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Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2008, 10:50:59 AM »
Even a very slight gloss can make an optical mouse behave in the manner you describe

The absolutely worst possible surface for an optical mouse is a mirror.

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Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2008, 11:22:35 AM »
Even a very slight gloss can make an optical mouse behave in the manner you describe

The absolutely worst possible surface for an optical mouse is a mirror.


I had my mouse sitting on top of this magazine on my desk. Even the slight gloss the cover had made the cursor run all over the place.

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Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2008, 06:42:03 PM »
I had my wireless mouse in the bathroom once and the mirror moved all over the place erraticly...
   
 
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    Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
    « Reply #18 on: May 22, 2008, 05:24:17 AM »
    I had my wireless mouse in the bathroom once and the mirror moved all over the place erraticly...
    ???

    Why is this thus?  What is the reason for this thusness?

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    Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
    « Reply #19 on: May 22, 2008, 05:29:18 AM »
    I had my wireless mouse in the bathroom once and the mirror moved all over the place erraticly...
    ???
    Don't question Mr. Moderator  ;)  :P

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      Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
      « Reply #20 on: May 22, 2008, 05:30:39 AM »
      Mr. Moderator has confused Mr. Me.
      Why is this thus?  What is the reason for this thusness?

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      Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
      « Reply #21 on: May 22, 2008, 05:39:41 AM »
      Mirror Mirror on the wall......... ???
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      Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
      « Reply #22 on: May 22, 2008, 05:40:10 AM »
      In short, mouses don't work well with shiny/reflective surfaces/mirrors ....in fact, they don't work at all with mirrors.

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      « Reply #23 on: May 22, 2008, 05:46:24 AM »
      In short, mouses don't work well with shiny/reflective surfaces/mirrors ....in fact, they don't work at all with mirrors.

      So, is that a reflection on their shortcomings ? ;)
      Sorry,The USA has ruined the language The United Kingdom loaned us. We do our best not to type gibberish. I Hope you can forgive us.

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      Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
      « Reply #24 on: May 22, 2008, 05:48:49 AM »
      In short, mouses don't work well with shiny/reflective surfaces/mirrors ....in fact, they don't work at all with mirrors.
      So, is that a reflection on their shortcomings ? ;)
      They just lack the ability to reflect on their actions.




      ...failed attempt...  :P  :P

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        « Reply #25 on: May 22, 2008, 06:23:10 AM »
        I had my wireless mouse in the bathroom once and the mirror moved all over the place erraticly...
        The moving mirror is what confused me.  I was looking for a double entendre or some other humorous interpretation.  Perhaps it is a typo?
        Why is this thus?  What is the reason for this thusness?

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        Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
        « Reply #26 on: May 22, 2008, 06:25:37 AM »
        HAHA! The mirror moved all over the place, erratically....all because you brought a mouse into the bathroom, hilarious!

          :D :D

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          Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
          « Reply #27 on: May 22, 2008, 06:45:07 AM »
          I have Windows Vista, and sometimes the mouse pointer moves by itself, an inch or so to the left or right, or jumps to one of the corners of the screen or to the time. What could be causing this? It's an optical mouse, but there's nothing blocking the light. I read somewhere if the mouse moves by itself, your computer could be hacked? Is this true?

          you have to change your mouse now that is 90% sure that hardware failure 

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          Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
          « Reply #28 on: May 22, 2008, 06:52:12 AM »
          I have Windows Vista, and sometimes the mouse pointer moves by itself, an inch or so to the left or right, or jumps to one of the corners of the screen or to the time. What could be causing this? It's an optical mouse, but there's nothing blocking the light. I read somewhere if the mouse moves by itself, your computer could be hacked? Is this true?

          you have to change your mouse now that is 90% sure that hardware failure 
          I would suggest trying someone else's mouse before buying a new one.

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          Re: mouse pointer moves by itself
          « Reply #29 on: May 22, 2008, 07:20:11 AM »
          I have Windows Vista, and sometimes the mouse pointer moves by itself, an inch or so to the left or right, or jumps to one of the corners of the screen or to the time. What could be causing this? It's an optical mouse, but there's nothing blocking the light. I read somewhere if the mouse moves by itself, your computer could be hacked? Is this true?
          you have to change your mouse now that is 90% sure that hardware failure 

          Not likely.

          1. The poster mentioned it was a new mouse.
          2. It's an optical mouse, they tend to do this depending on the surface they're on.