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When mouse pointer is set to go to default box it does a runner!

When the mouse pointer is set to go to default in a menu box, it appears to be there but when you try to figure out why left click doesn't work and move the mouse, the pointer jumps about 2 cm up and left. This happens with the track pad, usb mouse and WACOM pad.

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  • jape53 Oct 07, 2009

    I've adjusted pointer speed and acceleration to no avail
    but thanks for trying

  • jape53 Oct 07, 2009

    I've adjusted pointer speed and acceleration to no avail
    but thanks for trying

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Check the mouse sensitivity settings under control panel.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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on Apr 04, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Samsung laptop cursor tweeking


Step 1


1. Open Mouse by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware, and then clicking Mouse.
2. Click the Pointer Options tab, and then do any of the following:

To change the speed at which the mouse pointer moves, move the Select a pointer speed slider towards Slow or Fast.
• To make the pointer work more accurately when you're moving the mouse slowly, select the Enhance pointer precision check box.
To speed the process of selecting a choice when a dialog box appears, select the automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box check box.
To make the pointer easier to find when you move it, select the Display pointer trails check box, and then move the slider towards Short or Long to decrease or increase the length of the pointer trail.
To ensure that the pointer doesn't block your view of the text you're typing, select the Hide pointer while typing check box.
To find a misplaced pointer by pressing the CTRL key, select the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key check box.

Change mouse settings
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-mouse-settings


Step 2


If you are using touchpad, try reducing the Touchpad sensitivity and check

1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop. From that screen, choose "Mouse Pointers."
2. Select the "
Buttons" tab at the top of the dialog box that opens. This shows the type of touchpad device installed on your laptop.
3. Set the touchpad for right or left-handed use from this dialog box. You can adjust the double click speed of your computer as well. When you finish making any changes, click "
Apply."
4. Pick the "
Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
5. Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your
touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity.
6. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "
Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.
7. Do some work on your computer for a while, If the touchpad is still too sensitive, return to the "Mouse" menu and continue to adjust the settings until you get them just the way you want them.


Step 3

If the issue persists try to perform a clean boot and check whether the issue is still persists.

Follow the steps mentioned in the article given below.

How to configure Windows Vista to start in a "clean boot":

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Note:Once the troubleshooting is over, reset the computer to start as usual.


Also I would suggest you to keep in touch with mouse manufacturer

Oct 10, 2012 | Samsung SENS R460 LAPTOP LCD SCREEN 14.1"...

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The cursor jumps around on my ASUS K501J notebook.


Step 1


1. Open Mouse by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware, and then clicking Mouse.
2. Click the Pointer Options tab, and then do any of the following:

To change the speed at which the mouse pointer moves, move the Select a pointer speed slider towards Slow or Fast.
• To make the pointer work more accurately when you're moving the mouse slowly, select the Enhance pointer precision check box.
To speed the process of selecting a choice when a dialog box appears, select the automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box check box.
To make the pointer easier to find when you move it, select the Display pointer trails check box, and then move the slider towards Short or Long to decrease or increase the length of the pointer trail.
To ensure that the pointer doesn't block your view of the text you're typing, select the Hide pointer while typing check box.
To find a misplaced pointer by pressing the CTRL key, select the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key check box.

Change mouse settings
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-mouse-settings


Step 2


If you are using touchpad, try reducing the Touchpad sensitivity and check

1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop. From that screen, choose "Mouse Pointers."
2. Select the "
Buttons" tab at the top of the dialog box that opens. This shows the type of touchpad device installed on your laptop.
3. Set the touchpad for right or left-handed use from this dialog box. You can adjust the double click speed of your computer as well. When you finish making any changes, click "
Apply."
4. Pick the "
Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
5. Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your
touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity.
6. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "
Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.
7. Do some work on your computer for a while, If the touchpad is still too sensitive, return to the "Mouse" menu and continue to adjust the settings until you get them just the way you want them.


