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USB Extension Cable Freezes Mouse

Q: USB Extension Cable Freezes Mouse

I have a USB Extension Cable (36") connected to the back of my PC. Today, I want to sync my new Fitbit with my PC. Proceeding, I ejected an 8gig flash stick from the USB cable, and removed it. Then, I connected the Fitbit Charging Cable to the USB Extension Cable and found my cursor has disappeared. I tested other flash sticks and they produce the same sympton: Cursor disappears. However, when I reconnect the just-separated stick the cursor returns to a full-function state. Any trouble-shooting tips? Thank you.

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Hi to all,
just a quicky, is there such a thing as a, usb extension cable ?
I've never seen one, but I would have thought that someone will have manufactured one ??

let me know, thanks.

ps, in case your wondering, its to move my webcam further away ( frightend in case i crack the lens )
 

A:usb extension cable ???

here ya go, USB 2.0 cables are needed to get the most out of a USB 2.0 port, kinda spendy
 

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A few days ago I saw a computer in a Popular Mechanics that was build into a desk. This computer's GPU was connected with a pci-e extension cable. Now, I don't see such cables in the shops here. So, does such a cable really exist? And if they do exist, how effective are they?
 

A:PCI-e extension cable? ? ?

There are extenders for all kinds of things out there... I've never used one, never needed to. When you're building a PC into desks or anything else, it's always a good idea to plan for airflow, cooling, etc.

Extenders
LitITX - This page is based in the UK, but it does tell you they're out there.
 

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Computer off. Un-hooked cable to my monitor. Hooked up VGA extension cord to monitor cable with other end of extension cord hooked up to my big screen projection tv.
Turned on tv and computer. Windows XP logo with working bar graph shows on tv screen. When that finishes and I should be able to log on the only thing that shows on the tv screen is a blank blue screen.
WHY? Thanks.

A:VGA Extension Cable

It is possible that your video card does not support the resolution your TV is set to, or vice-versa.

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I recently brought a 15m usb active extension cable, I tried to run a blue snowball ice microphone to my computer with it. When I plug it into my computer it receives power but the computer won't detect it's there. There is a repeater in the middle of the cabel (7.5m), is there any way to make it so the computer will detect it's there? Thanks, would appreciate any help!
 

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Ok, I have a USB extension cable-- but, irony ahoy, it's too short. Can I cut in half and then splice it to make it longer-- and will just any old wire work for this?

And if so, I have another question- if I have two USB A to B cables can i cut them both and half and combine the parts to make a USB A to A cable? Like if I wanted to put both ends of into seperate USB ports?

Thanks!
 

A:USB extension cable--

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Not sure which cable extension it would be. I have 1 x 4+4 pins ATX 12V/EPS 12V connector on my psu. I need to extend these two 4 pins to connect to the motherboard 8 pin so my cable management is a bit better. Not sure what extension would work with it.

Newegg.com - 1ST PC CORP. Model CB-4M-8F 12" 8-pin/P4+P4-pin EPS female converted from molex 4-pin male Cable

Newegg.com - 1ST PC CORP. Model CB-8M-8F 12" 8-pin EPS extension cable

Here's my power supply if you need to take a look at it to help find the extension.

Newegg.com - RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch

A:Need a cable extension

I didn't realize an extension was that hard to find, but I'm not sure which.

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Please Help Me ……..?

When I connect a USB 2.0 extension cable - M/F. 1.5 Meter Extension cable A-A
My computer Prompts as
Pen Drive Not Recognized
Memory Card Reader Not Recognized
Web Camera - Working Normally
Bluetooth dongle Working Normally

And

When I Connect A four Port hub
I Can use only 1 Hub at a time and the other 3 Hub are Not Recognized.

i use Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2

What Should I Do to over come this Problem..?
Will internal USB Card over come this Problem .......?
 

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I am trying to use a USB Extension Cable that is a Type A-A/M-F Cable. Each time I plug a device to the cable, I get a message that says USB device not recognized. I have tried plugging in a flash drive as well as a digital camera and nothing seems to work. Is there a driver that will allow this cable to be recognized that I'm not finding? Please help!
 

A:USB Extension Cable not recognized

No, no driver. You may wish to return the cable for a different one or try a powered USB hub instead of a simple extension.
 

