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Games bouncing back and forth between laggy and smooth??

Q: Games bouncing back and forth between laggy and smooth??

Hey everyone, I have been trying to play a few games on my laptop recently, and I've noticed the oddest thing. Take Dungeon Siege 2 for example; I start the game up, graphics are set to high, and the game runs smooth as butter. About 5 minutes go by and then I hit a massive lag spike, my frame-rate drops from 40 to 10. This lasts for about another 5minutes then... its back to being smooth again? It will keep doing this switch back and forth constantly. The game only uses about 400mb of ram, and even when its being laggy, lowering the graphics to bare-bones doesn't make the slightest difference.

I tried setting the core affinity to 1, 2 or both, that doesn't seem to make anything better. I tried raising the app priority, but vista keeps reseting it i think. And oddly, by minimizing the game and waiting about 30seconds, the game will go back to being smooth again.
What is going on??

Specs:
Vista Home Premium
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T7500 @ 2.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
2046MB RAM

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I have posted emails to these friends for ages but all of a sudden I keep getting them bouncing back, this is what I get, can anyone tell me what the problem is?

eporting-MTA: dns; se4.mailspamprotection.com
Action: failed
Final-Recipient: rfc822;[email protected]
Status: 5.0.0
Remote-MTA: dns; mx.lb.btinternet.com
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 554 Message rejected on 2020/03/23 19:38:08 GMT, policy (3.2.1.1) ID (5E32DDB709C90F01) - Your message looks like SPAM or has been reported as SPAM
Action: failed
Final-Recipient: rfc822;[email protected]
Status: 5.0.0
Remote-MTA: dns; mx.lb.btinternet.com
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 554 Message rejected on 2020/03/23 19:38:08 GMT, policy (3.2.1.1) ID (5E32DDB709C90F01) - Your message looks like SPAM or has been reported as SPAM
 

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Can anyone tell me why I'm getting most of my emails sent back?

Reports:
Reporting-MTA: dns; me.freeserve.com
X-SMTP-Server-Queue-ID: D91785C050FF
X-SMTP-Server-Sender: rfc822; [email protected]
Arrival-Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2006 20:49:23 +0100 (CET)
Content-Type: text/plain

Final-Recipient: rfc822; [email protected]
Action: failed
Status: 4.0.0
Diagnostic-Code: X-SMTP-Server; host smtpin.tesco.net[81.103.221.10] said: 452
Message rejected (in reply to end of DATA command)

This is the SMTP Server program at host me.freeserve.com.

I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not be
be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.

For further assistance, please send mail to <postmaster>

If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
delete your own text from the attached returned message.

The SMTP Server program

<[email protected]>: host smtpin.ntlworld.com[81.103.221.10] refused to
talk to me: 421 aamta04-winn.ispmail.ntl.com connection refused from
[193.252.22.157]

Reporting-MTA: dns; me.freeserve.com
X-SMTP-Server-Queue-ID: 6F28F1C01E50
X-SMTP-Server-Sender: rfc822; [email protected]
Arrival-Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 14:40:17 +0100 (CET)
Content-Type: text/plain

Final-Recipient: rfc822; [email protected]
Action: failed
Status: 4.0.0
Diagnostic-Code: X-SMTP-Server; delivery temporarily suspended: host
smtpin.tesco.net[81.103.221.10] refused to talk to me: 421
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I'm trying to send emails to "[email protected]". Every email I send takes 24 hours to get bounced back. I tried pinging their IP and I'm getting no replies. This would lead to believe that it's their firewall that's blocking me. any ideas....
 

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Hi,

One of my friend has been trying to send me mails.. However offlate the mails have been bouncing back to her..

One of the non-delivery notification is as follows..

The reason for failure was as follows:

554 SPAM-Relay detected
------ This is a copy of the message, including all the headers. ------

What could this mean? Is my email id marked as a spam on her server..

Kindly help..

Thanks & Regards,
Joshu
 

A:Mail Bouncing back... PLEASE HELP

The only info I can find on this message is that it is returned by McAfee WebShield, may be best to contact your respective ISPs
 

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Hi... I'm in help desk in my company. We're having an issue with emails sent to Hotmail, they're being rejected. Microsoft answered, via website:

"Welcome to Microsoft Community. We understand how important for you to be able to send an email to Microsoft accounts from your domain account.

You need to get in touch with the Microsoft Sender Support Team. They have to fill out the e-form that can be found on the following link to solve your issue with the error code 550 SC-002 where your emails sent from your domain to Microsoft Account rejected for policy reasons.

If you are the 3rd party Domain Administrator:

Please review our policies and guidelines at http://postmaster.live.com.
If you are in compliance, submit a support request to our Email and Delivery Filtering Services team by clicking on the link to the e-form under the troubleshooting section in the postmaster site mentioned above.

