No problem. The fan was not cooling it and if finally Fried according to the Tech. When the CPU really starts being used, take note of what program is using the most at that time. Advertisement koalamama Thread Starter Joined: Nov 16, 2009 Messages: 2 Hi, I have searched through this forum as well as others online to try and find the reason for the flashing http://casualobserver.net/windows-10/flashing-hourglass.html
I did just find a response from MS tech support on the topic. Check the boxes to the left of: Windows Temp Current User Temp All Users Temp Temporary Internet Files Java Cache The rest are optional - if you want to remove the Move your mouse over any spike in the CPU Usage graph to see what process/application or service was the cause of the spike. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/flashing-hourglass-cpu-spiking.877707/
Open Windows Defender if not already open by clicking Start, Programs, and clicking Windows Defender. 3. Personally, limiting processes and minimalizing the number of programs helps more than you think. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 340 total posts (Page 1 of 12) 01 02 03 04 05 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions thatonecoolkid Good job on troubleshooting your problem so well.
Please try again now or at a later time. Every few seconds you should see another process (the one that's slowing down your PC) float to or near the top of the list. Click "OK".Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Blue Circle Keeps Spinning On My Computer If all else fails then you may have to resort to a full system Recovery or a reinstallation of Windows.
If you leave the computer on all night, as many people do, schedule your tasks to run then.But for the most part most of them are unnecessary. Loading Circle Keeps Flashing Get the answer ehyde1029Mar 5, 2013, 7:20 AM I run Norton 360 antivirus. This service is in charge of AutoPlay functionality such as digital cameras, CD ROMs, etc. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/197255/flashing-hour-glass/ I'd say performance wasn't affected - certainly not noticeably - so it's an annoyance rather than a problem.
Most often Norton will scan on start-up and whenever you have received protection updates. Cursor Loading All The Time This might not work for all cases, but it did for me: SOLUTION: Enter the password for your Flash Drive (or other password-protected media), or unplug it from the computer. Whenever I start browing (IE or Opera or Firefox) or even when connect external hard disk (to copy data to my laptop), CPU shoots to 100% and stays there making my They will provide logs for analysis of your system so I will know how to instruct you to proceed.
Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings/cursor-keeps-flashing-busy-in-windows-10/189f509a-a660-49ae-aa88-60000c656ef7 I hope this helps somebody, because I looked on about 20 different sites and nobody had any answers.Click to expand... Cursor Constantly Loading Windows 10 If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. Constant Loading Cursor Windows 10 Mark why won't my laptop work?Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time aroundDo not send
Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #13 cap2587 cap2587 Topic Starter Members 524 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:46 PM Posted http://casualobserver.net/windows-10/flashing-j-on-screen.html Staff Online Now crjdriver Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. To do this, hit the f8 key after the initial splash screen of your machine booting, but before windows starts. Blue Loading Circle Keeps Flashing Windows 10
Flashing Hour Glass Started by cap2587 , Jan 22 2009 11:18 AM Please log in to reply 14 replies to this topic #1 cap2587 cap2587 Members 524 posts OFFLINE Local Please save it to a convenient location. * You can also access the log by doing the following: o Click on the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware icon to launch the program. could also be related to msiexec.exe That is only other program that gets tp 10%+ Expert: Justin replied6 years ago. weblink If this file is infected with a virus your antivirus program should be able to quarantine or delete the file.How can I view what applications svchost is handling?To determine what are
from that day forward, as of 4 years ago, I install no less than 2GB of ram. Spinning Blue Circle Windows 10 We're thinking at this point that perhaps the source of the problem has been removed, but the damage is done. Why don't I hear from anyone ?
You said that before but it didn't happen.Please refund my $18.I don't feel confident with this service and it's taken too longand there is no solution ....TKS for the effort but....Regards,JPG Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I did just post my Hijack this log on the forum a few minutes ago as I was so frustrated and would hope someone would see something. Mouse Cursor Flickering No programs installed recently.Are you finished with your possible suggestions?
This is the first time the CNET question is EXACTLY my situation, too. Similar Topics Blinking Hourglass Apr 6, 2010 Dv1000 strange battery blinking issue Aug 28, 2008 Windows 7 always "Working in Background" Sep 11, 2010 Stuttering issue in games, possibly monitor problem Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 100% CPU by horiageorg / February 15, 2008 8:59 AM PST In reply to: CPU keeps going to 100%--any suggestions to remedy? check over here Sort by CPU (might have to hit it twice by clicking cpu) to see what is using the resources.
If the self-help resources that are provided do not resolve your issue, or if you prefer assisted technical support, you can contact the technical support team directly at the URL provided This is a normal operation of Windows and it is common to see three or four svchost.exe in the Task Manager processes.Is svchost.exe a virus or trojan?There are viruses that can System Restore can be found by going to START > ALL PROGRAMS > ACCESSORIES > SYSTEM TOOLS > SYSTEM RESTORE. Please visit the following link to contact the Support Team regarding your issue with Windows XP Professional:http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-ca&prid=3518&gprid=185522Please note that if the Microsoft Windows XP Professional came from your computer manufacturer, please
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Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Tell me that service that is. I have scanned with Norton, Spy Bot, Panda Security, Ad-Aware and with Trend Housecall and removed all that I could, but the problem continues. Thank you!
Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #3 cap2587 cap2587 Topic Starter Members 524 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:46 PM Posted Join the ClassRoom and learn how.MS - MVP Consumer Security 2009 - 2016, Windows Insider MVP 2017 Back to top #5 koalamama koalamama New Member Members 8 posts Posted 19 November Note that Panda may take a couple of hours to scan your system. I then went into my msconfig utility and began turning off what I considered useless, or unnecessary programs that loaded upon boot up.over the course of the next month or so
Scroll down through the list for any process that has the highest CPU percentage. What anti-virus/spyware are you using?