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I need to extend my usb cable and I can get 15 foot extension cables.
What will happen when I plug my usb device that has its own 5 foot cable into the 15 foot cable?
Will it fail? USB is limited to 5 meters?

I have 3 usb devices. GPS, Keyboard, Mouse to plug in. Each would have its own usb extension 15 foot cable.

If that wont work, what about using a powered hub?

A:usb 2.0 extension cable length

A very quick google search came up with this statement:






If you are using a regular cable (max length of 5 meters for 2.0 and max length of 3 meters for 3.0/3.1) with an active cable, then the maximum length for USB 2.0 is 25 meters(about 82 feet) and the maximum recommended length for USB 3.0/3.1 is 15 meters (about 49 feet).

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Hi i just got a new 10m extension cable for my printer it is plug and play and windows installed the driver no problem, but i keep losing my internet connection it is saying server not found and i was not having this problem until i fittted the cable so i am guesing the cable is the cause but i didn't think that an extension would cause this problem any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.

A:Usb 2.0 active extension cable

i assume you have tried it again without the cable and it worked again?

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The USB-C cable coming from the dock is kind of short.  I  was wondering if anyone has any luck getting a USB-C extension cable to work with the WD15.
Thanks

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Is it possible to extend a RJ45 CrossOver Cable, using an old serial cable?
- Yes both cables have the same amount of wires.

Because I'm having problems with my internet access, could I please get you to reply to:

[email protected]
Thanks.
 

A:RJ45 Cable Extension

see if this helps

http://www.netspec.com/helpdesk/wiredoc.html
Google search list

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q=RJ45+crossover+network+cabling

Couldn't e-mail this to you thru the forum cause you elected no e-mail be sent to you.
 

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I'm not quite sure that this is in the right section, but here goes anyway:

SO, quite simply is: Does the quality of the USB extension cable affect the performance of the device you're using it with?

For example, if I am using a Wi-Fi dongle, and using a USB extension cable to position it in a higher gain area, would using a 50p cable from eBay yield the same performance as say a more expensive/ higher grade Gold plated one?

A:USB extension cable performance?

You should be fine pal ... allot of the adapters come with a USB extension lead

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i have a 15m usb extension cable and i need to run more than one device from it.

At the moment i can only run one thing, a mouse.

I also have a usb hub, from tescos and i was going to use it to connect multiple devices to the one usb cable/port.

I tried doing this but it although the light on the port came on none of the devices plugged in worked or showed and lights or signs at at all?? but the hub works fine when plugged into the computer with no extension.

i tried plugging in a keyboard in individually too, instead of the the mouse and it didn't work, so at the moment i can only run a mouse from that port??

I think it maybe to do with the lack of power from the one port but i am not sure. On the 4 port hub i have it does have a 5v power socket too(to allow more powerful device to run off it) but i don't have a power cable for it.

Will getting the power cable help me?

Anyone else had this problem?

A:usb extension cable or power issues?

15m are you sure? (may be 1.5m)

Is the cable USB 1 or USB 2?

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Am I posting in wrong forum? I'll try not to make new threads but I've
been searching for a while now, it's hard to browse the pages and I'm
in hurry because my comp might die any second!! Do you know any
Swedish forum similar to techspot? Well, I'm Swedish

I still have a AGP system and the day before yesterday the comp didn't start
because it said I haven't connected the Power extension cable!!! I tried over
and over again but it was the same. I opened the comp and reconnected all
cables even if all seemed alright. The comp worked another day...

Yesterday evening it happened again. This time in Windows XP. The screen
started to flicker and a warning message said some ATI driver was missing.
But it was because of the Power extension cable again. I reconnected all
the cables but the comp still claimed about the Power extension cable
over and over again. I gaved up and went to bed. Hopeless.