Let us know if you have further questions.

Thank you. "

... but the problem is that mails sent to Gmail are being rejected too... So I suppose that our servers are being considered as spammers, for the time being, for some reason. Is there a workaround to this without having to contact either Hotmail or Gmail? That's dealing with obnoxious bureaucrats... if you ever can get a hold of them...
 

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I have several email accounts linked to my outlook and live accounts but all messages I tried to send from any of these recently are being bounced back with the following return message and no explanation -

"This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.
Delivery to the following recipients failed."

When I send an AOL email from my AOL browser it works fine but when I use another browser via Outlook it bounces back.
 

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Hi!,

This is a new one for me.

I NOTICED I WAS NOT RECEIVING BOUNCED BACK, "MESSAGE DELIVERY FAILURE" OR SIMILAR INCORRECT OUTBOUND E-MAIL MESSAGES COMING BACK THAT I ADDRESSED INCORRECTLY.

Comcast 6 Mps is my ISP.
Windows XP Professional
Outlook 2003.
Only recent new software within last month when this started happening is IE v.7.beta 2.
I FIRST NOTICED THIS WITH SOME PERSONAL E-MAIL DISTRIBUTION LISTS IN WHICH I HAD NOT CLEANED OUT A COUPLE "BAD" E-MAIL ADDRESSES THAT CONTINUALLY CAME BACK AS UNDELIVERABLE. THEN, MORE RECENTLY, I FURTHER CONFIRMED THIS WHEN I NOTICED THAT INCORRECTLY ADDRESSED E-MAILS FOR MY BUSINESS E-MAIL ADDRESS (A POP3 THAT I USE WHEN I WORK OUT OF HOME SOMETIMES) WERE NOT COMING BACK AFTER I REALIZED I INCORRECTLY ADDRESSED AN OUTBOUND E-MAIL ADDRESS.

THEN, FINALLY, I TESTED VARIOUS INCORRECT OUTBOUND E-MAIL ADDRESSES TODAY FOR BOTH MY PERSONAL AND BUSINESS E-MAIL ADDRESSES AND NONE OF THE DELIBERATELY, INCORRECTLY ADDRESSED OUTBOUND E-MAIL ADDRESSES WERE BOUNCING BACK TO ME. [ I ALSO HAD AN ASSOCIATE IN ANOTHER STATE, NON-COMCAST USER SEND OUT SOME OF THE INCORRECT OUBOUND E-MAIL ADDRESSES AND HE DID GET THEM BOUNCED BACK TO HIM] THE LATEST INCORRECT OUTBOUND E-MAIL ADDRESS I TESTED FOR BOTH MY PERSONAL '[email protected]' AND BUSINESS OF '[email protected]' IS '[email protected]'

I'm lost on this one and Comcast is, well, Comcast.

Help!

Thanks.

JHH
 

A:Incorrect E-mails not bouncing back?!!?

Check your "From" and "Reply-to" addresses. Have you entered them correctly?

PS: A post in all caps is equivalent to shouting in real conversation! Do you really want to shout?
 

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I use a MacBook, iPad and iPhone, and have an AOL email address. Suddenly, emails from friends who have hotmail email addresses are bouncing back. I have talked to AOL, Apple, and my internet provider (AT and T) who all say the problem is with Hotmail. When I try to reach tech support, I get the runaround from people in India who want to charge me $50 to unblock hotmail addresses. I am beyond frustrated. Can anyone help? Thanks!
 

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I've been trying to find a solution to the problem and it led me here. However my problem isn't the same as the firefox 'bouncing' problem already mentioned in this forum.

Example:
When viewing hotmail I can visit my inbox but when i try to view any messages I get a very brief glimpse of the message before it bounces me back to the inbox.
With other sites it often just refreshes the page if i click on any avenues within the site.

I tried deleting cookies via the toolbar cos that sorts out some problems.

I only got to this forum through explorer (yuk).

I apologise if this is a question that has already been answered but my problem isn't very easily searchable through keywords.
 

A:Firefox keeps bouncing back to a previous page.

...also revisiting a tab in firefox causes that page to refresh. Not really a problem but displaying all the symptomes will help in diagnosing the problem.

I also tried re-installing firefox. That didn't work.

Please, any thoughts on this, it's driving me up the wall.
 

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I have my own domain - filmhamster.com. I access "[email protected]" through my central gmail account (I have quite a few different addresses all forwarded to one account) using POP3 andsend emails via mail.filmhamster.com.Recently I have been getting replies bounce back to me from, as far as I can tell, just one domain. I haven't made any changes and used to email them with no problems.I'm trying to figure out if the problem is on my end or theirs.

