Desktop background "automatic picture change" issue.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by xoggyux, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. xoggyux macrumors 6502

    Dec 4, 2008
    Hi guys,
    I've been having this problem, I have mac configured such that it changes the background picture every 5mins (since i get bored of the same all the time) the pictures are all JPEG in the 350-450KB most of them and resolutions of 1600x1200, the thing is that when I'm watching a video or even a flash animation and the background changes, the computer kinds of lags (more like it keep a frame for extra time, and then skip a few others, the sound doesn't stop) for a few milliseconds (not enough to call it a freeze, but certainly annoying.)
    What could it be? How could I fix it?
  2. Repo macrumors 6502a


    Feb 11, 2009
    Refreshing a wallpaper can actually use a large amount of computer resources for just a few seconds, enough to notice a lag, especially if you're watching video.

    What are the specs of your laptop?
  3. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
    Your harddrive might be set to sleep when possible. The slight delay probably due to time to spin up the HD.

Share This Page