In the morning (today) I unplugged all extra stuff like sensors and leeds for the
case and I replaced the cables so there was no other stuff on the same cable.
Well... then the comp didn't start because the CPU was unworkable!!! "check
CPU soft menu"... Ok, but I saw nothing wrong in there and PC health looked
good. But the CPU was still unworkable. Back to the CPU soft menu I saw
nothing wrong except I knew that I changed it for many months ago because
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A:Power extension cable issue

might be the monitor

No replies :/
Ok... Actually I've had no problem since I changed the settings in BIOS
and it's very weird. I've still bought a new power supplie, a Hiper 580W.
I'll install it later I hope it's good ...and quiet enough. The first step in
the upgrade process :dead:

Why I couldn't start my comp and why it said the power extension
cable wasn't connected... Here's what I think, even I'm not a pro.
Sometimes I switched off my old Nokia monitor while the comp was
working a long time during defrag, virus scan and more, because I
thought it will decrease the lifetime and because the screensaver
didn't always work as it should. I think something happend to the
BIOS because the monitor wasn't on... ​
 

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Hello,

I have a small indoor TV antenna that works very well, and I want to find out if I can set it up in my attic and run the signal to more than one location with a splitter. The coaxial cable that comes out of the antenna is much thinner than standard RG6 (about 1/8" dia.), and I'm not sure if I can attach that thin cable to a splitter and then run RG6 cables out of the splitter.

Do you know what that thin coax is called, and whether it would be better to stick with that kind of cable throughout the cable runs?

Thank you!
 

A:Thin Coaxial Cable Extension

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I've just bought a Freecom 500GB Toughdrive. It is brand new and I have not yet transfered any data on to it.

I'm running Windows 7 64bit on an Abit AN8 Ultra mainboard.

When I plug in the tough drive using the integrated usb cable (on my USB 1.1 or my USB 2.0 interfaces) the device seems to function normally and I can mount and access the drive. Neat.

However, if I then use the male > female extension cable, the light on drive comes on but the drive will not mount. I know that your thinking - this would suggest a faulty cable. Unfortunately not, since my 2 other usb extension cables which I know work, do not work with this drive. In addition, I have tested the drive and its extension cable on an XP SP3 laptop and it does work. I also tried the drive with cable on my win7 64 laptop and it worked - tho earlier it did not work. Power issue? I dont think so since its not a USB hub - its a straight male > female extension cable.

Please provide some explanation, as I am stumped. I can use the device, but it's a pain in the neck that I cant use an extension cable since my USB 2.0 ports are at the back of my computer and very difficult to access.

Thanks.

A:Inexplicable USB extension cable problem

No explanation, just a suggestion...get a USB hub that you can plug into the back, and that will give you easy access without having to go back there each time.

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So the cord on my headphones is too short to reach the back of my computer so I decided to buy an extension cable. I checked the specs on my headphones and the extension cable and it said that they both used 3.5 mm.

So I get the extension cable and it doesn't work, the headphone jack wont fully connect to the extension cable. I'm not really sure what the problem is so I was wondering if anyone could take a look at the two products and see if there is something I am missing or if I bought the wrong type of cord or something.

Headphones
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826626012

Ext. Cable
http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-404...1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1318658732&sr=1-1
 

A:Headphone Extension Cable Problem

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Is it possible to use a USB-C extension cable with the DA200 Adapter? I haven't got much room on my desk so I'd like to move this to behind my monitors. I've tried with the one USB-C extension cable already and this hasn't worked so I was wondering whether I need a particular type?

A:Dell DA200 - Extension cable?

You'd need a USB-C cable that supported at least USB 3.1 Gen 1 traffic, maybe even 3.1 Gen 2.  I would get the latter just to be safe, although that will limit your maximum cable length. Some USB-C extension cables only support USB 2.0 because they're primarily intended to be used for charging and maybe some data transfer where bandwidth isn't as much of a priority, but such cables will not only slow down the USB and Ethernet connections on the DA200 (if they worked at all), but they would also lack the necessary wires to carry display traffic, which uses the USB 3.1 wires.  For gory details on the vast variations of USB-C and Thunderbolt cables, check out my post here: en.community.dell.com/.../20017817

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I want a longer cable for my PC's power supply but I'm not sure what kind of extension I should purchase in order to do so. I would rather just purchase the same kind of cable that came with my PSU (only longer of course) oppose to using a extension cord. Can anyone offer any advice as to what kind of cord I could use?
Thanks.

A:Extension Cable for Power Supply

Believe standard on most PSU are about 5-6' . I would not use an extension cord. Of course plug into a surge protector, try get a quality one, not cheap one.

