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After removing malware computer crashed once and mouse hang several times

By Jskid
Nov 19, 2013
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  1. Jskid

    Jskid TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 341

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 with driver version 9.18.13.3182. But I'm pretty sure all or at least part of the problem is Firefox because I stopped using it and everything's ok.
     
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +241

    Have you tried removing FireFox. With a third party software . Such as Revo. Then reinstalling it. To see if maybe this fixes the problem.
     
  3. Jskid

    Jskid TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 341

    I found after disabling hardware acceleration in Firefox everything was fine. According to here hardware acceleration isn't compatible with some video card drivers so maybe after the update this caused it. What is hardware acceleration and how can having it enabled in one program cause the entire system to freeze and lag and screw up.
     
  4. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +241

    Thanks
    , Great fine on Fire Fox. Tried it to day and was able to update my video card. Which I have not been able to do in a long time.. Here is a link that might help you understand hardware acceleration.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardware_acceleration
     

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