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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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Cisco Business CBS110-8T-D Unmanaged Switch | 8 Port GE

All My Cable Are Cat 6, and i have internet fiber 1gb/sec I bought this $ 70 switch to manage all the network cables of my house. Port 1 is used by the Router of my ISP. The other six ports of the ...
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My laptop has heavy CPU load when playing SOME games

I just got my hands on a used Alienware 13 R3 with these specs: QuadCore Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 3400 MHz (34 x 100) , 6MB cache 12157 MB RAM (12 GB) nVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Dell) , 6 GB vRam (DirectX ...
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How to diagnose which driver or program cause stuttering in Windows 10?

My Windows 10 system experiencing regular lags and stuttering, approximately once per minute. This is especially noticeable when I'm watching video. Strangely, this problem disappears when GPU-heavy ...
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Why is my computer slow (usually on startup) even though Task Manager doesn't show anything terrible?

For the past few months, my computer has been running slow on startup. This only happens every now and then, and it seems completely random. It sometimes goes away for a week or two, but then comes ...
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Using a switcher and removing lag possible?

Is there any way to prevent windows from detecting a usb device is unplugged - even if, physically, they ARE unplugged? Meaning - when I replug in the device, there isn't a 10-20ish second wait for ...
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My laptop is lagging and freezes

My HP-15-Notebook laptop. Intel Pentium processor @2.16GHz, 4 GB RAM. Running Zorin OS 16 lite. It's crashing and lagging while booting up and during run-time. I ran htop, but it is only using 586 MB ...
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SSD or storage controller lag when copy files

I have 240GB Lexar NQ100 SSD in my old laptop (max read/write speed 500MB/s), split in two 100GB partitions, first partition is OS Windows 7 other empty so far. I have copied 40GB of files one big ...
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Windows 11 causes instabilities with bluetooth and wifi, applications get stuck and stutter

HP EliteBook 830 G5 HP Q78 1.09.01, 16.10.2019 Windows 10.0.22000 I installed Windows 11 about 3 weeks ago. Before, my Laptop ran on Windows 10. Apps running: Office 365 (Word, Excel) Chrome OneDrive ...
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Audio/Screen Output is lagging every 7 minutes

I have had this problem since I installed Windows 10 about 2 years ago (new custom PC), but the problem was occuring very rarely until a couple of days ago. I have tried Windows reset, clean install ...
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Game starts having internet lag in Gameloop

Hey, I'm new to superuser. I just wanted to state my problem and I'm hoping to find any answers and fixes because it's very frustrating. So, I play Frostborn on Gameloop (Android emulator) on my PC. ...
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Link Aggregation between managed switch, unmanaged switch, and modem/router

I am trying to learn more about computing and networking for my own projects, while not interfering with my housemate's access to the internet ... I have: T2600G-28mps tplink managed switch TL-SG1024 ...
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Why does my video lag behind my audio?

I am using a Windows 11 laptop with an NVIDIA Geforce MX350 graphics card. When I watch videos online, the video lags behind the audio, making things uncomfortable to watch. I've tried updating the ...
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What can I do to reduce the interaction lag of a Windows 10 VM?

I'm using a Windows 10 VM on my (Devuan Chimaera) GNU/Linux machine, to test-build some code of mine. I am not using that VM as a "regular user", so I don't care about all sorts of eye ...
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High GPU usage by "System" process; high CPU usage by .NET ROS, major spikes

For the past few days, my PC has been getting random spikes of extremely high CPU and GPU usage (not at the same time), both of which cause lag and a .5-2 second freeze of the whole PC. I don't recall ...
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Logitech K380 Bluetooth Keyboard Is Laggy

My Bluetooth Logitech K380 keyboard is laggy when it's connected to Windows 10 Enterprise (20H2) Dell laptop.
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How to trace the cause of lag in Windows?