Step 3

If the issue persists try to perform a clean boot and check whether the issue is still persists.

Follow the steps mentioned in the article given below.

How to configure Windows Vista to start in a "clean boot":

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Note:Once the troubleshooting is over, reset the computer to start as usual.


Also I would suggest you to keep in touch with mouse manufacturer

Oct 08, 2012 | ASUS K50IJ Notebook

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When scrolling down it just keeps going down at top speed


You have to:
  1. Click on the Start button. Windows displays the Start menu.
  2. Choose Settings from the Start menu. Windows displays the Settings submenu.
  3. Click on Control Panel. Windows displays the Control Panel.
  4. Double-click on the Mouse applet. The Mouse Properties dialog box appears.
  5. Choose the Pointer Options tab
  6. Adjust the Pointer Speed setting so it is more toward the Slow (left) side.
If you are satisfied, please rate or/and leave a testimonial. Thanks!

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Mouse sensitivity is slow.i want more then more speed of mouse pointer,i already search but nothing...pleas SIR


These are the steps to change the mouse sensitivity

Click on the "Start" button in the lower left corner of your computer screen to open the Start menu so you can change the mouse sensitivity. Locate the control panel link on the right-hand column of the Start menu and click on the link.

Wait for the Control Panel manu to open and then locate the "Search Control Panel" bar at the top of the menu on the the right-hand side. Type in "mouse" (no quote marks) in the window and locate the mouse menu at the top, left side of the menu.

Locate the link that says "Change Button Settings" at the bottom of the mouse menu and click on the link. When the mouse properties window appears, locate the tabs at the top of the window and find the one that says "Pointer Options."

Click on the "Pointer Options" window tab and locate the heading that says "Motion." In the Motion section, find the slide ajustment bar that is labeled "Slow" on the left side and "Fast" on the right side of the bar.

Move the bar according to your desired speed and preferences, and click on the "Apply" button on the lower right-hand side of the window.

Click the "OK" button on the lower left-hand side of the window, which will take you back to the default window. Verify that the mouse sensitivity is according to your needs and readjust if necessary by repeating these steps.


Good luck


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How to return it to his original cursor?


I'm assuming you are using windows here so if not please inform:

go to start > control panel (maybe start > settings > control panel)

in control panel click 'printers and other hardware' then click 'mouse' (may just be under 'mouse' depending on view)

in mouse properties window click on the 'pointers' tab at the top

you can either select 'windows default' from the scheme drop-down box to change all pointer back to default, or you can find the pointer you want to change under the 'customize', highlight it, and select 'use default' to change an individual pointer back to default.

click 'ok' when you are finished making changes.

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click start button in lower left hand corner, then a pop out menu will come up, click control panel, then find mouse, click it, then go to pointer options and click it, see if theres a box checked that says something like (automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box). uncheck that box......hope this helps you.......

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If you have a manual for the notebook, check to see if you can use the function key and the similarly coloured key on the keyboard which enables/disables the touch pad. Usually you can disable the mouse pointer touch pad with this FUNCTION key + MOUSE key when pressed together. Often these keys have the same colour (usually blue). The purpose is to disable the touch pad when you are using an external USB or wireless mouse, then you press the 2 keys again together to enable the touch pad once you have removed the USB/wireless mouse.

If that doesn't work, borrow a USB mouse and attach it to your notebook to use temporarily while you diagnose the problem.

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it is possible you changed the scheme for your mouse pointers.

you can reset it back to the windows default by going to "control panel", then if you are using the catagory view, you would select "printers and other hardware" Next, select "mouse".

( if using classic view, simpy select "mouse" from the control panel).

Next, while on the "mouse" screen, select the "pointers" tab. At the top, there is a drop down menu for " Scheme". Choose either None, or Windows Default, and then click "apply" and then "ok".

Close out all control panel boxes and test.

Good Luck :)

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