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Q: Jumpy recording

I tried a Pinnacle PCTV HD pro stick on my x64Vita ultimate. It worked fine except for the recording. When I played it back it "lagged" actually it looked more like the video was jumping due to the saves to the HDD during the recording. My question is: Is this because of the USB tuner or a machine issue? If so do the PCIe cards not do this?


Preferred Solution: Jumpy recording

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Jumpy recording

Looking at your system specs I would expect you to be able to view it without any problems.

How up to date are your drivers,and do you get the computer to look for drivers or do you go to Nvidia?

I also notice you only have a single 2Gig stick of Ram, Is that because of the problem installing 64 Bit with too much Ram to start with?

Has it played back correctly in the past?

What program did you use for the recording?

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I have followed thoroughly various tutorials for setting up OBS for streaming. Initially I had set it up for Youtube, then switched to Twitch. This works fine. I have absolutely no complaint with that. Streaming out to these platforms is working as I would like.
This issue I'm experiencing is what I can best describe as a pulsing or jumping, about once per second when I play a file back that I have recorded (not streamed) with OBS.

The audio is flawless, no stuttering, nothing like that. Audio BR is at 160...

As I watch the status information in OBS as I am recording, I see no warning about overloaded encoder, the frame rates are where they are supposed to be, no dropped frames. everything should appear to be good. CPU load is unremarkable, again plenty of headroom. It doesn't seem to matter if I increase bit rate, decrease bit rate, CBR, VBR, increase or decrease framerate, or which software i use to view the output fine: VLC, WMP, whatever, there is this pulsing. Its just enough to be annoying. Its subtle, but it's there. And it doesn't matter which PC I play the file on ( I have a few I can test it with)

The computer running OBS is more than adequate for the task.

I have - in an effort to improve things - changed recording format, changed encoder, even the location to which I was saving it ( initially that was a network drive, but I change to an internal SSD for test purposes) I can not get rid of this.

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My Microphone stopped picking up sound from my computer a few months ago, frustrated with different things i ignored it for the time being but lately i've a need to use my microphone again. i'm hoping to get this problem fixed i've attached some pictures.

Picture one
when i move the slider in the red box to the top the green box where the level is picks up one square

i press ok

and the green box is empty again

i go back to recording control screen and the red box is back down again.

picture three
the black box where others is located is grayed out.

if there is any more information i can provide i will.

the microphone worked fine before it just stopped overnight

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Windows Home Premium SP1 with Media Center... How can I change the end time (eg. increase it by 15 mins) of a TV programme I am already recording?!

I started recording a programme from the Guide - it had already started - I was in a bit of a hurry. But the programme is running late (the time in the Guide is wrong!) - how can I extend the recording time? I can not find this (basic) option anywhere?!

I can extend the recording time (by X mins) for a programme I have scheduled to record at some time in the future (under "Record Settings"), but not for the TV show I am currently recording?!

(The TV show goes on for another hour or so and I want to go to bed...)

Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Recording TV - Change end time once recording has started?

Have you tried going to Recorded TV, selecting the show that you're currently recording and adjusting the recording options from there?

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Im trying to record audio but only record what I hear & not record from my mic. Problem is my mic is my only option. I updated my drivers which are Conexant High Def Smart Audio221 & also NVIDIA High Def Audio. But after I did that I only a 1 single option to choose from when I look under recording devices. And it is showing disabled devices as well. Any idea's on what im doing wrong and/or what I need? Thanks, L

Basically I want to record what only comes out of my speakers & not pic up any backround noise from my mic.

A:Recording Audio but only recording what I hear?

Could you please restate your problem in different (clearer) words? I am willing to help you, but I am sorry, I cannot understand your problem.

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Hello. I am EpicallyAWSM.

Alright before I explain, I must tell you that I WAS able to record audio previously.

I'm having a problem while recording audio with Fraps (a game video-recording software). Previously, I was unable to find the Stereo Mix at all, until I found the Drivers CD that came with my computer.

