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.
My Mouse is Moving On Its Own. What Can I Do?
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.
Make the Mouse Easier to Use
We use the mouse so heavily with Windows. Take a moment to customize it to your needs.
My Mouse Cursor is Moving on its Own. Have I Been Hacked?
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.
Can I use both a wireless mouse and keyboard without plugging in another USB receiver?
Several technologies run wireless mice and keyboards, so you should be able to find the features that you want.
Why Do I Need to Unplug and Plug in my USB Device to Keep It Working?
USB ports (or the cables that connect to them) can go bad for many reasons. These steps can get your connected devices running again.
Why Does My Wireless Mouse Stop Responding?
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.
Why Does the Mouse Pointer Jump around the Screen?
Fortunately for most cases, there is a simple solution to why your mouse pointer would jump around the screen.