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For some reason, when explorer.exe gets restarted on my Windows 8 PC, the start screen is laggy. What I mean by laggy is that when I scroll in the start screen, it takes a bit to show the rest of the screen and it is choppy instead of smooth. I know that this usually happens when it's loaded for the first time since a reboot but for me it happens every time and not just the first. If I do a reboot of Windows, then it doesn't lag at all. Here's my specifications:

  • Windows 8 Pro x64 (with latest updates)
  • 6 GB RAM
  • Intel Core i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz
  • Desktop PC
  • My Graphics card is a GeForce 9600 GT and the version I have is from 2/9/2013 (but I am going to update them to the latest which is 3/14/2013)

Any ideas?

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which gpu do you use? Do you use the latest drivers? –  magicandre1981 May 30 '13 at 17:46
    
See the updated question for GPU details –  ub3rst4r May 30 '13 at 20:46
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