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Question: Wild Jumpy/Jerky Scrolling

I need help with this problem, when I scroll I have very little control of the screen, besides jerking when scrolling the page will jump from top to bottom without me touching the mouse. I am using a Logitech Marble mouse and Have used this type for years with no problem. I use Firefox. Any help to solve this problem will be appreciated. Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Wild Jumpy/Jerky Scrolling

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This morning my HP desktop computer started acting up! The mouse is real jerky and jumps all over the place. I went into safe mode to run Kaspersky thinking I may have a virus (negative). When I hit restart to go into safe mode the PC turned off and when it boots up it always plays a little tune, it sounded like it was under water, real jerky just like the mouse, like gurgling.. I'm running win.XP.. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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I've been struggling with this issue from the begining. Basicaly the mouse pointer is jump when I try to make small movements and the problem ocurs both with the touchpad as well as a G602 external mouse. What could be causing this and how can I fix this? I've tried just about every setting available under the Windows Mouse, Touchpad settings and nothing is working. I did find the following post that seems to suggest a Realtek driver might be intefering with mouse movements. Has anyone else noticed this? With a 4K display I really need to be able to better control small movements of the mouse. 

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Question: Jumpy scrolling

I recently reformatted / restored my computer, Its a Dell P4 2 gig, 640 Megs ram, Windows XP
Now, when I am scrolling down a page on the internet
for example (Use the Grab scroll bar on the right hand side of the screen) the text and pictures do not slide down smoothly they jump at maybe 3 to 5 lines at a time. It's very irratating.

I have 2 other pc's and they don't do this, They go down smoothly as if it's a continuos page rolling by a window. (I hope thats a good description) and I am pretty sure the Dell didn't do it before I had to reformat. So I'm sure it's something in the settings.

I have tried 3 things so far,

1. Went to control panel and adjusted my mouse wheel settings
No imporvement.

2. In Internet Explorer clicked on tools then Internet options then
the advanced tab clicked and unclicked "Use smooth scrolling"
No Improvement

3. Called Dell Tech support, Very weak so to
speak. To sum it up.... I don't know sir

I hope one of you all knows a lil trick or something because this
is sure deterring from the enjoyment of our new PC

Thanks for any help or efforts.

Answer:Jumpy scrolling

I reinstalled my video card drivers and it fixed it....

Dell tech support, wrongly told me that this wouldn't be neccessary, that they were installed when I ran the restore CD....


Imacertifiedgenius :D

I like the layout of this site.... I hope it grows.

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Hello, first time posting.

My problem...loaded (had W2k) XP Pro......clean install..and re-format...
Have a Logitech wireless w/ in all apps the scroll function is really jumpy. I have changed setting on mouse from default (3 lines) to 1 to full page and is still the same. Also smooth scrolling in IE. There are no apparent hardware conflicts and no other hardware changes have been made. I have also used another mouse (same make) with same results. The touch pad also exhibits the same issue. I have 2 machines exactly the same and only one exibits this problems. I have been thru this and other forums to no avail.

Anyone have any suggestions.


Answer:Jumpy scrolling with XP pro in all apps

Don't know if this will help, but try uninstalling the mouse drivers and downloading the latest versions from Logitech and install those.

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i dont know if anyone can help, but im desperate. im running XP Home w/ SP2 (the problem was here before SP2) on an HP pavilion ze4600 laptop...the computer runs GREAT, except for one glaring flaw...all windows scroll VERY jumpy, and the same thing happens when you drag a box across the screen, its all jumpy & doesnt drag smoothly...ive tried all kinds of settings, im the "administrator", ive checked mouse settings, everything...if anyone can help me, please!!!!

Answer:Jumpy Scrolling & Dragging!

i know this is gonna sound like 'duh' but have you cleaned the mouse?

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I know there is a way to improve smooth scrolling but I can't figure it out. Any help is always appreciated.

Answer:Solved: jumpy scrolling

Is it happening in Internet Explorer?

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Question: Jerky Scrolling

For the past few months my ability to scroll smmothly on the screen has gone and it scrolls, stops, continues, stops etc. Also, when I stream sound through it does the same, the speach breaks off at regular interviews and then resumes. I have Windows 2000 and have a 576kbps broadband connection. Can anybody tell me why this may be and if there is a simple solution. (It needs to be simple!!). I would appreciate any suggestions.Thanks.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

cleaning the rollers by removing the circular disk & ball from under the mouse ? Dirt can build up and cause this. If you have optical er then not.Check drivers, disk clean-up do you programmes open ok ?

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Question: Jerky Scrolling.

When I scroll on any webpage it does not scroll smoothly. It jerks like it's freezing up or going really slow. I don't know why it does this and it is very annoying....

It jerks and goes slow when watching videos on the internet, too. Does anyone know how I could fix this and why it does this? Your help will be much appreciated.....

( it does not help to restore the system either )

Answer:Jerky Scrolling.

What are the system specifications?
If it's a store bought computer the make and model will help out also.

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Question: Scrolling is jerky

I recently downloaded Jing. I used it once, didn't like it and removed it. Since that time I've been troubled with an issue with the screen only when I scroll. Instead of it moving up or down smoothly, it gives the appearance of "refreshing" itself each time. It's unusual, hard on the eyes, and probably shouldn't do that! I've checked mouse settings, screen resolution and can't find a fix!

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Question: jerky scrolling

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual-Core QL-65, x64 Family 17 Model 3 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2813 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 228017 MB, Free - 177498 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC, Base Board Version, None
Antivirus: Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware, Updated and Enabled .....I uninstalled IE9 and solved most of my problems but now having scrolling problems its jerky on both the mouse pad and the up and down buttons. I ran a performance scan an everything was nonmil. No viruses found computer is fine. please help with jerky scrolling. Thank You... ​

Answer:jerky scrolling

Check that you have the latest/greatest video driver.

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Question: Jerky Scrolling

Can anyone help with my scrolling problem in Firefox 1.0.6? Instead of smoothly scrolling as I arrow down or use the mouse wheel, the screen moves in jumps as if it's refreshing each view (or something!) I only have this problem with the browser. Everything else scrolls OK. I did a HijackThis scan and here is the result:

Edit by bjgarrick: Unrequested, Inline HJT log removed!
Can anyone see what might be gumming up the works? Any help would be appreciated - it's driving me nuts!

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

If you believe the problem may be malware realted then:

Please follow the steps below:

- Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support

Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.

- Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis:

Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Otherwise, have you uninstalled and installed Firefox 1.0.7 to see if that fixes your problem.

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Question: Jerky Scrolling

I reinstalled xp and now when I scroll it is not smooth. The page jerks along. I tried searching on the net and it said uncheck smooth scrolling - that didn't work. Again searching the net I found it might be in my device manager. I found Video controller vga vcompatible not installed - no driver found I guess. I am not a computer whiz so I am really stuck. Are the two things related? How do I go back to smooth scrolling and how do I find a driver for that uninstalled Video Controller? Or how do I install the controller? Any help would be appreciated. Thank You.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

You need display drivers :)

what graphics card do you have, if you dont know what machine do you have?

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Ok, onto my second issue.

The computer i'm fixing (3ghz Intel, 512mb Ram) has had scrolling issues before and after the format. It is the same on firefox or IE in that whenever you scroll down a page using either the mouse or the keyboard, it jerks heavily, as if it's loading the whole page again every second.

