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Problems with File Shares briefly disappearing.

I have a file server operating on Microsoft Windows 2003 EE x64 that fiel shares will stop functioning all of a sudden and then start working again.  We have traded out the physical server to eliminate hardware problems but the problem still occurs again.  It is random and affecting both my virtual PC and physical PC conenctions.  Any Help would be appreciated as I am at my wits end.
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Glen KnightCommented:
They just stop and then start again?
Are there any error messages in the event logs? Saying that a service or services have stopped?

Do you have any 3rd party software installed on the server? Antivirus? If so can you uninstall the AV software and reboot to see if this stops the problem from happening?
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tdbaker329Author Commented:
Yep, this is right.  Nothing in the error logs.  There is no 3rd party software on the server.  We are running AV from McAfee but it is on the identical file server for another group of shares for other departments.  The other server is not having any issues.  This is the only server that is having this problem.
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Mike ThomasConsultantCommented:
Remove the AV software, I does not matter if it is running well on another server, I have seen this so many times and it is alwys the AV software, try it for a few days and see.
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Glen KnightCommented:
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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