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 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.