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NetBIOS browsing across subnets fail after upgrading to Windows Server 2008 r2

Dear Experts,

After we upgraded our servers to 2008 r2 from 2003. We can no longer computer browse over the other subnet (to remote location). This happens at both locations. I can only see the local computers before I was able to view everything from the command "net view".

http://blogs.technet.com/b/networking/archive/2008/07/25/netbios-browsing-across-subnets-may-fail-after-upgrading-to-windows-server-2008.aspx

This blog is not working out for me...

For your time and help many thanks! M
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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I am having no luck downloading the Browstat.exe tool
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djcanterCommented:
Add WINS role on servers and configure each workstation to point to WINS server.
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xDUCKxCommented:
Do you have WINS installed and configured on the new DC?

Set the Browser service on the DC's registry key:

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Browser\Parameters

IsDomainMaster = True
MaintainServerList = True

And push out a GPO to all your clients to set IsDomainMaster to False.  You may also disable MaintainServerList but it should be ok if the IsDomainMaster is set to False.
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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Yes sirs!!! I have WINS install and configured.
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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I don't find the keys:

IsDomainMaster = True
MaintainServerList = True

In the regedit. Should I create them?
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djcanterCommented:
please install the WINS server role on the server first.
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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I did install WINS server role.
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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
http://idamd.blogspot.com/2010/07/windows-2008-and-netbios-browsing.html

I wondering now if I should create this keys...
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xDUCKxCommented:
Sorry, Windows 2008 doesn't have "IsDomainMaster" by default.  Yes, you can create that key.  

It SHOULD have a MaintainServerList.  Verify that you're in the right place.  There is a "Bowser" and a "Browser"....just to mess with ya.  ;-)
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xDUCKxCommented:
FYI, they are both "String" values.
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