troubleshooting Question

windows 10 audio video and mouse

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doctorbillFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows 10Digital AudioLaptops NotebooksDell
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I work in IT at server level so I know my way round systems, but I have this really annoying issue:
The audio is really choppy and the mouse pointer constantly looks as if it is active - it also sticks when hovering over icons or if a program is opening
The audio and mouse are ok after a fresh startup
The issue gets worse after the laptop has been on a few days
Obviously there is a process or processes which are affecting the audio / graphics
One other thing - streaming audio or video from this laptop using a small server locally installed gives audio and video which are smooth, so it is a local issue causing this
The laptop is a powerful Dell 680 24 bg RAM and 8 processors
Taskmanager shows the RAM is at 50% and cpu 25%
Can anyone suggest how I can track down what is doing this
I have tried all the obvious tasks - process monitor, process explorer, taskmanager, malwarebytes scan, ccleaner scan, updated graphics driver and Audio, checked mouse settings
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