Problems with mouse control on a Mac Mini

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  1. nish81

    nish81 OT Supporter

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    posted on behalf of my dad who uses a mac mini.

    over the past few weeks, my dad has had problems controlling the movement of his mouse: it seems to stop-start when its moving across the screen, and freeze sometimes for a couple of seconds. on rare occasions, it can even jump position.

    this gets kind of annoying, would anyone here know what could be the potential cause of it? maybe some sort of virus?

    thanks :wavey:
     
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    optical mouse? Try using a mouse pad
     
  3. jackback52

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    3 things, try blowing compressed air through the optical eye of the mouse, repair permissions, and restart mac mini
     
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    :bowrofl:
     
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    wireless mouse?
     
  6. nish81

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    his suggestion, not mine
     
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    no, optical mouse, with a cable
     
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    Thanks, I'll try that :wavey:

    One note, repair permissions? Where would I need to go to do that - or would the built-in help cover it?
     
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    disk utility is what u use to repair permissions
     

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