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10 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
MS Paint

I let my daughters play with paint on my computer and havenīt had a problem until now they wonīt leave me alone about fixing it. The problem is that when you try to paint, what you are painting or the pen mark is not under the cursor but below and to the right of the cursor about 4 in. I have been trying to find help in fixing this to no avail, is there anybody that can help me with this.

So to clarify, I try to draw a line with the pencil and it doesnīt originate under the cursor but aways from the cursor how do you get the mark to originate from under the cursor again.


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10 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Hi erikthegreat68 and welcomt to SF.
I never seen that behavior before.
But I've seen posts where people resolved the issue by reinstalling the ATI Graphics drivers.

-DG
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10 Dec 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Try Tux Paint for your kids, it's free ... Tux Paint
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10 Dec 2010   #4

 
 

i had that exact same problem with the snipping tool, have tried a reboot? Mine fixed itself somehow, and i didnt do anything particular, so try restart the computer?
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10 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Tux paint is awesome, Jacee
My Junior used to love it when he was 3, 4. (Now he is 9 and "too old" by his own words )
I'm just not sure if that would resolve the "off center" issue with the mouse cursor

@pusspa : I like your new icon
you have a NVidea but the issue described here is mostly observed with ATI cards (for whatever reasons)
-DG
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