I've noticed that whenever I'm running Zoom, and particularly (it seems) when a participant is screen sharing, my entire computer is quite laggy. Zoom itself works great - no lag in video, audio, ...
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Persistent mouse lags and stuttering

//EDIT 4: It's the Nvidia drivers. By chance I realised that when I uninstall them via DDU the lags stop altogether. I tried reinstalling the drivers normaly, via device manager, via Windows update, ...
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CPU Stays at 25% Sometimes - Immense Lag

When I run heavy applications such as a game or multiple instances of something, my computer lags a lot. My task manager only shows that I am using 25 percent of CPU (keep in mind that all of the cpu ...
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Add a delay to the screen for Bluetooth headphones

I have Bluetooth headphones (xiaomi airdots 3) that are connected to a computer. When I watch video there is a delay (which is of course normal because it's Bluetooth). I know that in VLC it is ...
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Does Checksum Offloading affect latency in a good way? Does it vary depending on cpu power?

I'm trying to get an understanding of the settings that you see when you go to the advanced options of a typical intel or realtek networking card in your windows device manager. A lot of those are ...
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Windows 10 pc suddenly incredibly laggy overnight - malware service executable - genuine?

I have restarted my pc this morning and it is horribly laggy. Previously I had absolutely no problems. Now text doesn't appear directly on the screen, mouse movements are delayed and jumpy and ...
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4k screen via USB-C dongle: fine on Windows, input lag + low fps on linux

I purchased this USB-c to Displayport dongle to connect my 4k monitor to my computer. I know lots of problems occur because their pc doesn't support thunderbolt, alt mode or things like that. However, ...
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Vmware virtual machines slow down drastically over time

The vm os is latest Windows 10. Over time while my pc is inactive but there is always a automation running on the virtual machines, the vm slow down alot to the point where the cursor looks laggy af ...
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Internet is making my gaming lag badly, it use to be good then all of a sudden we can only have 1 console at a time, i am unsure on what to do

I have a lot of lag when gaming and can only have 1 console connected at a time even then it still lags, we have a normal router and a gaming router and the gaming router is connected to the normal ...
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How to get rid of the lag/stutter while playing videos with the dGPU (Nvidia Optimus)?

I recently got a laptop that uses Nvidia Optimus, and one of the things I have noticed is that when I set the browser (any browser: Chrome, Edge...) to be executed via dGPU (in Windows preferences), ...
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What could be the possible cause of high CPU spikes, lagging while idle and Windows not booting on dual-boot laptop?

I have an old Lenovo U310 laptop (7-8 years) and for almost a year I've been using it as a dual-bootable system. One OS was Windows 8.1 and the other one was Kali Linux. I've been using Kali Linux ...
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TTY bog-slow , upto a minute of lag in output

I got done installing yesterday. Throughout configuring it , I've been noticing that it has terrible delays in the tty , right from first boot (so this has nothing to do with anything I might have ...
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How to investigate what slows down Windows 10 login?

Context I've recently installed a new Windows 10 (19042). After install I noticed and really enjoyed that in the logon screen after I typed my password and pressed enter, the desktop showed up ...
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Why do TVs have different input lags with computers than they do with other devices?

So I have two different modern TVs, different gaming laptops (relatively new, Win10, 16GB RAM), and a few gaming consoles. Everything is rigged with HDMI. It's a pretty standard setup. On both of my ...
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Why do I constantly get lag spikes? (in minecraft but shown in google)

Pinging Google.com [2607:f8b0:4006:808::200e] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 2607:f8b0:4006:808::200e: time=17ms Reply from 2607:f8b0:4006:808::200e: time=19ms Reply from 2607:f8b0:4006:808::200e: ...
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Intermittent Internet Interruptions

I've been having internet issues for some time now. Browsing web pages is mostly a non issue; once in a blue moon a webpage will timeout. This happens on my wired laptop and and smart TV. My major ...
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why keyboard input lags while using Zoom app

Every time I am using Zoom App or Google Meet, The keyboard input is delayed terribly (about 3s+) while typing in any kind of application. I tried to reinstall Zoom again, deactivate my antiVirus (...
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Define difference between keyboard lag and hardware failure - acer nitro

I have been suffering for over a year with the keyboard of my acer AN515-52 in windows 10. The problem is very annoying and seems to be quite common at least in acer notebooks (https://community.acer....
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Dosbox - Ctrl key is sluggish/unresponsive

