erratic cursor and then freeze it

How can I get my cursor to STOP jumping around on the screen and then freeze it?


It is on a desktop or laptop?... What kind of mouse is used?

Can you confirm if the problem is occurring in a particular program?

If you use a mouse running on battery, then please replace the batteries to see if that solves the problem.

Also check the underside of the batttery for signs of debris (lint/dust) which could interfere with the infrared light... (kick across the box to remove dust)

If you are using a laptop, that this problem can occur by accidentally touching the 'touchpad' area while typing?

If you use a laptop go to the Control Panel on theStart menu and select mouse ... make changes to the sensitivity etc to see if that helps... you can use the icon for the "touchpad" found in the notification area to the bottom of the clock (lower right corner of the screen) often software called Synaptics is used... double-click on the icon to access the options and settings where some adjustments might help.

It is possible that the video drivers must be updated and some kind of malware is the cause then be sure to check your pc with your AV program possible.

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