troubleshooting Question

Mysterious Exclamation in Taskbar, disappears on click

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File Sharing SoftwareWindows XP
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I get the yellow triangular symbol with an exclamation mark in the system tray, along with a bubble bursting sound.  When I hover over it, nothing is displayed.  When I click on it, it disappears.

I don't find any errors in the event log.  I have event log service set to manual, and it doesn't turn on when Windows starts.  I start it, but when I get the yellow triangle in the system tray again, still no errors in the performance logs.  I will try restarting Windows with event log service set to automatic.

The exclamation mark shows up when I am using the file sharing networks.  On my own speculation, I think it may have to do with the number of network connections exceeded, as I seem to remember coming accross something like that in the past, but I can't remember this now.  I may be completely wrong as well.

Windows doesn't show any ill effect.  Everything goes on as normal during and after the exlamation mark warnings.  I just want to know what the heck it is.
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