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Cursor "spinning circle"

by Syrinx77 / April 10, 2016 4:55 PM PDT

Using a pc (Win 7) with Firefox.
Trying to figure out what is causing my cursor to sometimes briefly hesitate & change into a spinning blue hoop. It doesn't last long, but it happens fairly often & is annoying.

I've tried clearing the cache, cleaning with Super-Anti Spyware & CCleaner. Not sure what else to do.

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Clarification Request
RAM and HDD space
by James Denison / April 10, 2016 6:05 PM PDT

How much RAM do you have and how much free space remains on your HDD?

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hmmm
by Syrinx77 / April 10, 2016 6:40 PM PDT
In reply to: RAM and HDD space

Just 32 GB outta 446 (500) GB.

Looks like I oughta clear out some audio/video/picture files taking up space.

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Try this as a test.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 10, 2016 5:05 PM PDT

1. Create a new user account or use your spare account. Due to an very old issue (corrupt profiles, every Windows user must have spare user accounts. Google "corrupt profile.)
2. Now in the new user account try it. Is it OK there?

If it is back to your account and before we do the next thing, backup your favorites. OK, "Reset Firefox." Test again.

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