Mouse/Mousepad Help

#1 Posted by Gaius (129 posts) -

Hey guys, I was wondering if you could help me with a problem. The current mouse I am using is the Logitech G400 gaming mouse, however, when I use it, my cursor keeps jumping around the screen. It's getting really frustrating and it's pretty much unusable. I was wondering if anyone had any input as how to fix the problem. I don't know if its just a matter of getting a good mouse pad or if the mouse itself is just defective. I researched and saw that other Logitech mice have had similar problems however it says that the G400 should not have this issue.

Thanks for the help guys.

#2 Posted by VipeR (107 posts) -

I would suggest getting a mousepad, are you using it on a rough surface?

#3 Posted by JCTango (1361 posts) -

Only thing I can think of is the possibility of debris being lodged inside the mouse compartment, or blocking the optical sensor area.

#4 Posted by Jams (2960 posts) -

@JCTango said:

Only thing I can think of is the possibility of debris being lodged inside the mouse compartment, or blocking the optical sensor area.

This. I had the same jittery problem and looked at the laser lens area and found a little hair that got stuck in there. Once I got it out, all my problems went away.

#5 Posted by Enigma777 (6071 posts) -

Mousepads are for suckers.

#6 Posted by WilltheMagicAsian (1544 posts) -

Check if there's dust interfering with the sensor. Blow some compressed air/clean the lens with some alcohol. If that's not the problem, treat yourself to a QcK+ or QcK Heavy.

#7 Posted by Skytylz (4031 posts) -

@Enigma777 said:

Mousepads are for suckers.

Mousepads protect my mouse!

#8 Posted by Ketchupp (672 posts) -

@Jams said:

@JCTango said:

Only thing I can think of is the possibility of debris being lodged inside the mouse compartment, or blocking the optical sensor area.

This. I had the same jittery problem and looked at the laser lens area and found a little hair that got stuck in there. Once I got it out, all my problems went away.

Pubes and mice don't mix.

#9 Posted by Jrinswand (1705 posts) -

When that happened to my old Logitech G5, I just called up customer support and they sent me a brand new G500. I love Logitech.

#10 Posted by Poppduder (460 posts) -

Logitech does have really good customer support from my experience. They aren't condescending during the problem identification portion of it and are certainly inclined to send you a new product.

#11 Posted by ch3burashka (5045 posts) -

Blow in the cartridge.

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