• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse problem

D

Deeptrance

Guest
#1
I just bought a Microsoft Wireless Optical Blue mouse and every once in awhile it will catch and stop moving. Ive looked at the optic lense and theres nothing blocking it. Ive tried using a flat surface, and tried a mouse pad. No difference. Do you think it could be a faulty mouse?

Any ideas? Thanks :(
 

Sazar

F@H - Is it in you?
Staff member
Political User
#2
if the batteries are fine... perhaps the problem is with a repeating pattern surface... sometimes these can cause jumps..

if it is not quite jumping but locking in position for a while... it may well be something wrong with the sampler...

considering increasing the sample rate in your mouse settings higher...

perhaps you may want to consider rma'ing it if after testing it doesn't appear to be helping out any...
 
D

Deeptrance

Guest
#3
Originally posted by Sazar
if the batteries are fine... perhaps the problem is with a repeating pattern surface... sometimes these can cause jumps..

if it is not quite jumping but locking in position for a while... it may well be something wrong with the sampler...

considering increasing the sample rate in your mouse settings higher...

perhaps you may want to consider rma'ing it if after testing it doesn't appear to be helping out any...



Thanks for the info. The mouse pointer will move flawlessly, then stick at certain times. Ive tried moving it slow, fast, etc. Still sticks for some reason. By sampling rate, do you mean acceleration speed of the mouse? I have that increased to almost the maximum.

I was also reading that magnetic devices could interfere with the wireless mouse and its hub. I do have a small speaker sitting close to the mouse hub, so that may be the problem?

:confused:
 

Sazar

F@H - Is it in you?
Staff member
Political User
#4
Originally posted by Deeptrance
Thanks for the info. The mouse pointer will move flawlessly, then stick at certain times. Ive tried moving it slow, fast, etc. Still sticks for some reason. By sampling rate, do you mean acceleration speed of the mouse? I have that increased to almost the maximum.

I was also reading that magnetic devices could interfere with the wireless mouse and its hub. I do have a small speaker sitting close to the mouse hub, so that may be the problem?

:confused:
optical mice basically work by taking 'pictures' :)

sample rate == number of 'pictures' taken...

by increasing it... your battery life does go down (if you have wireless) but your scrolling becomes smoother... :)

there should be an option to change sample rate in your mouse control panel... if you installed all appropriate software... you should have an option to change sample pattern
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

Electronic Punk wrote on Perris Calderon's profile.
All good still mate?
Hello, is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me ...
Xie
What a long strange trip it's been. =)

Forum statistics

Threads
61,961
Messages
673,239
Members
89,014
Latest member
sanoravies