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PC Communicating with all servers in the bank for every second

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My PC is suddenly talking to all servers (80 units) every second? The network dept has detected this and it is affecting the network/ Attached are the screen shots. Is it due to virus or malware? Please assist
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It could be malware.. try running malwarebytes (http://www.malwarebytes.org).

Try and isolate the process that is examining the file shares
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It doesn't look like malware or a virus, your PC is just doing netbios name service broadcasts to resolve server names. Every second shouldn't be a problem for the network, if you are experiencing issues then there is something else wrong.
The screen shots only show the filtered broadcasts and not whether it is getting a reply - which it should do if the servers are on the same 172.17.114 network. If the servers are on a different network then WINS or DNS should be used - has something changed to affect this?
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