mouse freeze

  yorkieman 10:57 13 May 2004

hi can anyone advise me please, my mouse pointer keeps freezing for about ten seconds. i am using windows 98se i would be gratefull of any help

  Diodorus Siculus 11:06 13 May 2004

Check what is running in the background that you do not need.

Go to start, run and type in


then under the startup tab see what is there; most can be disabled.

click here for a list of programs.

  yorkieman 16:18 13 May 2004

only systray and explorer running

  Shas 12:04 14 May 2004

As I'm having the same problem as Yorkieman, I checked out your link and in Start Up have only got running the things it said were essential to keep, i.e. av, firewall, modems etc. Is there anything else I can do - it's as if something takes control of the mouse and I can't do anything until it releases it. I've only noticed it happening in the last week or two and I haven't installed/altered anything in that time.
Running Win98SE. Any help would be appreciated as it's very frustrating!

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