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Pointer my pointer is real jumpy. It is hard to get it on one thing and click. I slowed down the mouse put no help.

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Try going into the control panel and click the mouse properties. From there click the tab pointer options. You can then slow or speed up the mouse pointer. Try turning it down to a slower speed. Also, make sure your not touching the mousepad, and not brushing it with my palm as you type.

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Oct 26, 2013 | Dell PC Laptops

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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

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 "
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":

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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Hi, my acer 3820TG touch pad seems to be too sensitive is there away to calibrate it?

Hi jace_bingzho,

You can adjust the sensitivity of the mouse according to your requirement. Just follow the instructions below:
1) Click on Start.
2) Go to Control Panel
3) Double Click on 'Mouse'.


4) The Mouse Properties dialogue box pops up.
5) In the pointer options tab, under Motion, there will be a slider under 'Select a pointer speed'.


6) Move the slider with your mouse towards 'Slow'. Now you will notice that when you move your mouse, the sensitivity has decreased.
7) Apply the settings and Click OK.

Hope this information was helpful.

Thank you for using fixya,

Arun Zac

Nov 26, 2010 | Acer PC Laptops

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I have a Dell studio laptop. Recently, within the

1. In order to fix this, you go to control panel > mouse
the last tab is called "Device Settings" click it and make sure you have "static tray icon in taskbar" selected.
(You can always remove this later.) Apply the changes and click the red coloured icon in your task bar. An option will be available called "Tap to click." Clicking it will enable you to tap with your mouse pad instead of the keys! Hope this helps you out, I know it helped my friend.

In the Control Panel open Accessibility Options Icon and click Mouse Tab and than Setting.
To move the mouse pointer by using MouseKeys
If you have not already done so, turn on MouseKeys.
To turn on MouseKeys, open Accessibility Options, click the Mouse tab, and then select the Use MouseKeys check box. Use the buttons on the numeric keypad to move the mouse pointer. If MouseKeys doesn't function, press NUM LOCK, and then try MouseKeys again.
To move the pointer horizontally or vertically, press the arrow keys on your numeric keypad.
To move the pointer diagonally, press HOME, END, PAGE UP, or PAGE DOWN on your numeric keypad.
Notes To open Accessibility Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Accessibility Options.
To specify whether NUM LOCK must be on or off for MouseKeys to function, on the Mouse tab, click Settings, and then for Use MouseKeys when NumLock is, click On or Off.
To change the pointer speed and acceleration when using MouseKeys, on the Mouse tab, click Settings, and then move the sliders to adjust the pointer speed and acceleration.
To temporarily increase or decrease the pointer speed, on the Mouse tab, click Settings, and then select the Hold down Ctrl to speed up and Shift to slow down check box.

Jul 27, 2010 | Dell Studio 1737 Laptop

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I recently had my hard drive reformated and a

You can change the mouse seetngs by going into
Start-> Control Panel-> Mouse

Click on that and you will have a mouse properties dialog box.

In pointer options tab select the pointer speed you desire.

This will help restore the pointer to its normal speed

Jul 12, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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My pointer is very senstive it is all over the place.

go in to control panal and click on the mouse and turn down the senceativity

Mar 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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G netbook cursor speed

Hello my name is Tim Ehrhart, to slow your cursor speed go to controll panel and click mouse, then click pointer options and adjust the pointer speed. I hope this helps you and please leave feedback as I am new and am trying to gain a awesome rep.

Mar 16, 2009 | Sylvania G-Netbook

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Mouse is too fast and picks before I get to object slowing it down


Go Start > Control Panel
Choose Mouse and click on it
A menu will appear go to "Pointer Options" choose the speed of pointer. If issue persist please post for further troubleshooting. When Issue resolved please rate accordingly.
Good Luck

Jun 06, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

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Laptop mouse

Go to Start --> Control Panel --> Mouse.
Click on the Pointer Options tab and adjust the slider for the pointer speed.


Nov 16, 2007 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

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