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The mouse cursor shakes_hw or sw problem?

by PeterKolar / January 1, 2015 7:32 AM PST

MS Explorer Mouse type 1362 (wireless/optical/with charger) after a year of trouble free operation decided to strike.
The cursor moves with delays, sometimes slows down, doesn't track the path. At first I thought he has dirty sensor. I cleaned them, reinstalling the driver. Makes it both win7 and Win8 or xp on another pc. It seems, therefore, to a hardware error. I joined to test another similar (MS Explorer Touch Mouse), which does the same. Only the old wire, optical Logitech operating normally.
Does anyone have a similar experience?
Peter

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Changed the batteries?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / January 1, 2015 7:45 AM PST

Dafydd.

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sure
by PeterKolar / January 1, 2015 6:27 PM PST
In reply to: Changed the batteries?

There is rechargeable battery with charger, indicates ok. Maybe try a new one anyway? In another mouse is new and it is same.

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OK, more than one mouse does this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2015 12:17 AM PST

There are other causes such as spy/malware. I read how it does the same on more than one PC but here's the rub. I find that folk that one more than 1 PC other repeat the infection or item that caused it to all their PCs. The real test is to hand the mouse to someone new that doesn't repeat the same installs you would do. Think "independent testing."

I'd start scanning with Grif's help at http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6122_102-5509131.html?tag=posts;msg5509131
Bob

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