A:Emails sent through Gmail bouncing back from certain domain

After talking with my host it seems my email was hijacked by a spambot, causing these issues.  Resolved, for now.

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Hello, everyone, and thank you for any assistance you can provide with this issue. I searched for an answer using Google and the TG search function, but the issue is inherently difficult to search for, as it brings up a lot of off-topic results. If this has been asked and answered, a link to the answer would be appreciated, thanks again.

When working on my computer, I practice a sort of extreme mult-tasking - that is, I usually have numerous Office & PDF programs open and more specifically 3-4 IE browser windows at any given time.

I frequently click to a new page, or action, on one page, then switch back to Word, or to another window in the meantime while that page downloads, even if this only takes a second or two - that's a couple of seconds I could be doing something else.

IE does not seem to cooperate in this regard, however, in that I will often find myself unwillingly dragged back to a browser window, when the page has finished downloading, when there is activity there, PW request, etc. Is there any way to prevent IE from switching windows on me against my will, so that I will only be on the browser window I choose and never be dragged back to an old window, regardless of what is going on there?

I am using IE7; however, the same thing happened with my earlier IE6.

I have cable Internet, but I am also using a old and slow computer - will an upgrade solve this?

If so, given my penchant for mult-tasking, is a dual core processor the way to go?
 

A:Internet Exlorer windows bouncing back and forth

Welcome, LAEsquire.

I think the word you're looking for is "focus." You click on a certain window to get the focus there. Then some other application or window wants your input or wants you to see a message and it grabs the focus (and you find yourself typing into thin air!).

I know of no way to change this operation. Maybe there is a registry tweak.

Since this is a general Windows feature I suggest that you click on the red triangle and ask a moderator to move this thread to the Windows XP forum, where you are more likely to find an expert who knows about this.
 

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Help
Entire day today, any mail I send (from any of 4 aol names) to any
address other than another aol one gets returned. Incoming is fine.
This is the error message from one:

The original message was received at Wed, 8 Oct 2008 21:51:11 -0400 (EDT)
from [email protected]
*** ATTENTION ***

Your e-mail is being returned to you because there was a problem with its
delivery. The address which was undeliverable is listed in the section
labeled: "----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----".

The reason your mail is being returned to you is listed in the section
labeled: "----- Transcript of Session Follows -----".

The line beginning with "<<<" describes the specific reason your e-mail could
not be delivered. The next line contains a second error message which is a
general translation for other e-mail servers.

Please direct further questions regarding this message to the e-mail
administrator or Postmaster at that destination.

--AOL Postmaster

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<[email protected]>

----- Transcript of session follows -----
<[email protected]>... Deferred: Connection refused by imr-aim.mail.aol.com.
Message could not be delivered for 2 hours
Message will be deleted from queue

Final-Recipient: RFC822; [email protected]
Action: failed
Status: 4.4.7
Remote-MTA: DNS; imr-aim.mail.aol.com
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Urgent help needed my PC keeps sending weird e.mail that keep bouncing back. Lots of them. Each time the Norton message says "your e.mail message was unable to be sent because your mail server rejected the message". It statrts after 2 min, when I get connected. It's all over the screen. Here is my HJT. It's urgent. Thank You

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:41:52 PM, on 4/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSLAGENT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnpstd.exe
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\officedrv.exe
C:\Program Files\I8kfanGUI\I8kfanGUI.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
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Hello all!
I have an problem with my Logitech MX518.
I have tweaked my usb ports to 500hz and my settings are just like it should be.
So,at all games like CSS or Cod4 i can notice my mouse is not smooth when im moving it down/up/left/right.
Im without drivers for mouse , even with drivers it dont fix the problem.
My surface for mouse is steelseries qck heavy.
What's wrong ? :(
And btw. its not my mouse,i have checked it on my friend comp,its working well.
My firend has an Windows 7 and im on XP SP3.

A:Mouse is not smooth at games.

It could very likely be that your computer is not fast enough. Try closing some open programs. What is your hardware setup?

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I bought my laptop in Australia and am trying to email them for a warranty claim. 
But I am unable to get to their official email address mentioned on their own website? 
They say their offical email address is: [email protected]
But Emails are bouncing back ... http://imgur.com/a/W1BTM
Any idea what can I do?
 

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This morning emails I am sending to hotmail accounts I use every day are being bounced back with the message :"550 SC-001 Mail rejected by Windows Live Hotmail for policy reasons. Reasons for rejection may be related to content with spam-like characteristics or IP/domain reputation problems." There is nothing different from usual about the eemails I am sending. What is going on please?
 

