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Windows 7 RTM 64-bit mouse freezes/stutters multiple times per minute
I've installed the Windows 7 Enterprise RTM (my company has software assurance) on one of our machines, dual booting with XP. The Windows 7 install is totally clean, but it has a nagging issue of mouse pointer freezing/stuttering that is driving me absolutely
nuts! Basically, every 10-15 seconds, the mouse pointer just freezes in place for about a second. The computer itself doesn't seem to be locking up but the mouse pointer will then suddenly jump back about where it should have been if it didn't freeze. (i.e.,
it seems to be lagging behind responding to the mouse but catches up, it doesn't continue from where it was).
It seems like the problem is getting worse the more drivers and such that I setup, I was hoping once I got all my sound/video drivers in it would get better.
Does anyone have any ideas and/or performance monitoring tips? Nothing seems to be spiking in task manager. And it all works fine in XP.
Asus P5WD2 motherboard
Pentium D 940 (3.4, dual core)
ATI Radeon HD4850 video card
Asus Xonar D2X sound card
Adaptec 29320 SCSI + Atlas 15K drive (Win XP boot drive) and Plextor SCSI CD burner
Other SATA HDs including the Win 7 installed drive
Razer Copperhead mouse
I would be sure you have Win 7 drivers for the ATI video, either from Windows Update, or the ATI site. Aero doesn't seem to be working right. You might get some infor from the command 'perfmon /res' , or looking at the Action Center in Control Panel.
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I have the same problem on my machine! It's driving me crazy. I have a Desktop Wireless 7000 from microsoft, and at first I thought it was the mouse drivers but I tried a USB mouse I have at home and the same thing keeps happening. System is: Asus M2A-VM
HDMI AMD 690G chipset, On Board HD audio and Lan AMD Athlon 64x2 5000+ 4GB Kingston DDR2 800 XFX 9800GT video Card PCI-E Samsung 320GB SATA II HD with System: win7 x64 Hitachi 1TB SATA II HD with files. Asus SATA DVD-RW drive.. Any help will be appreciated.
Win 7 Pro x64 from MAPS download
Asus M2NPV-VM Mobo
AMD 4400+ X2 Athon Socket AM2
6G DDR2 800 RAM
2 SATA Drives in RAID 0 using on board nVidia controlelr
Some USB Mouse from China, connected through a Belkin Switch2 KVM
nVIDIA 8800 GTS GPU
Hope this adds to the list of people with problems - maybe we all have something in common