When you drag a box or window on my friend's computer there is a sort of "ripple" effect, as if the image is being refreshed as it moves. It makee me feel quite seasick. How can he set it so it works like mine? - I just see a dotted line outline of the window and then the complete thing after I've dropped it in its new position. I thought it was asetting in Display properties but I can't find it. Windows XP.
thanks everyone. Mr Mistoffelees, it's not that. I think Jack may be partly right, but changing my own settings to SHOW mouse trail doesn't reproduce the effect I described, except, of course, where the mouse is concerned. Looks as though Woodchip has hit on it - I'll check on the system when I have an opportunity; don't think my friend has got much on it (except all his emails going back to the year dot!). How can he adjust the amount of memory used for graphics?
The suggestion offerred by Mr Mistoffelees is correct for the symptons you describe in the original post... then in your subsequent post your refer to the Mouse?
Can you confirm the actual problem.
It is true that Woodchips suggestion is likely to cure the original problem, but also true that Mr Mistoffelees suggesttion will "Set it so it works like mine? - I just see a dotted line outline of the window and then the complete thing after I've dropped it in its new position"
I confess I'm not an XP user, so my apologies if I've misread something here, but your reference to "mouse" has, I think, confused the issue.