After I installed the driver, I tested it on a few different games, but the result was still the same: no audio in my recorded files. I have double-checked, and the volume for Stereo Mix is maxed, and it is set to the default recording device. I have spent countless hours trying to find a fix for this problem, so I decided to file it in myself.

One thing though, is that I'm aware my sound card driver is a little out of date, but I am unable to update it because I get an error while running the setup file. My sound card is "Realtek High Definition Audio Card" - that's all I know about it.

I'm sure my version of Fraps is capable of recording this audio, because I was able to do so before. Suddenly though I was unable to record audio and I had a problem with sound channels in Game Maker 8 (problem I will be asking in the Game Maker forum). I am unsure what to do. Please do not give me the answers I have been seeing for the past week (Check Show All Devices, make sure your volume is maxed, etc.)

Thank you

A:[Recording] Stereo Mix Available, Sound Recording Not

Are you able to record in any other program, other than fraps? Download the free Audacity recording program and try recording with it.

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Hi you all,
I am using my first and last Dell. Does any one now why my IE keeps kicking out and then restarts in a few seconds. I realize it doesn't hurt it, but I keep waiting for the worst to happen. (big black screen) Any ideas why it does that, and how do cure it. Thanks.

A:jumpy IE

Have you tried Firefox instead?
I know that sounds pretty lame for a remedy but you may even prefer it.
Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

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Have one of those pad mouse right on the notebook. It gets so jumpy -- wants world domination and doesn't give a **bleep** what I think (or feel).  Please help. I can't get any of my work done. And buying a cordless mouse is not an option; those cramp up my hand :/ Cheers!

A:Jumpy Mouse Pad

@iheartmotogp Try setting the "delay" after you touch the mousepad: Settings > Devices > Mouse and touchpad > Under "To help prevent the cursor from accidentally moving while you type, turn off the taps or change the delay before taps work" >Set delay (in drop down menu) to Medium (or Long) delay  NextScroll down on the same page (Mouse and touchpad) >Click Additional mouse options If available, find and set Touch Sensitivity closer to "Heavy Touch" Setting the sensitivity to closer to Heavy Touch can help reduce "accidental" input if you brush your hand against the touchpad when you are typing. When you see a Post that helps, inspires, provides fresh insight,or teaches you something new, click the Thumbs Up on that Post.Fixed / Answered? Click that post Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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Hi all,
just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and my keyboard is "jumpy". I'll be typing (I use mostly web based apps using Firefox) and it will jump to the beginning of the page or a random spot. I have seen this behavior in Gmail, and even while typing this message

Let me know if someone has any suggestions.


A:Jumpy Keyboard

Quote: Originally Posted by greener

Hi all,
just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and my keyboard is "jumpy". I'll be typing (I use mostly web based apps using Firefox) and it will jump to the beginning of the page or a random spot. I have seen this behavior in Gmail, and even while typing this message

Let me know if someone has any suggestions.


What kind of keyboard? wired, wireless usb, blue tooth. Need more info

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My mouse jumps around on my screen. I've uninstalled and reinstalled SP2 to no avail. I'm running XP Pro with a P4 3GHz and 2GB ram and over 130GB of free space, there are no bangs in device manager and it happens with either a ps2 or optical mouse
I use AVG free edition and AdAware/Spyware Blaster and have tried restore points but I can't figure it out. It just began about a month ago but is driving me crazy. I don't want to reinstall XP. Any Ideas.

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A:Jumpy Mouse

Obviously you have tried a different mouse (yes)?

So maybe a repair of xp will sort it save you a complete install.

How to go about Repairing Windows XP
1. Put your Windows XP Install CD into your CD-ROM drive.
2. Reboot your computer.
3. Let your system boot off of the CD.
4. Let the Setup go through the first part of the Installation procedure.
5. When you come to the screen in which it says "Welcome to Setup." press Enter to Setup Windows XP.
6. Press F8 to agree to the End User License.
7. Let the Setup search your system for previous versions of Windows.
8. When the Setup is finished searching your system, select your Windows XP Installation and press the R key on your keyboard to start the Repair Procedure.

This is the part that might make you nervous . The Setup will delete all major system files and then replace them with new copies.

