Mouse has started to freeze coming out of standby

  charlton200 15:37 10 Nov 2005
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Hi,
I always put the computer in standby when I leave it a while and then hit any key to start the computer again.

Since about 2 or 3 weeks ago, when I hit a key to bring the computer back on, 7 out of 10 times the mouse has frozen.

Any advice please would be welcome to cure this problem.

Cheers.

  Skyver 15:49 10 Nov 2005

USB mouse?

  charlton200 17:45 10 Nov 2005

yes its got a usb end to it the has to be put in the mouse slot.
perhaps it not the mouse freezing but the whole screen.
All i know is you cannot move the mouse.

thanks

  charlton200 09:47 12 Nov 2005

Would a system restore cure the problem.

  Skyver 09:51 12 Nov 2005

It wouldn't hurt to try. Win XP? Done the usual virus scan/antispyware/disk check etc?

  007al 09:56 12 Nov 2005

does the keyboard work when the mouse doesnt?

  charlton200 10:10 12 Nov 2005

When I hit any key from standby the computer comes on but with the mouse or the screen frozen.
It doesn't do anything after that.
Even when I press ctrl alt del.

Thanks

  007al 22:06 12 Nov 2005

try running memtest for as long as you can.
ive had the same problem when i had a stick of ram playing up.

  charlton200 09:40 13 Nov 2005

Thanks,

But what is memtest.

i forgot to say that sometimes the mouse pointer is not on the screen when i come out of standby and sometimes it is but does not move ,and some times it is ok.

cheers.

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