List Of Common Mouse Problems

List Of Common Mouse Problems

Here’s a list of the most common mouse problems along with their causes and what you can do about them:

1. Mouse pointer does not move smoothly.

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Main cause: Accumulation of dust at the bottom of the mouse surface.

What you can do: Clean the dust at the bottom of the mouse surface. Clean or change your mousepad.

2. Mouse pointer freezes.

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Main cause: High CPU usage or hanging of some application.

What you can do: Wait a few seconds and see if the mouse starts to respond. If it doesn’t respond after a minute or so, try launching the task manager from your keyboard (Ctrl + Shift + Esc for Windows, Command + Option + Escape for Mac). If that still doesn’t work, it’s time to restart your computer.

3. Mouse doesn’t work at all.

List Of Common Mouse Problems

Main cause: Loose connections or the mouse connector is connected to the wrong port.

What you can do: Check the physical connection to make sure that the mouse is properly connected to its rightful port. Still not working? Time to a buy a new mouse, then.

4. Mouse pointer is too fast or too slow.

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Main cause: Settings configuration.

What you can do: Open your Control Panel. Go to Mouse -> Pointing Devices -> Set mouse speed.

5. Problem with double click.

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Main cause: Settings configuration.

What you can do: Open your Control Panel. Go to Mouse -> Pointing Devices -> Set mouse double click speed. Still not working? Buy a new mouse.

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