You will have to download all of the updates from Microsoft Windows Update again because it replaces the files.

Don't worry, your user data is still intact. Nothing has been lost, nothing has been deleted. Your data is safe, just the OS has been repaired, so relax.

There is nothing to worry about as long as you follow the steps to repairing Windows XP.

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I recently reformatted / restored my computer, Its a Dell P4 2 gig, 640 Megs ram, Windows XP
Now, when I am scrolling down a page on the internet
for example (Use the Grab scroll bar on the right hand side of the screen) the text and pictures do not slide down smoothly they jump at maybe 3 to 5 lines at a time. It's very irratating.

I have 2 other pc's and they don't do this, They go down smoothly as if it's a continuos page rolling by a window. (I hope thats a good description) and I am pretty sure the Dell didn't do it before I had to reformat. So I'm sure it's something in the settings.

I have tried 3 things so far,

1. Went to control panel and adjusted my mouse wheel settings
No imporvement.

2. In Internet Explorer clicked on tools then Internet options then
the advanced tab clicked and unclicked "Use smooth scrolling"
No Improvement

3. Called Dell Tech support, Very weak so to
speak. To sum it up.... I don't know sir

I hope one of you all knows a lil trick or something because this
is sure deterring from the enjoyment of our new PC

Thanks for any help or efforts.

A:Jumpy scrolling

I reinstalled my video card drivers and it fixed it....

Dell tech support, wrongly told me that this wouldn't be neccessary, that they were installed when I ran the restore CD....


Imacertifiedgenius :D

I like the layout of this site.... I hope it grows.

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I just went through an issue with SVCHOST, I ran the MS fix all seemed Ok.  I have a new issue, it takes several clicks to get a pull down menu to stay.  Also when to playing a card game the cards act flaky, they will not drag well and often jump back to where they were.  Looking for ideas on where to look to find a fix.

A:Jumpy menu's etc.

I'd start with running the chkdsk /r command, followed by a defrag of the Windows partition.
If issue continues...I'd run the sfc /scannow command.

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What would be the cause of a jumpy touchpad even after cleaning it, yet its fine when an external mouse is plugged in?

A:Touchpad Jumpy

do you have sweaty hands/fingers or very dry fingers, both these can cause trackpad issues. as well as liquids.. anyone spilled a drink on it recently and not made you aware???

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In the last few days my laptop has begun to perform really slowly, whenever I run youtube or itunes the media is interrupted in 2 second intervals by jumping. I havemt installed anything new and the whole thing has just been happening for the last 3/4 days.

Any ideas what I can do??

I am on a Dell Inspiron 2200 running XP and SP3

A:Laptop gone jumpy.

Let us know what Internet browser you are using eg. IE, firefox, other?

Reset the internet browser and try surfing?

Disable add-ons and try?

Hope this helps.

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Hey, I just got finished building my new PC and I am having a issue with the mouse being extremelly jumpy. This happens when downloading files with utorrent or from websites, my old PC never did this and the new one is about 4x faster although the older PC had XP.

Specs:M2N-SLI Deluxe MB, 2gb G.Skill DDR2 RAM, AMD Athlon X2 3.2ghz dual-core, Geforce 8800GT 512mb, 600watt PSU, and a 250gb Seagate HDD.

The mouse just acts like it is lagging really bad, however whats strange is this only happens when browsing around on the desktop, and downloading/transfering files at the same time. In games this never happens the mouse works fine even with the games highest graphics settings(WOW, Company of Heroes, Crysis).

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I just bought a good new computer. When I move a window, or scroll down, it does not move smoothly, but 'jumps' every few pixels. Is there a way to fix this with some settings or is it another problem? thank you.

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for the last two days, my screen has been jerky. I don't know if this is caused by a virus that got through my security suite , or a problem with my isp. any thoughts?

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When I left click an icon eg the 'back' button, the pc would backs page by two instead of one. This occurs on and off only recently and most of the time it will behave normally. The pc is only nine month old. I'm unsure of what the problem (hardware or software) is. Any insight is much appreciated!

