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Log Name: System Source: bowser Date: 10/9/2009 8:12:31 PM Event ID: 8003 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: [Insert Comp Name] Description: The master browser has received a server announcement from the computer [another comp] that believes that it is the master browser for the domain on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{[random string of numbers]. The master browser is stopping or an election is being forced.

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What's the question? – Chris_K Oct 9 '09 at 14:50

A browser election is a normal network occurrence and provides a means to guarantee there is never more than one master browser present in a domain or workgroup.

For more information look at this Microsoft KB article.

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