Why the mouse does not work on a laptop or computer and what to do in this case?!
Due to this difference, there are specific problems for each of the species and common to both.
The mouse does not work on a laptop, how to fix it?
It is impossible to use a laptop without a mouse or touchpad, so when a problem arises with them, people immediately wonder what to do. The reasons for the breakdown can occur due to the fault of a person or due to a software failure. Fortunately, any of these can be fixed fairly easily. It is enough to figure out why the mouse does not work on a laptop, and get acquainted with the solution to the problem.
Consider all possible causes of a malfunctioning mouse.
General breakdown Most often, the mouse on a laptop does not work if the operating system malfunctions. This can happen to anyone, so don’t worry. Usually, the problem can be solved simply by restarting the computer. This can be done either by key combinations on the keyboard, or by holding down the power button on the laptop and turning it on again. If the mouse still cannot be used, then you need to do the following:
Select the section Hardware. Device Manager. Mice.
If the driver is broken by something, there will be a yellow rectangle with an exclamation mark.
You can fix this problem by downloading a new mouse driver from the official website or installing from the media. Now the trouble must be cleared up.
What to do if a wired mouse does not work Nowadays, fewer and fewer people use a wired mouse, as it is not always convenient and quickly breaks down. However, there are still those who do not want to purchase the wireless version for some reason. It is they who may face the problem that the mouse has stopped working. It is impossible to immediately answer why this happened. First of all, you need to try connecting the mouse to another computer or laptop. If it works on it, then the problem is in a specific laptop. What to do in this case:
You also need to reboot the system because an unexpected crash might have occurred. It is recommended to check the drivers and install new ones if necessary. You can try to remove the mouse from the system, restart the laptop and reconnect it. In this case, the device will be re-recognized. If the mouse does not work on a laptop and another computer, then it is better to immediately throw it out and buy a new one. It could break down due to wiring, a malfunction in the plug, or simply burn out. Attempts to solve mechanical problems on their own rarely lead to a positive result, they only waste time.
By the way, in rare cases, the mouse may not function due to static stress. To fix this, you need to turn off the laptop and disconnect the plug from the outlet, remove the battery, then press the power button and hold it for 30 seconds. You can now return the battery, turn on the device, and connect the mouse. It is likely that now it will work.
What to do if a wireless mouse is faulty A wireless mouse is convenient in all respects, however, problems can arise with it. Most often they are caused by dropping the device, spilling a lot of liquid on it, and old age. However, there are reasons beyond the control of the individual that the wireless mouse does not work. It is about them that the conversation will go.
Wireless mice need batteries, which tend to break down.
They need to be changed in a timely manner for the mouse to function properly. It is quite possible that at the moment they are the problem. Therefore, you should try to replace them and check if the malfunction goes away. You can also try plugging the receiver into a different port and check if the mouse is on. If it works, but constantly freezes and sometimes stops connecting, then it must be rebooted.
In the case when the wireless mouse does not work at all and none of the above methods helps, it needs to be replaced. For some reason, she finally failed, and trying to find out what exactly led to the breakdown is a waste of time.
Problems with the touchpad (touchpad) Some people prefer to use the touchpad built into their laptop. It would seem that no problems should happen to it, but it happens that it does not work or is buggy. The solutions that are recommended to use if the mouse stopped working will not work here. Therefore, you will have to use the methods applicable in this situation. When asked why there were problems, mention should be made of the quality of the touchpad. It is likely that laptop manufacturers have saved on it, which is why various glitches occur. If he functioned for a long time without failures, and now for some reason he began to junk, then the problem may be primarily in the person. If the cursor disappears from the screen at times, this is most often due to dirt on the touch panel. That is why it must be regularly wiped with a damp cloth so that it does not have various stains and seals. It can also be a problem if a person works on the touchpad with wet hands. The problem may also be a driver malfunction. In this case, you need to download it from the official website and reinstall it. This is often what helps. Also, the touch panel may not work due to the fact that it was accidentally or intentionally turned off. Press the corresponding power button located on the keyboard. In extreme cases, a hardware breakdown may be to blame, and it can only be solved by handing over the device to a service center.