I have bought from this company before, have many sizes in feet, good quality. can't be beat in prices. Power Cords w/ 3 Conductor PC Power Connector - Monoprice.com Google around, many other sellers on internet, never beat there prices though.

18AWG should be fine, but can go for thicker if you like 16AWG

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Hello to everyone

As i'm new to this forum, as welcome note i have problem to present.

Before few months i bought 2 USB extension cables for my mouse and keyboard.
They are about meter and half long, and in that time i did not have any problems with them, until last night.
In one moment i unplugged keyboard from USB extension cable and after that after i plugged it again, the keyboard did not work, not any kind of message or sound after you plug in something to usb port. So i tried plugging in mouse in same extension cable and mouse worked, but after switching keyboard to another ext.cable it did not work again.
Only way for keyboard to work is to plug it in directly to PC.
I tried uninstalling USB drivers so let windows install them automatically, but same nothing happen, only mouse is working ... :S its weird, don't know what to do as booth extension cables are obviously working. Tested with mouse. Keyboard is working as i said before i tested it plugging in directly. Never seen this kind of problem.


Help appreciated

A:Extension cable / keyboard problem !

When you unplugged the usb cable (key board), was the PC powered on? Sometimes doing so can cause such issues as you are experiencing. Generally a reboot will set things wright.

What does it look like in the device manager, are there any yellow triangles?

Have you tried using different usb ports with the extension cable?

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The cord on my keyboard is to short so I'm looking for an extension.

I have a Microsoft keyboard, does this mean I need to buy a special extension cable for this keyboard or can I just go to ebay or where ever and buy any old kind?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Question: Keyboard Extension Cable

Any extension cable will do as long as it fits. Your local computer store would have one or most electronics stores that have computer parts and accessories. Radio Shack also has them.
 

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Hi, guys! I am not sure what to buy!

I have a Dell 19" monitor. I dunno what kind it is. Flat screen.
But I just bought an ASUS VH238 23-inch.
Now, I want to do the dual-monitor thing, but I want the 23-inch to have a nice long cord... 6 or 8 feet.
Let me know if I'm out of my mind.
I also need the splitter.

Can anyone provide (no Ebay please) links to appropriate cables--both splitter and extender?
Or am I just being a big baby?
I don't want to buy crap, but don't want to spend a lot either.
Help!
And thanks!
 

A:Split Monitor Cable & Extension

Do you want to see the same thing on both monitors or two separate things? A splitter will only show you the same thing on both screens, including the same resolution. If you want to see two different things on each monitor then you will need a video card that has two outputs.

A 6 or 8 ft cable isn't much of a problem. But the cable type may depend on what video card or integrated graphics you have and what outputs are present, many(most actually) new systems support dual outputs, just check the back of the PC or post the specs/info on your computer.
 

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I just got my Thinkpad X1 carbon 5th gen. Almost everything works fine, but the ethernet extension cable does not work. I can see the network adapter in the network connections, but it says that the network cable is removed I just pluged in the ethernet extension cable and connected it with the LAN. But the adapters LEDs do not blink. They just do nothing. So I tried the same LAN cable with an USB 3.0 ethernet adapter and it works. The device manager does not show any hardware or driver problems. What am I doing wrong? Is there a bios options that must be enabled or any other way to enable it?  

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Hi,

I am looking for your help,

I have Microsoft Lifecam VX-5500 (WebCam)

I want to adjust this cam on my roof. The distance of my computer to roof is approximately 40 feet.

I have 40 feet long USB extension cable but it doesn't work because of USB power supply problem.
( I also know the usb support 16.5Feet long extension cable)
Can anybody help me out that how can i connect with my Cam which is fixed in my roof?

I wanna use this cam as a security cam.

A:How to use 40 feet long extension cable with Webcam?

Is that your actual cable or just a picture you found?

You need a repeater with an active cable to travel that length without any losses.

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I've got (several) excellent computer cases, and a tight-fit on a PC system desk setup.

(Typical) problem is: most all the PC "connections" to it are on the "back" & on the expansion slot panel.?! (all jacks & connectors are Ind. standard)

As you've probably figured out from my long Title above - I don't know what these extension arrays are actually called. I have seen them, (usually threaded inside the PC case from the back or Mobo, to the front).