A:Windows Live Hotmail suddenly bouncing back emails

Hi Aroominyork, it is possible the mail server you use for sending mail has been added to a black list which is now causing you issues.

You need to find the IP of your SMTP server (which you can find probably in the returned emails), if not then copy and paste the contents of one of the returned emails here and we should be able to find it.

When you have the IP, try typing it in here and see what results you get.

http://www.mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx
 

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Hello Everyone.

Please help me with dilemma of choosing a good card, for gaming, but also card will be often running 24/7 a day in idle mode, so should be very energy efficient in idle (in peak and other modes too)

Im thinking about:

GIGABYTE GV-N660OC-2GD
also this one:
ASUS HD7790-DC2OC-1GD5 1GB/128-bit 2xDVI, HDMI, DP
or this one:
7850

Looking to play skyrim and newest games in full hd detail if possible,
- also should be very energy efficient
- and should be quiet.
- should be in same price range as are those cards

Those are my top priorities.

thank you
 

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For some time now i've had a problem where after playing games for an extended period of time with no issue, they will freeze and lock up my PC requiring a reboot.

The game will freeze, sometimes loop the last sound playing and then cut to a solid screen of colour that seems to be mostly random what colour it is.

Some information on my setup:
- Core 2 Duo E6300 (overclocked from 1.8Ghz to 2.8Ghz with 1.4vcore)
- 4GB DDR2 800Mhz at 4-4-4-12
- ATI 4890 (1GB vram and stock settings with latest drivers)
- Asus P5B Deluxe (ver.1233 Bios)
- 700W OCZ StealthxStream PSU
- Windows 7 32-bit ultimate

1) I've ruled out overheating, at least in any detetable way. When gaming all temps report back green across the board.
2) I've stress tested with Prime95 showing no errors.
3) It appears that the more graphically demmanding the game is, the faster it freezes up. I can run something like S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat (high settings) or the Bad Company 2 Beta (med settings) on high for several hours, but Bioshock 2 (high settings) has frozen up within 5 minutes of play.

I'm really stumped by this problem, it shows every indication of being a graphics overheat or if not that then an insufficient PSU, but temps report fine and the PSU is rated for running an SLI setup without problems so a single high-end card shouldn't have it breaking a sweat.

Any help would be much appreciated, I am open to any suggestions on how to pin this problem down. Thanks in advance.
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A:Games freeze after hours of smooth play

--UPDATE--

I'm going to explore some other options in the meantime:
- Until now my motherboard voltages have been set to "Auto". This setting shortchanging on voltage could lead to instability but its difficult to believe that after years of using these settings without problems that something could be caused by it now.
- Run Memtest (though seems kind of useless after passing Prime95)
- Check for failing hard drives. This has caused issues in my system before and was fixed with replacement. Unfortunately high HDD wear is a continuing problem for a heavy user such as myself
 

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About 3 months ago, I replaced my old mobo with an Asus A7N8X. Since then, I've been having trouble running games. I've installed 3 games; EVE, Need for Speed Underground 2, and Call of Duty. I haven't checked for EVE, but for the other two, I meet or exceed the recommended specs. My graphics card is a Geforce4 Ti 4200.

The problem I'm having is that the games all run very smoothly with no chugging or anything, but not forever. Usually after about 10 minutes (less with Need for Speed) the game will either completly freeze up my computer, requiring a reboot, or will crash my system altogether. What I don't understand is that if my computer can't handle the game, why does it run it incredibly smoothly for 10 minutes then all of a sudden, it can't handle it? I was able to fix the problem with Need for Speed by setting all the graphics to the absolute minimum, but that didn't solve the problem with the otehr two.

Something else that struck me as odd is that I never had any problems playing games prior to the mobo switch, I had lots of games, like Planetside, Medal of Honour, Battlefeild 1942, and Rainbow Six 3. I also had COD installed prior to the switch, and I never had any trouble with it while it was set on the default display settings, but now it freezes. Anyone have any tips for me?

I should also mention that Warcraft 3 and Civilization 3 run with no problems right now.
 

A:Games freezing after ten minutes of smooth gameplay

It sounds like a heat problem with your graphics card or cpu.

Check your cpu temps with Motherboard monitor 5 (MBM5) you can get it Here

Regards Howard :grinthumb
 

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Well I have been playing it for about a week now and it runs smooth maxed out and 4x AA. Now all of a sudden it runs at like 3 FPs and even when I switch to low settings its 10 FPS. WTF is going on? I've tried rebooting and ending most of the big processes in task manager. Also it runs fine in single player as normal but multiplayer is totally messed up n laggy. I have current date drivers and Game Boost which helped to increase FPS a bit so could it be that? because it started the second time I used BFBC2 with gameboost on. I run it through Steam too. Please help this is annoying. Oh and if this is important when I start playing CPU usage jumps to 100%. I'm not sure if it did that before.
 

