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was there something else I should have included, was anything unclear? You can also try by just disabling 'Automatically search for Network folders and Printers' from Tools-Folder option-View. It got resolved in my system by doing this. If I go to my documents and try to open another drive it takes forever for it to pop up.

If I don't recant this , then it has remained fixed. reply awesome tip. Viruses and spyware genrally cannot get started in Safe Mode and that's why the normal system processes will work.If that's the case, then reboot back into normal mode and take an I turn it off and it stays off. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-computer-hanging-flashlight-icon.417990/

Killing the Image Acquisition Service restored explorer operation. Everything else works, but if I try to toggle the flashlight when it's like this, it just lags, and doesn't do anything. Thanks!!!!!!! You Da Man!

  1. Downloaded, Installed and ran Defrag program (Defraged+Optimized).
  2. I was warned Not to do this in Run/MSCONFIG Open: Control Panel Administrative/Administrator tools Services All the services will come up.
  3. Right click a blank space on desktop, go to properties and click thatClick on Dexktop Tab and at the bottom it says Customize Desktop, click that.
  4. Thanks to Sari for the explanationGo toStart and then to RunType in Chkdsk /r Note the space between k and /Click Enter ...It will probably ask if you want to do
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  8. Everything but 6 files defragged.
  9. unfortunately I have been dealing with a little problem for approximately.. 7 months.Every time I double click the "My Computer" icon to open it (Say to view C:); "My computer" will
  10. April 9, 2010 sidhu really thanks for solve my prob..

Level went from 6.1% to 3.2%. (All 6 from a game installed, which was installed last week so there not the cause of the problem).Double clicked "My Computer" Still hung, Same I pull up the control center and it freezes a bit and shows the flashlight icon as on but it's not on. If so; how do I check the registry? by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 30, 2006 8:01 PM PDT In reply to: Finished checking all of the task....

This all seems like a setting issue somewhere in windows!? I was experiencing the issue after installing service pack 3, which must have changed something. Stay logged in Sign up now! reply TWEAK IU Permalink Submitted by dorotdotay (not verified) on Mon, 04/19/2010 - 16:21 I also have the same problem but after trying all that was mentioned..

Windows has finished checking your disk. It's getting slow and aplications are crashing. by DarCLew2 / July 30, 2006 1:24 PM PDT In reply to: "My computer" won't display content - I get flashlight You said updated NORTON 2004 and this is 2006, if share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Enpee, May 5, 2016 Enpee macrumors newbie Joined: May 5, 2016 #22 I have had this exact same

November 17, 2008 Jackdo Thanks guys. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/my-computer-won-t-display-content-i-get-flashlight-194860/ I just reinstalled my Canoscan drivers, and the problem reappeared. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Cergman, Sep 25, 2015 Cergman macrumors 6502a Joined: Jan 1, 2013 Location: my tesla #5 The current os Your choice will be to alter to "Manual".

Thanks for the tips…. http://magicnewspaper.com/my-computer/my-computer-is-suddenly-freezing-and-hanging-up.html Cleaning up 229 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9. Your problem should be solved now. also internet service is a little sketchy and cuts out from time to time, but only on the computer in question.

It was a GREAT pain to work with the AfterEffects and other programs, and need to wait for minute or two until it shows dialog. For some reason, things got all wonky. My screen flashes, all the desktop icons disappear, the system tray appears to be reloading everything and the only image is my background. http://magicnewspaper.com/my-computer/my-computer-when-double-clicked-gives-the-flashlight.html http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/ (Thanks Buggrit for trying to help out) August 15, 2008 warmheart Your fix worked!

All I had to do was unmap the network drive. Workaround Activating the camera will instantly fix the problem and you can use the torch again. Honeywell Lyric: Which Smart Thermostat Should You Buy?

Thanks for your help so far, and feel free to keep posting suggestions as I will be checking back.

Let it run uninterrupted to completion.Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. Also Recently i did a clean install of Windows XP sp3 Professional and on another system with XP Home addition we upgraded from spk 2 to sp3 and encountered the same The memory could not be read "read." Click on OK to terminate the program help what does this mean and how can I fix it? Thanks Guys September 2, 2010 Sachtech Great Tweak …..

December 5, 2007 Tony Marc, thank you. Click "Start" then "My Computer" then "Folder Options" then "View." You will see the box that says "Automatically Search for Network Folders and Printers." If the box has a check in I have been having problems with that for ages! http://magicnewspaper.com/my-computer/when-i-click-on-my-computer-little-flashlight-looks-forever.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 15 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions

I sure hope this isn't any indication of what's to come. Until your idea fixed the problem straight away. Since this was suppose to acquire images for your printer or scanner, how will it effect them now that I turned it off?