Hour Glass Appears

  Clonetrooper 22:05 28 Mar 04

Every 2 minutes when my PC is 'at rest' the Hour-Glass/EggTimer icon appears for a second over my cursor and the hard disc clicks as if something is happening. Occurs when I'm on or off line. I cannot identify any running processes in XP that are causing this and all my AutoUpdate programmes are switched off. Virus and Spyware scans are clear.

  powerless 22:13 28 Mar 04

Start, Run, Type:


Click OK.

Find: Indexing Service

Double click it.

Change the Startup to: Disabled

Click OK and restart.

  Gongoozler 22:13 28 Mar 04

Is there perhaps Office Startup or some other automatic backing-up software running.

  Clonetrooper 22:16 28 Mar 04


Tried that still occurs.

  powerless 22:18 28 Mar 04

What are the PC spcs?

  Clonetrooper 22:22 28 Mar 04

Windows XP (Preinstalled)

Compaq Presario

Proview TFT monitor

  Clonetrooper 16:58 31 Mar 04


  Clonetrooper 21:26 12 May 04


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