Desktop Icons Disappear And Reappear?

Feb 16, 2006

when I close Control Panel, my desktop icons disappear for a view seconds and then reappear. Same thing happens when I close a folder which has a shortcut on my desktop.
I am not sure if this started directly after I uninstalled Norton 2002, and installed AC-Antivirus.
I also noticed that my machine got slower.
I have scanned the PC for viruses and spyware, and it seems to be OK
My machine is a HP Pavilion 540n with Win XP sp2 Home Edition, 512 RAM DDR. Pentium 4 1,60 GHz

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