My PC details ...
Win XP Home
Intel P4 2.6G
Intel 865BGF mobo

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I have just noticed that my screen is a little jumpy. When I say jumpy, I mean that it is like there is a mild earthquake and the picture on the screen is wobbly. Do I have a power problem, or is my relatively new monitor junk???

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I can't play any movies with WMP9 . IF I try to play the picture is jumpy.But I do not have this problem with Divx.Can someone help please.
I have pentium 4 and rage 128 pro card.

A:jumy,jumpy please help

Just use DivX, WMP is hardly any better. Make sure you have all the latest codecs et al.

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Hi there

I'm a nfg with Beeping Computer and I'm having a problem when I use the scrool wheel on my mouse. The screen jumps up and down when I scrool. This is somewhat annoying. I've done some research on this and all I come up with is to update the video driver but it keeps coming back that the driver is functioning normally. I don't know how to replace the old driver with a new one. I use an e machines ( Model # ET1161-07) with Vista. The video adaptor is NVIDIA Gelforce 6150se Nforce 430, at least that's what the device manager says.

Any ideas? I sure could use one or two.


(If you were ever in the military, you know what tanglefoot wire is)

A:Jumpy screen

Is it jumpy in any application, or in some certain one?

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I've tried watching some videos on all types of media players including GOM,VLC,POT PLAYER and they all these videos
very choppy and not a smooth stream. Is there anything I can do to improve them?

A:jumpy videos

What are your computer specs? What CPU, graphics card, and how much RAM do you have?

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I don't know whether to classify this as Hardware or Software, but seems more softy orientated, so, my problem:

I'm listening to music and it's "Jumping" every half a second or so, I've noticed that the mouse seems to lag at the exact same time when the sound does, also, it accesses the HDD at the same time too, my first thoughts were buffering problems, but if I stop the song and start it again it's fine, but then if I minimize WinAmp it starts the lag again, the lag doesn't show up if I start playing the song when WinAmp is already minimized, but it begins on the next song for some reason.
It seems to start half-way through some songs too, but then it'll disappear as if it was normal HDD activity.

A:Jumpy music

Monitor this "spiking" in Task Manager and see if you can identify first IF the CPU spikes coincident with the problem and second what process is doing it.

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I edited a movie that I recorded on my camcorder using Adobe Premiere 3.0. Since I only plan to view it with another computer I do not need to burn a DVD. I exported the finished video to "movie" which created an AVI file. I put the file on my hard drive. It is a five minute video but the file is 1.2 gb. Too big for CD. I copied the file to a DVD-R.

The movie play fine using Media player when playing from hard drive.

When I try to play it from the DVD, the movie is very jumpy. The sound continues ok but the video continues to pause throughout the whole thing.

What is the problem? Do I always need to copy it to hard drive before play back or does it need to be saved in a different format?


A:Jumpy AVI file???

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Hi guys
My monitor when I turn on my computer is a little jumpy from side to side.. This is a relatively new problem.. I don't know what to do about it. Can anyone suggest something? Thanks.. Jeanne I'm running windows98 Se on a celeron 400.

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I'm guessing that your monitor is on the "older" side and that could be the whole problem.

Check that your monitor cable is in good condition, no kinks or twists and that it is firmly connected to your video adapter plug.
Install the latest drivers for your video card.
Try changing the resolution settings for the monitor. Try both higher and lower, but don't make any big changes or you might end up with a blank screen.
If possible plug in the monitor on another system. If the problem goes away your video card could be the problem or the monitor is picking up interference at its usual location.

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Hi, so I have an old Packard Bell monitor and recently the screen has been a little jumpy in that it's image moves up and down slightly. I have recently put in a tnt2 ultra video card and have the resolution set to the monitor's max. No other monitor options were changed though. The 'jumps' only happen once in a while, then nothing. I took off the desktop background image, no noticable change.