The mouse is a wired old Logitech model.

Answer:Jerky web scrolling


Have you installed a video driver?

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Question: Jerky Scrolling

What causes my screen to jerk when scrolling? I have a new wireless mouse and keyboard and have updated all the drivers. I am running Windows 7 and have a Netgear router. TIA

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

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Question: Jerky scrolling

I have smooth scrolling enabled on my XP, but pictures on this part of my site cause 'jerky' scrolling click hereIs the resolution too high that is causing this, please?

Answer:Jerky scrolling

by the images - your CPU is having a hard time handling all that data as the images move up and down the screen.

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Question: Jerky scrolling

This problem just started after reinstalling XP Pro. I get a jerky scroll, it jumps instead of a smooth scroll. What has caused the change? What can I do to correct it?

Answer:Jerky scrolling

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Whenever we would boot our computer it would stop booting with the error message - Floppy Diskette seek failure - Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility. We don't have a floppy disk drive! So I would hit the F1 key. We kept doing this for quite awhile. Everything was working fine. Then one day when I hit the F1 key it didn't boot up. I got a blue screen telling me to shut computer down. Sometimes I could get on and other times I couldn't. My son decided to wipe the memory clean and start computer back to factory settings. We still get the same error message about the Floppy Diskette seek failure but it does continue boot up. But now whenever i'm on the internet while using the scroll bar, down or up arrow keys it scrolls, but it's a choppy movement!!If anyone can help me with this - I would appreciate it greatly!Thanks!KayHall

Answer:while on internet - scrolling is jumpy/choppy

When this has happened to me (couple of times), uninstalling my video drivers and reinstalling has taken care of it.


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I've been having problems for a while. I've checked all over the place for things to help. No matter what browser I use the scrolling jumps and/or is slow. I heard things that it may have something to do with Kazaa or other P2P programs. Other things said it might be the Hosts file, I don't know. I'm just looking for some help. I'll post my log for HijackThis so someone can tell me what I need to fix. Advance thanks to however helps me. It's not anything else on my computer just my browsers. I have ran both Ad-Aware and Spybot S&D and they found things but nothing to solve the problem.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 10:05:58 PM, on 6/21/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\WINDOWS... Read more

Answer:I.E. 6 and Mozilla and slow and jumpy scrolling

I don't know if this has anything to do with my above problem but everytime i run Spybot there are 5 entries of a DSO Exploit. Even if you don't see anything wrong with my log tell me because then I need to find out what else to look for that could be the problem.

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Is may be just me but scrolling up and down through posts in this forum seems slow and jerky compared to eight forums.

If I press the arrow keys to scroll up and down then it scrolls a bit, pauses for a split second and then carries on a bit more before pausing again. Is this just me or is it some design to make it work better on phones or something?

I tried different themes but it is the same.

Answer:Scrolling seems slow and jerky

It may be specific to your system. I don't have this problem. Try another browser.

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When I go to some websites and attempt to scroll up or down, the page moves only click by click, not smoothly. For example, if I click the scroll bar 5 times, the page will jump a short distance 5 times in sequence. How can I return to smooooooth scrolling?

Answer:Scrolling is jerky, not smooth

Has the website finished loading when this happens?

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I discovered that my screen was really laggy and jerky on my Lumia 1520. Glad to say its only for certain apps like facebook or WPcentral for instance. Do a Lumia review on the web through problems...even open this thread up in a web browser (3 ... In the right bottom corner of this page) scroll now and no lagging. Not a phone problem. But an app problem

Answer:Jerky screen scrolling

Originally Posted by switch side method I discovered that my screen was really laggy and jerky on my Lumia 1520. Glad to say its only for certain apps like facebook or WPcentral for instance. Do a Lumia review on the web through problems...even open this thread up in a web browser (3 ... In the right bottom corner of this page) scroll now and no lagging. Not a phone problem. But an app problem This is a part of the swipe/tap bug that many 1520 users are experiencing. And yes it is only with certain apps. :)

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Had no idea where to post this question, it kind of lands in a grey area, but seeing as my O/S is XP, thought this would be the most suitable place to start.

I have just performed a clean install, and am in the process of adding, all my AV, and program software. I have however noticed, that when I scroll with my mouse wheel, down the page, it kind of ripples rather than smoothly scrolling.

Have I maybe set my screen up at the wrong resolution? I didn't install any monitor drivers during the install, cos hey, the monitor is working after all. Could something be missing though?

It's not a major issue, but I would like to iron out all these little niggles early on to keep things working tip top.
Please feel free to suggest if this post would be better served in a browser area of the forum, or anywhere else for that matter.


Answer:Jerky browser scrolling.

Did you install the driver for your video card (and did you obtain it from the oem website)?

Also, please open device manager - any yellow or red symbols?

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If anyone having a jerky/stuttering/lagging when scrolling a webpage in Firefox, here's a fix.

Type in "about:config" in Firefox (address bar) and enter general.smoothScroll under filter. Double click on general.smoothScroll to set it to true.

Or else just install add-on smoothwheel.

I don't understand why they didn't set it to smooth scrolling to true in the first place. First I thought Firefox 3.5.1 was buggy and lagging when tryng to scroll but found out that my IE8 scrolling was very smooth.

Answer:Firefox Jerky Scrolling

Wow, thanks

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My expertise is beginner. When I am scrolling down any message, I can't get smooth scrolling; each time I click on the down arrow, there is a jerk; If I click 5 times, I get 5 concurrent jerks. there may be a simple solution, but I don't knopw it. Can someone please help? Thanks

Answer:Jerky email scrolling

Perhaps check the smoothe scrolling settings.

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Please help. I tried this under security but maybe it should have been here. I've check out several boards and seen problems close to mine but the fixes don't work. This started a couple months ago about the time I upgraded Netscape but I can't swear that has anything to do with it. I've always used Netscape because it runs faster for me. When I scroll it is either very slow or it stops for a few seconds and then jerks to catch up. Typing does the same thing. I will type several words before they all of a sudden show up on the screen. All this is happens about half the time. I've noticed even when I play Hoyle card games it sometimes is jerkly. I am mostly looking around Ebay so I don't know if that has anything to do with it. I absolutely never open emails with attachments or click on anything in an email. I use Norton Systemworks, Norton Firewall and I've recently used AdAware and CWShredder. I had a tech person "tune up" my computer, rid of temp. files, defragged, antivirus, etc. My computer is only 1 1/2 yrs. old. Please help me and keep in mind I know more about the Internet than I do the computer itself. This has taken all the joy out of being on line.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling & Typing

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I'm noticing a weird annoyance when using the mousewheel to scroll in IE7. It jerks about 20 pixels every second for about 5 or 6 times. I think it has to do with the fact that I'm using a Logitech Wireless Mouse but I'm not sure. Has anyone else notice this problem and if so know of a way to fix it?

Answer:Jerky Scrolling when using Mousewheel in IE7

it maybe IE7 itself. it is still in BETA. may want to check the discussion boards on the following link. someone may have reported that type of problem.

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i saw a thread to lynn on scrolling-it was suggested to her to go into her dell-i have a proteva 52X max-am really comp illiterate-can someone tell me how to get my comp to stop the slow motion scrolling and why my apps just wont play.tyvm

Answer:Scrolling jumpy-apps play like molasses

Upgrade your video card drivers.