Not knowing the 'correct'omundo name for these things has made googling for'um a lot harder. What i'd like is to 'extend' the connections for (at least) all my Graphics card Audio in/out jacks - and rear USB connections up to the front of the machine (where they should be on all machines in the first place)!

Actually. Other than things like the NIC card and A/C, I'd just as soon move "all" the "user access" connectors up front, to the top, the side, where ever they would be actually "accessable" .

I'm just tired of having to stand on my head - with a flash light in hand - tangled in wires that i'm not looking for - i'm sure lots of you have been there .

Any ideas where I can find these things, (or a correct NAME for um)? I'll buy them individually (if i have to), or a 'harness' with all the extended connections on it would be Ok with me.

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A:PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
http://cgi.ebay.com/5-25-Multi-Func...in_0?hash=item3ef7fd3242&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
 

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The design of the Dell TB15's cable is really poor. The cable is hardwired on the docking station on the left side of the unit, which is same side the thunderbolt port is on the XPS15 9550. This gives you very little options on where to put the dock, since the cable is so short.
Has anyone found an TB3 extension cable that their using?
I'd really like to move the docking station away from where I keep my laptop. If I could find a 10' cable for the docking station, that would be perfect.
However, I'm not finding much in the way of female/male cables. I'm pretty sure I'd need an TB "active" cable.
Has anyone seen an extension cable that would work?
Thanks!
-Dan

A:Extension cable for Dell TB15 docking station?

I asked this same question some time ago. It turns out that the TB15 cable is replaceable and the process is shown in the doc for it. Which would certainly indicate that they plan on having other lengths available at some point as the inside connector looks like some custom connector. That said, technically there is apparently a limitation on the cable length, I believe it is less than 3 feet. I have not found any ThunderBolt 3 extension cables.

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I've tried various things and I'm unable to get a picture using my laptop on my Mitsubishi tv. I have VGA PC monitor replacement cable that I've hooked up to my laptop and the VGA port on the back of my tv. I've set the device on my tv to a 'VGA' device. On my laptop I've set the display to extend the desktop on my computer.
I've tried various resolutions and hertz (normally setting to 60mhz) but to no avail. I still get a black screen. I have no idea why this is not working.
Can someone help me out please. Oh by the way, when my tv is on, sometimes, I receive a warning to set my screen saver. But, I can't get anything to show up on the tv from my laptop.

A:Problems connecting Sony to Mitsubishi HD TV via VGA extension cable

Do you have your display setting for the monitor set to the second monitor.

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My problem is that I Have a wireless adapter hooked onto the end of 2 usb extension cables that have their own power supply, so its not a problem of range. I've had it set up like this for two months, where the wireless adapter was set on the end of the 2 usb extension cables, and it worked just fine.

USB extension cables
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.js...oductId=2991227

I have a Linksys Wireless A/G USB Network Adapter

http://www.amazon.com/Linksys-WUSB54G-Wire...r/dp/B00009X6PH

Now suddenly I wake up one morning to find the message "USB Device not recognized." This only happens when I have the wireless adapter plugged into the two cables. I have tried plugging it into each of the different cables seperately, and it wont work on either cable, as well as working off the end of both cables. When I just plug it in straight into the computer it works fine. Any other USB device I plug into these cables works fine, weather it be a webcam etc. Just the combo of my Wireless adapter and my extension cables doesn't work. What do I do? But yeah if I have to buy something so be it, I'm just not sure whats wrong in this case. I've tried the most obvious means of solving the problem, simply restarting the computer, unplugging the device and plugging it back in etc. I've tried reinstalling the drivers on both the cables and the device, nothing seems to work. I don't understand it at all.

Thanks,
Acton
 

A:Wireless Internet Adapter not recognized when plugged into USB extension cable.

I have found that the wireless card I have will not work if it is connected to an extension, even a very short one will not work with it (I am talking a 3" one)
 

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Hi guys,

I've been rearranging my workspace, and tried to connect my monitor (viewsonic 19in flat screen) with an extension svga cable. The machine powers on and I get a display, but the optimal viewing resolution (the monitor has a little popup message that says 1440x900) is not available as an option when I go into display settings.
When I look in device manager, the monitor is listed as a generic plug/play device. Do I need to manually install a driver from teh manufacturer? Previously, when just plugging the monitor directly to the machine with no cable the display looked fine, but now it doesn't look as good.

thanks,
bp
 

A:monitor detected as standard plug and play when connected with extension cable

You'd be better of with a long high quality cable then using an extension.

