How to solve the "Server not found" error during installation

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Written by Thomas Speekenbrink

Overview:

During the installation of the Exchange Synchronizer for Visma CRM, you need to browse for the SyncUser. On a Windows 2008 server this could lead up to a "Server not found" error.

How to:

For the servername to be verified or browsed, it needs the ComputerBrowser service.

The ComputerBrowser service is disabled by default on Windows Server 2008 (and on other OS versions as well).

In case you really want to enable it, you will need to also enable Printer and File Sharing from within the Network And Sharing Center (because the ComputerBrowser service depends on it).