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How to Start/Stop Computer Browser service

Service name: Browser

Display name: Computer Browser


Description:

Maintains an updated list of computers on the network and supplies this list to computers designated as browsers. If this service is
stopped, this list will not be updated or maintained. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Msconfig:

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Computer Browser service from starting with the operating system using System Configuration

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Computer Browser service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart

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