Yes, install the drivers from the manufactures website. These will help your GPU set the correct resolution.
 

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Greetings...
Hope this post finds you well.

Just did a complete format/reinstall of XP (SP3) on my PC after a nasty virus attack.

' little history:
I've been working with both Adobe and Corel on the same box (XP) for about 5 years now.
After the recent format / XP reinstall - All apps installed flawlessly (as usual). As I was loading in my
files, images and graphics (.ai,.cdr,.psd,png,bmp etc..) salvaged from the old drive - I encountered some
anomalous crashes anytime there was a native Corel PhotoPaint file - .CPT anywhere in the explorer
window. If explorer is lucky enough to load with a .CPT file in it -
as soon as my mouse/curser enters the explorer window or near the file - The screen crashes; goes black
and then slowly reloads the desktop.
Upon crashing- it will occasionally throw up an error message: "encountered a problem blah,blah - has to close -
blah,blah - send a report".... I usually have to do a taskmanager dump of drwatsn.exe to get the message to close.

Without any luck surfing the web for a fix; I contacted Corel. Unfortunately they will offer no support because software, although legal,
is not the current version and claims it is an XP problem and not their software. (fair)

I've done several formats and XP re-installs and it continues to happen. Regardless SP2 or SP3 upgrade.

In addition :
I have another similar problem with one of my old Dreamweaver products that never had issues for 5 years, and suddenly
only works in sa... Read more

A:Windows crash if mouse over specific file extension

How much RAM is installed?What do your dumps reveal as the possible cause?Help Diagnosing BSODs And Crashes (BC) - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/176011/how-to-receive-help-diagnosing-blue-screens-and-windows-crashes/ Louis

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Hi all,
As the title says i occasionally get this problem. My computer qwill freeze for a few seconds followed by system lag which seems to get worse (freezing every few seconds/taking 2 seconds to recognise a click etc.). If i reset my computer it resolves the issue but i was hoping you guys may be able to give me more insight as to what the issue may be.

It nearly always happens when i am browsing in firefox. Have never had it happen to me during gaming etc. which is why i'm hesitant to believe it is to do with my GPU or it's drivers which are always kept up to date.

i have included pics of the cursor and what processes were running at the time of the freeze/lag

A:Mouse freezes, followed by system lag and mouse icon turns fuzzy *pics

What security software do you have installed? Please list anything realtime that scans for spyware, malware, viruses, provides a firewall, etc.
Also, even though you are not getting a blue screen: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Those will help us determine application/system hangs, as well. They include your Event Viewer logs.

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My vista 32 freezes both normal startup or safe mode , mouse still moves but cant clik or type or access or copy or paste so cant do anything, any help would be much appreciate it, no errors come up, so b4 u guys tell me what to de please remember: i cant clik or type or copy or access any folder or anything

A:Vista freezes after startup, safe mode freezes but mouse still works

Sounds like the hard drive. It may be corrupt. Download Ubuntu and save your stuff, first. If you cannot, it is most likely hardware or hard drive, which is hardware.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...dows-computer/

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Please please someone help.

I can find all over the internet five years worth of people that cannot watch videos, download, buffer, or even load pages unless they are constantly moving their mouse.

If I click a video on youtube or anything I have to tickle my mouse pad constantly or video freezes and only audio plays.

When downloading anything I have to constantly move mouse/cursor or it pauses.

Although this problem is raised in forum after forum, and question area - not one of them has the answer - and the threads just get closed off. Can anyone actually answer this one?

Did anyone anywhere ever get this sorted and can they come back and say what they did to resolve it please?

New laptop, only a few months old - Windows Seven Home Premium.

Scanned and nothingthere wrong - as did everyone else.

Please do not close the thread until we get a solution...

Thank you for reading - Julietstorm.

P.s. Here is a typical thread of which there are many that has been closed without a resolution being posted. Please don't close this thread, please could tech guy be the first to actually solve this in five years?

