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Computer Slows When You Click Multiple Icons in Windows XP
Article ID: 294770 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you drag the pointer to select multiple file icons, the computer may slow down or become erratic.
This problem may occur if you have enabled the Show translucent selection rectangle option. Alpha blending causes a noticeable performance decrease on many computers.
To resolve this problem, disable the Show translucent selection rectangle option:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For help with system performance issues in Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft web page:
Problems with overall system speed and system performance