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I have a really annoying problem with my mighty mouse since a couple of weeks now. When moving my mouse (mightymouse) sometimes it jumps (about once in 30minutes) directly to a (propably) random spot of my screen. I cleaned the mightymouse several times and there is definately no hair or the like, and the desk is not the problem as well - I have the same problem with my other mighty mouse at home. Since I don't have any other mouse i couldn't test whether this relates to the mighty mouse or the mouse in general.

Has anyone experienced such issues as well? Is there a solution?


btw: Mac OS X 10.6.4


I confirm that the surface is not the problem. I used a sheet of paper and the problem remained.

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what surface are you using ? Does it improve when using something underneath that's easier to track ? – Sirex Jan 5 '11 at 10:44
I don't think the surface is a problem. I know by experience how the mouse behaves on gradients or the like on the surface. It's not a weird movement, rather an instant jump that comes from time to time and cannot be reproduced by simply moving over the same spot again. Nevertheless I'll use a sheet of paper to absolutely exclude the surface as a problem. – noxoc Jan 5 '11 at 11:05
post updated. Surface is not the problem… – noxoc Jan 5 '11 at 11:40
It's not the stuttering described here, is it? I know that's about the magic mouse, but it just sounded so similar. – Daniel Beck Jan 5 '11 at 12:11
@daniel nope. It is really an instant jump. The distance is also totally random. – noxoc Jan 5 '11 at 12:19

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