Why a wireless or wired mouse does not work is a pressing question for all laptop owners. All kinds of solutions to it are presented in the article. If they didn’t solve the problem, then it’s better to get a new mouse than puzzle over the problem. It is recommended to buy a high-quality device, and not a cheap one, since the service life depends on this. Remember to handle your mouse with care and not drop it.
Perhaps, such a problem occurs quite rarely, although it does occur. The fact is that you can suspect a system failure, as a result of which the mouse drivers were installed incorrectly.
In this case, you need to disconnect the mouse from the laptop, and then go to the “Control Panel” menu and set the information display mode “Small icons” in the upper right corner. Next, open the “System” section.
In the left pane of the window that appears, go to the “Device Manager” section.
Expand the “Mice and Other Pointing Devices” tab and remove the “HID-Compliant Mouse” item.
After completing these steps, close the device manager window, and then connect the mouse to the computer. The drivers will be reinstalled on the computer, as a result of which the mouse can start working.
In some cases, it can be assumed that the inoperability of the mouse could be due to the build-up of static electricity in your laptops. In this way to solve the problem, we recommend that you try to reset the static voltage.
To do this, turn off your laptop, unplug it and disconnect the battery. Press and hold the laptop’s power button for about 30 seconds. Release the power button, reconnect the battery to the laptop, and then start it up. After loading the operating system, check the functionality of the mouse.
Why a wired mouse does not work on a laptop: the main causes of the problem
Despite the fact that laptops are endowed with a touchpad, many users still prefer to connect computer mice, which will make it much easier and more productive to work with the computer. But what to do if the wired mouse connected to the computer does not work?
Laptop users, connecting a wired mouse to a laptop to one of the USB ports, quite often encounter a situation where it refuses to work. There may be several reasons for this problem, and we will try to cover all of them in this article.
The mouse does not work on a laptop. what to do?
If you are faced with a problem when the mouse does not work on a laptop, do not rush to purchase a new input device. Since the mouse is quite simple, in most cases you can easily identify the cause of the malfunction and fix it.
Windows 10 mouse not working on laptop
USB port problems
The point may not even be that the USB port to which the mouse is connected is inoperative, but the reason may be a conflict between the port and the mouse. This situation is especially common when the mouse is connected to the USB 3.0 port (it is highlighted in blue).
To solve the problem in this case, try connecting the mouse to a different port on your computer.
The touchpad does not work on the laptop. What to do?
The popularity of laptops is increasing every day, and there is one main reason for this: a laptop allows you to perform all the same functions as on a stationary computer, but at the same time not be chained to a certain workplace. A malfunctioning touchpad is one of the most common problems for laptops. It is this topic that this article will be devoted to.
The touchpad is a touchpad that serves as a complete replacement for a mouse. In most cases, the touchpad recognizes several gestures, for example, a simultaneous “click” with two fingers on the touchpad will be equivalent to pressing the right mouse button.
Below we will look at a few ways that can help fix the problem with the touchpad not working. Start from the very first and, as necessary, move on.
First you need to determine the nature of the inoperability of the touchpad. For example, the touchpad may not respond correctly to touch, but it will still work, or it may not respond at all.
The touchpad responds, but does not work correctly.
First you need to make sure that the hands with which you touch the touchpad are clean and dry, and just in case, wipe the touchpad itself with a damp cloth to clean it of dirt.
If the incorrect operation of the touchpad is clearly not related to dirt, you need to check the Windows settings. To do this, open “Start” and select “Control Panel”. Use the search in the upper right corner and open the “Mouse” menu.
In the window that opens, go to the “Pointer parameters” tab, where check the arrow speed parameter. If this parameter is too low or too high, move the slider to the middle and save the changes.
The touchpad does not respond to touch.
If the touchpad does not respond to your touch in any way, it can be assumed that it is disabled.
In some laptop models, there is a special button next to the touchpad that activates the touchpad.
Also, the touchpad can be turned on and off using a keyboard shortcut. As a rule, the function of enabling and disabling the touchpad is located on the F9 key (the key may be different) and is activated by simultaneously pressing together with the Fn key.
Try to press this key combination once and check the functionality of the touchpad. Most often, messages will be displayed on the laptop screen that you have activated the touchpad or, conversely, disabled.
