billkruse wrote:The recent updated version is simply unusuable on my machine. It vanishes after a few seconds. I've turned off every running application and a few services too, still happens
Strange. I haven't had any other complaints about this with the most recent version. What security & anti-malware software are you running? Are you running any background process monitors or other programs that might be "watching"? Have you tried it on another computer to see if the same thing happens?