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Clarification to emachine w5243

No I have not updated the mouse driver and No the mouse is not wireless. The cursor will jump around, freeze, open additonal pages, not respond, bring up the properties and etc tab, highlight blue. so frustrating.

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  • Annette Brondel-Jones
    Annette Brondel-Jones Mar 13, 2009

    compaq, optical, MO42KOA,

  • Annette Brondel-Jones
    Annette Brondel-Jones Mar 13, 2009

    Do you all think it is my mouse? If so that is a relief and I can go to the store in the morning and purchase a new one. I have been scared that I downloaded something that destroyed my hard drive or something.

  • Annette Brondel-Jones
    Annette Brondel-Jones Mar 13, 2009

    Thank you all so much. I dug out an old mouse from the old computer and sure enough it was working great. Thank U, Thank U, Thank U

  • Vincent  dela cruz
    Vincent dela cruz May 11, 2010

    what kind of mouse ?
    optical, laser or with the ball under ?
    please send the brand and model.

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You can test the mouse to different computer. if the mouse works without any issue ..then we can start troubleshooting the pc

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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My emachine d3123 keeps freezing after start-up when downloading updates. how do I fix this?


Some clarification is needed here. Are you getting an error message or a blue screen? Can you move the mouse at all after it "freezes" ? What exactly is updating?

The simple solution is to disable automatic updates for whatever is trying to update.

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I have a hp pavillion dv 9700 i upgraded it with windows 7 and my mouse keeps jumping around all over while im typing. It did do this before when i had vista and I think that i downloaded a driver to fix...


Hi,
I believe I can help in what you are experiencing with your jumping cursor concern. you mentioned that you downloaded a driver, try downloading touch freeze, google it it will give you links where to download it and it is free, this should fix your jumping cursor issue
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any of the links will lead you to the downloads page for the application.
once downloaded this is what you should see on your task bar, see image below. an icon of a touchpad with a check mark on it.
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Hope this helps with your touchpad concern, Have a nice day.

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Is this machine wireless if not what do i do to make it wireless


I don't know what machine you are talking about, but if it is a desktop computer you can pruchase a wireless adapter card or usb stick for around 20 to 50 usd, to make it wireless.

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Have emachine w5243 and the cursor is going crazy it appears it does what ever it wants. sometimes highlites words in blue, deletes, moves around on the screen and then at times do not allow me to handle...


what kind of mouse are you using?

Optical Mouse or the one with the Ball under it?

if the one with Ball under it...clean the sensor by removing the cap and ball...and clean the roller inside.

if your mouse is Optical, check the setting of your mouse (contol panel>>>mouse)

install the driver too to have more options

goodluck

Mar 13, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines W2686 PC Desktop

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Mouse Cursor Frozen


If your plugging it into a P2P (which are the green and purple circular ports that your and keyboard go into) for mouse to get power, it would require a restart. I suggest using a USB mouse because it a plug n go.

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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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