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Using typical US (cheap but fits my needs) clickity clack kybd. Google Chrome, but does the same on MSEdge, Mozilla Firefox, and others. Also I'm using an Internet Security suit, AVG which is the only thing I can think might be the likely culprit but I've used AV only and it has done the same things.
So her is a more descriptive explanation of symptoms; Mouse wheel scrolling whether turning it fast or just a few cm at a time the page jumps up/down or not at all and suddenly jumps up/down drastically. When it doesn't seem to be responding I reflexively turn the wheel up and down cussing at it (not always but sometimes) lately. Other days it responds fluidly, friendly, as I want and need it to. There are times when weeks go by w/no problem, then out of nowhere it starts and continues for days. As if something is using page filing CPU, or ram or (maybe I'm out of my depth with that lingo) or maybe I just have dirty Electricity, Excuse me; "Dirty Power" oh yes there is, It really does exist, look it up! (Inconsistency's in Amperage, Voltage, and/or Frequency delivered to the user/device or interference between source and user/device) no that'e not a quote, I know a few things. Except how to solve this problem!!!!
Any PC "Gu Rooz" think they know please help.

Answer:Longtime prob Jumpy Screenn Scrolling

I had that happening every now and than, sometimes I it was just bad mouse with worn out pot at the wheel but also when internet was low and ping very high. In later case, when problem was really bad (like when tethering phone with 3G for internet access) even keys on KB were delayed.
Changing poll rates and wheel scroll to one line on mouse helped in some cases.

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Can anyone tell me why when i try moving web pages up or down with the slider bar the page moves very jerky as tho its refreshing itself its only just started in the last week

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I have had my chromebook less than two weeks, I was loving it but the last two days it has driven me crazy.The scrolling is jerky and freezes for about five to ten seconds, it does this constantly seconds apart.I am using a mouse but it was fine for the 10 or 11 days before this started. I tried using the pad but it still does it.I found on another forum someone with the same problem and they were told to check the apps and extensions added. I have added no new ones, I even took out a few of the exsiting apps I just won't need, but it still does it.It also said to log out and go in as a guest, I tried this and it was much better.My chromebook is an Acer, model cb3-111-c4gd.If anyone has any clues or help it would be much appreciated. Thank you.


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Answer:Chromebook scrolling jerky and hesitates

Hi croths,
So the step of logging into the Guest account is a great first step. The idea behind is that you wouldn't have any of your personal applications or settings loaded, and can isolate if the issue is related to the software (operating system or hardware). Considering it was better, but not perfect(?) the next step would be do a 'power wash' which will rebuild the OS and let you start over. It's quick and takes just a couple of minutes, but if you have personal data you want to save, you'll need to back that up first.
Here are steps to do a powerwash:
Next step would be to do a full system recovery, you can download an OS onto a flashdrive and install it onto your Chromebook. Here are steps:
Finally, if you're still having trouble I would suggest contacting support as it may be a hardware issue we need to address for you.
Hope this helps,Cory

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Running Win.Xp Pro 64 - Page scrolling is slow and jerky especially on IE.
Looked at all the usual answers from Mouse to smooth scrolling, but fix eludes me. Where am I going wrong, more detail available if needed.

Answer:Page Scrolling slow and jerky

Hi Peter,


Running Win.Xp Pro 64

I take it that all of your drivers are up to date. Getting drivers for XP x64 can be a bit of a nightmare due to lack of support for x64 XP. There is better support for 64bit OS in Vista and above.

Can you post your full specs. Download and run Speccy for me. Once the program has gathered the required information, go to the top of the Speccy window and do File>Publish Snapshot. Click Yes when prompted. Now copy and paste the URL address that it gives you to your next post.

When did you first notice the issue?

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I have had my chromebook less than two weeks, I was loving it but the last two days it has driven me crazy.The scrolling is jerky and freezes for about five to ten seconds, it does this constantly seconds apart.I am using a mouse but it was fine for the 10 or 11 days before this started. I tried using the pad but it still does it.I found on another forum someone with the same problem and they were told to check the apps and extensions added. I have added no new ones, I even took out a few of the exsiting apps I just won't need, but it still does it.It also said to log out and go in as a guest, I tried this and it was much better.My chromebook is an Acer, model cb3-111-c4gd.If anyone has any clues or help it would be much appreciated. Thank you.

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Answer:Chromebook scrolling jerky and hesitates

Hi croths,
So the step of logging into the Guest account is a great first step. The idea behind is that you wouldn't have any of your personal applications or settings loaded, and can isolate if the issue is related to the software (operating system or hardware). Considering it was better, but not perfect(?) the next step would be do a 'power wash' which will rebuild the OS and let you start over. It's quick and takes just a couple of minutes, but if you have personal data you want to save, you'll need to back that up first.
Here are steps to do a powerwash:
Next step would be to do a full system recovery, you can download an OS onto a flashdrive and install it onto your Chromebook. Here are steps:
Finally, if you're still having trouble I would suggest contacting support as it may be a hardware issue we need to address for you.
Hope this helps,Cory

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Ok i decided to get rid of my dell 1.8ghz 2gb ram 80gb hdd laptop and bought:

A hp compaq 2.0ghz core2duo, 3gb ram, 320gb hdd just to 'have the best' and now i wish i didnt 'downGrade'. Other specs inc: IE7, xp pro sp3.

Right issue is: Whereever there is a scrolling box or webpage, for instance if i google something then scroll from top to bottom it will be smooth till about half way then it will jerk and be delayed for a second or 2. Its not webpage specific it will happen even if i goto say internet options then advanced tab and scroll on that it will jerk. On the odd occasion it will be SO BAD it looks as if my vga card drivers are not installed.Also if i click something then start typing it will not pickup the first letters/numbers i type, this is also frustrating as if im typing a password it wont pick up the first digits and i have to start again. Also when highligting text it again wont highlight it all it will pause/stop for a second or 2 before highlighting what i want it to. To solve the issue with no luck ive tried the following:

Update my radeon hd 3200 drivers
reformat laptop (xp pro sp3)
Install all drivers possible
control panal>mouse>wheel>1 as following amount of lines per time
control panel>internet options>advanced>uncheck smooth scrolling
control panel>internet options>advanced>uncheck enable visual styles

Now i am stuck on what to do on how to solve this annoying issue, im on the verge of selling up and going ba... Read more

Answer:Jerky/slow scrolling in xp HELP ME SOLVE PLEASE


problem with the graphics card running on 2d on XP

Download this
For anyone with problem

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I have recently reinstalled XP but each time I use the scroll wheel on my mouse, in any application, horizontal lines come down the screen and the page goes up in a wobbly fashion. The arrow pointer also becomes jerky. I have defragged and also used WinSpeedup without success. Advice would be nice.

Answer:Jerky scrolling when moving page up or down

You must reload your graphics driver.

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Hello there folks today I got a lovely new white Lumia 1320 which is all great and working well. Except for one thing. In Instagram,WP Central and a little bit in Facebook app when scrolling it jerks alot. It also does it slightly in 6 Tag. Is this a known issue and if so will it be fixed as its driving me mad in an otherwise great device. Is there any temp fix for it?? Never experienced this on WP before. Thanks

Answer:Lumia 1320 jerky scrolling

Check your ease of access settings. See if 'Screen Magnifier' is turned on. If it is, turn it off. It causes jerky scrolling on my Lumia 820, and my friends Windows Phones.

