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Anonymous
June 12, 2005 11:16:01 PM

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the mouse pointer(optical mouse) doesnt always move in the direction i want
it to. it would sometimes move by itself..i thought it was a mouse problem so
i changed my mouse to a microsoft mouse...but the same problem again...does
anybody have a cure for this ... thank you

More about : mouse cursor movement

June 13, 2005 12:03:25 PM

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Try unchecking "Enhance Pointer Precision" in

Control Panel > Mouse > Pointer Options (tab)

Jon


"gillbates" <gillbates@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3F5A2183-64BE-41CD-95EB-31EA908CF2CB@microsoft.com...
> the mouse pointer(optical mouse) doesnt always move in the direction i
> want
> it to. it would sometimes move by itself..i thought it was a mouse problem
> so
> i changed my mouse to a microsoft mouse...but the same problem
> again...does
> anybody have a cure for this ... thank you
Anonymous
June 13, 2005 2:59:45 PM

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gillbates wrote:
> the mouse pointer(optical mouse) doesnt always move in the direction
> i want it to. it would sometimes move by itself..i thought it was a
> mouse problem so i changed my mouse to a microsoft mouse...but the
> same problem again...does anybody have a cure for this ... thank you

It only happens when you play Solitare, right? If so, same here.
Anonymous
June 13, 2005 5:13:08 PM

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You assume since it's an optical mouse, with no ball to roll, it doesn't
need a pad. Guess what? it does. Otherwise you will get cursor movement,
especially on a shiny surface.

"gillbates" <gillbates@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3F5A2183-64BE-41CD-95EB-31EA908CF2CB@microsoft.com...
> the mouse pointer(optical mouse) doesnt always move in the direction i
> want
> it to. it would sometimes move by itself..i thought it was a mouse problem
> so
> i changed my mouse to a microsoft mouse...but the same problem
> again...does
> anybody have a cure for this ... thank you
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