PC Crawling For a Second or 2! in General Tech Discussion Posted April 4, 2012 · Edited April 5, 2012 by Jan Gaarni Okay, I've figured it out: It's Skype. As soon as I shut it down, the problem disappears. So the question becomes, kaelik: Do you have Skype installed and on aswell? And if so, if you shut it down, will the problems disappear? Scratch that. Back to the same this morning.