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I have this problem with my Tecra 9100 that after moving my cursor for a few seconds it 'leaps' to whatever direction I was pointing to. This is very annoying. Aswell as this, when I scroll, it is not smooth at all but like the cursor, it 'leaps'. So when I try scrolling down a page I've gotta be careful because it might just leap to the bottom! Thought I should also mention that dragging Windows is jumpy too.

I am almost certain that these three problems are all related to each other.

Before, my laptop was fine with none of the problems above. This was until error messages saying 'Delayed Write Failed' popped up out of the blue. Such errors I have found to be related to the hardrive not functioning correctly.

Optimisticly, I formated Drive C and put a fresh installation of Windows on to see if this would fix my problem. Surely it would?... Nope. How about I download the MouseWare driver that my laptop came with?... Still doesn't fix the problem.

I've run out of ideas and don't think a software update will fix my problem. I believe it's to do with my hardware (namely speaking, hard disks). I've got 2 hard disks. Coincidently, 'Delayed Write Failed' error messages shows up on both my hard disks.

Please reply, thankyou.

Answer:Tecra 9100: Jumpy cursor and scrolling not smooth.

Yes! I have finally distinguished what is causing my problems! After all the trouble I went through I have just discovered that a Video Card driver update is what fixed it! It's not perfect but atleast I can scroll alot more smoothly! :)

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Hey there, ive just reinstalled xp after a bad virus and now its jerking when scrolling. Ive searched the net and had no luck, my machine is custom made so all I know is the mother board is an ASUS M2A - VM HDMI. any help would be great thanks.

Answer:Jerky scrolling in windows and internet explorer

Sounds like you don't have the proper driver for the video adapter. You can obtain this from the manufacturer.

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Hi everyone!

I've got a problem with Internet Explorer (who doesn't?). I have a wheel mouse and when I use it to go up and down a page, it used to scroll smooth as silk, but now the screen jerks and lags. Its really annoying. Only been doing it a couple of days. I just upgraded from 128mb to 256mb, and it still does it. This also happens in text documents.

Also, when I open new windows, or when pages load with new windows, they don't pop up anymore, they minimize to the bottom of the screen and I have to right click+maximize to bring it up. About one out of every 10 or so times, they won't come up at all. I can't figure out what is causing this at all.

The first problem might just be some setting with the mouse. I went into Control Panel/Mouse and played around with the number of lines (the default is 3) but it didn't help.

Any suggestions? Both of these problems seemed to have started at the exact same time (about 4 days ago).

I have an HP Pavilion 7960
256 RAM
1.3 ghz
Windows XP Pro

Thanks everyone

Answer:IE 5 prob - scrolling is jerky, windows won't maximize

Sounds like you have adware/spyware in there somewhere.

First Delete Temp files, Cookies and offline content.To do this,
Open Internet Explorer/Tools/Internet Options/delete cookies/delete files
select off-line content/clear history.
Download cwshredder from here

Close all browser windows (including minimized windows)
Run cwshredder

When it is finished Reboot your computer.

Download Adaware from here

Go here

Make sure you select "Check for updates now" and get the latest reference files.

Run Adaware and hit the Scan now button, make sure Activate indepth scan is selected and then
hit next. After the scan has completed delete everything it finds.

Restart your computer.

Then Download Spybot search & destroy from here. Read the instructions while you're there.

Install the program (Close all browser windows) and run it.

Before scanning press "Online" and "Search for Updates"

Put a check mark at and install all updates.

Click "Check for Problems" and when the scan is finished let Spybot fix/remove all it finds in red.

Restart your computer.

Download "Hijack this" from here
Once you have unzipped it and have it running, Hit the scan button, when the scan is finished the button will change to a save log button, click it and then ... Read more

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Okay, so my computer is a compaq hp professional. And It's a hand me down but we did get a reboot cd.
A week ago, my computer got a HUGE malware infection and I had to reboot the whole computer. So it's nice and clean now.

But the problem is when I'm on IE or FF, the scrolling is veryveryvery jerky and I took off the smooth scrolling so it would be faster. I even upgraded it. So I'm running on IE7 and FF 3.
Even making the windows smaller and moving them across the screen is jerky.
Help for that, please.

Another thing is that the speakers will not work. And I thought it was just the speakers at first so I tried headphones but that didn't work either. I tried going to the Start -> Accessories -> Volume Control because there was no speaker icon.
And I got this message;
There are no active mixer devices available. To install mixer devices, go to the Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Add Hardware.

And so I followed the directions but I couldn't find that Printers and Other Hardware folder.
So I looked it up online and some suggested to go to the Sounds, Audios, etc folder and make sure it's on speaker. (or something like that)
But in the Audio tab, everything was grayed out.
Please help on that too.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling, No sound from speakers or headphones.

After you reinstalled Windows, did you install video and sound drivers?It sounds like you didn't. The video driver will get rid of the jerky scrolling.Audio drivers will restore sound. Do you have any other cd's for the computer other than the one you mentioned? Your drivers may be on it. If you don't have cd you will have to download the drivers from HP.You can search for the drivers you need at HP support.If you have any problems finding the correct drivers, please post back and let us know the make and model of your computer.

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My computer crashed after a power outage and I had to replace the power supply (same specs as original, but with quieter fan).

I have the HP Pavilion a1630n ('rents don't trust me to build a computer ).

It has 2 gigabytes of RAM and even my very lacking 512 MB laptop doesn't have this issue. I would truly appreciate any help that could be given.

Answer:VERY (!) slow scrolling and jerky window movement.

What brand and spec is the power supply you put in?

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My computer is running so slowww and it scrolls randomly while I'm trying to read. Also when I close a page it closes choppy in bits and pieces very slowly. Thank you so much for your help. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:53:14 AM, on 5/25/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\arservice.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common ... Read more

Answer:Help! Slowwwwww Computer And Wild Scrolling

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you.
I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.

If you still need help, please post a fresh Hijackthis log, in this thread, so I can help you with your malware problems.
If you have resolved this issue please let us know.

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Hi,My computer has been irritating me for months with laggy typing, when I close programs they do not disappear from the bottom bar quickly, when I try to play Spider Solitaire, the cards deal and move jerkily.I scan with NOD32 daily (NOD32 is updated daily). I used to run a paid up version of Counter Spy but have removed it because I don't like the program. I also run a paid up version of The Ultimate Trouble Shooter (like SiSoft Sandra) but can discern nothing in the process descriptions that looks out of place.I followed the Hijackthis routine to the letter and saved the log which I am posting. I didn't post it at the time as I have never used a forum before and got a little nervous about it all....*sigh*After I did the Grinler/Hijackthis routine, the computer ran well but now it has gone bad again so I have to do something to preserve my sanity.I did install Zone Alarm but have not used it for a couple of weeks as I never seem to be able to manage personal firewalls very well. While I was running Zone Alarm the computer was fine and now it is not so I guess that tells me something.Anyway, this is my HijackThis log file from a couple of weeks ago. I have compared all the numbers to the numbers in the HijackThis tutorial and cannot see anything suspicious. Maybe somebody else can help. Thankyou.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:26:41 PM, on 29/10/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:&#... Read more

Answer:My Computer Is Jerky, Typing Laggy, Spider Solitaire Jerky

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.I don't find any indication of malware in your log. It sounds like you may have a hardware problem, possibly bad memory. You may want to post a new thread in the hardware forum.