If a USB mouse is connected to the laptop when the touchpad is inoperative, try disconnecting it. some laptop models automatically switch from touchpad to mouse.
Check for drivers that are responsible for the operation of the touchpad. To do this, open “Start” and right-click on the “Computer” menu. In the pop-up context menu, open the “Properties” item.
In the left part of the window that opens, click on the link “Device Manager”.
Expand Mice and Other Pointing Devices and check for drivers. Normally, you will just see the name of the device. If you do not see the device name, or there is an icon with an exclamation mark next to it, you should take care of the drivers.
Go to the official website of the manufacturer of your laptop and download the drivers from there specifically for your device model. Install the downloaded file and restart your computer.
If the above methods did not help you fix the problem, then the problem is probably not in the software, but in the hardware. And here it is already necessary to contact the service center, where they can replace the touchpad.
Stripes on the screen of a PC or laptop monitor. reasons and what to do
If stripes or artifacts appear on the computer monitor screen, or the same thing happens on a laptop screen, horizontal or vertical, white, red, green or blue. you are not alone in your problem, it is very common. Unfortunately, most often this requires repair, but not always.
Further, what may be the reason that stripes appear on the laptop screen or a similar problem occurs on the computer monitor, photos with examples of such stripes and what by their appearance can be said about the source of the problem and the corresponding solution methods.
Note: if stripes or artifacts appear in only one program, then most often the problem lies in how this program interacts with the video card or with the drivers of the latter. For example, if strange stripes began to appear in the Google Chrome browser, it is usually enough to disable hardware acceleration in the browser; for some other programs, for example, video players, this may also be relevant.
The main reasons for the appearance of stripes on the laptop screen and computer monitor
Among the main reasons for the appearance of horizontal or vertical color, white or black stripes on the monitor are:
- Problems with the video card, video chip (overheating, hardware malfunctions). as a rule, in this case, it is clear that the reason is not in the display itself (if you have ever seen problems with the loop or matrix, it will most likely be clear), moreover, in a safe mode, low resolution and in BIOS, the image may remain normal (but not always). The appearance of the stripes in this case often looks like artifacts, strange elements of the image and text in different places, or stripes (often colored) arranged evenly in a certain system across the entire screen, examples will be given below. In this situation, most often there is a horizontal distribution of artifacts or stripes: even if the stripes themselves are vertical, but we see them evenly distributed horizontally across the entire screen, apparently something with the video card (but the second option is also possible).
- Problems with the laptop matrix cable or the cable (or connector) connecting the computer monitor. Outwardly, it may look both in the previous case and in the next version. Sometimes in this case the screen can be “painted” in some color. The appearance of stripes or artifacts may change when you open or close the laptop lid, or when physically impacting the monitor cable. In the case of a laptop cable, the image may also disappear on a large area of the screen: it turns white or black, or there is a single vertical stripe of some color.
- Damage to the laptop matrix or monitor screen. Usually it looks like either a set of multi-colored vertical stripes in one area of the screen (they can, in turn, consist of horizontal ones), sometimes. as single vertical stripes, there is also a variant of black spots on the image (often have a horizontal orientation). In case of serious damage to the matrix, there may be more interesting patterns, combinations of vertical and horizontal lines.
Examples of stripes on the screen of a computer monitor and laptop and the corresponding reasons
And now examples of such stripes on screens and an indication of the specific problem that caused them, so that you have the opportunity to guess what is the cause in your case.
In the pictures below, the reason is most likely in the video card.
The following 3 options can indicate both problems with the video card and problems with the screen cable on the laptop or the cable on the PC (or connectors on the video card and monitor).
Below. 3 options with a high probability of reporting problems with the matrix cable on a laptop or problems in connecting a computer monitor.
Finally, damage to the matrix itself due to impact, punching or other physical damage may look like this. The picture may vary greatly depending on the location and severity of the damage.
What to do to fix the problem with stripes on the screen
For most cases, such as damage to the cable, hardware malfunctions of the video card or damage to the screen matrix, you will have to apply for equipment repair or change it, but sometimes options are possible:
- If you suspect a problem with the video card, and you have a desktop computer that has a separate integrated video output, and the integrated video card is turned on, try connecting a monitor to this output.
