Mouse problems

pkspigsApril 4, 2012

I have a new wireless mouse, did the same thing with the old mouse. The pointer jumps all over the page and it is impossible to control. I have done everything I know how to fix it. I have slowed down the mouse , etc. Why is it doing this? I cannot use the computer because you cannot control the darn thing. Thanks, pk

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zep516

How to fix or check Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Interference.

See if anything helps at the link provided.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Interference.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 10:03PM
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pkspigs

No did not help, took me couple min. to just get the mouse into this box. anyone else??? seems like it starts to do this after or during playing a game??? pk

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 10:30PM
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kudzu9

Are your hands anywhere near a mouse pad?

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 11:25PM
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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

Is this a laptop by chance? If so turn off the touch pad that can happen.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 12:39AM
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pkspigs

not near a pad and not using a laptop, still doing it.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 1:13PM
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albert_135

We have some problems with a wireless keyboard and Wii even when the Wii is not doing anything. It has been awhile I have forgotten details.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 1:36PM
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zep516

I'd consider getting a wired USB mouse.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 3:06PM
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exgm

Are you using your mouse on a shiny surface? Have encountered completely erratic behavior for some mice that way. Put a piece of paper underneath and see if it stabilizes.
Are the drivers completely up to date?
Have you tried another port if it's usb?
Finally, is it connected usb and ps/2? Try only usb.
Those are some of the issues I encounter regularly with wireless.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2012 at 11:42AM
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finchelover

Have you tried going to website How to clean your wireless mouse It is real simple it helped me

    Bookmark   April 6, 2012 at 9:52PM
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westom

You may be confusing a wireless problem with an optical problem. A mouse sensor does not work well (stable) on some materials. And some lights can even pass through the mouse case to confuse the optical sensor.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2012 at 12:47PM
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kudzu9

westom-
That's a very good point. It would be good to hear what the OP is using for the surface the mouse is on. I have mainly had problems with wireless laser mice when I try them on certain surfaces like a glass table top. As soon as I remember to put something down, even a piece of paper, the tracking problem goes away.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2012 at 1:51PM
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