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when i type in face book the words dont come out as fast as im typing

Q: when i type in face book the words dont come out as fast as im typing

running xp on an ibm T21 here

on a few sites, particularly facebook, ive noyticed when im typing in a chat box or email their is substantial lag on the characters actually coming out,
its not hapening on your site

so what could this be please?

i do type quite fast, for a non secretary

but sometimes i have to wait for upto a minut for it to catch up?

have i got a bug?

any help greatly appreciatedet my head round this one

thanks again

i am quite computer savvy, but cant g

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A: when i type in face book the words dont come out as fast as im typing

Depends on the site, Folks on facebook are slower so you have to type that way!
Just kidding. I find that older pc's with slow processors and lower ram are taxed with XP and good security measures running to the point of your type of problem showing up. How much do you have running at once? Have you tried Chromium browser (google chrome in windows), it might be a bit leaner. Are you running multiple chat programs at once? Can you try a chat program, just one, that will communicate with various others and not have multiples running at once, might help.
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Gazher said:

Good day PC masters/expert/etc, can I ask something? about my computer, the cmos battery of my motherboard just last with in a week what should I do? need some help or tips, thanks a lot

-gazClick to expand...

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detrunks said:

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ComboFix 10-11-14.04 - sri 11/15/2010 23:45:04.1.2 - x86
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2095 [GMT 5.5:30]
Running from: c:\users\sri\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
* Resident AV is active


((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2010-10-15 to 2010-11-15 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

2010-11-15 18:21 . 2010-11-15 18:21 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
2010-11-15 18:03 . 2010-11-15 18:03 301568 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\cmd.execf
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2010-11-14 18:42 . 2010-11-14 18:42 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Switch Off
2010-11-13 05:18 . 2010-11-13 05:18 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft Help
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2010-11-12 13:49 . 2010-11-12 13:49 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\WinPcap
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2010-11-11 04:21 . 2008-07-09 18:49 103424 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzDCT.dll
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2010-11-11 04:21 . 2010-09-27 09:58 196096 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzpdf.dll
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2010-11-11 04:21 . 1999-05-06 18:30 140288 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\comdlg32.OCX
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2010-11-10 15:13 . 2010-11-14 15:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Garena
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2010-11-10 14:58 . 2009-11-03 08:37 1970176 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx9.dll
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2010-11-09 17:33 . 2010-11-09 17:33 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\UseNeXT
2010-11-09 17:32 . 2010-11-09 17:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\uTorrent
2010-11-09 16:17 . 2010-11-14 13:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Cheat Engine
2010-10-31 08:11 . 2010-10-31 08:11 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\GRETECH
2010-10-31 07:59 . 2010-10-31 07:59 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\Sun
2010-10-30 09:15 . 2010-10-30 09:16 -------- d-----w- C:\Downloads
2010-10-30 07:27 . 2010-01-25 21:18 13952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\urfltwlh.sys
2010-10-29 16:45 . 2010-11-14 14:23 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\ESET
2010-10-28 17:25 . 2010-10-28 17:25 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\VideoLAN
2010-10-28 16:10 . 2010-10-28 16:10 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\EA GAMES
2010-10-28 15:31 . 2010-10-28 15:31 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Kaspersky Lab Setup Files
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Halo3recon said:

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What exactly happens? Any lights light up?
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