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Mouse and Keyboard are slow or stuttering

For the last few days my mouse has seemed to stutter - sometimes goes beyond where I move it and sometimes not far enough. The clicking somtimes recognizes a double-click, sometimes not. Also the keyboard is skipping letters as I type. It seems like something is running in the background somewhere, but the CPU usage is only between 4 to 10 percent. I did a system restore to see if that would fix it, but it did not. Help me, please!

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  • Rybbyn May 29, 2008

    I ran the spyware program that I have installed on my computer. It didn't say it caught anything, but somehow something must have been fixed because it seems the computer is running okay now. Keyboard and mouse (internal, as this is a laptop) are back up to speed and all is normal. It probaby was something to do with spyware, I'm sure. Wouldn't have thought of it if there weren't several posts here suggesting it! Thanks soooo much! I can type at last!

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    Suresh babu May 11, 2010

    Is your keyboard and mouse are USB devices?

    If so, will your mouse and keyboard work under safe mode?



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I have been having same problem for one month now. I have the new dell E6400 (pretty fast), but all of a certain, it started stuttering on almost everything particulary noticeable on anything audio including playing music with any music player and listening to streaming audio. I tried all tricks I found online but nothing worked. Finally, I went to setup (F12 key at startup) and changed the setting on hard drive configuration from ACHI to ATA. ACHI allows eSATA port usage, but I do not use eSATA anywhere anyway. Magically, this solved all the problems of stuttering. Windows even discovered the IDE channels (therefore using ultra DMA mode 5 under device settings, IDE channel). Now I can load as many heavy duty programs as I want and there is no stuttering. What is amazing is that this stuttering just happened out of the blue. Good luck, hope this helps someone.

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Take the battery out and run of the mains

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Everyone seems to be giving good advice. There is a couple of things that they are leaving out though. Turn the system restore off. System restore keeps everything in restore. Meaning......... If you have spyware or a virus, it will stay in your system. Run Spybot S&D (This program is free and is better than using msconfig as long as you go through the settings and change everything to the highest settings.) Then do the same with Adaware 2008 (sounds stupid to use 2 things for spyware, but one catches what the other one does not.). I have links on my website (tandnfamilyelectronics-online.com). These links go directly to the download so you will not get the run around. You would do good to try a program called Window Washer. This is a great program that completely cleans anything in your computer that you do not need. It will not clean out anything that you have to have. I have used this for years to clean out my customers computers and have cleaned as much as 3 gigs of trash out. If you contact me I will give you some tools that I have for free that will do a great job on your computer. I have them ready to download and I will give you the link. (dean@tandnfamilyelectronics-online.com)

Send me the complete specs of your system and I can help you more. I hope that this helps you. There is no reason the really buy a program for spyware when there are free things to use that work great. Free AVG is a great Antivirus and yes it is also free. It will check your e-mail coming and going. It will also let your friends now that the E-mail does not have a virus. It also has a spyware program that is free. This day and time with all of the spyware out on the net you can never have too many programs for spyware. I would not run all of them at the same time though. Make sure that you do not use your computer during any scan. Defrag is also something to do after you do everything else. Some stated that you should not reload your computer. If nothing seems to work then sometimes that is the only good way to get it repaired right. Most of the programs that come pre-installed on a store bought computer is useless and most are even trail software that causes problems when they expire. Let me know if this helps at all. Please rate me if it helps.

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    I found a free link for Window Washer. Click the words below.
    Window Washer download.


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    Glad to help. Spyware can do a lot of strange things. Run these programs often and also set them to the highest settings that you can. Use the tools within Spybot to stop things loading at startup. You do not need your printer,nero,and other programs to run when your computer starts. These programs will still run when you click on them. Start up programs just slow down your computer when they are running. If you are unsure, you can always go back and change the settings if something screw up.

  • T&N Family Electronics Dean and Sherrie Terrell

    Glad that I could help. I am online most of every day. I will help you with any question that you have as soon as I can.
    You might want to try the spyware programs that I told you about. Spybot can be set up to run daily. It has a lot of settings and features. It is very good when you go through the settings and mark them all to the highest setting that it has. It can also stop things from coming on at startup. When it runs daily it will catch things, before you have trouble with them. Remember that all of us are here for YOU.


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Hello,

Please go to this link (below) and download Advanced Windows Care. Scan your computer and hopefully this will fix what ails ya.
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Posted on May 28, 2008

Hello,

Please go to this link (below) and download Advanced Windows Care. Scan your computer and hopefully this will fix what ails ya.
http://www.iobit.com/advancedwindowscareper.html

Terry

Posted on May 28, 2008

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If you pay close attention, you'll probably see the hard disk light spinning. Often there is either processes or program that is running that you might not notice. In an earlier suggestion, disabling startup-items is not a bad idea for inproved performance, but in troubleshooting I always ask ,,, When did this start?, Did you install or update anything? I the answer was yes to the second uninstall these and see your results, if no. then I would point to either hard disk failure (run a utility to check entire drive) or adware/spyware issues.

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The best solution to this problem is to reintall the operating system that is after confirming that the mouse&keyboard is ok .to do this, lose out the keyboard dust it to see if theres any dust in it.if it still continue the best option is to reintall the operating system.

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Start/Run/msconfig Click on Startup/Disable All/Apply and restart your computer. If this situation persists, I suggest u format the computer. And if is okay, then slowly enable one by one of the Startup items by restarting the computer for every one you enabled.

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System restore restores both good and bad. So you could try restoring to an earlier date, if you haven't made major changes recently. What is your anti-virus? Norton is a waste of time and I would uninstall it. My preference is Nod32 free trial from http://www.eset.com/download/free_trial_download_eav.php. Run and anti spyware also, SpyBot S&D is good, but beware of imitators that will make the situation worse. When you have run these, done a disk cleanup and defragged then you can look at the hardware. Can you check that the keyboard cable is securely attached.

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Do not format the HD or reinstall the OS! First let us know how the keyboard ad mouse connect to the computer. If the are wireless, try changing batteries or recharge (if applicable). If they are USB, shut off your computer, unplug and replace in different port. then turn on again.

You can also try typing MSConfig into the "Start Search" section of your start button and then select " diagnostic Startup." If this helps let us know and we can go from there.

Posted on May 28, 2008

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