Preloader trouble! please help!

hey all,

i will admit im a newbie at flash!! but been making websites on and off using html for 7years or so!

anyways everytime i try to make a preloader for my site it just strobes the site on and off!!

if anyone can help, i have put the site up anyway (will take an age to download i think) the address is

also if anyone has anyideas on how to speed up the opening of the site i would be very gratefull…

thanks tim

ps fla file is at