Lag is a term for delay or high latency. It means that the answer for a request is taking more time than expected.

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Lag on all videos *except* YouTube

I'm on Linux Mint 16, and have never had a problem like this before. I'm getting severe lag on all video streaming sites except for YouTube. By 'severe', I mean 'lags multiple times per second, ...
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Bizarre lag in HTTP connection

Running on a LAMP stack, CentOS 6, Apache 2.2.3, PHP 5.4.25, MySQL 5.5.31 Have a very complex web application. It's been running pretty smoothly for about 5 years, now. Of a sudden we've run into ...
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Improving input lag on 2650x1440 display on MacBook Pro displayport

As the title says, i experience a certain lag when working on my main screen (a Samsung SyncMaster SA850) when connected to my MacBook Pro (Late 2012), using a Mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable ...
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why has my computer mouse started jumping and freezing?

I have an Imac which i have been running on 10.6 for ages and was fine but I just upgraded to 10.9.1. It was working fine for a week and now my mouse either moves with incredible slowness and short ...
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Glich, lag while playing videos and games

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (Intel i5, 6GB ram, 2GB nvidia graphics card). I'm using VLC player for videos. While playing games or watching videos, there's lag. I don't know why but when I check task ...
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Why is Firefox Using 2 Gigabytes of RAM?

I have version 26.0. Firefox uses 2 gigabytes of RAM minimum with only one tab open. I've tried uninstalling add-ons, disabling plug-ins, everything, but nothing helps. What do I do?
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MPC-HC lags hard when there are lots of subs on screen

I've been watching various anime lately and I noticed that around generously decorated with subtitles opening and ending sequences, the CPU spikes, free buffered frames pool drains and severe lags ...
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GUI on Linux KDE laggy

I have been using Window for the most of my life and I am fairly new to Linux. On Ubuntu 12.04 I decided to put KDE 4.8.5 (Kbuntu desktop installation). What bothers me is general lagginess (not ...
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WiFi connection lags from time to time

My home LAN connection lags from time to time (approx once a minute). This is noticeable by temporary pauses of continuos operations like file copying, RDP working and video playback with small ...
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Youtube is stuttering in chrome on a brand new computer

So I just hooked up a brand new rig with an Asus P9X79 WS board, an i7-4820k chip, 16GB of G.Skill TridentX RAM, Evga GTX 650(soon to be upgraded in the future), and I've got one 1TB HDD with 500GB ...
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Problems with MS Access running slowly?

I have to use MS Access in a remote location nearly ten miles from the servers where the database is stored. Here are some of my impressions: I am under the impression that the connection between ...
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Emulating a system that's more powerful than the REAL system which is emulating it? [closed]

People often argue that emulation of big systems like PS4 are "impossible" on lower-end systems (Celeron running Windows 7 Pro, 2GB RAM, 1200 MHz FSB, crappy GPU) due to less REAL hardware resources ...
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How to fix my internet connection/bad ping

First of all thanks for any help! To start with, my internet speeds are bad (3 down and 3/4 up) I can normally play Minecraft with very little lag (me and my 2 bros that play). Recently my Internet ...
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Lag exactly every 60 seconds

I have been having lag issues when I play online games (Mostly League of Legends). I've been suffering from lag that occurs exactly every 60 seconds and it lasts 1-3 seconds. I called my ISP and they ...
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WiFi experiences severe delay when more than one user is using the internet

Recently got fibre internet, 40/2, works fine when on one PC. If two access it at once, even if one is only on Google images and not even watching 1080p streams it lags horribly (5.5k+ ping). I don't ...
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XPS L501X Very Slow, Lags and Freezes [duplicate]

I have a major lagging problem with my XPS L501x. It lags in everything: browsing, gaming, opening files, Ctrl+F in txt files takes too long to open, even the right click lags, watching youtube ...
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Why is Firefox so slow and heavy? [closed]

For some reason, when I go to links the pages seem slow and heavy. It also has a lot of lag spikes between page loads. Basically it seems to freeze then load it all at once fast. I'm currently using ...
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solved - Decreasing lagging on router, while gaming

Solution: #1 answer, #3 comment I had absolutely no idea where to post this question and get a professional answer for it but here goes... Okay, so I guess everyone whos is reading this had played ...
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Why does lag occur at these conditions?

I was about to post something on tumblr. There was an online video playing on a second monitor. When the tumblr form for uploading a picture appeared, the sound of the video started lagging and sort ...
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Google Chrome Portable vs. Google Chrome

Is there any advantage/disadvantage of using the Google Chrome Portable app for PC (apart from it being portable)? In addition, I have had Google chrome on my PC installed for quite a while recently ...
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Low processor performance after removing and then plugging the power cord

It's really confusing. When plugged in, everything is lagging. On battery everything goes smooth, three times as fast. I looked into power options, set everything to default and tried the three ...
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Why Windows 7 PC is physically hot but not virtually?

I recently noticed my PC's case is somewhat hot on the top after some hours, and is a little lag-ish than before, so I installed "Core Temp" freeware to check the CPU's temperature, I guess it's Ok ...
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Many lags with my Desktop [closed]

I have this problem for over 3 months now. My desktop computer after several hours will start to lag for about 3-5 seconds and then runs smoothly about a minute or two and then will lag again. This ...
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Disable Java Security Warning popup and fix lag

I've searched for a solution for this online and on superuser, but nothing seems to work. Every time Java is being used on a site I am on, a security warning appears with the text "Do you want to run ...
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Remote Desktop how to frame drop?

