Windows 10: Lagging Taskbar, Windows Explorer, and Tool Tips (version 1607)

  1.    10 Oct 2016 #1

    Lagging Taskbar, Windows Explorer, and Tool Tips (version 1607)


    Hi,

    Occasionally I find that Windows 10 becomes unusually laggy and unresponsive. In particular, I find that when I hover my mouse over the icons in the Taskbar, the icons are not highlighted quickly or at all. In Windows Explorer, a similar thing happens when I hover the mouse over files. Tool-tips are very slow to pop up, and when they do they tend to appear incomplete. Mouse clicks are not received immediately, and everything is just slow to respond.

    I find that can avoid the problem by restarting. The problem appears in about 1 in 4 or 5 work sessions. It's not hugely annoying but it concerns me.

    My current version of Windows 10 is version 1607 (KB3194496). I don't have a previous version or update that I can roll back to. Any help with this problem would be most appreciated.

    Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    11 Oct 2016 #2

    How to deal with lag? Reinstall windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    - recommends clean install

    Hi, hard to know what to suggest. I'm replying 'cos no-one has so far.

    You can try elimination
    - safe mode
    - clean boot
    - disable shell extensions (e.g. using shellmenuview)

    You can try an in-place upgrade repair install

    You could try technical analysis trying to see what processes are doing when the system is misbehaving
    (Procmon, Latency Mon e.g. - even the task manager).

    And naturally try searching the forum for reports of lag and slow response (there are plenty)
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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