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How do I set Browse Master?

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How do I set Browse Master?

You can change the settings of Browse Master with the following procedure.

--Note--
In the case of Windows 2000, you do not need to make any setting.

--Procedure--
1) Right-click on the [Network Computer] ([My Network Places]) icon on the desktop and click [Properties] on the displayed menu.

2) Click [File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Network] in the [The following network components are installed] dialog box and click the [Properties] button.

3) Click the [Advanced] tab. From the pull-down menu of [LM Announce] -> [Browse Master], select an appropriate setting.

[LM Announce]:
Yes: You allow other computers to browse your computer.
No: You do not allow other computers to browse your computer.

[Browse Master]:
Enabled: Your computer may be selected as Browse Master.
Automatic: Your computer is selected as Browse Master when necessary.
Disabled: Your computer will not be selected as Browse Master.

4) Click [OK] to close the [File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Network] dialog box. Click the [OK] buttons to close other dialog boxes.