"msafi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Here's a way to reproduce the problem:
> In the taskbar, I have two buttons. Firefox's button and Windows Live
> Messenger's main window button. It's the latest version of WLM.
> I click on WLM's button to bring its window to the front. Then I click
> on Firefox's button and it brings Firefox's window to the front. Because
> Firefox's window is maximized, it covers WLM's window. Now I press "Show
> Desktop" in Quick Launch toolbar, and everything is minimized. But WLM's
> button is flashing for no reason!
> Note that this behavior occurs if I minimize windows using the mouse.
> It doesn't occur when I use Win+D.
> What's described above is only a way to reproduce the problem. This
> problem isn't confined to WLM and Firefox. It happens with many other
> windows; inappropriate flashing in the taskbar (no pun intended).
> Does anyone know why this happens? It's very annoying...
> P.S. My OS is Windows Vista Home Premium
IE doesn't have a fancy logo...but works quite well.
What you describe usually occurs when a "covered" window needs attention,
I would imagine its to do with UAC.
Process Explorer used to do that...it doesn't anymore.
They fixed it.
Its the app....poorly coded.