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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Apple Magic Trackpad 3-Finger drop lag

After enabling three-finger dragging for my Trackpad, I notice that it drags well, but when I release there is about 1-2 seconds of lag before it actually drops. I understand this is supposed to be a ...
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HP Probook 4530s great specs, but lagging. Hard Drive?

I have this laptop, which has a i3 processor, 4gb memory, 7200rpm hard drive. So there is nothing wrong with the specs. Even when I have no applications open, simply closing and opening windows, lags....
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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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network lag issues on multiplayer games

I need help with a networking issue. About 80% of my games are unplayable multiplayer due to lag. One particular game I play (Rocket League on PS4) I get the red network disconnect triangle, even ...
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Cause of lag spikes / svchost.exe?

I know some things about computers, but I'm not a computer expert. I have a decent computer with 8GB of memory, and a GTX 960. I usually have Curse, Evolve, and Steam open. (I've had this for a while, ...
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Computer starts to lag during games every other boot

After buying some used parts off a friend I started noticing something really odd. The computer starts to lag, not "regular" graphics lag but audio and mouse as well. Everything gets really choppy. ...
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Why does my mouse lag while streaming media within any browser?

I'm using a Lenovo Flex series laptop running Windows 10 Home edition. Whenever I try to view media streams within any of the installed browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox, the cursor of my ...
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Can't find ScanWhenAssociated, Other way to disable auto-network-scan

I have a Problem with my Asus AC 56 WiFi USB Stick: I have lag spikes. The only solution to fix those spikes was to turn off the auto-network-scan of Windows. It's pretty inconvenient, because I have ...
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Windows 10, getting stuck and unbelievable CPU usage

I've just installed windows 10 and immediately experiencing lags and unresponsiveness. System would get stuck for ~10 seconds randomly. I have no utility software running, or even installed. It is a ...
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lag spikes during games and skype conversations

I do not know if this is the place to ask this question but im gonna give it a go! We have a very basic network setup at home but when i play games/skype aka use internet as streaming, im having ...
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Windows 10: Keyboard type rate extremely slow after boot

I have upgraded my computer using a core i5 2500K from Windows 7 x64 to WIndows 10 x64, and the whole system runs fast and reliable, with one exception: after booting from SSD, which takes only about ...
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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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Windows 7 is jerky, visually, with three monitors

When dragging Windows across all three monitors, it appears that they jerk around, at maybe 10-15FPS. YouTube and Netflix play in very low frame rates, probably skipping frames, and when scrolling in ...
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A10-5750M clock-lock FPS drop

Why does this happen? i have the A10-5750m and running on Windows 8.1. i used bar-edit to clock-lock the A10-5750m up to 3.2ghz (the max turbo boost is 3.5ghz).. ( Tutorial here >http://www.youtube....
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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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How to add latency to TCP packets?

I have tried netem and wanem neither seem to be affecting the TCP packets. How can I add latency to TCP packets?
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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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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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Lag Between Programs

I'm a hardcore gamer and I use Windows 8.1. Recently, I've been noticing some unwanted issues, and I was wondering if people who were more experienced with Windows, and with computer hardware in ...
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User interface flickers and gets laggy while resizing windows in Windows 10

I'm noticing some issues on my Lenovo w530 which I recently updated to Windows 10 Pro. In almost every program, the resizing of the window (and sometimes the scrolling) results in a flicker/lag in ...
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AMD Phenom II core speed keeps going up and down, cool & quiet is off

I have an AMD Phenom II X4 955 that keeps going up and down between 800mhz and 3.2ghz. The multiplier also goes up and down between 4x and 16x. It does this several times a second regardless of load --...
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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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Lenovo S10 very laggy on startup

I have a Lenovo S10 netbook, and recently the computer is slow and laggy. Applications take a long time to start, mouse and keyboard input is choppy, etc. It has been dropped a few times, and has been ...
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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 videos,...
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Skyrim not running despite system requirements being met

i've been searching for quite some time for a possible solution to this problem. I've been playing skyrim on my laptop a few months now, but despite my system being reasonably capable i'm unable to ...
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Laptop lags despite low CPU/RAM utilization

I have an Intel Core i7 Sony Vaio (VPCF236HG) laptop working with Windows 7 64-bit. I've reinstalled Windows on it a couple of times (different versions of Windows). It is lagging no matter what I am ...
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Gaming lag after GPU upgrade

I recently bought a 4GB Gigabyte Nvida GTX 960 card, and the results aren't great when playing a computer game. The game I've been testing as an example is FIFA 15. Previously I was running the spec ...
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Network Emulation on a Bridge?

