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Spinning in games

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Rigs' started by Stellavision, Jan 4, 2004.

  1. Stellavision

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    Does anyone else using a keyboard and mouse gaming, get into a spin? The problem seems to be with the mouse which I use for looking, direction, etc.
    I've died lately on some pretty tricky bits as a result of going in to a spin, and it's very frustrating!:mad:
    I use the Logitech optical cordles keyboard and mouse and all batteries are good.
    Does anyone know of a possible fix?
     
  2. H4r7y

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    have you got anything metal around the keyboard or the mouse/receiver? try moving if you have. ive tried using a logitech mouse with my metal pc desk and it didnt like it at all, loads of intermittant problems. mainly just wouldnt work
     
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    Hi Stellavision, have you tried downloading the latest drivers from the manufacturers web site? Worked for me a while back.
    Cheers Oddbodd
     
  4. Synchronicity

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    I would put money on it being the surface you are using,I had the same problem for a while,get a decent mouse mat and you should be laughing:smashin:

    (obviously I could be completely wrong:p )
     
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    i second that
    you deffo need a blank mouse mat or blank surface to use opticals
    the lines in my wood pc desk cause it to go wild all the time
     
  6. Stellavision

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    Thanks for your response guys.
    First of all, their are a few metal objects near the IR receiver but the mouse is usually nowhere near them.

    Secondly, I have the very latest Logitech drivers.

    Thirdly, I have two mouse mats. One on my desk, and another on a peice of wood which I use for gaming on my big plasma screen!:)
    I think it has done it on both, but more frequently on my desk.:(
     
  7. Stellavision

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    I think the mat thing seems about right now.
    I've just done about an hours gaming on a different mouse mat with no spinning.
    Cheers.
     
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    Nothing worse than having a spinning frenzy and ending up looking at the ceiling when you were about to shoot some1 in the back of the head.:smashin:
     

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