Is my monitor just old? or could it be the new resolution? Maybe the drivers for the tnt2 ultra could be updated, I'm only using the manufacturers driver not NVidea's. Could I use the newer Detonators instead?

here's a diagnostic:

Setup Name : Packard Bell 1024S
Maximum Resolution : 1024x768
Horizontal Scan Range : 30-49kHz
Vertical Refresh Range : 50-90Hz
DPMS Energy Star Compliant : Yes

PnP/DDC Monitor Data
Manufacturer : Packard Bell
Model ID : 4234
Serial Number : 00000009
Manufacture Date : 1998 week 24
Display Type : RGB colour
CRT/Panel Size : 13 in
Max. Horizontal/Vertical CRT/Panel Size : 270 mm / 200 mm
Gamma Factor : 2.80
DPMS Modes Supported : Off Suspend Standby
EDID Version : 1.01

Monitor Established Timings
Video Mode 0 : 720x400 at 70Hz NI
Video Mode 1 : 720x400 at 88Hz NI
Video Mode 2 : 640x480 at 60Hz NI
Video Mode 3 : 640x480 at 67Hz NI
Video Mode 4 : 640x480 at 75Hz NI
Video Mode 5 : 1024x768 at 87Hz I
Video Mode 6 : 1024x768 at 60Hz NI
Video Mode 7 : 1024x768 at 75Hz NI
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A:monitor jumpy - too old?

I'd say it's your video card drivers - try updating them to some of the old Detonators, not the 30's or the 40's since those are optimized toward the GF3's and the GF4's, respectively. Try the 10's, or even the 20's. See if that fixes your problem.

You mentioned "new resolution" - which was the monitor's maximum, 1024x768. What resolution were you running it at before? 800x600? If so, then try reverting back to that resolution for like an hour to see if it still does it.

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Lately the open windows on my computer will jump from one window to the next,back and forth. randomly. Sometimes it seems to jump with the roll of the mouse wheel or movement of the mouse. I did just have to reinstall the mouse driver/software (Kensington). Somehow it not longer was working correctly. this may be the problem but I'm worried I may have been hijacked. I was hoping someone might be able to look at my log and maybe lend me a hand with this problem.
Would appreciate any help

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:20:15 PM, on 3/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
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Just because a thread even remotely sounds like it has to do with a p2p doesn't mean it should automatically be closed. Case in point is the question about copying downloaded music. First of all the guy never even mentioned a p2p he just said he downloaded some music. Last I checked there are hundreds of sights where you can LEGALLY DOWNLOAD music. Secondly the question is asking about an wma to mp3 converter which has nothing to do with a p2p. The moderators need to be a little less jumpy about this p2p issue. They are hastily removing questions without even reading them to trully understand what there asking. This is going to cause problems for them in the long run so just try to be a little patient before striking people down

A:Moderators are getting a little jumpy

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I just got a new external dvd rewriter. It plays some dvds fine. Two dvds have a very jumpy sound and/or jumpy image. I had played one of them on my old dvd drive without any problem. All the dvds I play were new when I bought them from a shop.
Do I have to tweak the speed or something? I have tried with power dvd (jumpy sound, no image), media classic player (image but jumpy sound) and vlan (no image, no sound).

A:jumpy sound

There could be something wrong with the DVD's causing the player to have trouble reading those particular DVD's, or it may be an issue with the connection. How is the drive connected, USB? If so, try disconnecting any other USB devices. Are you trying to do anything else on the PC while playing the DVD?

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Hello all, my laptop is giving me problems. Not sure when it was having these problems but it had it before i preformed the update to SP2

computer is a laptop, dell inspiron 1720, intel duo core 2, 3 gigs of ram nvida geforce 8600m GT, and i think its running off of X86 vista.

the problem im having is its lagging very bad, kinda like when you are trying to play a video when it is buffering. All video/sound is choppy, when i move the mouse its choppy, and in i cant type normal speed because it is choppy. here is this thing, if it helps indentify the problem. ive had vuze downloaded on here, as well as limewire, and ive never had problems like this before. Any advice and or suggestons would be great, thank you. the only thing out of the ordinary i remember doing is streaming pandora because we had people over, noone touched the computer but me. So far ive ran it through AVG and i tried a system restore before i updated to no avail.i also defragged the HD and used the system cleaner in the utilities.

