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Old 01-23-2010, 02:09 PM   #1
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Default Windows Live Gallery sucks CPU

I would love to use Windows Live Gallery, unfortunately, it sucks all CPU (97%-100%) and disconnects me from my wireless (likely due to sucking my resources). It also keeps prompting me to install Quick Time to view certain files, even though QT is already installed! Any suggestions? Thanks!

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Old 01-23-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: Windows Live Gallery sucks CPU

solution - rainmeter.

widgets without the pisstake or CPU sucking.
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Default Re: Windows Live Gallery sucks CPU

Don't use Windows Live Gallery.
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Old 01-23-2010, 09:58 PM   #4
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@~Darkseeker~ How will that do what Photo Gallery does?

@Lennox Although I could use ACDSee instead, I see some things I like in Photo Gallery better, so that's not an option. But thanks for the useless info!
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Default Re: Windows Live Gallery sucks CPU

Rainmeter is a bunch of little low-CPU widgets that wont use more than 2% CPU.

although, the way they do this is to be mostly (Enigma's case) totally text-based.
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:36 AM   #6
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Default Re: Windows Live Gallery sucks CPU

Try it on another browser. I know Photo Gallery uses an ActiveX, but normally, it shouldn't suck all your CPU time.

There's some Problem with the Windows Live services, and even myself, I find some stupid stuff, like CPU guzzler, Unavailable service, etc.

So try another browser, like Firefox, or Google Chrome to name a few, and try it on another PC as well. It sounds like your PC is having an issue with ActiveX controls with it. It could be also be the fact that you might upload a lot of pictures as well, but that's just a guess.
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