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Rena Bella

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Somtimes, and Im not sure why those times, when I type, whether on msn or word or on a forum, my computer sometimes slowes it down so much that its gets really annoying to type.
I know this isnt normal, but doesnt anyone know what might be the cause for this??
 
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i have encountered the same problem, but i do not know a remedy
 

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I've encountered your same problem on my iBook and iMac G5, but at least it still continues to type the letters. :)
 
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Rena Bella said:
Somtimes, and Im not sure why those times, when I type, whether on msn or word or on a forum, my computer sometimes slowes it down so much that its gets really annoying to type.
I know this isnt normal, but doesnt anyone know what might be the cause for this??
If you're typing in a web page (like on a forum) that has some animated gif's, it really slows down the typing. This happens to me in every browser I've tried on my mac. It's very annoying to say the least.
I think it's a result of how Quartz Extreme treats all the windows as textures, and it craps out when it tries to do a lot of animated gifs (banner ads, smileys, etc) at the same time.

As much as I like OSX, I have never encountered this problem on windows, even on older slower machines. Maybe it's something that Tiger and Safari RSS will fix.

I think Apple will want to fix this, because it gives the user impression that the mac is very slow and can't even keep up with your typing-- even on a fast G5!
And that's not the impression they want to give to potential switchers.
 
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