Articles in Category: Mice and Pointing Devices
Mice, trackballs, touch pads and when applicable, touch screens – all the things that you can use to “point” at things on your screen.
If the touchpad is annoying, you can adjust it or turn it off completely.
Bizarre actions from your mouse may mean its imminent death. However there are a few less extreme causes of sensitivity and other odd actions to check.
We use the mouse so heavily with Windows. Take a moment to customize it to your needs.
Occasionally, your mouse cursor may seem to move on its own. There are benign and easily resolved causes of this as well as occasionally malicious reasons.
Several technologies run wireless mice and keyboards, so you should be able to find the features that you want.
USB ports (or the cables that connect to them) can go bad for many reasons. These steps can get your connected devices running again.
First, we have to be sure that it’s actually the mouse freezing, and not the whole computer. Once that’s decided, we’ll look for solutions.
Fortunately for most cases, there is a simple solution to why your mouse pointer would jump around the screen.