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I am running XP Home edition and I have just bought a logitech pilot optical mouse - it is plugged into my ps2 port. I downloaded the current driver and set up everything ok. The problem is that the mouse pointer jumps all round the screen every now and again. I have seen that this can be a problem when using it as USB.
Could the mouse be influenced by external factors (the computer desk is very close (2ft) to the fuseboard and electricity meter)
 

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What kinda mouse pad are you using?

Could the mouse be influenced by external factors
Could be.. There's a PC in our warehouse that has this problem due to it's proximity to a ham radio antenna.
 

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Thanks for the reply - you may have sorted the problem! The mouse mat was one with adverts (not the punk band) all over it and a calendar on it (its quite shiney as well) I turned it over to the black foamy side and so far it seems to be working ok!!

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A reflective surface will often cause an optical mouse to exhibit erratic behavior (try it on a mirror for a true psychedelic experience). Such behavior can also be caused by dirt or even a hair stuck to the bottom of the mouse...
 
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