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Frozen Cursor?

by jdorisco / September 1, 2005 1:47 PM PDT

Lately, my cursor has been frozen in the middle of the screen at startup. I thought it was my wireless optical mouse, but after switching back to a regular (cabled) mouse, it did it again. I just unplugged, and replugged the mouse and it began working normally. I cleaned my system previously with Spybot, Adaware, Regscrub XP, and have AVG, Zonealarm and MS Spyware updated. I ran AVG and Stinger and found nothing. Any idea as to what might cause this? Could it be related to my computer turning itself on, in the middle of the night?

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by secretempire1 / September 2, 2005 1:33 AM PDT
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Website didn't help
by jdorisco / September 2, 2005 6:17 AM PDT
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Thanks for the website link. I didn't understand what the site was suggesting, but I did search my system and no such files exist. I'll have to watch and see if the problem persists. No frozen cursor so far today.

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by Eugene_33 / July 18, 2016 1:11 PM PDT
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What OS do you use?

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too late
by Eugene_33 / July 18, 2016 1:13 PM PDT
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Closing this old thread.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2016 1:27 PM PDT
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It's 10+ years old so let's close it now.

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