When eg. scrolling, remote desktop is very slow because it tries to render every change. Is it possible to ask remote desktop to drop frames when it laggs behind too much, similar to -framedrop in ...
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Why does the mouse lag when screen recording with CamStudio?

When I try to record a screen capture video using CamStudio (portable version), my mouse lags so much that it is practically impossible to do anything. Reducing the size of the region I'm capturing ...
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Significant lag on Mac OS X 10.7.5

For the past 2-3 days, my computer has been lagging enormously. I cannot explain why this is the case - usually I have 50+ tabs open in Chrome, Colloquy, iTunes and a handful of other apps running at ...
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slow down in SUSE linux enterprise server

I have run a mongodb process that uses most of the RAM (around 10 GB out of the total 11 GB). But immediately after I stop it, there is a huge slow down (even during the process but that is ...
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ssh through port forwarding lag raspberry pi

I have set up raspberry-pi on my home LAN and want to access it remotely. I have set up ssh daemon and port forwarding and i can login into raspbpi and do terminal work. The problem is, that ...
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Why is my computer really slow despite of having a considerable amount of free memory?

I have a Lenovo g560 3-4 years old, Intel i5, with 2GB ram and with a Geforce 310M. It always had some issues during startup or when starting a new program, but recently it just went crazy. From the ...
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Windows 8 System.exe writes to HDD like crazy

I have checked Application event logs and found that every second about 20 entries for MSSQL Server were recorded. Removed the server and all its components and the problem is gone... Thanks everyone ...
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Keyboard software problems

My keyboard (Microsoft Digital Media Pro Keyboard) lags on random and frequent occasions. for example, if I'll press and hold 'u' the output would be "uuuuuuuuuuu"...gets frozen...and then the rest of ...
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USB mouse pointer lags when external HD is plugged in

So I just discovered the cause of my mouse's "random" lagging. I have a Microsoft 3500 USB mouse and a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500 GB external hard drive. When the former is plugged in, everything is ...
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Anybody know why video games are causing my internet to drop out? (but nothing else is)

Around 24 hours ago I started having troubles with my modem and/or router, where playing video games would cause my connection to drop in and out constantly, about 15 seconds on, 15 seconds off. ...
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Clicking/Moving mouse produces beeps, laggy keyboard key presses on pc start [closed]

I can't for the love of god figure this out. When starting my computer, sometimes when I open an application, my computer comes to a halt. These things happen: -Pressing a button on my mouse produces ...
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How to troubleshoot laggy Lenovo L520?

I have an 18-month old Lenovo L520 (model 7859). It is extremely laggy in Windows 7, sometimes lagging up to 10 seconds before responding to a click or keystroke. (There are times when it will go ...
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GTX 670 video, audio and mouse lag

I got some stutter recently. without my GTX installed and using the intel hd 4000 graphics there is no issue. However after installing my Nvidia card and drivers I have some random stuttering. This ...
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Computer lags when running video based applications

My computer is relatively new (3-4 years), has a terabyte hard disk that I haven't even scratched the surface of, and keeps lagging horribly. It doesn't crash, because the problem (from what I have ...
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Mouse and videos lagging [duplicate]

For unknown reasons my computer lags at times. It happens in Google chrome and watching some videos. It will randomly lag, not very often but when it does its annoying. The video stutters and mouse ...
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My computer freezes all the time and shows that the hard drive is spinning at 100%, what the hell is it doing? [closed]

I have a ACER travelmate laptop. I use it all the time and play games on it that I have installed. It is a fast computer but recently it keeps on freezing, getting slower, lagging, and slower frame ...
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Graphics freeze whenever hard drive is accessed

Any time I'm playing a game (and even sometimes just using desktop programs), whenever the game accesses the hard drive the graphics freeze. Sometimes the audio stutters, most other times it doesn't. ...
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Roommate lagging internet connection by watching videos from Chinese website. Can QoS fix issue?

My roommate is an international student from China and likes to watch Chinese TV shows online using a website based in that region (we're on the U.S. East Coast). But it causes our network's latency ...
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Chrome mouse lag

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate (without reinstalling, an actual upgrade) and now I'm experiencing some really annoying mouse lag in Chrome. It seems to happen most often when there is a ...
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Difficulty watching streaming video

I have Verizon FIOS and until a few days ago had no problems at all with its performance. Recently, I've noticed sporadic difficulty streaming on sites like youtube.com and twitch.tv and was hoping to ...
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Internet connection really slow

For a while now, my internet connection has been seriously slow. I have changed ISP and there is still no difference. My main problem is when I play games, and it is literally unplayable. For example, ...
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Synergy choppiness: Is my wireless router delaying packets after silent period?

I am sharing keyboard and mouse between my Linux desktop and MacBook Air using Synergy. There is a very noticeable lag every time I begin moving my mouse (or start typing), but everything becomes ...
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Windows 8 Stutters / Lags on Video Playback

Ever Since i switched to Windows 8 i have been facing issues this is one of the most annoying issues i am having Whenever i play uncompressed files Made from FRAPS / DXTORY the video stutters with ...
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Slow router page connection

I can log into my router using my router IP as expected. However, I get a very slow connection when I'm in the router management web interface. The internet connection is perfect, everything else ...
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“Windows Calculator” process running at 100%, virus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? Yesterday my gf was browsing one site and clicked one of those tricky and shady ads. ...
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Laptop lagging, can't shut down

My laptop has this problem where after a couple of hours it starts lagging to the point that its unusable. When I try to restart it, it just hangs on the "Restarting" screen. I always end up hard ...