Well, for the last few weeks, I'm having a problem with my mouse which was jittering.
My system features:
Operating system: winxp version 2002 service pack 2
Processor: Intel pentium 3, 801 mhz
Memery: 128mb ram
I have FORMATTED my hard disk coz I was unable to get rid of a trojan.
But when I reinstall everything, my mouse started to jump around without me doing anything!
When I got this problem with WinXP, I have zero my hardrive (using killdisk free version) and reinstall winxp but the problems remains.
So, I have zero my hardrive again and install WIN98 SE. But the problem is still there.
I have try another mouse, whether ps2 port or USB but the problem remain still!
I'm really despair coz have try everything possible by following different advice I found on the net.
I hope that you will be able to give me the solution!!!
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Re: Mouse jumping around!
Is there any other electrical equipment placed near it, like a TV, or radio, or (unshielded) loudspeakers, or the little power supplies from router/speakers/printer etc?
If so, move these away from your PC and/or monitor. also if they are optical mice/mouse... then some surfaces "scatter the laser and this causes a jump.
make sure there is no driver conflict, (post another question here too get me to go into details...) and i have heard of this prob happening with some PCI graphics drivers...
mice viruses are getting very pop, now when you cleaned out your HDD did you actually delete the partition, format and reload xp etc??
cause overwriting will not simple solve the trijan prob! anyhow try:
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****a piece of Scotch tape over a mouse's laser, might make it work perfectly****** ***some optical mouse's need a mouse pad and some work
on any surface.*** i use a lot of computers that have mouse's that i have to
list it slightly and let them ride on a finger when they are
off the mouse pad.
a few weeks ago, my good mouse finally frayed its cord and i
had to start using one of my redundant mouse's that needs a
i noticed immediately that it could work almost normally if
i lifted it 1/4 inch off the table. I'm not going to deal with this like that though.. i speculated that it must be because the laser sensor is too
sensitive..( since it works better from farther away....)
i wanted to try to put a piece of scotch tape over it to
act as a diffuser to make it less sensitive, but i was too
busy. lol. so like a month later . i finally tried the tape
idea, and it works perfectly!!!. dam
if you get an optical mouse that goes crazy without a mouse
pad, you should try this
Lets give this a try: Click the
Start button> click Control Panel> click
Hardware> and then click Mouse. Click the
Pointer Options tab, and then do the following:
Uncheck the Hide pointer while typing box. Hope this helps you. Let us know either way. Make it a great day!
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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Hi, just clean the lens of the mouse, if its a optical mouse. If you have a
, clean the rollerball and rollers. If even thats not working, then shut down the pc, unplug the mouse and connect it back again, and start the PC. This will work.
I respectfully disagree with amusedgeek. He is correct aout the textured surface,though.Optical mice will take snapshots many times a second and reposition the cursor according to where the pattern was last. Rather than a single color, a pattern is your best bet for an optical mouse. The only thing I recommend is to make sure the mousepad isn't reflective at all- no glossy or semi-glossy surface. You want it to be non-reflective. Just to be sure there is nothing wrong with the mouse, you can test it simply by putting it on a newspaper and scrolling around.