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1answer
55 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
72 views

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?
2
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1answer
460 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
76 views

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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7answers
6k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
733 views

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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2answers
179 views

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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0answers
70 views

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 ...
2
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6answers
4k views

Does the size of a monitor impact game performance?

I just build a brand new computer and I am having an issue while playing Minecraft. The new computer is an Inel i7 3820K with 32GB of RAM and 3 WD Black 1TB drives in a RAID 0 using th e Intel Matrix ...
1
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4answers
2k views

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, ...
4
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11answers
47k 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 ...
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4answers
359 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 ...
0
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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
435 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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3answers
216 views

Page file becomes enormous

I have reinstalled winXP a few months ago on my 6 year old laptop with 512 mb of ram and 1.6 ghz celeron M processor. Everything seems to run fine, I've fixed the overheating problem about a year ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Why is my mouse lagging?

Don't remember this from earlier, but my mouse is lagging when I refresh specific websites in Chrome and Firefox. I can't observe such lags with Internet Explorer. Here's a video i made I tested ...
4
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4answers
6k 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 ...
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votes
1answer
302 views

What is the difference between restarting the computer once and restarting the computer twice? [closed]

I was noticing that when I restart my computer for the first time, it is "less clogged", and immediately after restarting I restart it again and it feels even "less clogged". This made me wonder, ...
0
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1answer
818 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
469 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
384 views

Chrome 6 shows tabs only after a long delay when many tabs are open

I have the issue that when I have a lot of tabs open, switching to a new tab will cause a long delay in page loading, making the application pretty hard to use. I do have 4GB of ram, however Chrome ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Why does QuickTime lag in Firefox if I don't put my mouse over it?

This has happened for me as long as I can remember. Since the first version of Firefox, on multiple computers and under different versions of Windows. QuickTime plays fine in IE and Chrome (even ...