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Cursor Freeze

By kcav ·
Cursor Freeze

How can I determine the cause of cursor freeze? It happens after I have been running for awhile. It lasts for about a minute then the cursor is free for 30 seconds. When I reboot it goes away.

OS Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 1 Build 2600
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 4 Stepping 2 ~999 Mhz
BIOS American Megatrends Inc. 062710, 1/31/2002
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Total Physical Memory 2,048.00 MB

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by lolabugsbrokenheart In reply to Cursor Freeze

heat can be a problem, have you checked the temperature? and also anti virus scanning? or press control+alt+del to task manager and checked programs running, maybe too many at that time?internet connected?mouse okay?tested different kind of mouse?a reformat and windows reinstallation will be the last resort...

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by mburd In reply to Cursor Freeze

Think simple. Did you defrag and cleanup your HD? XP does not like a scattered/littered HD. If it still happens, get a PS/2 mouse and plug it in if you have a PS/2 port.
Remember the enemy here - Microsoft and WindowsXP.

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