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Computer running slow

By susanaj ยท 4 replies
Apr 10, 2019
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  1. I'm running Microsoft Edge. I have the latest McAfee Total Protection. When I'm on the internet the computer seems to run slower than normal. When I'm typing nothing will appear on the screen then all of a sudden it will all be there. What's going on and what do I need to do?
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,752   +1,490

    Disable McAfee, quit your browser, restart it and retest
     
  3. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing - click on the rock below.. Posts: 3,926   +1,159

    If J.O.B. hasn't identified most likely culprit (McAfee), then it might be a maintenance issue - like dust accumulation, etc.
     
  4. susanaj

    susanaj TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 38

    It just started a few weeks ago. I'll do a complete clean including a can of air. It's like watching someone do a one finger search and type. Very annoying.
     
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,752   +1,490

    Something is scanning your inputs -- like a keylogger or some browser addon
     

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