but it used to be just the two desktops that had this arguement but today I got the error on the desktop from the laptop that it thinks it is the master browser. The error is" Bowser" Event ID #8003 Can you tell me what this means and who is my master browser? Or do I even have one?
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whsum earned 500 total points
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Just disable the windows service 'Computer Browser" to ignore the error. The service only exists for legacy reasons.
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by:suzannegrgry
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That is it? Why does it happen and what is legacy reasons? otherwise thank you very much . That waws a pretty easy one since no one at my ISP or my computer manufacturer knew what to do. Enjoy your points
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I clicked on the wrong thing the answer was correct
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The answer was correct
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by:suzannegrgry
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I clicked the wrong thing. I am sorry the answer was perfectly fine and worked
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by:suzannegrgry
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I clicked the wrong thing. I am sorry the answer was perfectly fine and worked
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by:suzannegrgry
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Thank you very much. My Isp and computer manufacturer had no clue what this was and what it meant. I wish my big problem was this easy.
                                                          Suzanne.gregory@sbcglobal.net
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