Moving Cursor

  skylark101 17:31 09 Nov 2007

I have an optical mouse and just recently it has taken to wandering around my monitor screen of its own volition!! and sometimes even jumping from one side of the screen to the other, does anyone have an explanation for this? or do I need the services of an exorcist!

  silverous 17:33 09 Nov 2007

Do you have a very reflective or with no pattern surface?

I've seen this on for example a white surface or a reflective mouse mat. Try a different mouse mat / no mouse matt.

  skylark101 17:51 09 Nov 2007

Yip, that was it, I tried the mouse on the surface of a black book cover and that solved the problem! Thank you silverous.

  silverous 21:27 09 Nov 2007

No probs - tick it as solved if you wouldn't mind?

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