- If you suspect connection problems and speech, again, about the PC, you can try other cables, inputs on the monitor and outputs on the video card.
- A laptop with a broken matrix or a damaged cable can usually be connected to an external monitor or to a TV (see How to connect a laptop to a TV).
- If you are not sure if the problem is in the computer monitor or the computer itself (its video card), try connecting the monitor to a laptop, another computer, game console and see if the problem persists.
A common recommendation is to update or roll back video card drivers. You can try to do this, but it helps in very rare cases and only for the first scenario: when we assume problems with the video chip.
I hope that some of the information provided will help you figure out exactly what the problem is in your case and take the appropriate action to solve it.
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This kind of repair is not my specificity. I myself would have searched the Internet for what and how to glue the speakers if I ran into a problem)
On my PC, the monitor blinks quickly and rapidly when running on batteries. I put other batteries, the result is the same. And through the network it stops blinking. Whoever did not show everyone shrug their shoulders. Maybe you can tell me something! PC is good, the latest release of Samsung i7 is a pity to dispose of
Is Intel Graphics Control Panel present on the laptop? If yes, then somewhere inside in the power-related section, select “on battery”, and then in the settings of the battery profile, turn off the power saving screen when running on battery and see if this solves the problem.
Hello! I have a problem with the display of an ASUS laptop, namely: the display does not work when the AC adapter is off, when the battery is 100% charged, when I reconnect the adapter, the display turns on; when the battery driver is disabled, in the device manager, then the display continues to work with the adapter disconnected. Installed Win 10 pro version 1909 from the official website.
Somewhere in the power parameters (power supply circuit) there is an option to dim the brightness when charging is off, play with it (I don’t remember the exact path and I can’t see it now).
Hello. when booting Windows, the screen shows all the rules. letters on a black screen, the Windows logo are all in place. instead of the screen appearing, vertical stripes appear. just leaving the BIOS everything shows fine. what could be the problem?
It looks like a problem with the video card. At the boot stage and in the BIOS, the basic mode is used (i.e. the hardware capabilities of the video card are not used), and after that everything turns on to the full, and this is where the problem appears.
Hello, I have such a problem, the image from the monitor disappeared, the screen lights up and that’s it. After the reboot, artifacts went all over the screen, mostly horizontal, the monitor checked the whole problem in the video card in order, but I don’t know what to do with it, because I live outside the city and there is no way to contact the service center.
If this is a desktop and relatively modern PC, then most likely it also has an integrated video chip, then you can disconnect the discrete video card, and connect the monitor to the integrated video.
Well, just in case: check the monitor cables. connecting the cable to the video card and to the monitor itself. Children, animals, swinging a leg, diligent cleaning. all can break the connection, and this will also lead to the situation you are describing.
Thanks a lot to the author for the information! I got off with only a slight fright. I rolled back the driver and everything fell into place! Thank you!
Good day! Lenovo Ideapad 320-17ikb laptop. I ran into the problem of stripes on the screen, and I just can’t find even the very reason. Stripes appear on the screen that do not look like any picture from the article, these are horizontal stripes literally in a thread thick, most often white and red. They appear on their own, randomly across the entire screen, in any part, literally for half a second, flicker in different places on the screen and disappear the same way. Twice it happened that the screen went out for 30 seconds after this, but it also recovered itself. There is no direct connection with the load level, it can be both during work and when watching YouTube. Dismantled, there are no external signs of damage. I drove it through furmark. no reaction. I took it to the service. they said that the breakdown was not diagnosed. And I just don’t even know what to take on ((
I can’t say anything definite either. I would look for patterns: you never know, suddenly, when you touch in a certain conductive place or after working on the couch, a problem manifests itself. Then I would assume a discharge of static somewhere in the area of the matrix connection loop, but this is with a pitchfork on the water, of course.
Hello! A question! While in the car, I accidentally crushed the laptop, although there was a cover, as if the screen had burst, no damage is visible from the outside, but the screen is dark with white spots, as if the paint had spilled, is it possible to reanimate it on the spot in some way? I’m still on the flight for a month!
