Annoying problem. Mouse freezing

  charlton200 10:32 13 Aug 2010
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I've had an annoying problem for a couple of months now. Ever computer session I get the mouse pointer freezing on me: followed about 30 seconds later by the screen going black. Sometimes I get a little beeping sound as well. My only option is restart. Sometimes I get this problem twice in a session. This can get very irritating as I might be in the middle of something important. Can you help please to sort this problem out?

Many thanks

  gengiscant 11:01 13 Aug 2010

How many beeps and are they long or short or a mixture.

  Al94 11:09 13 Aug 2010

What sort of mouse, how is it connected?

  charlton200 11:16 13 Aug 2010

There is just a short beep. sometime none at all: just freezing.

It is a wired mouse.

  ashdav 11:17 13 Aug 2010

Clean the fluff out of the computer.
Sounds like it's overheating.

  lotvic 11:24 13 Aug 2010

"It is a wired mouse"
Would that be PS/2 or USB?

Have you tried a new mouse?

  charlton200 11:35 13 Aug 2010

usb

  charlton200 12:10 13 Aug 2010

When you say it's over heating, how can this be, when ofter it happen after i've just turn it on

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