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Clicking mapped/network drives opens minesweeper

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by scubagirl, Jan 30, 2009.

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  1. scubagirl

    scubagirl Thread Starter

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    For some reason on my XP machine, it recently started opening minesweeper when I try to click on a network or mapped drive (and won't open the mapped drive). I've tried dropping and reconnecting - and it's still doing it. Any ideas?
     
  2. DaBeers

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    Drop, reboot, then establish new, reboot to afirm
     
  3. scubagirl

    scubagirl Thread Starter

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    No go - still pulling up minesweeper after following those directions.
     
  4. fairnooks

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    I would try a second map of the same hard drive only give it a different drive letter. If that doesn't work map a different drive as an experiment and if that doesn't work; how long ago did this start to occur? If not too long ago you might want to try a system restore to just previous to it starting to happen if possible.
     
  5. scubagirl

    scubagirl Thread Starter

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    *all* mapped drives do this - even after dropping all, rebooting, etc.

    Mine has been doing this for about 6 months - so probably to far to go back and restore.

    A co-worker's computer just started doing the same thing. I don't know if it's an association problem or a virus. I googled a few keywords and couldn't find anyone else with the same issue.
     
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