How to Fix Mouse Freezes, Jumps, or Disappears on Windows 10?

If you are using any Windows system, then you may experience that the cursor suddenly jumps, freezes or wipes out while you are doing something. This could happen due to a number of reasons. So, if you are facing a similar issue, then here are some fixes given below.

Turn off Disappearing Feature on Windows 10

Follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Go to the Desktop button on your Windows system.
  2. After that, hover the over to the bottom right side of the display.
  3. You will see a pop-up menu and select the Settings option.
  4. Then click on the feature of the Control Panel.
  5. Navigate to the icon Mouse.
  6. You will see a screen of Mouse Properties, and select the ‘Pointer options’ section into the top of the screen.
  7. Then untick the ‘Hide pointer while typing’ box.
  8. You should choose the button of OK into the bottom side of the window.
  9. Now, shut each screen you launched and restart the system.

Repair Unexpected Freezing or Jumps Issues on Windows 10

Follow the directions mentioned below:

  1. You should invoke the Control Panel.
  2. Then you will be required to select the ‘Find and fix problems’ option.
  3. You will see a Troubleshooting screen through the right of the screen and select the option of ‘Hardware and Sound.’
  4. Once you reach the Device category, select the button of Next for the ‘Hardware and Devices.’
  5. Then a scan process will start, and once it is completed, you will be required to select the ‘Apply this fix’ button.
  6. Later, shut the opened screen.
  7. Now, restart the system and then check the issue.

Untick the Feature of Enhance Pointer Precision

Follow the steps mentioned here:

  1. You have to invoke the Control Panel on your system.
  2. Then, go to the section of Mouse.
  3. After that, reach the section of Pointer Options and turn off the feature of ‘Enhance Pointer Precision.’
  4. Later, select the Apply and then OK button to apply the changes.

Install the Mouse Driver Again

Here are some steps you can follow:

  1. Hold the Windows and X keys altogether over the keyboard to invoke the Win + X menu then select the Device Manager.
  2. Thereafter, find the mouse and right-click on it then pick the Uninstall device option.
  3. Once the verification message shows, select the Uninstall button.
  4. Now, the mouse will be turned off. Through the keyboard’s buttons, you can reach the Action option and then choose the ‘Scan for hardware changes’ option.
  5. In case you cannot launch this menu using the keyboard, then reboot the system.

Mia Watson is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at Blogs Book, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.


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