Hello. Only to change in the workshop, obviously the matrix has squeezed out, flowed, maybe something else with the backlight (since the screen is dark), it is quite common when squeezed. At the same time, there may not be any cracks.
Hello, a horizontal stripe of pink color, two pixels wide, has appeared on the monitor. I noticed that under a certain background, it disappears, or partially disappears, becomes invisible. I want to know if it is possible to solve this programmatically? for example, so that the image changes in place of the strip so that it is as invisible as possible. Are there such programs, or what can you advise? monitor for the word Samsung S23B300
Hello. Unfortunately, no, I cannot advise, I do not know such programs.
Hello, I wanted to know what can be done and what is the reason for their appearance on the monitor, 2 stripes appeared, one ate a noticeable other, then bright or dim
So you can’t guess from the description. Here you would know after what the problem arose and would ideally see.
Hello. Vertical stripes appear in full screen when I start watching video on a PC with a standard program for playing on Win10. This leads to a complete freeze of the PC, you have to unplug it and restart it. Vidosiki on YouTube, games, everything works fine, there are no artifacts there. However, PC videos constantly cause such artifacts. Sometimes very good this rarely appears and with simple use of a PC, for example, by going to skype or discord, you can get such a problem, but not often. I have a Monoblock 2012. Windu reinstalled, the latest drivers (2015) It seems the problem is in the hardware. And a screenshot to see which lanes
Farmakom drove it, the temperature reaches 60 degrees, but not more, when this program was running, no artifacts were found.
Hello. I would guess the problems with the video card (chip) by sight. And the failure, you see, happens when you request certain “iron” functions on it.
And the videos in VLC play the same ones without any problems? If you haven’t tried it, try it (the player has its own codecs and, perhaps, they will work differently).
I just downloaded the VLC player, launched the AVI video format, everything works fine, as it did on the standard Windows player. Here are just the MP4 format caused this screen with stripes, as in other things on a standard player. I don’t understand what’s the matter, how can it depend on the video format?
Maybe in theory. Now, videos with H.264 codecs (and most likely you have it in an MP4 file) and many others (but not with any) are decoded by hardware. on a discrete or integrated video card, and it may turn out that exactly those components that answer for decoding and lead to this result.
By the way, somewhere in VLC in the settings there is a disabling of any hardware decoding and acceleration (in my opinion there is even more than one item on this topic, I can’t look now). You can test the behavior if you disable.
I turned off the parameters you were talking about and surprisingly the video in MP4 format started and played normally. It’s wonderful, before video with this format I remember exactly that I worked in a standard player, the problem appeared quite recently in March.
As a result, it turns out that the problem most likely rests on either the hardware problems of the video card (and sometimes it happens that it is connected if it falls out of the slot under its own weight or because of the nervous owner) or the drivers.
Hello, I recently bought a new video card, at the first start there were multi-colored stripes on top of the screen, but after 1-2 seconds they disappeared, no problems work all day. Today, at launch, the entire screen was covered, but not everywhere so that the picture was viewed. If you turn it back on and off, there is no such problem at startup. I suspect what happens exactly at the moment when all the parts of the PC are cold. What do you think, what could be the problem, and how to solve it
Are you sure that the video card is well connected in the slot and the cables to it too? No adapters used? (they can cause this behavior)
Also, if you suddenly have Windows 10, try disabling Fast Startup. https://remontka.pro/fast-startup-Windows-10/ (although it may seem illogical), reboot, and watch if the problem repeats.
Yes, there is a dvi-vga adapter, but there were also problems with the cable. Even when there was no video card, there was a flickering of the screen, after the cable moved, it decreased. When I already bought it and connected the video card, I did not observe the ripple. So I thought that the matter was not in the cable, but in the connector on the motherboard.
My problem with horizontal stripes on the monitor was solved very easily. The problem was with a conventional power strip. Replaced. everything worked! Although at first I thought that this video card was covered.
The problem is the following, I bought a new PC and a new monitor about a month ago, today I left the computer turned on after 6 hours of use, for another 3 hours, having come home almost in the center of the screen, a vertical strip appeared that does not disappear in the BIOS, but disappears after turning off the PC for 10 minutes.15 and appears after about the same. I conducted monitor tests, there is a strip on all colors (on some it changes color to green and on a red background the strip is several times thinner) and pictures, except for gray ripples, as on an inoperative TV channel. When Windows boots up, there is also a strip.
