Ok so heres what it is: The system is an AMD64 2800+ 754 CPU K8NE-Delux 2gb DDR 400 2x 160gb Seagate hard drive Thermaltake take 500W psu LiteOn DVD burner 6600GT 256 DDR3 Asus Windows XP Pro, ALL windows updates Direct-X 9c latest NVidia Chipset drivers and video as well Game: Medieval total war 2 1.1 (patch installed after issue) when ever i am in the game the mouse will just dissapear. also a black box will apear around the mouse when you move it. it can also not draw some of the border lines on the system. Rome total war worked fine. but this one will not. ive updated and reinstalled everything i could but ran out of ideas. anyone know?