Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Tips if AutoCAD’s cursor is slow or jerky

These tips from Autodesk’s Knowledge Base TS15127843 might be useful if you have this problem.


You experience that the cursor in AutoCAD®, AutoCAD® Map 3D® or AutoCAD® Civil 3D® is slow or jerky.


There may be many causes to this issue. Here are a few suggestions that may resolve the issue.

  • If you have an active virus scan application, such as Bitdefender, running on your workstation, diabling or removing the virus scan application may help.
  • If the issue occurs and appears to get worse through out the day, restarting you computer may help.
  • Disabling Selection Cycling by typing SELECTIONCYLING at the command line and setting the value to 0 may help.
  • If you are experiencing the issue on an HP, Dell or other band of laptop that has a biometric scanner, disabling the Digital Persona (or other fingerprint authentication software) service may help.
  • If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, try turning off Aero themes and/or diabling the BitLocker feature.

There may be many other machine variables and configuration that may affect this type of issue. While this may not be a complete list of all of the services/features that may cause this issue, it includes many of them that have previously solved the issue for customers reporting it.

1 comment:

  1. You have to proofread those KB articles..... SELECTIONCYCLING is misspelled.


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