Tip & How-To about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000

Wireless Optical Mouse Cleaning

Optical Mouse Cleaning is a problem for many. The mouse cursor seems to randomly jumping around and uncontrolable, which is caused by dirt on the optical beam. To prevent this from happening, place a piece of clear scotch tap over the optical lens and it will prevent dirt from getting into the lens. Then you won't have problems caused by dirt.

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the cursor does not go where you point it. that makes the page jump around


Hi,
Try another pad. If it's an optical mouse - check there's no dust/dirt covering the lens.Try another pad. If it's an optical mouse - check there's no dust/dirt covering the lens.

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Mar 10, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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cursor jumps all over with a touch of the mouse why


trackballs and other ball mouses have an optical sensor inside the cup that holds the ball. dirt, lint and debris that falls into the optical sensor can make the cursor jump around - the sensor detects the debris as if it were a ball movement. Clean the inside of the cup and the jumping should stop.

Cleaning the cup -- first clean the three points that hold the ball up. They tend to grap whatever dirt or grease gets onto the ball from the user's hand. Clean the rectangular sensor window with a que-tip or by blowing into it. Get any stuck debris out of the corners. Finally, turn the mouse over, without the bal inside, and tap it on a hard surface. This can knock loose any remaining debris that can fall into the sensor window.

Dec 11, 2009 | Logitech Trackman Marble FX Trackball

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The cursor moves randomly while I use the trackball


this problem is caused by a defective mouse, replace it.

Sep 09, 2009 | Logitech Marble Mouse Trackball

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Mouse Cursor Jumps to the right of the screen


Have you tried going into the control panel - mouse - pointer options - motion speed (slower) and experiment with pointer precision check box? Try it, see what that gets ya.

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