Delay opening some programs


Joined
Dec 14, 2018
Messages
42
Reaction score
4
If I launch certain programs, either from the icon in the start menu, or by double clicking a file, there's a delay of about 12 seconds, then it opens normally.

Excel does it, Word does it, VLC media player does it (so it's not an Office problem).
Wordpad doesn't do it, Notepad doesn't do it, Opera doesn't do it, Paintshop Pro doesn't do it, and I don't think anything else does either.
What have Office and VLC in common?

The weird thing is it will do it a few times then suddenly behave ok for that application.
About a month ago it started.
Nothing much else is running, the CPU and GPU are idling.
It's not my disk spinning up.
I'm on the performance power scheme.
Windows is up to date.
The PC is powerful - Ryzen 9 3900XT (12 cores 24 threads), Radeon R9 280X graphics, 64GB RAM.
 
Ad

Advertisements


Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Top