cursor shoots across window

  Rodz 20:48 05 Oct 2008
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Hi, It`s no big deal but I have never understood why the cursor shoots across a window without any guideance from me.
Dosen`t happen a lot but puzzles me.
Rodz

  Strawballs 21:42 05 Oct 2008

I had that once, a new mouse cured the problem.

  Rodz 22:07 05 Oct 2008

Never thought of that.
Thanks
Rodz

  MarvintheAndroid 22:29 05 Oct 2008

I once knew a guy with a metal plate in his head. When he entered the office, all the cursors started doing their own thing.

You don't have a metal plate in your head, do you ?

Marv

  User-1229748 23:14 05 Oct 2008

lol

  Condom 14:52 06 Oct 2008

I've had that happen to me now and again. One day I noticed that the mouse was moving ever so slightly on the mouse mat on its own accord because the cable was twisted and it doesn't take much movement at the mouse end to make it shoot across the screen. Some mice are very sensitive and move so easily especially the non roller ball mice. SPOOKY.

  Condom 14:55 06 Oct 2008

I perhaps should add that sometimes vibration from your PC can have the same effect.

  canarieslover 17:04 06 Oct 2008

Condom
That is certainly worth checking out as I did a virus scan, a malware scan and went through with ccleaner before I noticed that the mouse was moving on it's own.

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