I have been dealing with this problem and cant quite figure what is causing it. In my outlook 2007 I went to open a Calendar item, which is a reoccurring item, the system went in to a loop and flickered for about 3 minutes then opened the item. When using explorer and clicking on the drop down in the address bar it sometimes loops\flickers. If I open Photoshop and go to open a file and use the drop down the same problem occurs. I don't know if it is a program that isn't compatible with Windows 7 or if it is an OS problem but the issue is really annoying. Where do I start?
Has anyone had this problem? How can I find out what is causing this problem? When I went to a Vista presentation some time ago they said that the Event Viewer could help find the problem because it was much more robust than previous versions and could help track down problems but how?
I was looking at the events and I believe the problem is the Search function and the task is Gatherer but how to fix or turn off?