MSIME support causing slow setup until explorer.exe paused?

Dan Kegel dank at
Mon Apr 21 15:59:58 CDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 5:12 AM, Aric Stewart <aric at> wrote:
>   MSIMEService, MSIMEReconvertOptions, MSIMEMouseOperator, etc... those are
> all Messages that Microsoft Office looks for and sends to the IME during
> operations.  For the most part all those messages are just stubbed.
>   The messages are Registered in Imm32/imm.c once per process, and also
> registered in winex11.drv/ime.c also once per process. I am pretty sure we
> do not send those messages somewhere. So I am not sure why they would be
> taking up so much cpu time.
>  Do you know what is happening with the messages during the slow-down?

Oddly, they don't seem to be happening on Dapper.  I'll try again on
Gutsy tonight.  (Chris Smith says he saw something like this with
iTunes on gentoo today, too.)

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