********************** Computer Info ************************
Logged in user: Ians-Laptop\Ian
Computer Model: Inspiron 1720
Computer Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
OS Name: Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium |C:\Windows|\Device\Harddisk0\Partition3
OS Version: 6.0.6002
System Type: X86-based PC
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A:Laptop Very Bad Lag/Jumpy

This may help

Here are my solutions to freezing, and an excellent article, which I hope is of some help
Go to search type device manager and look for any yellow warning markers
Download and run malwarebytes, a full scan after you update
Run antivirus scan
Check memory with memtest86
Make sure that you are not over heating.
Try in safe mode; report back if it works properly.
Try a clean boot
Make sure PSU is working properly
If overclocking, restore to original
Test hard drive at company website.
Test in safe mode, does it still happen?
Try with clean boot..



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My mouse pointer has become intermittently jumpy. It hesitates when following the mouse and mouse pad. I turned off the mouse pad and it is still happeneing. I even tried a wired mouse. Same problem. Doesn't happen all the time but quite often, especially after restarting. Any ideas?

A:jumpy pointer

Same problem with mousepad and an external mouse will probably be a hardware problem on the motherboard.

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I've got a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. XP has been upgraded to windows 7. For several years, the cursor has had a mind of it's own-when I'm typing (I believe in any program) suddenly the cursor will jump to a new location. I've tried various fixes, and I just installed a new touch pad to no avail...

Before I upgraded the OS, I recall fixing the problem by tweaking a setting on the touchpad controls, but with W7 there is little control now for mouse/touchpad properties under Control Panel. The guy who upgraded the OS for me hasn't been any help.

I've tried the Dell driver updates in the past-no good. And now with the windows 7 upgrade, I don't know what drivers I would need anyway...Thanks!

A:Jumpy Cursor

Your laptop is not compatible with Windows 7 because there is not any drivers listed for your laptop via the Dell website for your model. This is way you may be having these problems since your machine might be using a generic driver from Microsoft.

Run the Windows 7 upgrade Advisor to see if your laptop is compatible with Windows 7

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I don't know what's causing the cursor to jump around. Usually by now, it would have jumped backwards, or forward, or even to another line a couple of times. It acts as though it's electrified.

'This' is a 2 and a half year old Dell Inspiron B130 lap top and XP home. Have run - AVG, Adaware, emptied files, etc. Thanks for any advice or help.

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My mouse pointer jumps all over the screen at random. It will work fine for a few seconds, and then jump, then work again, then jump a bunch, etc.

It is "Optical" Brand, or maybe "3D Optical." It didn't come with any drivers or software, and various Google searches have turned up nothing.

Is this a driver issue, and if so where can I find them for download? Any other suggestions?


A:Jumpy mouse

try rebooting and take the mouse out before post, plug it back in after reaching desktop again.
( give it a minute before plugging in )

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some but not all videos are jumpy sound is ok just the video that jumps back a second all the time. (sorry its hard to explain)

A:videos jumpy/choppy

do you have a graphics card??? try setting all your settings to standard. that worked for me. i had the same problem with choppy videos

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Win 7, MSI 7200, Firefox 39....recently I have noticed increasingly that when I try to control my touchpad cursor to hove over a link or anything in a precise way, it is kind of jumpy. In fact, if I simply try to put my finger on the touch pad and hold the cursor still over some object, it moves on its own 1/8 to 1/4 inch. I ran Malwarebytes and it turned up nothing. I checked Device Manager and tried to update the Sentelic finger sensing pad driver and it said it was up to date....no yellow triangle on anything in Device Manager. Any help appreciated.
Thank you

A:Touchpad cursor jumpy

Try uninstalling it, rebooting...it should reinstall upon reboot.  The drivers may be damaged.

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I have just recently developed a very jumpy mouse! When I go to drag an email into a folder it takes several attempts to make it work. It keeps getting dropped or ends up on the task bar?

Also when I try to highlight a line of text to delete or make corrections the highlight jumps all over the place or when I let go of the left button the highlight disappears? This happens everywhere.m in the pas
At first I though there might be a bug in the computer but I have tried several scans with "Malware Bytes" an nothing shows up. I use "Avast" for virus protection and the scans are clean. The mouse is a Logitech Wireless and it has never been a problem in the past. I though the problem might be relegated to just my email program "Windows Mail" but it is showing up everywhere?

