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Windows 7: Mouse pointer is always blinking. Hundreds of Win explorers generated

29 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Mouse pointer is always blinking. Hundreds of Win explorers generated

My mousepointer blinking and shows green spinning circle, this happens when I move mousepoint over desktop or task bar.

I opened Task Manager and noticed hundreds explorer.exe processes are running, however only one Windows Explorer icon is displayed in the Task Bar.

I guess that some program is always trying to start another instance of Windows Explorer.

How can I trace it? How can I find a program (or a service, event, etc) which causing clogging of my computer?


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29 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

To trace which program started those instances please use Process Explorer by Microsoft's Sysinternals.

I would check for malware too.
You can use free tools like Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool or Malwarebytes etc.
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 Mouse pointer is always blinking. Hundreds of Win explorers generated

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