The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available

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About

"The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available." is an error message in Microsoft Windows XP.

Symptoms

This error may occur in conjunction with:

Solutions

Leads

Possible leads for solving it, if the above doesn't work:

  • 2005-07-04 Practically Networked (forum)
    • suggests that problem is due to not having a master browser; force browser election by restarting all systems.
      • There used to be other ways to force a browser election, but apparently it's more difficult in NT-based systems.
      • Samba may have a way to do it. (Just restarting Samba should, but doesn't always.)
  • 2008-04-21 The Magic of Life (blog)