Sometimes when I start my machine, it ends up in a mode where the windows slowly fade in and out when opened and closed. The fading effect is extremely slow when it happens, so that it requires several seconds for a window to open or close. Why does this happen? Can it be turned off?
closed as not a real question by Xavierjazz, Renan, Dave M, Joe Taylor, Diogo Jul 31 '12 at 16:35
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If you're running Windows 7... http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Optimize-Windows-7-for-better-performance
It could be an issue with your graphics card, or possibly lackthereof. You can shut off effects by going to Start, Control Panel, Performance Information and Tools, and then Adjust Visual Effects. From there, turn off whatever you think the problem is.