POP up warnings hanging for about 10 to 15 secs

Gday all, I know ive seen this topic before but can not remember where, the pop up alerts for CPF are hanging for an extended amount of time anywhere from 10 to 20 secs after acknowledgeing, it seems to mainly IE that it happens, Ive only experienced this problem in the past couple of days, the only programe ive installed is Spysweeper which was not running when the last alert poped up, any body got any ideas and if so can you help please, I also run NOD32, Utorrent.