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Jon July 11, 2005 3:26 PM I have purchaed 2 Dell desktop computers over the last year. as follows.1. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Mouse move options like "snap to" will cause the mouse to move to specific points under certain conditions.

Rick... A course or shiny surface will confuse the optical mouse. I see that several people with my same problem have replaced the mouse pad and all was fine. b) This article may also help: http://ask-leo.com/why_does_my_computer_go_nuts_sometimes.html Logan April 27, 2006 10:35 PM hey never mind, i just installed some software that pretymuch tripled the problem i was having then uninstalled https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win-xp-runaway-cursor.960793/

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Changing the mouse mat surface didn't make much difference. by taboma / April 26, 2006 3:11 PM PDT In reply to: mouse dirt ?its Mouse ****!

Dawn December 16, 2005 12:40 PM My problem is NOT the mouse (trackball) but the cursor. Dumping the mousepad has helped overcoming this mouse wandering problem. Control Panel / System / Hardware / Device Manager / Mice / Properties / Advanced Settings / INPUT BUFFER LENGTH. Replace the batteries.

I know I could buy a proper mouse, but for the moment I can't. Rick, to get rid of that annoying(!) pop-up, in your explorer window, go to Tools-Folder Options-click on View tab-slide the scroll-bar to the bottom and uncheck the box for show pop-up Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/mouse-pointer-out-of-control-help-63007/ When you take the ball out, see if there is a grey stripe running around each wheel.

I went to control panel and unchecked all in mouse pointers and that fixed my erratic mouse pointer. Another cure is to disconnect from the internet. Once installed, you can go into the touchpad properties and disable the "stick", or only use the touchpad. Ben February 29, 2008 11:34 AM I am using a desktop computer and a optic wired mouse.

every so often the cursor sort of falls to the corner and off the screen. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/how-do-i-fix-the-runaway-cursor-syndrome-i-have/d63a6bb9-18a6-4fc7-a69c-548bcae77bee flavallee replied Mar 17, 2017 at 8:22 PM Loading... Dixon January 18, 2007 8:53 PM for some odd reason my mouse (optical wired) pointer moves slowly left wards till it reaches the end of the screen? Updating mouse drivers have not worked. (Strangely, when I DO manually use the mouse, it is extremely reluctant to move to the RIGHT).

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Rightclick on the desktop, select properties and then "Settings". I unloaded the v9.41.2 Logitech mouse driver, and let 98SE use the default drivers instead. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

but not always. It only happens at certain times. If you have trouble with a jittery pointer movement and use a tablet, it might be interference from the (CRT) monitor affecting the tablet. This is something we used to do at school.

It is frustrating. I was blogging and all of sudden it highlighted then deleted a section. Unfortunately it doesn't work in 3D programs or games where you drag the mouse.

It keeps on going to the corners of the screen often to the start button.

Covered by US Patent. I reintsalled mouse drivers, virus scan, trojanhunter, adaware, nothing. optical mose, scroll wheel mouse but the cursor starts jerking again and again. When it does shudder, a slight tap on the mouse stops it.

I've tried copying all but the last para of the doc into a new file, then saving that. If I navigate away from the open word document, I can't even get BACK to it (clicking on the word icon from the Windows menu does nothing). My Microsoft wireless mouse keeps moving erratically (not necessarily to the corners) and clicking things. Dawn Gary January 7, 2006 5:46 PM None of the suggested solutions (your article or reader comments) worked for my DELL Precision 380 Win XP system.

for the touchpad users i found that in cold situations there is a lot of jumping around with the pointer. I have checked the monitor's power setting. The problem might be your computer. and hence the book has been kept extremely simple, straight forward and easy to follow, with step by step...https://books.google.com/books/about/Computer_Course_Windows_7_and_Office_201.html?id=XhDiAwAAQBAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareComputer Course: Windows 7 and Office 2010, 1eMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchBuy eBook -

It is worth checking your settings as well. By design, these Latitudes and Inspiron's are the most prone. I have tried everything. As previously advised, corrupt documents can often be 'repaired' by inserting a new, empty, paragraph at the very end, copying everything except that new paragraph to a new document based on

My old mousepad was somewhat glossy with a color picture on it. I suspect it's the mousepad that's throwing off the optical mouse. It was a hard work! The thing to look for is a short, clear path between the mouse and its receiver and no powerful electronic devices between.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. by auntetr / September 1, 2006 4:34 AM PDT In reply to: Mouse Problems You most likely have a new pet bug, but before you commit hari-kari, try checking the connector It is also very reluctant to be placed on a `sliding bar` in a web page or on the arrow to make the `sliding bar` move.