Flashing Cursor in Windows 8.1

Hey everyone. I recently downloaded the driver for my wireless Brother MFC-J475DW printer. Last week, I installed Microsoft Office. If my cursor started flashing "busy" (regular arrow cursor with the spinning blue circle above it) after installing Office, I didn't notice. However, I did notice that after trying to install the software and the driver for the printer, it started flashing. I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 a day before I first tried to install everything for the printer. According to the Brother website, my printer's software should be compatible with Windows 10, but it kept locking my computer up so that I had to restart. After finally getting back to 8.1 (which was also a struggle), I realized my cursor was flashing busy every 2 seconds. The only time it doesn't flash is when I have it hovering over something I can select. It's been doing it for two days now and it's really giving me a headache, so I'd appreciate any help!

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The same trouble!

The same trouble that occurs to me! The same thing exactly happened after i downgrade from windows 10 to windows 8.1 .. The cursor is always flashing for every 3-5 second and it won't stop.. Please help

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No Info About Computer Type From Either Of You

Information about your computer such as make and model, laptop or desktop, etc. is needed.

In the meantime, we're seeing quite a few issues with drivers and Windows 10 installations, even when reverting back to the previous OS. In both your cases, try visiting the computer manufacturer's website and see if there are any updated, mouse, keyboard, or motherboard/chipset drivers. Install them, if they are there. If not, try uninstalling the mouse and keyboard drivers from Device Manager, then restart the computer. The devices should be detected upon startup and the basic drivers should be reinstalled automatically.

Hope this helps.


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