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Lag (latency) in a game

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66Mustang
66Mustang Community member Posts: 13,668 Disability Gamechanger
Just in case anyone can help as I know we have some gamers here

I have a weird problem that only occurs with one program, a game called World of Warcraft

Basically once in a while, maybe once a day, my latency/ping will go up from the usual 20-30 to about 100-200 so doesn't make the game unplayable but makes it unpleasant.

Nothing else on the computer is affected, every other program is fine and even doing a ping test returns nothing unordinary

The only fix is to restart my whole computer, after which it will work again for a while

The only thing I can think (as a total novice so may make no sense) is some file or script, which isn't present after a restart, occasionally decides to load up which affects the latency?

I'm on a Mac if that matters and don't have anything like antivirus getting in the way.

Any ideas? :blush:

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