I don’t have a clear answer.
It seems that in the monitor, it is theoretically possible in the cable (or its connection from one of the sides), and when using adapters, in the adapter. Why not immediately. apparently, after heating the components.
But I will not say something more specific, and in my assumptions I can be wrong.
The question is, such artifacts appear only when you reboot or turn on again (on the boot screen) after prolonged use (just a laptop turned on for several hours), then. no artifacts Laptop. MSI GF63 Thin
Hello. Can’t make a diagnosis. It still looks like there is something with the video chip (and when it is warmed up in those modes that it starts to behave like on the loading screen), but how critical. I will not say.
Hello! Acer laptop has the same vertical stripes as in the first picture.
The reason is most likely in the discrete AMD Readeon graphics card. Intel i5 processor. How can I disable a discrete video card and switch to an integrated one if it is not in the device manager and the BIOS is stripped down? thank!
If there is no discrete one at all in the dispatcher, then it seems that it is not involved and is already disabled (maybe it turned off due to a malfunction).
Toshiba Tecra A50-C laptop, GeForce 930M graphics, Windows 7 64bit operating system, NVidia’s firewood is the freshest. At the very bottom of the screen there is a strip about 3-5 pixels wide, as if the entire interface is duplicated down and shines through the taskbar panel (Windows Aero is on, turning it off does not help). I take a screenshot, insert it into the paint. this strip is not there. What could it be?
Thank you in advance!
I would first of all assume problems with the display flex.
OK thanks! So, I will disassemble the laptop and see what is where it came from Based on the results, I will try to unsubscribe.
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I didn’t quite understand from the commentary what kind of program is needed and for what purposes
Hello, acer xb 240h monitor, a barely noticeable faded horizontal stripe of background color, but a little lighter, always in one place of the monitor (to see it, you need to look closely, it is not visible on every background, mostly gray or green) connected to another video card, the problem hasn’t changed. At some point, he stopped seeing the band at all, but some time later he noticed it again. Can you tell me what the problem is? At first I thought it was the monitor, then, when the band disappeared, I began to doubt.
Hello. Apparently, after all, the monitor has something to do with the matrix, apparently. But here’s what I’m not going to say specifically.
Help me solve the problem, a thin horizontal stripe appeared on the PC monitor, can this be fixed, if so how?
I don’t presume to guess. If it is always present, then most likely. damage to the screen matrix, it will not be possible to fix it (without replacing the matrix). But I may be wrong about the reasons.
Hello. Please tell me, I bought a monitor but the problem did not go away, during operation it may start blinking, and then it goes out when playing, horizontal ones appear
lines, red dots.
Well, according to the description. most likely a problem with the video card (although in theory the cables may also be faulty).
On the monitor Samsung CJG52, bent gaming. on the side there is a wide black frame, it cannot be removed. due to a lack of information. in one word I made a scale to reduce the size of the screen, and, like, it became uniform on all edges. when I adjust to full screen, a 6 cm stripe appears, in a word, the monitor is new, help
As I understand it, you just need to set the correct resolution, one that is physically at the monitor (if you specified the model correctly, then 2560 × 1440). If there is no choice of such a resolution, then either there are problems with the video card drivers, or you are using some kind of adapter, and do not directly connect the monitor.
In short, I have such a troublesome. Compik is quite old, I have 1 GB of Video 8 RAM, hard GB for 700 and mother m4a89 GTD pro.
In short, I played a toy, and forgot to remove the big resolution and in short everything hung up and when the PC turned it on, stripes appeared.
I just did a clean install of the drivers and it worked. (You are there with your comments like “that’s it, the end of vidyakhe”, I was very scared
Thanks to all!
Hello! For the second time in 5 days of active use of the laptop, the image suddenly disappears and wide color bands appear, horizontal. You don’t have such examples in your examples.
At the same time, the stripes do not stand still, but change each other, as if overflowing. I connect an external monitor to VGA, but it does not see at all that something is connected.
