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Losing Access to shared drives....

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Hi everyone!

I have been having an issue which has left more then one of my firends scratching their heads in dismay, they keep telling me I need to just reformat my laptop and reinstall XP, but thats the last thing I want to do (just the thought of doing all the windows updates.. again.. drives me nuts)

I week ago my laptop got hit with the Crypt_Tap-2 bug, I did some resurch and found though this site and others the way to get rid of it... after a LOT of work I finaly got my laptop clean... well at least I think so. I installed Trend Micro Anti-Virus and used some free oneline scans (panda, ect) to make sure I got every bug out of my system...

Well, now I have a new issue I can't track down... I work on a network here at the office where I have 5 shared drives.. some of my programs (AutoCad for example) use menues off these shared drives so they refer to them quite often. I get my work files off of another dive and some resurch files off the last....

Everything is working fine untill I open Windows Media Player and connect on a streaming radio link.. I suddenly lose access to all the drives. I turn off WMP and I can access them again. Also when trying to save something I sometimes get the error saing my system dosint have enough system resorces.

My system is a Dell XPS laptop with a gig of ram... I have 14gigs of free space on my laptop so I know its not lack of HD space...

Anyone have any ideas?

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Hi Pb,

Let's make sure that Crypt_Tap is gone for good. Please follow the instructions in this post. This will get rid of about 80% of all malware. If you are still seeing problems, follow the provided instructions to post a Hijack This! log in our malware removal forum. If you are given a clean bill of health by our malware experts, we can work on this networking issue.
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