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Fullscreen games no longer have mouse pointer


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#1 Alunny

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 10:15 PM

So I noticed this with older games especially last year when I tried to play Towns (do not recommend, the demo is so much better). I wasn't too worried but I did go through some tutorials that suggested things like turning off pointer tails and mouse shadows etc. None of that seemed to help and to be frank I really want my mouse settings to stay where they are. This was not an issue until recently and those settings haven't changed so I am really hoping someone can figure out the cause not a bandaid :).

 

Anyway I recently started playing The Sims 3 again. Last year it was fine, no issues, and this year it is not fine. I last played it in November, on the 17th, and the mouse worked fine. But last night it was not fine. I really would appreciate some help with this please :D.

 

I am wondering if my graphics card might have something in it that's preventing games from controlling the mouse or if there's some obscure setting preventing it in windows or even a firewall or something. It worked perfectly 3 months ago, it can't just turn off by itself?

 

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 01:07 AM

Have you tried some of the things here? There are 2 pages in the thread.

 

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-gaming/invisible-mouse-cursor-in-full-screen-games/4d34dd41-2966-4edc-a17d-26f36851ff9e






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