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Disable your CD player/burner in Device Manager and see if that stops it.
If so, download the latest drivers for it from the manufacturers site.
"V Carrillo" <VCarrillo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Has anyone heard of a solution for the flashing CD over the mouse pointer?
> Thanks ! V.