I am running Vista (32) and Firefox Ver 3.6.2

Has anyone ever experienced this. Would appreciate your help on trying to correct

Thanking you in advance.

A:Solved: Jumpy Mouse

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Hi people, i need some help! My pc is having trouble playing games that it used to be able to play with ease years ago. As ive recently upgraded my RAM from 512 to 2.5MB i thought this might have solved the problem - it didnt. Now im assuming its my graphics card (NVIDIA GeForce FX5200), however its the same one ive always used. According to the games my requirement are well above the recommended. Some of the [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]games [COLOR=blue !important]im[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] trying to play are Max Payne2, HalfLife2, DuesEx2 and Mafia. I have recently updated my NVIDIA drivers as well as the SoundMAX drivers and they are all WHQL logoed. I really cant understand why this is occuring. Can anyone suggest how i could possible resolve this problem?


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Last year I bought this very nice Olympia digital camera. It also takes videos which I just tried for the first time recently. It saves the files in MP4 format. When I try to play them on my computer it opens Apple Quicktime. Apparently Windows Media Player does not support MP4, which I thought was a "public" format. Does Apple own it?
Anyway, the video plays smoothly on the camera but the video (not the sound) is jumpy, skipping short sections about once or twice a second. I have a modern video card with 512 MB memory (NVIDIA GeForce 5200). Is there a better player than Quicktime for MP4 files available ? Any recomomedations?

A:Quicktime MP4 play is jumpy

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Hi all, this isn't a question but an answer to an issue* Short Story: My touchpad wouldn't move around the screen smoothly, it was jumpy. Cause was an unofficial charger I bought off Ebay. Official charger worked fine. Long Story: Bought this laptop recently and mousepad seemed to work fine (Apart from clicking (not clicking one of the 2 buttons but tapping anywhere on the mousepad) didn't always work). I began process of uninstalling all the 'crap' that comes preinstalled and also the huge 'Driver' programs that come preinstalled when all you want is the driver. After I'd finished, I noticed that the mouse started to jump around the screen instead of smoothly gliding across it.  This is for my boss and there was no way he (or even I, who has a lot of patience) would put up with it. Found a post actually on this HP site (Same problem but for a different laptop) and the charger was mentioned. I'd been running the whole time with the Ebay charger (bought an extra charger to keep plugged in at the desk and the other one is for travel) and as soon as I unplugged it, the mousepad was perfect. I unboxed the official charger and tried that and mousepad was still perfect. Plugged in the Ebay one and back to jumpy.  Hope that helps someone *As I said, I found the solution on another thread and wanted to simply reply to that one but couldn't see how I could add my own reply, maybe the thread was now locked (or more likely I'm too stupid!).

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hello, i recently bought a new keyboard and mouse so i could play my pc games on my big screen from across the living room. i never had any problems with my optical mouse with a cord, however after switching to this wireless laser mouse i noticed that the mouse movement seems "jumpy" compared to my optical with the cord being very smooth mouse movements. ive tried going into mouse pointer options and unchecking the "enhance pointer precision" box and that didnt help, ive tried getting closer to the sensor and that didnt help, tried replacing the batteries and that didnt help, and then i even tried cleaning off the lense and that didnt help either, ive tried using the mouse on multiple surfaces and neither really seem to affect how it moves. if there are any other suggestions i would love to hear them, this is very annoying since i hook my pc up to my tv to get a better experience out of my video games and it sucks because the wireless mouse isnt very smooth and ruins it. help is greatly appreciated, thanks!

A:wireless mouse is jumpy?

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To whom it may concern;

I have a condition on my Dell E1075 whereby the audio is jumpy no matter whether it is streaming audio or local off of a CD. I would like to know if others have had this problem and how it can be resolved.


A:Jumpy Audio - Windows Xp

Try updating the audio drivers?

Or simply removing the current ones and then reinstalling them anew? They could be corrupt/damaged.