The odd thing is that when I play a game that heats up the entire laptop, the screen works as it should. And failures with it occur when you work quietly in a browser or explorer. This phenomenon also does not coincide with the launch of the video. What could it be?
It may turn out that the malfunction of the graphics chip (or the drivers for it are problematic), while if you have two video adapters (integrated and discrete), then on discrete (in games) everything is ok, but on integrated (in the system). apparently not ok.
But that’s just a guess.
Thanks for the answer! Yes, there are 2 video adapters in the laptop, this is dell inspiron n5110. Hopefully, it will be enough to reinstall the drivers, and anyway, reinstall the entire system, for the few years that it has been worth it, maybe something happened with the drivers. Until January 9, there have been no more failures, I will continue to watch.
Thanks for the answer. I will carry the components to my friends.
Hello, black stripe, horizontal, intermittent in places, reasons?
Hello, when the frequency of the monitor is set to 144 Hz, a black strip appears at the bottom of the screen (the upper edge of the strip is supported), which temporarily passes through. I installed an update at 120 Hz and it disappeared. About a week later, the same miracles. I decided to look at 144 Hz. and there already a third of the image turned black. Does this sound like a slow blade of video card memory? I didn’t find a lot of material in the internet. Mats did not start.
I will not tell you, maybe you are right in your assumptions, or maybe everything is not so scary. From the ideas for “try” there is this: if there is a possibility of connecting via another interface at the same frequency (for example, via DP instead of HDMI, etc.), check. how in this case all this will behave.
Tip 5. Run a virus scan
Operating system malfunctions can be caused by unknown malware. As a result, it may cause the mouse to malfunction. It is worth checking your computer for viruses at least using the built-in defender. In the start menu, type Defender and launch the “Security Center”. Here, on the right side of the window, select the option “Protection against viruses and threats” with a shield icon, and then. “Scan now”. This program will conduct a deep and intelligent scan of the system for malware, but for peace of mind, you can use similar third-party solutions.
Tip 3. Update your drivers
You will need to open the “Device Manager” by pressing the Win R key combination and entering the devmgmt.msc command. Use the Tab and arrow keys to expand the Mice and Other Pointing Devices tab, press Alt Enter on your device, and then Tab to the Driver tab. Click on the “Update Driver” button.
Missing mouse cursor on Windows, what to do?
The cursor pointer has become such a familiar tool for us that we understand its full significance only when it freezes or ceases to be displayed on the main screen. With the disappearance of the cursor, it is easy to lose your temper rather quickly. it is inconvenient and difficult to work in this mode.
But there can be several reasons for the disappearance of the mouse pointer in Windows 10, including a software update, unlocking the screen after long hours of inactivity, waking the computer from sleep mode, accidentally disconnecting the pointing device itself, or simply updating Windows.
Sometimes the cursor disappears when working in Google Chrome, which will require you to reopen all tabs after restarting the browser. Some people solve the problem with a touch screen or stylus to work with the active surface. But this can in no way be considered a universal approach. We suggest that you check out some quick solutions to help you get your missing mouse pointer back.
Tip 2. Try a different mouse
Get someone to lend you their mouse for a while to check the status of your own device. With the help of a temporary replacement, it will be possible to understand whether the problem lies in the hardware itself or lies in the internal system drivers. If your mouse was connected via Bluetooth, it is recommended that you check if another device with a similar wireless type of data transfer is interfering.
Tip 4. Disable conflicting devices
Different devices connected to the PC at the same time sometimes conflict with each other. This can cause the cursor to disappear. Just unplug everything you can from your computer: USB devices, keyboard, printer, etc. Then shut down your computer and boot it up again. After that, reconnect the mouse to the PC and check if it works.
Tip 1. Try using keyboard shortcuts
The reason for the disappearance of the cursor could be an incorrect installation of Windows 10. But then some combinations with the participation of function keys will come to the rescue. Try pressing Fn F3, Fn F9, or Fn F11. This can bring the cursor back to the screen.
How to control the cursor in Windows using the keyboard
Make sure that you have followed all our tips for troubleshooting computer problems associated with the disappearance of the mouse cursor in Windows 10. But if this did not help, and you urgently need to work with only one keyboard, then for this case there are some tips:
- If your keyboard works without problems, you can access the various menu items using the Tab key. You can use the cursor keys to move up and down. It remains only to press Enter and select the marked position.
