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M518 floating pointer issue

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Hello ("shaking" fits the description better)

I removed mouse acceleration and now when I'm playing fps the pointer is shaking. I already had this issue when I used a mousepad (nova gaming winner 3)
Actually, when i slightly raise the mouse I can still move the pointer, so when I want to aim accurately the pointer is shaking.
The surface of my desk is some sort of cream colored covering. As I said I had already tried a mousepad some time ago, and the problem was even worse.

I hope I've been clear enough, anyone knows how to fix this please?
Edited by Biffleur - 4/25/11 at 3:39pm
post #2 of 5
unfortuantly color does not have as much play as texture. Try some different textures, wood, cheap mouse pad, wire mesh, theirs many different pads. For my mx518 (iver never heard of a m518 so i think you meant mx), i use a free mouse pad i acquired at a home and garden show sometime in the late 90's or early 2000's. Odd your having any sort of floating as ive never had any, ive used leather couch's, numerous types of wood, carpet, and a wide assortment of other materials.
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Yes it's a MX518, my bad. I specified the color of my desk because I read that there can be issues with surfaces that are shiny.

But the thing is, I tried a cheap mouse pad and a gaming one (when I still used mouse acceleration), and the problem was even worse.
post #4 of 5
Hrm well the finish could definetly affect the sensor (flat/semi/glossy), but because you are having so many difficulties I just reccomend trying a new mouse. I've never had issues with mine whch leads me to believe yours is malfunctioning as you've already tried multiple surfaces. Contact linksys support and see what they have to say.
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post #5 of 5
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Thx for your help. Maybe "floating" isn't the right word, more like shaking. If I try to aim accuratly, the pointer is shaking/floating.
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