[SLED] SL graphics issue

Alexandrine Librarian alexandrinelibrarian at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 16:11:53 PST 2010


Hi Elisabeth,

Does your laptop have an nVidia graphics card?  These video cards have a
reputation for running way too hot. It is possible that the card might be
degrading as a result of overheating.   Of course your warranty should cover
it if it is still in effect.  Larry

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Marrapodi, Elisabeth <
EMarrapodi at trinitas.org> wrote:

>   Hello Group
>
> Over the past week I began to notice severe lag on my fairly new laptop.
> What used to take mere seconds to load, now was taking five minutes or more
> and sometimes never. Up to last week the laptop was handling SL very well
> with no issues. Then, over this weekend something even more strange
> happened—some (not all) avatars were now appearing like black and white
> checkerboards!
>
>
>
> Other than downloading the Emerald viewer a few weeks ago no settings or
> preferences were changed or fiddled with. So, I uninstalled Emerald and
> reinstalled the SL viewer hoping that would do the trick. Yes, I cleared
> cache (several times). There has been some improvement but it’s still not
> right.
>
>
>
> Any ideas what could have caused this? Any suggestions to fix it?
>
>
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> Elisabeth Jacobsen Marrapodi
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