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Old 10-04-07, 10:45 PM Thread Starter   #1
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Problem with MX 518 Mouse.


So I installed my MX 518 mouse, and it goes crazy at times. I'm not even touching it and it starts moving by itself. Sometimes when I move the mouse straight up, it does a quick jerky move to the left. Overall the movement does not seem smooth

I'm not sure what to make of it, the mouse is new

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Old 10-04-07, 10:53 PM   #2
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what surface are you using the mouse on?

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Old 10-04-07, 10:59 PM Thread Starter   #3
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a Dell Mousepad, could that be the reason? I'll try a less slippery one.

Edit: It seems to be better on another mousepad, that could have been it.

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Dell mouspads aren't that bad....are they?

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Old 10-04-07, 11:08 PM Thread Starter   #5
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The one I'm using now it considerably better quality but it has less space because it has some fancy wrist-rest that I dont even use. The craziness seems to have gone away, so I guess it was the mousepad.

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Yeah, sometimes if your mouse pad is too reflective, it will screw with the optics of the mouse. Your best bet is a matte one.

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