Cursor has a mind of its own!

  Si_L 10:27 29 Jun 2007

When my mouse is stationary, the cursor on the screen slowly slides up (usually up and left). It is a ball mouse, any clues as to what is causing this?

Ta :)

(PS, I am not on a slope!)

  birdface 10:55 29 Jun 2007

Have you taken the ball out and cleaned it up inside,Also give the ball a clean.

  Eric10 11:13 29 Jun 2007

Also, in the mouse Properties in Control Panel on the Pointer Options tab, untick 'Enhance pointer precision' as this has been known to cause mouse creep.

  Si_L 11:45 29 Jun 2007

Eric10 - The XP machine I'm on doesn't have this option.

I have clean the inside very thoughraly, it did not make a difference :(

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