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Old 04-06-2004, 10:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cursor Keeps Getting Stuck

It happens quite often on a few computers of mine...

firstly i use a different mouse for each com and there also is no mousepad (though i dont tink thats the problem)

often my cursor will get stuck onto an "invisible" horizontal line and will only move in a right or left straight direction, never anywhere else, not up nor down... can anyone help? and suggest what may be the problem?

the problem does not go away until i reboot my com, but after a while the problem comes back...

also, my mouse keeps 'lagging', sometimes though i may drag my mouse at a long distance, still it would not move, thats also another problem


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Old 04-06-2004, 01:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try cleaning the tracks on the mouse .Remove the ball and clean the lint from the tracks . Go to device manager and re-syncronize your mouse .

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Old 04-06-2004, 03:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What kind of mouse is it? If its a USB mouse you can try to reinstall the drivers.
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Old 04-06-2004, 03:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Or just go out and by some trackball mice or some nice laser ones.....and if it still keeps doing that then you know it's not your mice
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