Window: drains from CRT screen on exiting programs

  candun 22:23 03 Mar 2007

A friend of mine has a problem > When she exits a program the window 'Drains from the screen downwards,just like a curtain' She runs Win XP on a CRT monitor. The HDD has been de-fragmented and is rarely, if ever, multi-tasked. Any advice would be appreciated.

  Al94 23:52 03 Mar 2007

Sounds like a memory issue, how much RAM installed?

  candun 00:32 04 Mar 2007

Sorry Al94, don't have that info to hand. I'll try to get the owner to register and respond later today if this is OK. Thanks for your interest.



  acxxxx 01:32 04 Mar 2007

Is this an old or new computer?

  candun 08:26 04 Mar 2007

It's an old computer which has been upgraded to XP.

  acxxxx 00:52 05 Mar 2007

Sorry for delay been at work

Sounds like you computer has slowed to a crawl.

Could be too little Memory running newer high spec programs? Have you installed any new large software programs (M.S Office)? Is the hard drive full (no virtual memory)?

Does this happen with all programs or just some?

  candun 08:52 05 Mar 2007

Thanks for your interest. I've advised the owner to register and continue this thread herself as I don't have all the info. regrets and regards

  postie24 15:29 09 Mar 2007

I agree,its a memory problem.Had a laptop with 256 mb and it done the same,upgraded ram and now ok

  tullie 16:19 09 Mar 2007

I had a similer problem a while ago,i updated my graphics driver

  candun 16:22 09 Mar 2007

thanks, I'll advise owner and assume the best.

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