Use the Alt F4 key combination to close the currently open window.
- If the mouse cursor is visible in Windows 10, but you cannot control it, then try using the combination Left Alt Left ShiftNumLock. When the Mouse Pointer Control window appears, click Yes to enable mouse cursor control. This will help simulate mouse movement.
How to find out why the cursor disappeared
If the mouse is not working due to a failed port, the pointer is displayed on the screen, but does not move around it.
You can suspect a virus if, shortly before the problem occurred, you visited unverified sites or downloaded unlicensed files. A distinctive feature of this malfunction is that the cursor moves on its own, without a command.
When it comes to Windows 8 and 8.1, most often the malfunction is associated with the installation of add-ons that could damage the files. This option should be considered after a system upgrade. Windows 10 Registry is the source of the hassle regardless of updates.
The cursor on the laptop disappeared, how to get it back
A computer mouse is such a convenient control tool that the sudden disappearance of its cursor for most users is comparable to a disaster. But you shouldn’t panic when you find out that the pointer is missing. Although it can disappear due to various reasons, it is quite easy to return a cursor that disappeared on a laptop.
Problem solving methods
In the event that the disappearance of the cursor is associated with a broken port, the equipment should be connected to a different connector. If this does not help, the reason lies in a broken mouse, you need to purchase a new one.
To check the system for a virus, you can monitor it using an antivirus. Both free demo programs and paid analogs are available to users.
The system update problems run like this:
- Hold down the left Ctrl Shift and Num Lock, thanks to which cursor control is transferred to the keyboard arrows.
- In the “Start” menu we find “Mouse”, it is located in the control panel.
- Next, you go to the “Pointer parameters”.
- In the “Visibility” column, uncheck the box, if it is there, on the “Display pointer trail” cell.
- Save changes.
- We again go to the “Command line” through the search menu.
- On the link that opens, right-click and open.
- In the window we write “sfc / scannow”.
If the check shows that the files have been restored, you can safely restart the laptop. In the event that this did not happen, launch the “Command Line”, enter “DISM.exe / Online / Cleanup-image / Restorehealth” and press Enter. We reboot and go back to “sfc / scannow”.
To make changes to the system registry, press “WinR”, which will open access to a new window, in which we write “regedit”. As a result, the transition to the register will be carried out, in which it is necessary to select “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE”. Next, open System with the EnableCursorSuppression element. If the value contains the number 1, you need to replace it with 0, after which the tool closes and the laptop restarts.
Possible reasons for the disappearance
Most often, the solution to the problem of how to return the missing mouse cursor back to the screen is due to the fact that:
- the driver responsible for the operation of the equipment has stopped responding;
- there is mechanical damage;
- the system is infected with a virus;
- new components downloaded after the update damaged old files;
- the connection port does not work;
- hotkeys were accidentally pressed.
Separately, I would like to highlight Windows 10, changes in the system registry of which are the most common reason for the disappearance of the pointer.
When the pointer of the connected mouse disappeared
Laptop users note that the coveted arrow is most often not reflected on the monitor when a peripheral device is connected via USB. There are not too many reasons for such capricious behavior of her, but each of them requires its own approach.
Missing touchpad cursor
This version of the built-in mouse is not very popular and quite often its whims are solved by simply connecting a peripheral analogue. But if this option is not considered worthy of respect, you should know that the most common cases are when the touchpad:
- Disabled on laptop. To enable on Asus models, press the Fn F9 combination, on Lenovo. Fn F6, in other models the options may differ, but Fn must be present.
- Does not work due to contamination of the panel. Make sure it is clean and that your fingers are not wet. To remove dirt and dust, you can use wet wipes first, and then a dry towel.
- Can be disabled in BIOS. To fix the problem, enter the BIOS during system boot. Then go to the Internal Pointing Device index. The panel will work when the status is Enabled. If it is not installed, just click on the icon and change the parameter.
Summing up the above, I would like to note that despite the variety of reasons why the cursor disappeared on a laptop, problems with how to return it should not arise even for novice users.