This thread describes the problem too: an example of a closed thread: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vi...se-moving.html
 

A:Video freezes, downloads pause - Unless I contstantly move mouse. Moving mouse tiring

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Please close wrong area - um, here is the thread reopened elsewhere - If I gave you the link to here, just click this one please:
http://forums.techguy.org/all-other-software/970645-video-freezes-downloads-pause-unless.html
 

A:Video freezes, downloads pause - Unless I contstantly move mouse. Moving mouse tiring

It would be helpful if you would ask a Moderator to merge this thread with your other one.

 

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I just bought new mouse from eBay. It's excellent and all that, but whenever I hold right mouse button and then press middle mouse button, my mouse locks down and unlocks only after I do that again. Is it possible to disable it?
All I know about my mouse is this:
2,4 ghz wireless optical mouse with mini usb
DC:3v 20mA

A:Mouse freezes on [Hold RMB + click middle mouse button]

I've never seen any other posts with that same problem so it may be intentionally built-in to that particular mouse to prevent others using your PC when you're away from it. Read it's instructions if you got any with it, it should tell you if it's got a built-in mouse lock, although that feature usually requires additional third-party mouse software to be installed to recognise when the appropriate buttons have been pressed.

If no instructions were supplied, go to it's manufacturer's website to see if it's mentioned there.

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I am still experiencing system freezes possibly triggered by mouse movement.

Still reading a lot here but asking for help.

New zip attached as Whiskey7a.... grr system froze while typing here (and moved mouse)

I have tried system repair sfc/scannow to no effect.... All drivers just checked,,,
Below type in italics is the original post....

Been experiencing some BSODs, mouse freezes and reboots. Reading lots here in the forum (thanks) and trying to understand what is happening and why. Read 'before posting in the BSOD forum' and hope I got it right?

I got a new MS wireless KB & mouse for Christmas and I can't be sure but I think problems started about then. I reverted to the old wired ones and problems still evident.

I really think I experienced a mouse freeze in safe mode.

New Samsung SSD a while ago and 64bit OS & will provide any info that may help.

I have been searching/reading to no good and looking for help please

I was reading about PC freezing up and discovered Event Viewer.. (screen attached)

In event viewer see lots of errors and warnings that I don't think are quite right and not at all sure if they are causing BSODs.WLAN Extensibility Module has failed to start.

Module Path: C:\Windows\system32\Rtlihvs.dll
Error Code: 126
I initially tried Malwarebyte and AVG software but no improvements.

I tried Driver Verifier and got a BSOD but don't seem to have a dmp file(?) so will continue reading here, and please let me know if you need other info.

A:BSOD, mouse freezes &reboots possibly after new MS wireless KB & mouse

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800858c028, b2000040, 800}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner
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Start by completely uninstalling AVG and replacing with MSE.

If system still BSOD's after change, then please follow this:
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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My mouse cursor will randomly freeze or disappear, yet it remains active. I can still use it by feel. If I turn mouse trails on a duplicate mouse shows up that works and the frozen one remains, although its not completely frozen as it will still change into other cursors ie the hourglass. Eventually mouse trails turn off all on its own and im left with no cursor again. I've updated drivers and checked all the settings and am left with no solution. Any help would be very appreciated.
 

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My mouse pointer has been freezing but my mouse works, I just have to watch to see where is based on mouseovers. How can I fix this?
 

A:Mouse Pointer Freezes but Mouse Works

Try re-installing the mouse drivers. If that doesn't cure it check for updated graphics card drivers.
 

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Maximum length for usb 2.0 is 5 meters. = 16.4 feet

If I get a usb 2.0 extension cable of 15 feet and plug in this 3.0 powered hub with its supplied 1.5 foot cable, will it fail to work?
Scheme is PC to 15 foot extension cable to 1.5 foot cable to hub.
Black 7 Port USB 3 0 Hub on Off Switches AC Power Adapter Cable for PC Laptop | eBay

Total cable length becomes 16.5 feet which is 1/10 foot longer than max of 16.4 feet. Will that extra 1/10 feet length be too much length?

A:USB cable extension length 15 foot plus 1.5 foot to a powered hub

For a test, I strung together 3 extensions usb and plugged in a mouse. Total length is 19 feet.
The mouse works perfectly.
So, I wonder about this extension length specification.

