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« on: March 14, 2018, 11:20:57 AM »

Is anyone having trouble with their cursor when posting a reply ?
When I click on to type, I can't get the cursor to do anything. All I get is the arrow pointing to where I want to start typing.
Eventually the cursor will appear then go away again. When I am typing, the cursor will freeze for a bit then return and any-
thing I typed doesn't come on screen until after I stop typing. It only does this on the club's site.
Pam's been in Las Vegas for the past week with our daughter and we talk every day and everything is OK.
I talked to my computer guy and Paul thinks the trouble is in the club's system. Any ideas what's going on ?

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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 12:01:15 PM »

Everything seems fine from here.  When last did you restart your system, assuming it's normally placed in sleep/suspend mode?
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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 01:03:39 PM »

If rebooting is unplugging the thing and plugging it back in again after while, I did that last week.
If the computer isn't used for an hour or two the screen goes blank and the machine shuts down
on it's own. When we want to use it again we hit any button and it starts up again.
This computer does start up on it's own during the night occasionally and the printer cleans itself
then it all shuts down again.
When I was typing all this everything worked the way it should.
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2018, 02:18:26 PM »

Computers should be restarted every so often in order to clean-up all the "loose ends" left by buggy software.  A restart must be initiated by user actions within the Operating System, not by interrupting its power supply.
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2018, 03:55:46 PM »

This forum (and another that uses the same platform) has a terribly inefficient typing interface in the Reply page. I don't notice on my computer but my phone takes forever to type things in for similar issues that you described. It's why I don't post as much since my computer died a year ago. Between my work computer, my phone, and my wife's computer, I can't justify replacing mine.
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2018, 10:33:03 AM »


 All seems fine from here. But I do restart mine from time to time.

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« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2018, 03:33:17 PM »

So how do I restart it ? I've always thought that you just had to leave it unplugged for a bit and it would OK. 
Actually it seems to working OK right now. Maybe it was just a one time thing.

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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2018, 09:23:58 AM »

In the lower left of your screen click on the start icon. You will get a pop up menu.
On the right side you will see the restart button.

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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2018, 10:05:06 AM »

I thought I would check and see if this thing is still acting up and it is.
When I bring up this area to post a reply and put the arrow at the top left corner it just sits there and does nothing when I click to
get the cursor moving. After about 30 seconds or so the cursor shows up. The appearance of any typed text is delayed as well.
I can type an entire short sentence and when I finish it takes a few seconds for it all to come on screen.
This is the only place this happens. I don't have this problem typing emails etc. That's why I thought the exists in the club's system.
It's very annoying to say the least.
What's on your screen, Mike, must be different from what's on mine because I don't see any start icon. You must have a different
supply system than I do. Our's is Rogers cable. I'll call Paul, my computer guy, and ask him about it.

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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2018, 10:52:40 AM »


 It depends on what operating system you have as to what you see on you screen. And what you see has nothing to do with the provider. I have Windows 10.

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