packardbell optical mouse

  herc182 13:12 31 Dec 04
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I bought an optical mouse from PC world (packard bell model IO-3UP).

problem is that it moves randomly at times, and when i am playing half life 2, the mouse causes the character to look at the sky and spin around continuously until i move it around again (and occasionally throw the mouse or hit it....).

does anyone know where i can get other drivers from since the ones that came with the mouse obviously arent working.

thanks

  herc182 14:30 31 Dec 04

bump :-)

  Starfox 17:53 31 Dec 04

With a Logitech optical cordless mouse,changed the mouse mat and guess what? cured.


Try using the mouse on a blank A4 sheet of paper to see if it makes a difference.

  Dorsai 18:19 31 Dec 04

As it's a corded one, try the different surface, as suggested by Starfox. Also try a good strong 'puff' onto the sensor, just in case there is a small bit of fluff caught. I find it normally cures mine, and i can't even see what's in it, but it stops playing up, so i assume somthing was.

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