A:FPS lagging problem all of a sudden? (games ran smooth but suddenly lag)

wwhat are your system specs? and please try updating all your drivers before trying anything else
 

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My computer specs are as follows:

AMD64 3000+
512mb ddr333 RAM
ASRock Dual-SATA2 motherboard
XpertVision Geforce 6800GS 512mb
currently using mobo's onboard sound card

Games are pretty choppy ingame, even older ones like Soldier of Fortune 2 and Men of Valor. Any idea what's causing the lag? Someone over at guru3d suggested it could be my graphics card failing, but I've never experienced artifacts before, nor did I OC my card at all. Someone else suggested it could be because I'm using the onboard sound card

What do you guys think? I'm worried that the fault may lie with my graphics card. Oh if it's any help at all too, when I start up windows, during the Windows XP bootup (the black screen with the windows xp logo in the center), my screen will refresh itself once during the loading, before windows starts up. And whenever I click on the small Geforce icon that lets you change screen resolutions etc in the bottom right corner (beside the clock), the screen refreshes itself again. Is this normal?
 

A:Games are really laggy

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Hey, well I have a problem with pretty much any game I play. They almost all lag the crap out. I can get minecraft and terraria to work fine but if I try to play anything else (ex. Team fortress2, gothem imposters, or from dust) they are so laggy I can not even play them also if I turn on my screen recorder (fraps) to record minecraft that lags too much to. I heard I may need to get a video card or something but I don't know all the technical stuff about computers

What I do know is that I have windows 7, I have 12gbs of ram(I tried upgrading that to solve the problem and it didn't work too well) and I believe I have some sort of duo prosseser and verison fios. If you need more info to help I can try to look it up for you

Thank you in advance.
 

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games like diablo lod are starcraft and extremly laggy on my computer. i dont know what it would be..
Video Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP
Processer: AMD athlon XP 3000+

any advice?
 

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Hello everyone. I had a lot of help the last time I was having computer problems, so I decided to come back now that I have a new problem.

Recently, while playing games, I have been experiencing way too much lag than I should be. This is a fairly new computer that I had since last Christmas and before recently, it was performing wonderfully. But, recently, while trying to play games, games that I know my system can handle no problem, I'm having an awful time with lag.

The problem I'm having the most with is the MMO City of Heroes. My last computer, which was far inferior, would run the game like a dream. Now, for some reason, this computer is running it very choppy. This is just one example. I've tried multiple games, but this is the one I really want fixed.

I've done virus scans (I have Kaspersky) Spyware (Spyware Doctor) emptied temp files and defragged, and it isn't helping in the slightest. I have a very fast internet connection. Verizon fiber optic. So, I know speed isn't the issue with my current game. I do speed tests often, and it runs like a dream.

Let's see...I am running Windows XP. My processor is a Intel 1.8 Core Duo. I have an Nvidia 8600 or 8500 or something. I can't remember which. And I have 2 gigs of ram. I really hope I've given enough information.

Please help! Thank you so much for your time before hand. I hope you can help.

A:Laggy games when they shouldn't be.

unplug it, take the side off, and with canned air blow it clean. make sure your video drivers are up to date along with your xp updates. what power supply is installed?

was this resolved?
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...ml#post2119305

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Hello, Im new here and I have a problem. My CS:S, Garry's Mod and hl2 game modes are laggy, I get this lag every 5 sec or so. My fps is around 300 and there's no problem with my internet, I dont know what it is. All my drivers are up to date.

Please help

BTW, Im a tech noob

A:Steam games are laggy

I should add that Modern Warfare 2 isnt laggy at all.

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Hi ,  I bought my lenovo G50-80 (i7 , 4 GB RAM , AMD RADEON M330 , windows 10) back in November . At first the only issue I had was with playing videos(offline&online) after watching half a movie my pc usually froze , made an annoying sound and I had to restart it everytime . I  recently fixed the issue by changing some options in the Power Management settings ,before figuring out the issue I've reinstalled my windows 6-7 times . Games were always running smoothly even on high resolution . Recently , since I last changed y windows ,my laptop has developed another issue :  whenever I try playing a game (like Heroes of the Storm , Prototype or NFS Hot pursuit ) everything seems to be going fine in the menus but once I start playing instantly I start lagging to the point where I can see frames every 2-3 seconds . I have all my drivers up-to-date and I've also reinstalled Direct X , framenet and C++ redistributable to see if it would fix the issue , no changes .Does anyone have any idea on how I might get this issue solved ?  Thanks

A:Lenovo G50-80 laggy in games

Hi MariusOG , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
If simple graphic apps like prototype would lag the performance even after Windows 10 factory install with all updates , probable best to check on the hardwares. 
 
