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Cursor with optical mouse frequently won't move on screen

Posted on 2012-03-13
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My cursor is 'sticky'.  Frequently it won't move at all, then works normally for a while.  I have the Logitech optical mouse. I put in fresh batteries, also to my Logitech keyboard, but it didn't help.  I usually use the mouse on a black desk mat, and sometimes it helps when I put in on a white background, but I often have the same problem there.  Can someone help me with this?
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Do you have the same issue if you use the mouse on a different computer?
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edster9999 earned 500 total points
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Check the light levels and the shinyness of the mat / table.  If there is too much reflection it will fail.  try a dull mouse mat.
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