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Cursor Freezes Or Disappears


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#1 deepsix18415

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 02:28 PM

Hi, All
My cursor has been freezing and/or disappearing compleatly! The only solution seems to be rebooting the computer, wich of course causes me to lose whatever I was doing. My computer is a VPR Matrix 2020 running Windows XP Home Edition. The mouse is a Logitech Optical with a PS2 (<correct spelling?) connection. Both computer and mouse are over 5yr.s old. Any suggetions (including replace mouse) gratefully acceptsd.
Thanx, deepsix


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Posted 15 June 2008 - 05:44 PM

Have you ever cleaned the mouse? Try uninstalling the mouse and reboot the computer and let Windows redetect it. Can you get another cheap mouse and try it?
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Posted 16 June 2008 - 01:09 AM

I'm guessing that you have checked to be sure that the mouse if properly plugged in?

Is the date and time of the computer staying accurate?

I understand that the connection is a PS/2 type, but is this via a USB to PS/2 adapter? If it is try plugging it in a USB port.

Have you tried changing the pointer scheme to see if it makes any difference?

Start> Control Panel> Mouse, click on the Pointers tab, under Schemes click on the down arrow to open the menu and choose a different scheme, then click on Apply, then OK.

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