While running the program you can launch the diagnostics to best place a stress test on the devices. 
You can run both diagnostics LSC and another temperature monitoring software similar to this. 
 
Update us at it goes or call in tech support for recommendation specially if there's a remarkable error / findings as the test reveals .
 
 
Regards

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Ok i have never had problems running games such as shadows of mordor and skyrim before now on ultra settings. im running on a asus with a nvidia geforce gtx 860m on windows 8 (any further specs ill post if needed)

well i was playing shadows of mordor and went out, forgetting that the charger was not plugged in, came back the game had shut off prob due to inactivity or something, anyways i plugged up (because i was at 10% and started the game and low and behold i went from 50+ fps to 10.

I figured that maybe for some strange reason it was because it was almost dead, so i waited and let it charge, i come back when at 99% and try again, again slow as christmas. i figure what the heck ill cut the graphics down for some reason its not running but no. it will no longer run playable at any setting. ran it through restarts, malware scans, a full defrag. nothing

I stopped playing shadows of mordor and just gave up around a week ago. assuming it was a lost cause until now.

I started back on skyrim and was playing that for the past ween with no problems

I woke up this morning and pulled out my laptop, expecting to play skyrim, it was almost dead so i hooked up the charger and started it up, and my surprise when i realized that i was again around 15 fps instead of my normal 55-60 plus.

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A:Solved: Games now laggy

(Idk where edit tool is so ill just put it in reply sorry)

So for some reason today, Skyrim just started working again but shadows of mordor still not running correctly. please help?
 

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Recently, warcraft3 has been really laggy (video lag, not internet connection)thoughout the game, even after resets. something is draining my resources, though, after monitoring my processes, it seems as though nothing abnormal is there.

can u check my log please?


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:37:43 PM, on 2/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\Sound Blaster X-Fi\DVDAudio\CTDVDDET.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\Module Loader\DLLML.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanel.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Other\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXE
C:\Other\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\C-Media Middleware\CmSkype.exe
C:\Other\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
C:\Other\Atomic Alarm Clock\AtomicAlarmClock.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:Uber laggy games.

Hi and welcome to the Security Forum.

Apologies for any delay in replying, but we have been rather busy lately, and, of course, all our helpers are volunteers.

Since it has been a few days since you first posted, please post a fresh HijackThis Log if you still need assistance. In order to provide you with the best possible help, please ensure that HijackThis logs are produced only while in Normal Mode.

Thank you for your patience.

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Hi the specs to my pc are
Intel i-5
Gtx 680 ti
8 gigs ram
1tb storage
Everytime i try to run a game its choppy and laggy, ive updated all drivers and i have an inline for my connection. I dont know what else to do
 

A:Games Are Choppy/Laggy

We need more information about your PC, so please do the following in it:

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your PC will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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Hello, Im new here on techguy just because of this reason.

My CS:S, Garry's Mod and hl2 game modes are laggy, I get this lag every 5 sec or so. My fps is around 300 and there's no problem with my internet, I dont know what it is. All my drivers are up to date.

Please help!
 

A:Steam games are laggy

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Hey everyone, I've had Steam for quite a while now. I used to play it all the time until April. In April, I think that was when Counter Strike:Source updated and the game started getting laggy. I've tried absolutly everything I could think of and what Steam has told me to do. I've updated all drivers on my video card and sound card and BIOS on the motherboard. I've figured out that it's not a internet thing because this has happened on my friend's cable connection. I know its not internet also because it happens to me on Half Life 2 when I play, but mostly when there's action going on. I've turned down my hardware acceleration, didn't work. I ran the diagnostics from Steam, i disabled ATI Hotkey Poller and that didn't work. I can't install Omega drivers because I have Windows XP Pro x64. I don't think its my OS because when I had regular Pro, it was the same. I've completely reinstalled my whole computer with everything and it still does this. I'm really sure its the software because it doesn't do this in BF2, while I'm running everything High there. I tried running 3dmark to give some support there, but my cpu keeps overheating and shutting down before I get a score. I've gone to pcpitstop.com and they say I have poor video and poor cpu performance. I'm running a P4 640 3.2ghz w/HT using the 64 bit on a ECS RS400-A with a Radeon x850 xt. And now, I've created a HiJackThis log:

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A:Steam games laggy

Anyone?
 

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We play several online games. Suddenly, a couple days ago we started lagging on all of them that we cannot play them. we have tried everything over the past few days, virus cleaning and scanning, restore, updated drivers, windows updates, you name it we did it. any suggestions. Now we can play for a minute or two as normal then suddenly it will kick in.
 

