Mouse pointer all over the place - Laptop

  User-312386 16:37 15 Feb 10
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Hi all

I have a laptop and had enough with the trackpad as i just cant get on with them, so i bought a USB optical mouse.

Now here is the problem - the mouse is to slow and randomly just shoots to the side of the screen for no reason. Its a plug and play mouse so no drivers required. Running windows XP home edition.

Help

Madboy

  howard64 17:33 15 Feb 10

do you have a patterned mousemat? the patterns can upset the mouse. Optical mice work much better with a clean white underneath them. I have a sheet of white A4 paper which has been laminated.

  User-312386 15:33 17 Feb 10

Thats fixed the shooting all over the place, now for the going slow

  retep888 16:13 17 Feb 10

Control panel>mouse>pointer option

Adjust the pointer speed from there.

  User-312386 18:33 18 Feb 10

Thanks mate

Allsorted and thats to howard64 as well

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