Resolving Mouse Issues with Windows® 7
Having problems with mouse on Windows 7? Find out how to solve them.
All computers require pointing devices. Pointing devices help users access all of the functions and settings on a computer. Pointing devices such as mouse and touchpad etc. totally eliminate the need to access the options using the keyboards. Majority of all operating systems support pointing devices such as mouse. This includes the latest Windows 7 operating system. Your computer operating on Windows 7 can be easily plugged in with a mouse and the operating system would install the mouse drivers and make the device operable but some specific mouse hardware would require special drivers that would have to be installed on the system. However, there are some issues that might come up with the use of mouse on Windows 7. These include drifting cursor, mouse movement very slow, system freeze when using mouse etc. Such issues might be because of reasons such as malware infections within the system, problems with the mouse drivers in use, issues with some of the system files associated with the mouse drivers and so on. Problems with the mouse connected to your Windows 7 system would directly affect the functioning of the system and make accessing options within the system as well as applications difficult.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve issues with mouse on Windows 7:
- Remove malware
- Check drivers
- Repair/Restore OS
Problems with the use of mouse on Windows 7 might be because of the presence of malware within the system. Malware causes mouse related issues by infecting the critical mouse drivers and modifying them. Problems with mouse on Windows 7 can be easily solved by installing the system with a good antivirus program and removing all infections.
All Windows 7 users having issues with the use of mouse are recommended to check the drivers installed on the system using the device manager of the system. If the mouse drivers installed on the system have become damaged or corrupted in some way, users have to reinstall the mouse drivers. If the mouse drivers are found incompatible/illegitimate or outdated, even then the drivers would have to be replaced with suitable ones.
If some of the system files associated with the mouse drivers on Windows 7 got damaged or corrupted then issues would come up with the use of mouse. Such problems would have to be resolved by repairing the Windows 7 OS using the default OS repair tool. If the problem has come up after making some modifications to system files, then restoring the system to previous restore point might also solve the problems.
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