A:laggy online games

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First off my computer is a Dell Latitude C640 with XP Pro. Despite its age I have never had any problem watching videos or streaming audio offline. Now it is laggy. If i watch a video it will every so often skip and jump. I then listened to a local radio station that is streamed offline and I get the same thing. Lag. All video does it, FOX on demand, any Amazon video on demand I have and even YouTube!

Now Before you go saying its my internet connection I will say this. I thought of that but knew it could not be. For one thing I have watched videos before and never had that problem. Also I am using my Colleges internet connection so yes it has enough bandwidth. Then there is the fact that it is not just video online. It is also video offline. Downloaded Amazon on Demand skips, ripped DVD's too and when I watch it on DVD it skips too.

It recently started about Sunday. If it helps I installed a few programs prior to this problem.
1)Video LAN http://www.videolan.org/
Been uninstalled since​2)MS Office 2007 (highly doubt this is a problem)
3)Service Pack 3 was installed Sunday night(automatic update) I have my suspicions that this is the cause of it.

Hope someone can help. Thanks in advance.
 

A:All Video and Audio Laggy. Games Too

Service packs always have problems and they also are trying to fix problems that their original genius didn't cover and suspect. WIth Microsoft.. who knows. I will say that the VLC player is the best for all around video and almost the only thing I use and I'm pretty knowledgeable of video and converting, etc. At 1st reading I suspected the internet connection but as you state it does this offline then defintiely not. You're problem could be many things honestly due to the large number of prgrams invloved with video and sound and also the different things you have entered into the equation. You very well might have a completely innocent sounding potential problem that's causing all of your problems. Your newly install Office 07 could be hogging up your resources and lagging your system. But it's made by Microsoft so doesn't shock me. MS loves sucking up every bit opf resources you have and then blow you off when you need help. ANd their help sites are total bs. Remove Office 07 and run a registry cleaner. Install Revo Uninstaller to do this and also use to remove most of your startup programs that are lagging your system. Too long to explain but look up services that don't need to run or be automatic.
 

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Hi I just recently joined 5 minutes ago a buddy of mine told me you guys can probally answer all my questions. So my question is how come my computer is so laggy when i play games.
I have all new parts for my computer. but when I host a game on wc3 everyone says its laggy and when i join any game I still lag. Also my fly for fun lags i can barely play that and my cs has massive huge lag/ping. THis only happend recently when I my computer guy changed my mother board. My computer was fine before i reformated and got a new mother board but its still tha same one just newer. I have a

Computer: Intel(R.)
Pentium(R.) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
2.80GHz, 512 MB of RAM

Please help me xD
 

A:Why is my computer laggy when I play Games

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Hello
i encounter very low frame rate when i play games using Nvidia physX like mirror's edge (the game runs on 7 frames per second only)
When i turn off the physX from game options frame rate is about 45
The problem is that some other games like metro 2033 doesn't allow you to turn off PhysX making the game unplayable
Is there any way to overcome this problem
*system specs below*

A:Games using Nvidia physX are very laggy

Your Nvidia GT 610m really isn't designed to handle PhysX. It is to be expected that your games run slowly with it turned on.

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Hey guys. i recently bought a new computer . 4GB Ram ,500GB HDD Driver, 3.0GHz ,and some INTEL video card i think.
But i have a verry bad problem. Even if i have 4 GB ram and a so good computer , my games are running kind of slow.
I installed GTA San Andreas, and is running slow. I installed more games with bad graphics, and they running slow too.How it's that possible? I mean even when i had Windows XP that games was just..ok.
I mention that i don't installed some graphics from nvidia\intel or anything like that.But i know that i have a INTEL graphic card. It's that the problem? I mean it's so bad ? I don't have even direct x too .

I need some help here. Tell me more about what is the problem. Thanks alot.

A:Windows 8.1 Problem - All games are laggy .HELP

Hi, open Device manager and tell me what is your graphic card name and driver version to install the proper drivers for it.

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Hi everyone,

I just hope someone can help me here. Here's my prob :

I've worked with PCs for like 15 years now so I know a bit but this stupid problems is having me go nuts.

In some games, especially NHL 2003, I get choppy/slow game play. Even if I play against the PC locally, I get a slow game. If I choose to play someone on-line well, of course, it's worst.

My PC is : AthlonXP 1900+, 512Mb DDR Ram, GeForce4 128Mb vid card, Microsoft SideWinder Plug & Play, ViewSonic 15" monitor.

Dont get me wrong I should'nt lag with a pc like that. My friend has a pc way under mine and the gaming is running super smooth. Even wiith MSN MEssenger running in the background.

