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Windows 7: Mouse "pointer precision" keeps turning off

22 Oct 2010   #1
Launce

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Mouse "pointer precision" keeps turning off

Thought I'd post a solution to an annoyance that was aggravating me. On my large twin screens I had trouble with fine mouse movement. I'd turn on "Enhance pointer precision" in Mouse Properties and it would help.

But when I would reboot, it would turn off.

Turns out the problem was with Logitech Setpoint. It has its own mouse speed/acceleration settings and doesn't like Windows' settings messing it up. So it resets Windows to default on startup.

The problem was also the solution, for me at least. By using Setpoint to set speed fairly low, but acceleration high, after some tweaking I could get what I wanted: no twitch at low speeds, so I could hit buttons and make fine adjustments -- but the ability to move around the screens quickly at high speeds.


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22 Oct 2010   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Launce View Post
Thought I'd post a solution to an annoyance that was aggravating me. On my large twin screens I had trouble with fine mouse movement. I'd turn on "Enhance pointer precision" in Mouse Properties and it would help.

But when I would reboot, it would turn off.

Turns out the problem was with Logitech Setpoint. It has its own mouse speed/acceleration settings and doesn't like Windows' settings messing it up. So it resets Windows to default on startup.

The problem was also the solution, for me at least. By using Setpoint to set speed fairly low, but acceleration high, after some tweaking I could get what I wanted: no twitch at low speeds, so I could hit buttons and make fine adjustments -- but the ability to move around the screens quickly at high speeds.

Hello Launce & welcome to our Forum,

Thanks for taking the time to share a problem... plus the solution you found.
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