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Old 03-05-2006, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a three button logitech optical mouse. It's fine as a mouse, but at times it randomly jumps to either of the corners of the screen without my input. I don't use a mouse pad, I just use the flat table pictured. I am a gamer so you can guess the frustration I get when I'm sniping and my mouse decides to go crazy. It doesn't really discriminate whether a games is running or any other application...
Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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Old 03-05-2006, 09:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check to make sure there isn’t a piece of hair in front of the laser under the mouse, which has made my mouse go nuts. A single piece of hair! Hope I helped.
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Some of the cheap optical mice do this. If you get something like a mx518, you should be fine.
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try cleaning he optical lense (dont scratch it!) and also try using a different surface.. though that table does look fine.
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It's fine as a mouse, but at times it randomly jumps to either of the corners of the screen
If your mouse keeps jumping across the screen, cut its legs off.
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If your mouse keeps jumping across the screen, cut its legs off.
Haha thanks for the help guys, I love this forum just for this kinda stuff
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