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Razor Naga mouse pointer freezing when idle

by ArtGrey / January 9, 2015 1:13 AM PST

For as short as a minute, the pointer freezes and takes 30 secs or so of movement to begin working again. During this time the scroll and click buttons continue to work, as does the keyboard and all other peripheral devices. Its just the pointer that freezes and fails to recognize movement. If not idle it works fine for extended periods of time.

Ive tried switching usb ports to no avail. Redownloaded the drivers for the mouse as well. Im at a loss as to where to even look for a solution.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Clarification Request
(NT) Did you try it sans drivers? Go native?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2015 3:00 AM PST
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No luck
by ArtGrey / January 9, 2015 4:50 AM PST

Hadn't, but just did, and the problem persists.

The only thing I can think of is to purchase a new mouse to test. Was hoping to get further suggestions first as I dont know that its a hardware issue

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OK, how about some back story?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2015 6:03 AM PST
In reply to: No luck

"It worked fine until I installed bittorent"
"It's a new pc I built and has never worked."

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That's the thing
by ArtGrey / January 9, 2015 6:43 AM PST

Im not certain when or what preceeded it, or else I would of just backtracked and deleted what happened prior.

I suppose aside from an actual solution, Im most curious if anyone might have been aware of a similar type problem. It could be hardware I suppose, just seems strange if it is that it only has difficulty after a short period on non use. Ie if something were failing in the hardware, it should be failing more regularly and not just do to inactivity. But no goggle searches have turned up anything, and I can't recall installing anything aside from perhaps some in game addons for wow. But the problem happens when non of them are active, and usage seems to have no effect. Meaning even if nothing at all is open, the lapsed time is sufficient to spark the problem.

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Here's the deal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2015 7:08 AM PST
In reply to: That's the thing

When I have seen this the first move is to swap the mouse. I read your posts and tried to avoid that but now it looks unavoidable.

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