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WHEN I GO TO THE STARTUP SCREEN, I CANNOT MOVE MY CURSOR OR PUT MY PASSWORD IN. SHOULD I BUT A WIRELESS MOUSE?

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Use the tab key to get your password in.  What type of mouse do you have now.

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Mouse cursor jumping problem, how to fix it?


A mouse is a vital component of your computer and allows you to control certain functions on the screen. When the mouse is not functioning correctly, it can be frustrating. There are a few different reasons why your mouse pointer may jump on the screen. You need to work through the possible causes and troubleshoot the problems to fix your mouse and get it working properly again.

1.
Examine the batteries if you have a wireless mouse and the cursor begins to jump. A low battery may be the cause. Change the batteries and check the mouse again. If it is still experiencing the same problems, proceed to the next steps to resolve the issue.

2.
Switch the wireless transmitter to a different USB port on another computer if possible. There could be problems with the port, causing the cursor to jump. This will resolve the problem if the issue is with the USB port. If the mouse is still jumping, move on to the next steps.

3.
Click on the "Start" menu in the bottom left corner of the screen. Right-click on the "My Computer" menu and click on "Properties." Click on the "Hardware" menu and click on "Device Manager." Locate the mouse entry in the list. Right-click on it and select "Update Driver" from the menu. Allow a few moments for the operating system to locate and install an updated driver for your mouse.

4. Remove dust or debris from the mouse pad and mouse with a soft cloth. Dust or debris could prevent the mouse from operating smoothly and cause the cursor to jump. Add a small amount of isopropyl alcohol to the cloth before you begin. Wait for the alcohol to dry on the pad and mouse prior to using.
5. Go to the "Start" menu and click on "Control Panel." Double-click on the "Mouse" icon and click on "Mouse Pointer." Decrease the speed of the mouse pointer. This could be causing the cursor to jump.
I hope you find it very helpful.
Thank you.

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The new router could very well be causing wireless interference. Try moving the router away or turning it off and see if the mouse works. If it does, try changing the channel number on the router to see if that is causing the problem as it's possible both the mouse and router are using the same wireless channel and clashing. You can usually find the channel option in the Wireless Settings page of your router setup web interface.

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My wireless mouse - cursor refuses to follow sometimes!


Try cleaning the lazer on bottom with a q tip with some rubbing alcohol on it. Check to make sure the reciever for the mouse isn't too close to any wireless router,phone,or microwave. In the control panel there are mouse settings you can play with too to see if that makes a difference. Re-install any software for the mouse.

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My wireless mouse - cursor refuses to follow sometimes!


check the laser for debris and try plugging the usb adapter into another port.

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When I restart the computer, the keyboard and mouse do not work. The mouse won't move the cursor and hit cntl alt del on keybourd and nothing happens. I have tries three mouses (one wireless) and two...


Use wired mouse and keyboard (not wireless) and change the USB port you are using to another one.

Connect them directly to the computer, do not use USB hubs.

If no joy reboot in safe mode: turn on your computer and immediately press F8 repeatedly until you get the Advanced Boot screen. Select "SAFE MODE" and press ENTER. After that, restart in normal mode.

Thank you

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Black Screen on Startup.


Did you try " Last known good configuration at start up. If after boot you press the F8 key where you said you went into safe mode, did you try to load the good known config. It sounds like you have a corrupted registry.

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I have a new wireless mouse model K72278CA and it was working wrielessly until I dropped it on the floor and one of the batteries fell out. It wasn't harmed otherwise. I put the battery back in and it...


Each time you remove the batteries you need to reset the channel so the mouse and the device are on the same channel so they can communicate.
I hope this helped.
Good Luck.

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Emachines Keyboard Model No. KB0511


Here you go:
Enter
The computer brings the cursor to the beginning of the next line. This key can also be pressed
to open a program after you have HILIGHTED* it. It will execute a command.
Shift ▲ Hold the shift key down and press the letter key you want to make a CAPITAL letter.
This key is also used to type the charters at the
top of some keys. Eg: Shift + 1 = ! or Shift + 2 = @
Caps Lock
Makes all letters CAPITAL letters. When the Caps Lock key is pushed, a light will
show up on the upper right corner of your keyboard
next to the capital “A”. When caps lock is turned on it remains on until you press the Caps Lock key
again. When you press the Shift key when
Caps Lock is on, a lower case letter will be produced.
Space This key places one space every time it is pressed. (The long, unlabeled key at the
bottom center of your keyboard).
←Backspace Deletes the character to the left of the cursor each time you press it. (If you hold it
down it will continue to delete so be careful).
Delete Deletes the character to the right of the cursor each time you press it.
Home Brings you to the beginning of the line the cursor is on.
End Brings you to the end of the line the cursor is on.
Esc Located in the upper right corner of your keyboard. Cancels an incomplete command;
it will also close an open menu.
Moves the cursor to the left one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor up one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Moves the cursor to the right one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor down one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Insert Deletes the character to the right of the cursor and replaces it with whatever is typed on
the keyboard.
↔Tab Moves the cursor to the tab marks and between columns.
Shift + print screen Prints what is on your computer screen.
Highlight (to select) To make the item stand out. To choose or select it.
? *When an icon is highlighted (left click the mouse button one time while the cursor is pointing at
the icon), the program has been chosen and the name of the icon will change color. When this has
happened, you may press the Enter key to open the program.
? *To highlight a character or characters, move the cursor, using your mouse or the arrow keys, to
the left of the item you wish to select. Press the left mouse button and hold it down while you
move the mouse to the right. Let go of the left mouse button and your item(s) should be
highlighted. Then you can choose what you want to do to the selected item(s) e.g. bold, underline,
delete, italicize, etc.
“Drag and drop” Move the cursor to the item, click the left mouse button and hold it down.
Move the mouse, while holding down the left
mouse button, to the location you want to move the item. Let go of the left
mouse button.
Cursor - The arrow on your screen. The mouse is used to move the cursor.
Let me know if this helped

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Mouse Cursor Frozen


Try putting the computer into safe mode by shutting down the computer. Turn the computer back on. At beginning of the boot process press and hold the f8 button and select safe mode from the menu.

When the safe mode is done booting up, try moving the mouse around. If it works, restart the the computer under normal Windows startup procedures.

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