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I have Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 8000. Time to time the cursor starts to trail / lag behind the actual motion. I cant quite get it - whether this is laser issue or Bluetooth issue.

Anyone knows what can I try to fix it?

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This is why I don't like using wireless mice. Step 1: try replacing the batteries in the mouse. It may be a poor signal causing the movements to arrive late. –  Hand-E-Food Feb 28 '12 at 2:04

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Right-click on your DeskTop Choose Personalize -> Change Mouse Pointers -> Pointer Options Tab -> Uncheck Display Pointer Trails -> click ok.

I don't understand what do you mean from time to time but I think this should fix the issue.

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He doesn't mean a visual trail, he means the cursor is lagging behind the movement of the mouse. –  Rob Feb 28 '12 at 17:55

When my mouse wireless start to lag, there's two possibilities:

  • Batteries low
  • Inteference

Batteries low, is a easy solvable problem.

The interference it's bit harder, check if there's anything new between the receiver and the mouse, and check for any Bluetooth interference ( maybe even your cellphone).

I'll find it strange if it was the laser

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