I have a PC that was infected with a trojan horse but I've now cleared the infection and all scans return clean.
I think a legacy of the infection maybe causing the problem I now have. When I right click on Local Area Connection in Network Connections it seems to hang the system for a few minutes. I can run other tasks but the network configuration seems to get stuck. Eventually it gives up and I get back control of the Network Connections but I'm unable to change any network settings.
The PC is running Windows XP Pro SP3 with all patches applied
In addition you might want to try this scanning tool (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-service-scanner/) which looks specifically at networking changes as the result of malware.
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