Sometimes mouse click results in very slow response. Double click causes freeze for about 30 seconds. Happens with any application with Windows 7.

Occasionally, but much too frequently this happens.  It sometimes also happens with the keyboard when I am typing.  It just happened in this box when I put the curser in it.  I had to wait for about 35 seconds for the "wait circle" to quit so I could type.  Sometimes if I get impatient and click again, the screen turns white although the screen is visible underneath.  If I am willing to wait for half a minute every time this happens, it seems to straighten itself out.  Could I have my virtual memory set wrong?

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Last updated April 19, 2019 Views 16,673 Applies to:

Hi BradSchulz,


Method 1:

It might be an issue with the computer performance. You may use the performance troubleshooter and check if it lists any issues -


You can also refer to the below links to improve the performance of the computer and check if these help -

Method 2:

You may also perform a clean boot to see if any third party programs are causing issues.
To perform the clean boot follow the step 1 mentioned in the below article and then try checking in this clean boot state -

If the issue gets resolved check which non-Microsoft service is causing the problem; referring to the article and following other steps.
After you have finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:

a. Click Start, type msconfig.exe in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
On the General tab, click the Normal Startup option, and then click OK.
When you are prompted to restart the computer, click Restart.

Hope this helps.

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