Jumping Mouse Cursor

  babybell 22:50 11 Nov 2004
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I have today bought a new pc (Dell Dimension 2400) but one thing i have noticed is when moving the mouse cursor sometimes it will jump iratically around the screen for a second, im using an optical mouse, is there any cure?

  DavidM4 22:55 11 Nov 2004

I had the same problem, it stopped when I tried a different mouse mat, dunno why it stopped but it did.

  Danoh 00:50 12 Nov 2004

If the surface you are running your optical mouse over is very shiny like glass, or even wood-laminate which looks grainy but with a very smooth surface, the optical sensors will not work well. Try using another surface or reusing a mouse mat, A3 sheet or some other surface.

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