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T400, internal Ultranav, external Ultranav USB Keyboard.Installed a new Windows 7 64bit SP1 Version on my T400.Installed UltraNav driver AND Ultranav Utility.After first reboot, driver works fine, scrolling works fine, 2 Tabs (for Unav internal and external USB) in Mouse Config.After second reboot, no scrolling, not more UNAV Tabs in Mouse Config, just the standard synaptics ones. Need my unav scrolling, Need help and ideas on how to solve this issue. 

Answer:Scrolling with Ultranav int+ext / Scrolling stops working after Reboot (T400 Win7 64bit)

When it stops working, look in Processes under Task Manager (show processes from all users) for the following three programs:- SynTPEnh.exe- SynTPHelper.exe- SynTPLpr.rexe

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Hi. I have a Dell Inspiron 14. 2Gb Memory Core2Duo.

I can;t scroll Sideways but I can going up and down.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Dell Touchpad not scrolling Sideways. But scrolling Up & Down

On both my Acer aspire one netbook (synaptics) and my Lenovo notebook (alps) I need to tab twice on the lower edge of the touchpad (to gain its attention?!?) and then it will scroll. Beyond that I believe you need to take a walk on the Dell support web site. There are number of 14xx models so you need to follow the steps there to find the freshest driver for your particular model. On both of mine the newest drivers have given scrolling as well as "pinching" to re-size pages, photos etc.

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When I operate the scroll bar, instead of a smooth scroll down or up the page, the scrolling occurs in jerks, making the page appear to "ripple". I am using windows XP. In addition, when I watch DVDs the crarity is not so good. It has only just started happening. Any ideas?

Answer:Strange scrolling or wobbling scrolling

Does this happen to the entire screen or portions of the screen (like a horzontal line), or just with the scroll bars?

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Question: jumpy IE

Hi you all,
I am using my first and last Dell. Does any one now why my IE keeps kicking out and then restarts in a few seconds. I realize it doesn't hurt it, but I keep waiting for the worst to happen. (big black screen) Any ideas why it does that, and how do cure it. Thanks.

Answer:jumpy IE

Have you tried Firefox instead?
I know that sounds pretty lame for a remedy but you may even prefer it.
Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

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Question: cpu all jumpy???

hey WTF is goin on with my machine??? all the sudden its gettin all jumpy, i look in task manager and it says like 99% cpu usage and then drops to 2% then up again. its annoyin the hell outta me and i cant do anything!!! (and i looked at the open apps and theres nothing wierd, i went through and uninstalled al kinda of programs that i didnt need, and stuff outta my taskbar) and does anyone know what to type to get into my startup programs through the run box???

i need some help, it wont let me playy HL222222222222222222

Answer:cpu all jumpy???


type "msconfig" in the run box, to get the start up items


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Question: dvd/rw jumpy?

Hello, i have two drives, one is a dvd rom drive as slave on secondary ide channel and the other is a dvd rw drive as master on sec channel. When i play dvds in the dvd rom it plays fine. But when i try and play it in the dvdrw it jumps alot and doenst play smoothly. Any ideas why? I think the make is pikaone? Or something. :P Thanks in advance for your help.

Answer:dvd/rw jumpy?

Have you activated DMD ON THE DRIVE??

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Question: Jumpy Graphics

When I play online pool the graphics appear to be jumpy, this has only happened recently after I had to install Windows XP from FD.I fiddled with the resolution a little, but still it happens

Answer:Jumpy Graphics

What type of graphics card is it? Is it modern or old? In my experience "cheap" graphics cards struggle with online 3d games.

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I can't play any movies with WMP9 . IF I try to play the picture is jumpy.But I do not have this problem with Divx.Can someone help please.
I have pentium 4 and rage 128 pro card.

Answer:jumy,jumpy please help

Just use DivX, WMP is hardly any better. Make sure you have all the latest codecs et al.

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Question: jumpy pointer

My mouse pointer has become intermittently jumpy. It hesitates when following the mouse and mouse pad. I turned off the mouse pad and it is still happeneing. I even tried a wired mouse. Same problem. Doesn't happen all the time but quite often, especially after restarting. Any ideas?

Answer:jumpy pointer

Same problem with mousepad and an external mouse will probably be a hardware problem on the motherboard.

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Question: Jumpy Video

Hi Sorry if this has been answered elsewhere but I could not find a relevant answer.I am running a Toshiba Satellite M305D, with a AMD Turion dual core 2GHZ and 4GB ram also running Vista 64bit home premium.Whenever I watch videos on my system mainly AVI's using VLC (have tried other programs), I get a lot of jumping on the picture which happens at random times, its a bit like the movie has went into slow motion. The sound also slows down when this happens too. This can happen anything from 1 second to 5/6 seconds.Although it does not happen every time I watch something, it has been happening more often recentlyHas anyone had similar issues and found away around this? I was wondering if the amount of space on the HDD could cause this although it also happens when I watch something straight from my external HDD. I just feel that my laptop should not be having these issues as I believe the spec is well above what is needed to enjoy videos without issues?Thanks in advance

Answer:Jumpy Video

Hi sorry but this probably has nothing to do with your problem but it is free for the day if anyone is here

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Question: jumpy video

I hope this is not considered a double post.But ..I have an old Compaq 0684h desktop that I have video playback issues with.Whether it be Windows media player,Power DVD,Roxio or Divx..all video clips played back are almost stop motion,they freeze up so bad...even youtube plays back like this.I thought it might be a codec problem,but I'm open to any possible theory.Any help gladly appreciated!

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Question: Jumpy mouse

My mouse pointer jumps all over the screen at random. It will work fine for a few seconds, and then jump, then work again, then jump a bunch, etc.

It is "Optical" Brand, or maybe "3D Optical." It didn't come with any drivers or software, and various Google searches have turned up nothing.

Is this a driver issue, and if so where can I find them for download? Any other suggestions?


Answer:Jumpy mouse

try rebooting and take the mouse out before post, plug it back in after reaching desktop again.
( give it a minute before plugging in )

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Question: jumpy pointer

My mouse pointer has become intermittently jumpy. It hesitates when following the mouse and mouse pad. I turned off the mouse pad and it is still happeneing. I even tried a wired mouse. Same problem. Doesn't happen all the time but quite often, especially after restarting. Any ideas?

Answer:jumpy pointer

Same problem with mousepad and an external mouse will probably be a hardware problem on the motherboard.

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My computer has started to run slow, basically. Normal every day operation is slightly missing that edge it used to have and it sometimes takes a while to think about highlighting a file or actually typing what i just typed. Went to play Counter Strike: Source a few minutes ago, ping of 45 so not the internet connection problem, but it lagged like ****. It jumped periodically and was impossible to play, figured it just had to be a hardware problem. I think this happened gradually because i havent noticed a sharp increase in this, its just recently when i went to think about it, im not really sure what else i can say about my problem, any ideas?

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Question: R61 touchpad jumpy

Hi So I have an R61. When I rest my finger on the touchpad the mouse kind of wobbles around a bit which can be annoying when scrolling pages. It's been compltely cleaned but that doesn't seem to help much if at all. Seems to work better on certain surfaces. Thanks

Answer:R61 touchpad jumpy

Hi KingStatic,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I?m really sorry to hear that touchpad is not working properly in your Lenovo R61.
I would suggest you to update the Power manager driver and Ultranav driver to the latest version.
Below is the link to enter downloads page and install the drivers.

