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Why does my mouse seem to jump when using XP?


I have a logitech optical mouse that keeps jumping all over the place for no apparent reason. It's clean, as is the mouse mat. I'm running windows XP Pro.


This question was answered on March 4, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

A: Not certain if your recently installed XP Pro over another operating system, recently added the mouse and when this problem started happening I would suggest downloading the mouse drivers for the Logitech mouse that is for Windows XP Pro

You may do this by contacting the Logitech website at:

Logitech recently released a new version of MouseWare which is compatible with Windows XP.

Then click on: Download XP drivers here!

Installing MouseWare version 9.3x or earlier into Windows XP is NOT supported MouseWare version 9.4x or higher are the only versions supported under Windows XP.

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Posted by Teri of Data Doctors on March 4, 2002