4. The Effects of an NT or 2000 Domain Controller on Browsing
If a PC is on the same subnet as an NT or 2000 domain controller, and is a member of the domain (for NT and 2000 workstations) or is a member of a workgroup with the same name as the domain (95, 98, Me, NT or 2000 workstations), and the domain controller is using the central WINS servers, you will be able to see a large number of domains around the university (currently around fifty). This happens because a domain controller that is configured to use WINS pulls the browse lists of all the other domain controllers using the same WINS server and adds them to its own browse list. As a result you can browse many more PCs around the university.