Support Drivers & Software downloads

Please click on "Select Product", then in "QUICK PATH" enter R61 and select the exact model depending on the MTM number of your device.
Also, refer this document to see how to adjust the touchpad sensitivity.
Hope this helps!
Best regards,

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Question: Jumpy Mouse

My mouse jumps around on my screen. I've uninstalled and reinstalled SP2 to no avail. I'm running XP Pro with a P4 3GHz and 2GB ram and over 130GB of free space, there are no bangs in device manager and it happens with either a ps2 or optical mouse
I use AVG free edition and AdAware/Spyware Blaster and have tried restore points but I can't figure it out. It just began about a month ago but is driving me crazy. I don't want to reinstall XP. Any Ideas.

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Answer:Jumpy Mouse

Obviously you have tried a different mouse (yes)?

So maybe a repair of xp will sort it save you a complete install.

How to go about Repairing Windows XP
1. Put your Windows XP Install CD into your CD-ROM drive.
2. Reboot your computer.
3. Let your system boot off of the CD.
4. Let the Setup go through the first part of the Installation procedure.
5. When you come to the screen in which it says "Welcome to Setup." press Enter to Setup Windows XP.
6. Press F8 to agree to the End User License.
7. Let the Setup search your system for previous versions of Windows.
8. When the Setup is finished searching your system, select your Windows XP Installation and press the R key on your keyboard to start the Repair Procedure.

This is the part that might make you nervous . The Setup will delete all major system files and then replace them with new copies.

You will have to download all of the updates from Microsoft Windows Update again because it replaces the files.

Don't worry, your user data is still intact. Nothing has been lost, nothing has been deleted. Your data is safe, just the OS has been repaired, so relax.

There is nothing to worry about as long as you follow the steps to repairing Windows XP.

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Question: Jumpy playback

XP Home SP2When I try to playback WMV & Real video files The picture freezes then starts again Any ideas?thanks

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Question: Jumpy Behavior

When I left click an icon eg the 'back' button, the pc would backs page by two instead of one. This occurs on and off only recently and most of the time it will behave normally. The pc is only nine month old. I'm unsure of what the problem (hardware or software) is. Any insight is much appreciated!

My PC details ...
Win XP Home
Intel P4 2.6G
Intel 865BGF mobo

Answer:Jumpy Behavior

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Question: Jumpy Cursor

I've got a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. XP has been upgraded to windows 7. For several years, the cursor has had a mind of it's own-when I'm typing (I believe in any program) suddenly the cursor will jump to a new location. I've tried various fixes, and I just installed a new touch pad to no avail...

Before I upgraded the OS, I recall fixing the problem by tweaking a setting on the touchpad controls, but with W7 there is little control now for mouse/touchpad properties under Control Panel. The guy who upgraded the OS for me hasn't been any help.

I've tried the Dell driver updates in the past-no good. And now with the windows 7 upgrade, I don't know what drivers I would need anyway...Thanks!

Answer:Jumpy Cursor

Your laptop is not compatible with Windows 7 because there is not any drivers listed for your laptop via the Dell website for your model. This is way you may be having these problems since your machine might be using a generic driver from Microsoft.

Run the Windows 7 upgrade Advisor to see if your laptop is compatible with Windows 7

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Question: Jumpy Vista

Hi allMy wifes pc running Vista seems very jumpy when clicking to open programmes or emails in the inboxFor instance when she clicks on a message in the inbox a message either above or below the one selected will open,and when she clicks on bookmarks the drop down menu will open and close and she has to keep selecting it before it stays open,sometimes she selects a message in the inbox and it dumps it in the deleted folderAny thoughts as to how to rectify will be appreciatedRegardsDakar

Answer:Jumpy Vista

What kind of mouse/connection/type are you using?

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Question: Laptop gone jumpy.

In the last few days my laptop has begun to perform really slowly, whenever I run youtube or itunes the media is interrupted in 2 second intervals by jumping. I havemt installed anything new and the whole thing has just been happening for the last 3/4 days.

Any ideas what I can do??

I am on a Dell Inspiron 2200 running XP and SP3

Answer:Laptop gone jumpy.

Let us know what Internet browser you are using eg. IE, firefox, other?

Reset the internet browser and try surfing?

Disable add-ons and try?

Hope this helps.

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Question: Jumpy DVD playback

I have been running top spec (all 2Ghz above) for many years now, all XP. Every machine plays DVDs jumpy-video and sound.My latest PC is custom built-Athlon 2700XP,512DDR,Radeon 9700pro..the playback is still hopeless.I can now only assume this is an XP fault...Any recomendations? Checked all the usual-Defrag, DirectX-all fine...

Answer:Jumpy DVD playback

Try cleaning the drive's lense....

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Question: Jumpy Mouse

Hi AllPC is a NEW Dell P4, 2.8, 512 Ram etc1Occasionally, when I am using the mouse it disappears and reappears in the top corner of the screen! It seems to jump away!2I have a very basic Epson C 40 printer. It appears to be set by default to letter size paper, and I have to change it manually to A4 every time. Is there a way to make A4 the default?ThanksKC

Answer:Jumpy Mouse

Also using prhistoric epson printer so this may work for you. Start-settings-printers-rclickthe icon for your printer- properties-select paper tab and click the deop down menu in paper size and check A4- or whatever you want.

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Question: jumpy sound

I just got a new external dvd rewriter. It plays some dvds fine. Two dvds have a very jumpy sound and/or jumpy image. I had played one of them on my old dvd drive without any problem. All the dvds I play were new when I bought them from a shop.
Do I have to tweak the speed or something? I have tried with power dvd (jumpy sound, no image), media classic player (image but jumpy sound) and vlan (no image, no sound).

Answer:jumpy sound

There could be something wrong with the DVD's causing the player to have trouble reading those particular DVD's, or it may be an issue with the connection. How is the drive connected, USB? If so, try disconnecting any other USB devices. Are you trying to do anything else on the PC while playing the DVD?

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Question: Jumpy recording

I tried a Pinnacle PCTV HD pro stick on my x64Vita ultimate. It worked fine except for the recording. When I played it back it "lagged" actually it looked more like the video was jumping due to the saves to the HDD during the recording. My question is: Is this because of the USB tuner or a machine issue? If so do the PCIe cards not do this?


Answer:Jumpy recording

Looking at your system specs I would expect you to be able to view it without any problems.

How up to date are your drivers,and do you get the computer to look for drivers or do you go to Nvidia?

I also notice you only have a single 2Gig stick of Ram, Is that because of the problem installing 64 Bit with too much Ram to start with?

Has it played back correctly in the past?

What program did you use for the recording?

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Hello all, my laptop is giving me problems. Not sure when it was having these problems but it had it before i preformed the update to SP2

computer is a laptop, dell inspiron 1720, intel duo core 2, 3 gigs of ram nvida geforce 8600m GT, and i think its running off of X86 vista.

the problem im having is its lagging very bad, kinda like when you are trying to play a video when it is buffering. All video/sound is choppy, when i move the mouse its choppy, and in i cant type normal speed because it is choppy. here is this thing, if it helps indentify the problem. ive had vuze downloaded on here, as well as limewire, and ive never had problems like this before. Any advice and or suggestons would be great, thank you. the only thing out of the ordinary i remember doing is streaming pandora because we had people over, noone touched the computer but me. So far ive ran it through AVG and i tried a system restore before i updated to no avail.i also defragged the HD and used the system cleaner in the utilities.

