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0answers
119 views

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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7answers
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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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1answer
67 views

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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2answers
223 views

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 ...
2
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3answers
112 views

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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2answers
517 views

“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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2answers
84 views

Eclipse-based applications produce mouse and sound lags under Windows 7

Strange problem. I have a huge Eclipse-based application that frequently spawns copy of its self. On each copy launch there is mouse and sound lags, overall responsiveness of a system is just terrible ...
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3answers
296 views

SSD and intel i5 lagging

My "new" notebook has some really wierd lags during work, youtube video etc etc... Sometimes it has bluescreen during booting, sometimes after reboot. All my drivers are updated and SSD firmware too. ...
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12answers
56k views

What are possible causes of keyboard lag on my desktop machine?

I am running Windows 7 and began experiencing keyboard lag in most applications, and it seems to be getting worse. Certain websites are the worst - on some, I can type a sentence, take my hands off ...
4
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3answers
1k views

System stuttering caused by hard drive

My system keeps freezing for about 1-2 second every time I try to do something. For example, when I enter URL in browser, it freezes and starts working after few seconds. It is probably related to ...
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4answers
365 views

New computer keeps experiencing lag

I have a brand new machine (I7-2600k) with 8GB RAM. However, I find the computer very sluggish in general. I believe the issue to be with the hard drive – is there any software I can download that ...
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1answer
1k views

Very slow internet on Sony VAIO, Windows 7

I am on a university connection plugged into the wired connection. About 50% of the time I am using my computer, my internet runs very slowly. It takes me ages to buffer any streaming videos online, ...
2
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1answer
446 views

Computer lags an unreasonable amount after recent wipe and load; specs and details inside

Laptop specs: i7 Q720 @ 1.60GHz ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series (this is what device manager lists it at but it should be 5830 to be exact) 6 GB of RAM It's an HP Envy 15-1000se CTO, other specs ...
2
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0answers
508 views

Windows 7 mouse drag lag

When selecting text or click-and-dragging in any app, the selection/scrollbar/item being dragged always lags a few characters behind the cursor when the cursor is moved quickly. It's a slight issue ...
3
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1answer
501 views

Windows 7 Lagging with multiple disks

I have an EVGA SR2 build with two Intel Xeon X5680, 48GB ram OCZ Reaper HPC Series at 1600 MHz running on Windows 7 x64 Proffesional. My bootable hard drive is an OCZ Vertex II 120GB and I have an ...
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4answers
7k views

Some Portions of Computer Running Slow (Specifically Graphics)

I noticed that a few things are running slow today on my Windows 7 laptop. Specifically, they are: Opening and closing windows takes several seconds for the animation to complete. Windows media ...
1
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2answers
600 views

How can I fix lagging sound in when playing videos?

Sometimes, when I am playing a video, the sound lags the video by a bit (±2 seconds is not unheard of). Is there a player that can go two seconds ahead on the audio, or two second behind? It would ...
2
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0answers
487 views

Win 7 long HD bursts causing lag

When I'm working on my computer (usually using Word), I experience these annoying long HD hits which freeze up my typing or other activities. When I look at the Resource Manager (Disk) at the times ...
0
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0answers
829 views

Microsoft Arc mouse lags on Windows 7, ok on Ubuntu

I have a Microsoft Arc mouse, and it lags horrifically on Windows 7 despite being only a few feet from the receiver. It was perfectly fine beforehand on an Ubuntu box. I've installed the latest ...
0
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1answer
852 views

Windows 7 , CPU usage hikes up to 100%

I am having this issue of lag in Windows 7 Professional, the CPU usage is 100%, even if I am only watching video on GOM player, nothing else is open, but the usage is 100%, or if I open Firefox/Chrome ...
2
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4answers
9k views

Why does my computer run slowly and freeze sometimes?

EDIT I disabled sound in the BIOS, rebooted and it hung. I removed the (previously) faulty HDD, rebooted and it hung. I have managed to get my Realtek audio manager open again after its mysterious ...
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1answer
3k views

Windows 7 Basic Theme “frame lag” of some kind

I have been having a problem with my computer(laptop) when using the Windows 7 Ultimate Basic Theme. The problem I'm having is that, whenever this theme is active, and I move one window over another, ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Bluetooth speakers lag

There seems to be a 200ms lag on sound when I use my blue-tooth speakers (1/2 meter distance) in windows 7 (belkin 6.0.1 vista drivers.). Is there a way to reduce this?
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1answer
2k views

svchost causing problems

Lately I've had one particular svchost.exe instance that's often spiking up and taking 12-40% of my CPU. The services it's hosting are: FDResPub (Function Discovery Resource Publication) FontCache ...
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1answer
3k views

How to fix sound lag Windows 7

Good night. For some reason, when i am listening to music in Windows Media Player, and browsing something, i have a huge lag in the sound, and the page that is loading in the browsing freezes for ...
0
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2answers
427 views

New computer lag when booting Windows 7

Lately I've composed my new computer. But I have often a problem with the following scenario: -> after turning on computer, the system (Windows 7 Professional 64-bit) is not getting up (I see a black ...
1
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1answer
131 views

How can I detect what is causing a performance hit and sound lag on Windows7?

I have a brand new powerful Sony Vaio with Windows 7 Professional but I still experience very often lags in sound when playing videos in VLC, Flash videos, Spotify, Skype. I try external speakers / no ...
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2answers
564 views

Why does xvid encoding lag/lock up windows 7?

It seems to encode just fine. If you look at the mouse cursor you'll see firefox locks up once i click it. Calculator seems fine but when i try to move it, it locks up. The resource monitor and task ...
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3answers
5k views

A kinetic mouse lag when connecting to a TV via HDMI

I've been unable to find out what is causing a mouse cursor lag when I'm using my Win7 laptop connected to a 1080p TV via HDMI. The symptom can be described as the cursor feeling 'heavy'. When I'm ...
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1answer
802 views

Windows 7 cursor lags when playing flash video

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop and after upgrading to the latest graphics driver from Windows Update, I have been experiencing one major problem bugging. Here are my specs by the way: ...
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2answers
4k views

My computer is lagging diagnosis program?

My computer keeps lagging with my CPU in the 3 or 4% area I am running Windows 7 and have been for a while I suspect my harddrive of failing and thus being the cos. Maybe it is also the motherboard or ...