jumpy cursor

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in Genius Bar edited January 2014
Occassionally, my cursor will jump across the screen for no apparent reason. I've turned off hot corners under the screen effects control panel. Any ideas on how to stop this maddening occurence?



Greg

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    Using an optical mouse?



    On what surface?



    If you use it on anything glass or reflective or glossy, it can distory the light and make it skip. Alternatively, if you use it on some surface like wood that had scratches in it, the scratches will make the mouse skip.



    My solution? I tape a blank sheet of typing paper on my desk. It works beautifully in lieu of a mouse pad.
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