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Windows 7: Weird Cursor Glitch

24 Oct 2009   #1
ssjaken

Windows 7
 
 
Weird Cursor Glitch

so i've had RC for a while and i had this weird ass issue that i HOPED the OEM version would fix.

at random times the cursor will triple in size, becoming HUGE. Like ridiculous blind person mode huge. i've updated all my drivers (im on a fresh formatted harddrive install of the OEM) installed flash and java. im using a chrome browser and i think that might be a problem, but when i was on the RC i was using safari it started doing the same thing. and sometimes it does it just chillin at the desktop

anyone have ANY idea what the eff this is all about? i think perhaps that it might cause some stability issues when i play games but i cant tell

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it also does it in firefox and when i was doing a windows update. i think it might be the card because it started happening when i got my 5870 but the card runs just fine


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25 Oct 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Are you positive that you aren't (by mistake) kicking on the accesbility options?
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25 Oct 2009   #3
ssjaken

Windows 7
 
 

yeah its weird, ill be scrolling down a webpage and all of a sudden it just gets super big. like really really really big, the text cursor is about an inch tall on my 1680 1050 screen.

the ease of access center doesn't seem to have anything directly referring to giant cursor mode though.



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so here are all the times that its happened to me. using the web (safari , chromium based browser SRWARE IRON, firefox. has not happened in ie8) installing foxit pdf reader. using the built in windows update and browsing steam
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25 Oct 2009   #4
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssjaken View Post
yeah its weird, ill be scrolling down a webpage and all of a sudden it just gets super big. like really really really big, the text cursor is about an inch tall on my 1680 1050 screen.

the ease of access center doesn't seem to have anything directly referring to giant cursor mode though.



----edit-----
so here are all the times that its happened to me. using the web (safari , chromium based browser SRWARE IRON, firefox. has not happened in ie8) installing foxit pdf reader. using the built in windows update and browsing steam
Hm...to make sure that there isn't a bunch of components going haywire...I would do a repair install

Repair Install

Make sure to backup first (Just in case...)
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25 Oct 2009   #5
ssjaken

Windows 7
 
 

sorry i probably should have let you know this but i've done repair installs and over the past 2 days i've reinstalled windows about 5 times (i had the NTLDR and BOOTMGR missing erros, but i figured that one out).

i want to chalk it up to 5870 driver errors, its weird it even effects my ingame cursors like when i play Dawn of War 2, the cursor is huge and pixelated
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25 Oct 2009   #6
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssjaken View Post
sorry i probably should have let you know this but i've done repair installs and over the past 2 days i've reinstalled windows about 5 times (i had the NTLDR and BOOTMGR missing erros, but i figured that one out).

i want to chalk it up to 5870 driver errors, its weird it even effects my ingame cursors like when i play Dawn of War 2, the cursor is huge and pixelated
Very wierd error...I agree

If you are convinced that is the issue...report it to ATI
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25 Oct 2009   #7
ssjaken

Windows 7
 
 

yeah im almost 100% certain that its a 5870 issue, the coincidences are too numerous, i was just hoping that someone else had the same problem.

thanks i appreciate it, now to find ati's email lol
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26 Oct 2009   #8
ashley

 
 

This is definitely a 5870 issue as i have seen people are having quite similar troubles. Hope you would get help.
Good luck!
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29 Oct 2009   #9
ssjaken

Windows 7
 
 

ladies and gentlemen, the issue has been solved. I updated my bios and the problem has gone away. Bear in mind that i also reverted to system defaults when i flashed the bios, but still it is fixed!
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29 Oct 2009   #10
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssjaken View Post
ladies and gentlemen, the issue has been solved. I updated my bios and the problem has gone away. Bear in mind that i also reverted to system defaults when i flashed the bios, but still it is fixed!
Glad to hear it!
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