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Hi,

My Arduino IDE is being VERY slow on my Windows 7 desktop. My computer is plenty fast, so that is not the issue. It takes awhile to start up like 20 - 30 secs, and then it takes 40+ secs to compile even the simple blink example sketch. Also, clicking on any menu causes the IDE to lock for about 40 secs. How do I fix this?
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Check if you have any bluetooth stuff on, that's been the culprit in the past.
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Hi,

I disabled the Bluetooth radio on my computer, and that fixed the issues with the UI freezing, and now the IDE starts within a few seconds. The compile times are still really slow though. What could be causing this?
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java update maybe? how slow is really slow?
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I counted 45 seconds to compile the blink example. I tried the same example on my netbook running Slackware Linux, and it only took about 6 seconds, and my netbook is half the speed of my desktop.
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Yeah, that is slow. Blink takes 5 seconds on my older Win Vista SP2 Sony Vaio laptop.
You gotta have something else going on.
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What do you think could be causing this?
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I don't know. Some background processing you have going on.
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Yeah, mine is slow too. Man, annoying. I'll just make do with it. Even loading menu items takes about 10 seconds (like click on "Tools").
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You can find the solution from here. Works for me.
http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1237179908

Find the link for rxtxSerial.dll.

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