I tried everything, from changing my entire pc, trying another gamepad, updating ALL my drivers, etc.. I dunno what it is.

The only things I did'nt touch nor changed are : The power switch where my pc is connected and my monitor. Could these be the problem ?

HELP !!!!!
 

A:Choppy & laggy play in some games

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My computer is a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

8gb ram
Core i54210U 2.40 Ghz
128GB SSD
Intel HD graphics

when playing Metro apps such as pinball FX2, or Dungeon Hunter 4 or Six Guns, the frame rate is playable but not smooth.

Once in a while, the frame rate suddenly improves dramatically for a few seconds, like no lag at all, before going back to the lower frame rate.

I'm assuming the higher frame rate is a sign that my computer is capable of playing these games at a better fps.

what can I do to achieve these higher frame rates with my existing hardware?

I've tried setting priorities in the task manager to no effect.

I've updated to latest drivers from lenovo website, and performance has improved slightly.

A:Metro games gives laggy but sometimes good fps

what resolution are you running at? lowering it will help, especially since you have Intel graphics.

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I need some step by step  help from anyone that could help me out, I think I have maybe a virus on my computer, or it could be something else which I'm hoping to figure out because last few weeks have been just bleepty for me.
 
A lot of the games that I play lag quiet a bit even though my PC seems to meet the requirements, I play on the lowest settings with everything off and I still don't get any sort of smooth game play and I get A LOT of lag.
 
The main game giving me these problems are "Black Desert Online", anyone able to help me step by step to figure out what the problem could be? I'm very noob at this kind of stuff so it would be very greatly appreciated if you could help me in a noobfriendly way.
Thank you so much!

A:Need some help, games are very laggy and dont play well, what could it be?

Hello well we can scan it .. If the problems persist we'll move you to a different forum.MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.TDSSKillerDownload TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is required, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.AdwCleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double cl... Read more

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I have a dell dimension 8300 system that runs with windows xp when i play games on there like World of Warcraft or City of Heros the games will tend to lag really bad during play but my Internet Access is fine can some help me with this.
 

A:Games real laggy when i play them

what brand / model video card are you using??
 

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i've been having some major lag problems on a few games (not all) which other players i chat with on ventrilo are not having. ventrilo experiences no lag while a game using port 4000 spikes every few seconds often disconnecting me. this lag was not a problem a week ago, now it's driving me nuts! i believe it is spyware. i did some scanning using kaspersky, ewido, spybot, and adaware. they came up with some problems, all of which i fixed (supposedly). recently ran a rootkit revealer scan and came up with a nice long list. its 12 megs or so, so i'll wait for clarification on how i would post it. here's my hjt log, ewido log, and activescan log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:28:51 PM, on 2/27/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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A:Solved: Laggy games and internet: rootkits?

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I had re-install all drivers and is the latest version. Before the factory restore, every game i played is very smooth, graphic are all set to the highest. Y50 gaming laptopwindows 8.1,  64bit , i7 , 16gb ram , gtx960

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Hi,

Usually my internet connection is fine, surfing is good and playing games on my PS3 is quick and smooth. For the past few weeks however my connection has become a slow, stuttering/laggy mess and when I play COD I have the worst connection stats and I am usually chucked from a game.

Where do I start with my investigations? I do know there is no general issue with broadband in my area.

Would you guys need some stats from me to order to help?

Regards,

C h r e d g e.
 

A:Slow, stuttering internet with VERY laggy games

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Specs/Info:
Dell N5110 laptop
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
Memory (RAM): 6 gigs
Processor: Intel Core i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10Ghz

A few weeks ago, or maybe months now, my computer was fine. It ran smoothly, not much lag in games (can't ask much from an i3 apparently?), etc.

Now, however, web pages take forever to load and games almost 95% of the time have lag that makes them unplayable. My internet connection seems to be fine, unless that is the problem. Also, apparently i3 is, well, bad? Anyway, my computer is a lot slower, and I've no idea why. Any suggestions, tips, help D:?

A:[SOLVED] Computer sluggish - Games laggy.

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Did this just randomly come up?

Try following this: Is your PC running slow...?

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A few months ago, my laptop suffered water damage and I needed my hard-drive replaced.

Since then, I have noticed worse performance when playing games, even online Flash ones. One difference from before is the high memory usage; it's running at around 60% with only the browser open, which corresponds to 1.9 GB.

Here is my system information;

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3033 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1293 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 221316 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G848F
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Here is a Hijack This report;

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:05:40 AM, on 3/28/2012
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AIM\aim.exe
c:\Users\Owner\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

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A:Online Flash Games Running Slow and Laggy

Bump?
 

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