********************** Computer Info ************************
Logged in user: Ians-Laptop\Ian
Computer Model: Inspiron 1720
Computer Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
OS Name: Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium |C:\Windows|\Device\Harddisk0\Partition3
OS Version: 6.0.6002
System Type: X86-based PC
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Answer:Laptop Very Bad Lag/Jumpy

This may help

Here are my solutions to freezing, and an excellent article, which I hope is of some help
Go to search type device manager and look for any yellow warning markers
Download and run malwarebytes, a full scan after you update
Run antivirus scan
Check memory with memtest86
Make sure that you are not over heating.
Try in safe mode; report back if it works properly.
Try a clean boot
Make sure PSU is working properly
If overclocking, restore to original
Test hard drive at company website.
Test in safe mode, does it still happen?
Try with clean boot..

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Question: My jumpy website

This is a query for anyone whose knowledge of HTML can help me. I've made this website click here and some aspects of it are annoying me because I can't remedy the mistakes.If, from the home page, you click on any of the recipes, and from the recipe page click on the 'burger' icon of any other recipe on the left hand side, you'll notice that the tables I used to make each page change in shape.When I made each table for each page I used the same width settings and cell width settings etc, (dreamweaver) so why is the format for each page not constant and why do the heights of the bars sometimes change?Help please!Regards cowgirl66

Answer:My jumpy website

I noticed that about you site when I first saw it, but I didn't bother to look at the code to see whether you were using tables or not.I don't know if DW allows this, but when I need to make a table that is the same as the one on another page, I just copy and paste it from one page to the other in layout view. That way, I only need to get it right once.Generally, I would advise that you to be very conscientious with table settings - double check them all on a regular basis. I don't know much about how DW works, but my software gives all the parameters for evey cell, row and column. If DW applies any automatic settings, change them to their pixel values to fix each row and column. Don't make the table too complex; it can knock the formatting right out of left field if you're not careful.

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Question: Jumpy Mouse Pad

Have one of those pad mouse right on the notebook. It gets so jumpy -- wants world domination and doesn't give a **bleep** what I think (or feel).  Please help. I can't get any of my work done. And buying a cordless mouse is not an option; those cramp up my hand :/ Cheers!

Answer:Jumpy Mouse Pad

@iheartmotogp Try setting the "delay" after you touch the mousepad: Settings > Devices > Mouse and touchpad > Under "To help prevent the cursor from accidentally moving while you type, turn off the taps or change the delay before taps work" >Set delay (in drop down menu) to Medium (or Long) delay  NextScroll down on the same page (Mouse and touchpad) >Click Additional mouse options If available, find and set Touch Sensitivity closer to "Heavy Touch" Setting the sensitivity to closer to Heavy Touch can help reduce "accidental" input if you brush your hand against the touchpad when you are typing. When you see a Post that helps, inspires, provides fresh insight,or teaches you something new, click the Thumbs Up on that Post.Fixed / Answered? Click that post Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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Question: Jumpy video

I have a X220 with i7 and 8 GB RAM and 320 GB SATA disk, running Windows 7.All windows software is up to date and all drivers are updated with Lenovos latest version. My disk is not fragmented. Windows WEI values are normal. And now to my problem:Whenever I play a video (avi, wmp, mpg4 makes no difference) with either Windows Mediaplayer och VLC the video freezes every now and then for a second or two, and then continue to play. It can happen every 5 minutes, and sometimes it happens as frequent as every 10 seconds.It happens both when running the pc on the mains and on battery, and in both cases I have the Maximum Performance power profile. Anyone that can give some advice what to do?

Answer:Jumpy video

Does it tend to freeze if you bump the laptop?

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I don't know what's causing the cursor to jump around. Usually by now, it would have jumped backwards, or forward, or even to another line a couple of times. It acts as though it's electrified.

'This' is a 2 and a half year old Dell Inspiron B130 lap top and XP home. Have run - AVG, Adaware, emptied files, etc. Thanks for any advice or help.

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Question: Jumpy Screen

The screen on my computer monitor jumps or scrolls on its own.
I use Win 7 as my OP on a built to specs desktop
Google is the search engine

If more info is needed, please let me know
Any help is appreciated

Answer:Jumpy Screen

Check the settings on the monitor.
Reset them to the defaults.

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Question: jumpy computer

when i turned my laptop on the other day it took twice aslong to load up. When it finaly did everything was much slower than and videos all jumpy, menus taking longer to load, just a overall slow performance.Its a dell inspiron 1300 runing xp sp2 ,with 1gb memory whats 8 months old. Iv ran avg, adwear SE personal, reg cure and window washer and defraged with no affect, also uninstalled unnecessary programs. My hardrive is vertualy empty as all my files are on my external hardrive, so i realy cant see where the problem is. Could it be a hardware fault?All help much apreciated

Answer:jumpy computer

It could be an overheating CPU for instance - is the cooling fan running?Does the problem exist whether you are running on the battery or the mains?

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Question: jumpy videos

I've tried watching some videos on all types of media players including GOM,VLC,POT PLAYER and they all these videos
very choppy and not a smooth stream. Is there anything I can do to improve them?

Answer:jumpy videos

What are your computer specs? What CPU, graphics card, and how much RAM do you have?

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Question: Jumpy music

I don't know whether to classify this as Hardware or Software, but seems more softy orientated, so, my problem:

I'm listening to music and it's "Jumping" every half a second or so, I've noticed that the mouse seems to lag at the exact same time when the sound does, also, it accesses the HDD at the same time too, my first thoughts were buffering problems, but if I stop the song and start it again it's fine, but then if I minimize WinAmp it starts the lag again, the lag doesn't show up if I start playing the song when WinAmp is already minimized, but it begins on the next song for some reason.
It seems to start half-way through some songs too, but then it'll disappear as if it was normal HDD activity.

Answer:Jumpy music

Monitor this "spiking" in Task Manager and see if you can identify first IF the CPU spikes coincident with the problem and second what process is doing it.

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Question: Jumpy menu's etc.

I just went through an issue with SVCHOST, I ran the MS fix all seemed Ok.  I have a new issue, it takes several clicks to get a pull down menu to stay.  Also when to playing a card game the cards act flaky, they will not drag well and often jump back to where they were.  Looking for ideas on where to look to find a fix.

Answer:Jumpy menu's etc.

I'd start with running the chkdsk /r command, followed by a defrag of the Windows partition.
If issue continues...I'd run the sfc /scannow command.

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Question: Jumpy AVI file???

I edited a movie that I recorded on my camcorder using Adobe Premiere 3.0. Since I only plan to view it with another computer I do not need to burn a DVD. I exported the finished video to "movie" which created an AVI file. I put the file on my hard drive. It is a five minute video but the file is 1.2 gb. Too big for CD. I copied the file to a DVD-R.

The movie play fine using Media player when playing from hard drive.

When I try to play it from the DVD, the movie is very jumpy. The sound continues ok but the video continues to pause throughout the whole thing.

What is the problem? Do I always need to copy it to hard drive before play back or does it need to be saved in a different format?


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Question: Jumpy mouse?

Hey, I just got finished building my new PC and I am having a issue with the mouse being extremelly jumpy. This happens when downloading files with utorrent or from websites, my old PC never did this and the new one is about 4x faster although the older PC had XP.

