After not coming up with any good hints online, I spent some time with
Tech Support. It would seem that there is a conflict in background
services. At first it seemed to be SnagIt - running SnagIt AFTER running
FM on my machine caused the mysterious hangs to stop - but that was
quickly tossed out as this did not help on at least one of my
So, we are in the process of restarting with various services enabled to
figure out what is what. I will keep the list informed.
The experiments begin.
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: Well, dear, are you ready?
Inga: Yes, Doctor.
Frankenstein: Elevate me.
Inga: Now? Right here?
Frankenstein: Yes, yes, raise the platform.
Inga: Oh. Ze platform. Oh, zat, yah, yah... yes.