Why does my system dim and go grey sometimes?

mark Pyles markfpyles at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 10:46:29 UTC 2009

Hi Anthony:

Is there no way to fix that? Is that common? Thanks.


Anthony M. Rasat wrote:
> mark Pyles wrote:
>> wanted to know why is it that sometimes whenever I am reviewing a 
> webpage or email or anything else that my screen seemss to dim and go 
> grey?
> I noticed that behavior indicates that active application is having a timeout. The cause maybe vary, from IO (harddisk is so busy that requests from application had to be timed out) to connection loss (say, SMB server suddenly gone).
> And in your case, while browsing, I would say maybe a javascript causing problem. It happens to me from time to time too. Usually what I did was leave it alone until it was uncomfortably long time.
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