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Mouse freezes The freeze occurs when i use the wheel.

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This sounds most like a driver problem.
Make sure you have the correct driver for your particular mouse.
Do a web search for you model (on bottom of mouse usually), uninstall the current driver, install the new one, and then manually run Windows Update to make sure you have the latest (mouse drivers would be listed as Optional updates if available).

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Remove the trackball inside the mouse.


Clean the trackball with warm water and dry carefully. Clean the rollers inside the mouse with a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol. Replace the trackball, then secure it with the retaining ring.


Clean the outside of the mouse with rubbing alcohol and a cotton ball.


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Check for device conflicts. When you install another device on your computer, it can sometimes conflict with a PC mouse.

Remove any new hardware and drivers you may have installed, then reboot the computer.


Reinstall PC mouse drivers. In Windows, open "Control Panel" then "System."


Select the "Device Manager" tab, then scroll to and select your mouse.

Uninstall any drivers that are listed.


Unplug the mouse and reboot the PC.

Plug the mouse back in, reboot the system, then allow Windows to reinstall the drivers if prompted.


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PC mouse freeze and other serious problems can be caused by viruses lurking on your system.Set the program to run a complete scan every 24 hours.

Also make sure the virus definitions are updated regularly.


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Go to "Control Panel," then click "Display," and then "Change Display Settings."


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