Every so often whilst running applications (games mainly) the program appears to freeze, and the sound will play in a 'broken loop' for a few seconds (i.e. repeat the same part over and over). The screen will then go black, and after a few more seconds the program will be back to normal (Unless it's an online game in which case the game's protection shield will close it down).
After this a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark appears in the notification area of the task bar. Clicking it does nothing/opens no menus. In the 'customize notification items' window it is called "
I've read around for help with this and tried;
- uninstalling all Adobe products
- checking for any suspicious processes in the task manager (though to be honest, I'm not sure what I'm looking for)
- Running scans using AVG anti-virus, AVG anti-spyware and SUPERantispyware
- Running SmitFraudFix.exe as detailed here
I've uploaded a picture of the triangle here
I'm a technical newb, so if you're kind enough to help, please be patient with me! ^^;