I think this is happening since the last java update, and others seem to be having similar tsuris - suddenly, certain java-based apps (or firefox plugins) put the OS into infinite loop. If I hit cmd-opt-Esc the Force Quit panel eventually comes up, but there's some process repeating itself that takes 10 seconds to come round, so every mouse click has a 10 second (or multiple thereof) delay before I can get the next one.<br><br>Bloody frustrating, and none of the workarounds posted make any difference so far. I hope Apple sort this out soon - I'm tired of thinking 'well there's nothing running now that's going to set it off' and then clicking on a link to a page that happens to have something on it that sets this off.<br><br>- padmavyuha<br><br>[color:purple]A lopsided man runs best along the little side-hills of success<br>- Frank Moore Colby</font color=purple>
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