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Mouse Freezing

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Roliocat, Dec 6, 2001.

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  1. Roliocat

    Roliocat Thread Starter

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    I have a ps/2 mouse connected which freezes anywhere, anytime, in any software but there is still some life. The pointer wont move but highlights on a dropdown menu will still move up/down as I move the mouse. Keyboard still works fine during mouse freeze. A reboot normalises everything until next freeze. I have tried - reducing hardware acceleration, installed a memory manager, a DOS mouse driver (still freezes), different ports for the mouse, swopping mouses - still no luck. My system is as follows: Mouse on COM1 and IRQ4. ST-KTVAE M/Board. AMD 1.2ghz Thunderbird CPU, 256MB RAM, S3 Savage 8MB Video Card, 40GB HD, Running WIndows 98.
    Can anybody help please?
     
  2. SavvyLady

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    Most likely you have to much in your startup using all your resourses up... Try taking some things out of the startup menu by going to start/run/ msconfig/startup & unchecking the items not needed to load at bootup.


    If that doesn't help you may want to run Ad-aware for spyware.
    if you don't have ad aware it can be downloaded free at http://www.lavasoftusa.com


    Savvy :)
     
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