I recently tried Dosbox for some dos-games. However I have noticed that the left-ctrl key is a bit sluggish and sometimes unresponsive. My Guess is that it is due to it being used by Dosbox as a ...
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Windows "lagging" after few minutes

yesteday I updated my windows and it started lagging after like 30 minutes of working. I never seen this before. It isnt like everything is lagging but, if I am watching like youtube or I am on ...
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My laptop's fan doesn't turn on every time I play, just once in a while

I have a question. Since a bought my laptop (DELL), sometimes the fan turns on and sometimes the fan doesn't turn on. I don't know why this happens. When I'm playing any game, if the fan is on, I have ...
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How do I stop a .cmd file from running and delete it from my oc [duplicate]

I downloaded a software yesterday and then installed it and during the installation I was meant to run a .cmd file as admin but anytime I connect my PC to the internet, it starts hanging, lagging and ...
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Improve mouse input lag over Remote Desktop connection

As the title suggests, how can I improve input latency over a remote desktop connection in certain applications? I use a lot of 3D applications (Blender, Unity, Unreal) that involve clicking and ...
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Windows explorer.exe lag spikes

Similar question to previous post a few years ago. Build 19041.450 Trace Problem: Occasional massive lag spikes on explorer.exe. Never happens after a fresh reboot, but happens with increasing ...
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How can I measure the input lag/latency of my monitor?

I want to determine the input lag of my monitor (actually, it's a projector) because I noticed that there is a considerable latency between my mouse/keyboard actions and the screen. I have found a few ...
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I cant understand what is causing my computer lag when nothing is running

To try and describe what is happening, I have disabled all startup items that task manager brings up and have rebooted my pc. Like the picture shows every half second it bounces from 19% GPU usage to ...
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How can I fix Mouse/Keyboard input lag when sound/video is being played?

I have just updated windows 10 and after restarting the computer, an old issue that has mysteriously fixed itself before reappeared. My mouse/keyboard input is lagging whenever I open or focus on a ...
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KDE is slow and crashy from SDDM to KWin to Plasma to Dolphin

After updating my Arch system, everything by KDE started breaking, from SDDM taking almost 50s to start up to compositing issues. I've tried removing ~/.config/plasma-org.kde.plasma.desktop-appletsrc ...
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Can you purposely delay the sound inside the Windows OS backwards?

I got a pair of google max speakers which are hooked up via a 3.5 mm jack but they stream the audio input to each other and split it into a right and left channel which introduces a delay of 1 to 1.5 ...
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Windows rt connect to Windows 10 by remote desktop of Windows lagging so bad not because of connection or bandwidth. It is visual that cause it

I want to keep this simple as possible. Problem: connection from Windows rt 8.1 surface rt lagging stuttering delay when scrolling multiple browser in one screen. Not a problem with splashtop and ...
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Seemingly random lag when moving windows, entering text, or playing games

Patient: Ryzen 5 1600 GTX 1660 Ti 16 GB DDR4 3000 MHz RAM Win10 2004 on a SATA3 SSD Issue: My PC started lagging, for seemingly no reason. Memory usage gets up to 70% tops, CPU usage is around 5-20% ...
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Brand new WIN10 PC stuttering once powered on

I'm having a problem on a brand new assembled PC: video and audio stutters. This is my build: MOBO Asus tuf x570-plus https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B07TNSYXXV/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=...
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Windows stuttering/lagging when dragging, scolling etc

Windows on my laptop lags a lot. The framerate is feels like 3-4 fps. The computer is a Lenovo P1 running latest Windows 10 May 2020 (2004)-version. All drivers are updated. I am using a docking ...
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Sysinternals Live unexpectedly slow?

I understand that the live version will inevitably be slower than a local copy. However, considering my system specs and bandwidth, the amount of latency experienced seems far too disproportionate to ...
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Improving host resolve speeds with shared internet connection (wifi-ethernet)

I recently set up my workstation at home to work remotely. I don't have a wi-fi device for it, so I am currently accessing the internet from my desktop by a shared connection with my laptop, like this:...
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