desktop properties takes to long

By AHazard
Jul 26, 2004
  1. I have Winxp

    1. When i right click my desktop it takes about 10 - 15 seconds for the menu to appear. It started doing this after i installed a video/graphic driver and now my graphic options are on that little menu. Is there anyway to take this off, and to make that menu come up faster? 15 seconds is annoying.:(

    will anyone help me, please?
  2. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    Depending on the type of driver, the basic theory would be to uninstall the drivers and install older ones (if you updated them) or to obtain your most recent drivers.

    Can you tell us what operating system and what video card you're using? That would help greatly in giving you an answer.

    BTW- Welcome to Techspot!
  3. AHazard

    AHazard TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank You :)

    OS:Windows Xp


    Video Graphics PCI Local Bus
    Controller Intel 810
    Video Memory 11Mb Shared Syetem Memory, Integrated Graphics; not upgradble.

    I only upgraded the driver because of this game i was trying to play, I dont even play it anymore.
  4. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    Sorry for the slow response.

    You can try removing the driver in add/remove programs.. this may not work.

    You can also look at upgrading your video by purchasing a new video card to put in a pci/agp slot that may be on your motherboard.

    You can always reinstall windows, too, sadly...
  5. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Have you tried going to Display properties in the Control Panel? That should take you to the same spot.
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