Specs:M2N-SLI Deluxe MB, 2gb G.Skill DDR2 RAM, AMD Athlon X2 3.2ghz dual-core, Geforce 8800GT 512mb, 600watt PSU, and a 250gb Seagate HDD.

The mouse just acts like it is lagging really bad, however whats strange is this only happens when browsing around on the desktop, and downloading/transfering files at the same time. In games this never happens the mouse works fine even with the games highest graphics settings(WOW, Company of Heroes, Crysis).

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Question: Jumpy DVD picture

Recently my video codecs went a little haywire and I had to download and reinstall a whole new pack.  I did this with the k-lite mega codec pack, and now all my avis and mpegs are working again.  However, I noticed that now when I try to play dvds on my computer, the picture has this strange quality where any onscreen movement is jumpy, almost like its vibrating.  It's incredibly distracting and actually gives me a headache if i watch it too long.  Im assuming that it's related to the codecs reinstallation, because I previously had no problems with watching dvds.  I'm running a windows xp media center computer with an ATI Radeon x300/x550x/x1050 video card.  any advice would be much appreciated.

Answer:Jumpy DVD picture

No actual answer but - am curious as to how files might play in different players.  I hate Win media Player but do use AlShow, VLC and Media Player Classic - these suit almost all jobs - oh and even Irfanview too sometimes.Reason I bring this up is - I shoot some vids on a model RC plane and finish up with a big AVI file.  I usually use AlShow by default but was finding the image content either 'sticking' on first frame or playing a bit and then image freeze - with sound continuing.I thought this was a dud file but then tried it in media Player Classic and with relief it played OK - and so was importable into my vid editing software.So - this is a roundabout way of wondering how many players you may have tried, in case your default one is giving a problem, when another might be OK.

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Question: Jumpy windows

I just bought a good new computer. When I move a window, or scroll down, it does not move smoothly, but 'jumps' every few pixels. Is there a way to fix this with some settings or is it another problem? thank you.

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Just because a thread even remotely sounds like it has to do with a p2p doesn't mean it should automatically be closed. Case in point is the question about copying downloaded music. First of all the guy never even mentioned a p2p he just said he downloaded some music. Last I checked there are hundreds of sights where you can LEGALLY DOWNLOAD music. Secondly the question is asking about an wma to mp3 converter which has nothing to do with a p2p. The moderators need to be a little less jumpy about this p2p issue. They are hastily removing questions without even reading them to trully understand what there asking. This is going to cause problems for them in the long run so just try to be a little patient before striking people down

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Question: Jumpy mouse

In the past couple days, I have noticed that my computer seems to be bogging down somewhat.The mouse locks in one place for a few seconds at a time.The computer is fairly new. It's a Gateway w/AMD 64X2 dual processor, 3MB RAM.I'm not doing anything fancy with this's just for internet usage. My wife has A TON of pictures stored on it...but the HD is nowhere near 1/2 full. The computer has internet connection through satellite.Any help/diagnosis would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Jumpy mouse

What kind of mouse is it?Did you try another mouse?

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Question: Jumpy Keyboard

Hi all,
just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and my keyboard is "jumpy". I'll be typing (I use mostly web based apps using Firefox) and it will jump to the beginning of the page or a random spot. I have seen this behavior in Gmail, and even while typing this message

Let me know if someone has any suggestions.


Answer:Jumpy Keyboard

Quote: Originally Posted by greener

Hi all,
just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and my keyboard is "jumpy". I'll be typing (I use mostly web based apps using Firefox) and it will jump to the beginning of the page or a random spot. I have seen this behavior in Gmail, and even while typing this message

Let me know if someone has any suggestions.


What kind of keyboard? wired, wireless usb, blue tooth. Need more info

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Hi, so I have an old Packard Bell monitor and recently the screen has been a little jumpy in that it's image moves up and down slightly. I have recently put in a tnt2 ultra video card and have the resolution set to the monitor's max. No other monitor options were changed though. The 'jumps' only happen once in a while, then nothing. I took off the desktop background image, no noticable change.

Is my monitor just old? or could it be the new resolution? Maybe the drivers for the tnt2 ultra could be updated, I'm only using the manufacturers driver not NVidea's. Could I use the newer Detonators instead?

here's a diagnostic:

Setup Name : Packard Bell 1024S
Maximum Resolution : 1024x768
Horizontal Scan Range : 30-49kHz
Vertical Refresh Range : 50-90Hz
DPMS Energy Star Compliant : Yes

PnP/DDC Monitor Data
Manufacturer : Packard Bell
Model ID : 4234
Serial Number : 00000009
Manufacture Date : 1998 week 24
Display Type : RGB colour
CRT/Panel Size : 13 in
Max. Horizontal/Vertical CRT/Panel Size : 270 mm / 200 mm
Gamma Factor : 2.80
DPMS Modes Supported : Off Suspend Standby
EDID Version : 1.01

Monitor Established Timings
Video Mode 0 : 720x400 at 70Hz NI
Video Mode 1 : 720x400 at 88Hz NI
Video Mode 2 : 640x480 at 60Hz NI
Video Mode 3 : 640x480 at 67Hz NI
Video Mode 4 : 640x480 at 75Hz NI
Video Mode 5 : 1024x768 at 87Hz I
Video Mode 6 : 1024x768 at 60Hz NI
Video Mode 7 : 1024x768 at 75Hz NI
Video M... Read more

Answer:monitor jumpy - too old?

I'd say it's your video card drivers - try updating them to some of the old Detonators, not the 30's or the 40's since those are optimized toward the GF3's and the GF4's, respectively. Try the 10's, or even the 20's. See if that fixes your problem.

You mentioned "new resolution" - which was the monitor's maximum, 1024x768. What resolution were you running it at before? 800x600? If so, then try reverting back to that resolution for like an hour to see if it still does it.

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Question: Touchpad Jumpy

What would be the cause of a jumpy touchpad even after cleaning it, yet its fine when an external mouse is plugged in?

Answer:Touchpad Jumpy

do you have sweaty hands/fingers or very dry fingers, both these can cause trackpad issues. as well as liquids.. anyone spilled a drink on it recently and not made you aware???

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Question: jumpy computer

My desktop recently began to get jumpy.  When moving the mouse, it like skips as it moves accross the screen.  Music from my speakers has small gaps in between the sound.any ideas?thanks

Answer:jumpy computer

See what processes are running. You didn't bother to post your computer specs or your operating system, so anything else is just guesswork. Please post some specifics.

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Question: jumpy screen

for the last two days, my screen has been jerky. I don't know if this is caused by a virus that got through my security suite , or a problem with my isp. any thoughts?

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Question: jumpy monitor

Hi guys
My monitor when I turn on my computer is a little jumpy from side to side.. This is a relatively new problem.. I don't know what to do about it. Can anyone suggest something? Thanks.. Jeanne I'm running windows98 Se on a celeron 400.

Answer:jumpy monitor

I'm guessing that your monitor is on the "older" side and that could be the whole problem.

Check that your monitor cable is in good condition, no kinks or twists and that it is firmly connected to your video adapter plug.
Install the latest drivers for your video card.
Try changing the resolution settings for the monitor. Try both higher and lower, but don't make any big changes or you might end up with a blank screen.
If possible plug in the monitor on another system. If the problem goes away your video card could be the problem or the monitor is picking up interference at its usual location.

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