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Mouse temporarily freezing during web page loads

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by loumont, Aug 25, 2002.

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  1. loumont

    loumont Thread Starter

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    I've been living with this problem for a long time, because I thought it was normal, but my work PC doesn't exhibit this problem, so now I'm wondering if there's a way to fix it on my home PC.

    The problem is:
    Whenever I'm loading a page with lots of graphics, animations, flash or other elements besides straight HTML (which, these days, is just about all web pages), my mouse temporarily freezes or moves very slowly or in bursts.

    I don't have a new machine, but I figure a PII, 400MHz with a 16 meg graphics card should be able to handle a web page with graphics. Sometimes I have to click the stop button in IE 6 to stop whatever animation is in progress on a page, just so I can get my mouse to work normally again.

    Everything else about my computer's operation seems fine while this problem is happening.

    Anyone have any ideas? Is it my mouse, my graphics card, just the fact that my machine is too slow? Any help or advice is appreciated.

    Thank you.

    Louie
     
  2. rkselby98

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    I suppose you have win98 or ME but really doesn't make much difference.

    Go to

    www.rselby.com/cleanup.htm

    and follow the instructions for cleaning the hard drive and also the instructions for removing programs from the start up that are running in the back ground. These will be listed under the msconfig headings.

    Do all of these and when you are finished defrag and reboot and try again and see if it isn't better.

    The instructions are also for win98 and 2K.
     
  3. garytech

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    also defragment it. I defragment my pc about every 2 weeks
     
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