1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Mouse not working correctly

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by dagamer34, Jan 26, 2005.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. dagamer34

    dagamer34 Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2004
    Messages:
    25
    I've just recently purchased a system within a week only to find that my wired optical mouse has stopped working correctly. It sporadically moves from place to place and at times is completely unresponsive. The weird thing is that every once in a while, the power on the mouse completely turns off (no light coming from it). I am certain the USB mouse works as it has been tested in another computer.

    I have already reformatted my HDD and reinstalled Windows XP home to no avail. Also, my mouse doesn't immediately turn on when the PC does, which leads me to believe Windows is at fault. The last thing I did before it started messing up is update my drivers for my motherboards and install the nForce3 System Utility as well as turn up my RAM speed settings from 333 to 343.

    Specs:
    AMD 64 3000+ (slightly overclocked for a few hours, but decided it wasn't worth it. Reset all BIOS settings afterward)
    DFI LanParty nForce3 250Gb Socket 754 Motherboard
    Windows XP Home Edition
    512x1MB RAM
    eVGA Geforce 5700LE 256MB
    20GB HDD
    DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive
    400W Power supply
    Creative Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit sound card

    Anyone know what is wrong? It's brand new!! :(
     
  2. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2002
    Messages:
    1,156
    Had problems with my Logitech optical mouse, updated the drivers and that solved the problem.
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/323782

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice