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Slow Reaction My new HP wireless optical mouse worked fine for about a month. Then one day, it seemed to work sporadically and sometimes would not respond. It often takes several clicks or scrolls for the computer to react and the movement of the cursor is stiff and slow. I have tried working with the mouse properties, but this did not solve the problem. Any tips are appreciated. Thanks!

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  • Myka Mar 12, 2008

    I've changed the batteries, and the mouse is less than a foot away from the receiver.
    Thanks for trying!

  • efleetwood Dec 16, 2008

    My mouse worked fine until I changed batteries. Won't work now. Tried playing with transmitter, and no luch. Ed Fleetwood.

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1.
try a perfectly smooth and flat piece of cardboard like from a cereal box as a mouse
pad i have same problem with a pad that has any kind of a design on it also clean the laser "eye" The dry corner of a bed sheet works well to get into the lens DO NOT USE ANY TYPE OF CLEANER AS IT MAY FOG UP THE PLASTIC LENS
2. close all open applications and folders
check your task manager "ctrl alt del" click processes tab to see if anything is using allot of CPU power while mouse is acting up
you can stop most 00 (zero) using running processes to to help eliminate and shrink the processes list leave the multiple "svchost"on because one of them will reboot the computer if stopped
and you will have to wait and start over unless one of them is using up the cpu power

3. check for for Trojans,virus' and any other nasties you can think of

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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Since you've already check the properties, try replacing the batteries.
or make sure your mouse and receiver are within reasonable distance.

Thats all I can think off right now.

Good luck.

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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