Flashing windows border and flashing quick launch

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by rickajd, Mar 14, 2007.

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    rickajd Guest

    all of my virus protections and spyware are up to date but my quick
    launch task bar flashes when i roll over it. sometimes, the
    border of an explorer window flashes/pulses as well. any
    suggestions? i've uninstalled all extraneous programs and still cannot
    get rid of this. it's like something is constantly running in the
    rickajd, Mar 14, 2007
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    congenic Guest

    I have the exact problem. It seems like it's constantly blnking or flashing.
    If you click on the quick launch's ">>", it displays the menu briefly but
    you can't click on anything because it disappears.

    If you open up the "Run" box, and type in something, after you type a few
    characters, it gets deleted because something seems to be highlghting
    everything and as you type it deletes it.

    The constant flickering/flashing of the borders is annoying!

    I've checked for spyware. I've unisntalled my antivirus program. I've even
    selectively removed all processes with task manager to isolate the problem.

    THe problem stops when i kill explorer.exe then the border flashing stops.
    congenic, Jun 10, 2007
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    vistaftw Guest

    all my stuff is all flashing like...if i crete a new folder inside of a
    folder...and try to re-name it it wont let me type beacuse it flashes
    back....any suggestions?
    vistaftw, Jun 16, 2008
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    bob.lyman Guest

    I have this same problem and it's driving me nuts! It affects
    everything I do from interrupting Intellisense in VS2005 to trying to
    rename a file in Explorer.

    Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
    bob.lyman, Aug 5, 2008
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    bob.lyman Guest

    Turns out it's related to AutoPlay. Disable it and the problem goes
    bob.lyman, Aug 5, 2008
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