I'm crious about the indexing too - is it potentially trying to scan your My
Music folder and process updates from there... ?
Speaking for myself only.
for some helpful WMP info.
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"Bill Milosz" <BillMilosz@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> When I have Windows Media Player v.11 open, my cursor blinks rapidly back
> forth between arrow pointer and the rotating circle "Vista Hourglass"-
> is very irritating. It's very distrating to use a cursor that is very
> rapidly "stuttering" or "flashing" back and forth between the rotating
> "Vista Hourglass" and the arrow. Windows Media Player shows only 1% or so
> CPU usage; It stops when I close Windows Media Player. But I should be
> to have Windows Meida Player open and idle without having this annoying
> super-fast blinking cursor-rotating circle "Vista Hourglass" thing.
> I have a fast machine, 5.9 in all Windows User Experience categories.
> 64-bit, 8 GB RAM, 4 GHz dual-core CPU, etc etc. Vista Ultimate, SP2,
> completely patched to latest level, latest WHQL video drivers from Nvidia,
> latest WHQL drivers for all hardware. I have no additional codecs or
> installed in Windows Media Player.
> I have checked all the settings in Windows Media player to try to find if
> is indexing or doing some other useless background activity that I can
> off, and I can't find anything.
> Any suggestions?