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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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Windows 11 Explorer lags for a second when selecting an image

Recently upgraded to Windows 11, noticed that in explorer if I click on an image, it takes about a second, showing the loading circle on my cursor before it fully selects. I noticed during this time ...
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Extreme lag when opening menus, folders, programs, just about anything that has to load new graphics

This is an intermittent issue. I've gone months without it present at all, and months with it present. The lag affects everything except audio. Input and all visuals are frozen for the duration of ...
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How to reduce startup lag in X Mouse Button Control

I have used X Mouse Button control to reroute my mouse button 4 to a right click auto clicker. I did this by setting the key to rmb and making it repeat (option 6). But whenever I press the button it ...
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How to configure QoS on a D-Link DSL-2750U (1.16f)?

My internet is so slow when family starts using it along with me. I get crazy lags in-game (League of Legends) and browsing as well (even Facebook). But when I'm alone on the network, which rarely ...
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Alt+Shift change of language lag since Windows 10

This has been a longstanding problem ever since Windows 10 for me. There is a noticeable delay between pressing the key combination and the actual change of language. I often press the keys, start ...
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User on the desktop has delayed keyboard response, but not when in the login screen, a different user, or in the admin command prompt

I have this very peculiar issue where when I think my PC was reaching the limit on memory usage, something suddenly happened causing keyboard input lag, yet when I opened up command prompt as an ...
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Computer experiences occasional framerate stutters with 1000hz mouse polling rate

I am experiencing framerate stutters when I have my mouse polling rate set to 1000hz. The framerate stutters mostly disappears when I use my mouse at 500hz but my PC should not be having framerate ...
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CPU i7 6700k stuck at .80 GHZ

Okay I have looked through the internet but unfortunately I am not seeing an answer to my problem so maybe someone can give me some hints here. To start off with what i am currently running. MSI m5 ...
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Mouse and keyboard "freeze" for no reason

I have a weird bug on window. Randomly wired my mouse and keyboard stop responding and after 1-2 sec it works again. It happen every 5-10 min or so it is very random. What is weird is that if while my ...
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HTPC Windows 11 lag after turning off TV

I have this strange problem where my HTPC Windows 11 session becomes very laggy if I turn off my LG TV and then turn if back on. It is super noticeable, the mouse cursor and any video are not smooth ...
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Linux hangs when listing contents of large external directory

I have an external NTFS hard drive mounted on my system. This hard drive has a number of top-level directories. Most of them contain nothing of much import, but one contains hundreds of gigabytes of ...
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Lagging/Slow/Framerate drops MacBook Pro 13' mid 2014

I bought a used MacBook Pro Retina mid 2014, and I have installed VENTURA via OpenCore Legacy. The MacOS often freezes. Simple operations lead take considerable time to load, and its nearly impossible ...
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Guest Kali Linux GUI terminal window hangs in dual monitor layout in VMWare Workstation 17 Pro

I wasn't having this issue a week ago. This has newly developed for me. Here is the actual issue: When I run a command in the terminal while in dual monitor layout, the terminal window stops ...
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High ping when playing any game

Currently, I am using a TP-Link AV-4220 as my powerline as my room is the furthest away from the main router. I am connected to it through an ethernet cable. I use Virgin Media as my ISP, but they are ...
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How to close firefox when the system feels so bad that the cursor barely moves?

I have a habit of having lots of tabs in my browser. Now I am using Debian and Firefox after many years of being Windows user. This habit is not a problem on Windows because mouse/cursor is totally ...
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PC games lag, but nothing else does

Recently about 2 weeks ago my PC shut down and refused to come back on due to a system32 config error. I fixed this by reinstalling the operating system through a flash drive. I got a good connection ...
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I have a Windows 10 Inspiron 7559 and it's running slow at start up and doesn't allow me to click on anything how can I fix this issue

I just recently picked the interest of working on computers. I currently own a Windows 10 Inspiron 7559 but when I first boot it up everything freezes and I can't click on anything even I plug in ...
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Laptop Lags for Few Seconds After Startup

Following are the specifications of my laptop: Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H with Radeon Graphics 3.20 GHz Installed RAM: 16.0 GB (15.3 GB usable) System type: 64-bit operating system,...
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Computer feels laggy running Linux but okay with Windows 10 don't know why?

Processor: AMD A8-6600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 3.90 GHz Installed RAM: 8.00 GB (7.20 GB usable) System type: 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Pen and touch: No pen or touch ...
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Extreme Citrix Desktop Lag/Latency

My wife and I work identical jobs, remotely from our work-supplied laptops. She experiences extreme lag while in the Citrix desktop environment, and I do not. It is extremely difficult to do her job ...
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Why is my HP Pavilion Laptop 14-ce3xxx slowing down while plugged into the charger?

I’ve been using an HP Pavilion Laptop 14-ce3xxx for almost 2 years now. I can’t really tell if the thing occurs since I initially bought it but here is what happens: Whenever I plug the charger in, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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