Available computers are missing under Browse Network in the Client Deployment Wizard

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Article ID: 156594

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Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

When you run the Client Deployment Wizard in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM), the Browse Network tab in the Computer Selection window does not list any computers on the network.

Cause

The Computer Browser service has been disabled; the Client Deployment Wizard requires this service to be enabled.

Resolution

To enable the Computer Browser service:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Run.
  3. Type services.msc and click OK.
  4. Browse to and right-click Computer Browser, and then click Properties.
  5. Change Startup Type to Automatic.
  6. Click Start.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Browse to Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Services.
  9. Restart the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Services.
  10. Log in to Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and run the Client Deployment Wizard.

If the above steps do not help, see Preparing computers that run Windows Vista for remote client deployment

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