When I try to use Network Emulator for Windows Toolkit on a bridge or Ethernet adapter connected to the bridge it has no affect on the machine connected via the bridge. Could somebody explain how to ...
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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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Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase [closed]

First time posting here, but I couldn't find a question that was similar to this. Previously when I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would go from 34 to 60 - 180. However, after I ...
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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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Getting LITERALLY constant ping spikes, restarting router doesn't seem to help, no rootkits detected. Any other possible errors?

These are how the ping spikes look like. While I can't find rootkits in my initial search, another possible solution is for me to monitor the network for any strong bandwidth presence. Is there a ...
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Keyboard Lag on startup in windows 8/8.1/10

Ever since Windows 8 I've noticed an issue where there is a severe typing lag immediately after boot. Typing into any field will suffer a lag of anywhere up to 2 seconds per keystroke. This ...
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Laptop begin to lag after forced shutdown

I have some problems with may laptop. I usually remove my battery when it is full, because I want to preserve the health of the battery, however it also turned out bad. My laptop's a/c adapter always ...
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What might be the cause of lag of the OS in my computer?

I have a laptop running Manjaro 15.12 that was working perfectly before I came back from my holidays. The computer is four years old but it has an (old) Intel i7 and 8GB of RAM. Now it lags in a ...
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Windows 10 is lagging

My Windows 10 sometimes gets lags. It's most annoying when I'm watching videos (YT/flash/disk - doesn't matter). It's look like a 0,5s screen pause and superfast foward to actual play state. I can ...
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QoS does not cause lag in multiplayer gaming?

I was doing some testing with QoS on my internet last night (Quality of service was done using DD-WRT on a linksys router). My internet is normally 25 MB/s, which I can game fine without lag. I used ...
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GPU/CPU workload is low but games are lagging (Tested PSU) Win10

Well I run into this issue after running this system for a few months without any problems. I tried to downgrade my gpu driver, restored windows to a point where the system was fine, checked the psu (...
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Need some directions to determine what to check on my Computer

My PC has been lagging badly lately. At first I thought I may have installed bad software or may have been a virus but it wasn't the case. Ultimately I've chosen to reformat my Windows 10 PC and so ...
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Lag spikes since upgrading to Windows 10

EDIT: Sorry for not mentioning earlier: I've tried reducing the roaming sensitivity to no avail. I also fiddled with my router settings, which rendered it unusable for a short time before I reset the ...
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Dual Monitor Pc is slower

I will start with my PC spec >Win 7-64bit,AMD II X4-3.20GHz,8GB(4+4) RAM,GPU-asus geforce GTX 750 Ti 2GB DDR5 Well the problem now is my PC gets slower when I use both the monitors at same time,yes I ...
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Windows Photo Viewer takes a lot of time to open pictures

I don't know why but after upgrading OS form Win 8.1 to win 10 Windows Photo viewer takes atleast 2-3 minutes to open a picture. Other applications open in no time. I don't why is it so what can I do ...
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Why my 3d applications lag when the administrator mode is not enabled?

I would like to understand why most of my 3d applications get huge lag spikes when I move the mouse and why this issue disappears after launching these applications as administrator. This issue ...
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System freezes, lagging, during HD video playback

My system is freezing sometimes, during HD video playback. I don't know the cause, because my system is not very old, videocard is new, drivers are fresh, because I always update them, BIOS is flashed ...
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Hard disk speed dropped badly [closed]

My hard disk basically make every thing in my PC lag. I ran error check but the disk seem to be good. I also ran a virus check and the system is clean. Finally, I ran hdtune check and here is the ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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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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Freezing youtube videos in Microsoft Edge

Okay, so I have a really weird problem. I decided to give Microsoft Edge a try, but whenever I move my cursor while watching a video in youtube the video lags for a second. If I move my cursor without ...
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Citrix Receiver being slow under OS X 10.9.5

I have downloaded the latest Citrix receiver, I am able to run an application fine but it has massive lag. I tried to solve it with the following link: http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/10/31/citrix-on-...
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Intermittent lag while gaming that doesn't affect other PCs on the same network

I've been playing Rocket League with my brother recently, who lives in the same house as me and games on a different PC connected to the same router. We both connect wirelessly and are roughly the ...