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So I went out and treated myself to a new mouse and keyboard(RAT 7/Steelseries merc stealth)bit of an upgrade from a trackball and basic mini keyboard,it's weird using a normal mouse again.But my problem is the braided cable on the mouse will not straighten,has any body got any tips, tricks,do's,dont's?It is a bit of a pain in the bum.I just need to get the hang of,game play now,from what I have been told once you get the hang of it,you won't go back.

A:Tip for straightening mouse cable

Depending on vendors, each use a different type of braided sleeving, some more rigid and stiffer than some others. I use a Razor mouse and it's braided sleeving is very flexible.

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moved my tower to another room for recording. i have 25' cable extensions on monitor, keyboard, mouse.

everything else toslink, s/pdif, xlr, esa/ebu.

everything works fine except the mouse. tried switching with keyboard (both ps/2), no luck. my spare trackball does not work either.

does anybody have any scoop? is an active cable needed?

thank you for the help.
tony m
 

A:mouse does not work with 25' cable

Well, IEEE 1394 (FireWire) loses its signal after 4 1/2 meters of cable, and the same is probably true with PS/2, although not so much of a drastically short length.
 

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Well, I just recently got a new computer, its a 2.66 intel pentium 4 with 256 ddr ram and a few other great specs. I also have a geforce 4 mx 64 ram, video card and for some reason my counter-strike freezes for a few seconds then continues like normal but sometimes it wont even continue it just freezes up my cable. I have to reset my cable and renew ip address for it to work again... if i dont do that it wont let me connect to the internet or anything. I dont know what the problem is maybe oyu might be able to help me thanks
 

A:cs freezes my cable connetion

I had a similar problem with StarCraft. It turns out my DSL was installed incorrectly, I had all the phone lines going to one place, rather than data and voice being seperated. I don't know what the problem could be with cable, but just to make sure, reinstall your counterstrike.
 

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Hi,

I bought two 16' USB repeater cables to extend my keyboard and mouse.

The keyboard works fine, but the mouse is not recognized and I get asked to install drivers (of which it can't find).

I am using the standard Creative USB mouse that came with my system, and did try a driver update for the mouse to no avail.

I am using Vista home.

Any thoughts?
 

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Hello All,

As a surveyor, I'm trying to slowly solve all the glitches on my new Windows 8.1 laptop.

1. Mouse

I often visit this NSW government site SIX Maps

When navigating the map, you use the mouse scroll wheel to zoom in or out and hold down the left mouse button to pan.

In my new windows 8.1 laptop, the scroll and pan functions won't work.

Iv'e tried 4 different mice and none of them work but they all work on my old XP laptop.

I've also tried 2 browsers (Chrome and IE)

I have also been in touch with the NSW goverment support team to no avail.

Looking in control panel, I couldn't recognise anything that would help.

Does anyone have any ideas?
2. USB to RS232 serial port cable replicator

This cable is used to download/upload information to the survey instrument. It worked fine on Windows XP, but will not work on Windows 8.1. It may be something to do with the port configuration.

Please note that the software is very old and I had to create a virtual XP machine using VMWARE to run it. (As well as some other obsolete software such as XTGOLD and Q.EXE! Any one remember these? I've yet to come across any file editing program to equal Q.EXE)

Hopefully someone will have some ideas otherwise I'll have to go back to the manufacturer and they'll charge more than I paid for the computer!!!

Thanks in advance for your help,

Michael

A:Problem with mouse and USB to RS232 cable

Well, I tried the link you provided and I was able to scroll using IE, Logitech Mouse, and Windows 8.1 Pro (64 bit). However, when I first accessed the site, it said that their site would work better with FireFox or Chrome. I have Chrome installed but did not try it.

USB to RS232, which end connects where? Does the USB end connect to the computer or the survey equipment? When running your XP, does it provide an error when you try to connect upload/download data? I would think that your VMWARE and XP will be able to handle everything, but you will need to play with port settings to have everything configured the way it was before. For example, my wife's computer is Windows 8.1 Pro, and I have her run VMWARE and Windows XP so she can use the embroidery module for her sewing machine. The one thing you have to do is to make sure that when you start the VM machine, you must tell the VM machine to use anything plugged into the USB ports to be used in the XP and not the Host machine.

Anyway, don't give up yet and keep poking around you'll find a solution.

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