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Ok i recently posted on the hardware forum about how my computer wouldnt boot if my 7900gt was plugged into the psu. I bought a brand new triple 12v rail 550watt thermaltake purepower psu to try combat the problem. Its made a slight difference, quake 4 runs awsome on high detail with x2 AA and all the bells and whistles turned on.

My spec is.

Intel C2Duo E6320 w/ stock fan
2gb Kingston and Corsair 533mhz DDR2
X-FI ExtremeMusic S/card
XFX 7900GT 256mb
Thermaltake PurePower 550w 3x12v Rail
Asus P5VD2-Mx SE

BF2 runs fantasticly fps wise with everything turned up, but theres an intermitant freeze for a couple of seconds regularily. Same with FEAR, and even sometimes in warcraft.

Also sometimes when my computer boots, i hear the windows start theme, then the mouse freezes and the theme skips and repeats for 10 seconds then suddely everything starts agen. Leaving games sometimes there is a short lock up.

Really annoying me now, im not getting any artifacts or overheating. CPU temp is just over fourty on load 35 when idle. This is also a fresh install of windows, no background processes are eating my memory either.

Thanks In Advance!

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I'm on a laptop running Vista Home Premium, no optical mouse, no external anything, and the mouse is jumping all over the place. I primarily use this system for email and it takes 20 attempts to get through typing an email. because the cursor randomly moves and next thing i know I'm typing in the middleo of a sentence I've already written. I've got McAfee running, so shouldn't be any crud on the system.

What am I missing? Is there a simple fix to this? I've searched forums and not seen a clear, concise answer for this.

Thanks in advance for your help.

A:jumpy/erratic mouse

Hi, not sure if this applies to you, but toshiba has a thing out about having the mouse problem. They said it is fixed when you use a 3 prong plug instead of the one they supplied which is a two prong. It still may be something completely different for you though.

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Evening! Yesterday for some reason my computer started acting up. The symptoms are a bit difficult to describe. While just being on the desktop the computer goes through spurts of just refreshing and if I simply hold the mouse over an icon, multiple (at least a dozen or so) windows of that program open up. Trying to access programs within the start menu becomes tricky as programs open up as the mouse cursor passes over them. When I access the internet, the homepage continuously refreshes itself, the top tab showing a flickering "connecting" while at the bottom the green status bar shows the page loading, and reloading, and reloading, etc until I manage to get to another site or just close the internet altogether.
I'm not sure what's causing this. I have Norton which hasn't picked up anything. I ran malwarebytes which found nothing as well as Spybot which also found nothing. The computer is an emachines and not really high-end if you get my meaning, however it's only a few months old and I really don't do much on it.
I guess I'm looking to see if the computer is just acting up of its own accord or if there might be something on it that the programs I have aren't catching. Not sure if it's necessary but I'll include a highjack this report.

Thanks for any help,

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:40:18 PM, on 3/23/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8... Read more

A:Windows 7 jumpy and refreshes

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Okay so here's the deal: My machine is a 2ghz P4 with 1024 mb DDR RAM and a GeForce 4 Ti4600 and is running on Windows XP sp1. My problem is, whenever I try to play ANYTHING involved with graphic rendering the game lags for like two to three seconds every five or so seconds making it very jumpy. Now this practically makes gaming impossible. I've tried different versions of DirectX and display drivers but they don't make a difference. I've experienced this problem before, but before it occurred every five minutes, and the problem could be solved by defragmenting my main harddrive. I've defragmented all of my drives and I have a lot of available space left. I've also tried closing ALL unnecessary applications (normally I have about 50 running, then I had only 20) and it only increased performance, the same jumpy problem remained. Decreasing or increasing hardware acceleration doesn't work. Sisoft sandra software has been complaining that one of my fans failed or is spinning too slowly. It says it's spinning at around 1700rpm, I don't know if that makes a difference. My geforce is runnin in 4xAGP. The problem occurred only like two weeks ago and I haven't noticed anything else that's out of order. So if you have any ideas? I'm kind of desperate.

A:Jumpy gameplay problem

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