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Windows 7: Slow program exit back to desktop

29 Nov 2010   #1
gogreen

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
 
 
Slow program exit back to desktop

Lately when I exit a program (doesn't seem to matter which program I'm in), the desktop will reappear, but the last screen in the program will VERY SLOWLY disappear in inch-square chunks--like one per 3-4 seconds. I press Esc and the desktop then fully reappears. Any idea what's going on here? Thanks.


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29 Nov 2010   #2
Commodore Pet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Have you tried updating your driver for your graphics card?
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29 Nov 2010   #3
gogreen

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
 
 

Yes. Graphics card driver is up to date.
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29 Nov 2010   #4
Commodore Pet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Did you have this problem before you installed the latest driver?
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29 Nov 2010   #5
gogreen

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
 
 

Yes, but I think it started a while after I installed the updated driver.
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30 Nov 2010   #6
Commodore Pet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Are you having any issues while running heavy graphics loads such as games?
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30 Nov 2010   #7
gogreen

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Commodore Pet View Post
Are you having any issues while running heavy graphics loads such as games?
No issues. No games. No heavy loads.
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