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Mouse freezing for short periods of times frequently

  1. As the title states my mouse & keyboard freezes pretty frequently. These freezes last for only a couple of seconds which wouldn't have bothered me had I not been really into Shooting games and very click-intensive games. Also, if I'm holding down the left mouse button (or any other button) to.. let's say shoot it won't stop shooting during and after the freeze until I manually stop it by left clicking/switching guns.
    Same goes for the keyboard, if I hold down ''W'' to walk forward my game character won't stop moving forward during or after the freeze until I manually tap ''W'' again or cancel it otherwise. And if I type while the keyboard is frozen the letters will appear once the freeze is over, sorta like a lag spike.
    I am certain that there is nothing wrong with my mouse or keyboard, so I am left here completely clueless.

    My specs are:
    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K
    GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
    RAM: Corsair 8GB RAM chip.
    PSU: OCZ ZS750W
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB

    Help appreciated!
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What antivirus program are you using?
     
  3. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Microsoft Security Essentials.
    I also do regular scans with Malwarebytes.
     
  4. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Answers would be much appreciated! :)
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Do you have the latest drivers installed for your Nvidia GeForce GTX 670? If not, get them here:
    http://www.geforce.com/drivers
    Use the auto-detect feature
     
  6. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Before posting this I updated every driver that needed an update.
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    So still having freezing issues?
     
  8. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes.
    Before posting this THREAD I updated everything.
    Any other ideas? This mouse freezing is really affecting my gaming.
    (Oh and, if it helps, the screen doesn't freeze, it's just the keyboard and mouse).
     
  9. besnik

    besnik TS Member

    Is your mouse ps2 or USB ?
    I had a Ps2 mouse and it kept freezing only during games , then I bought a USB mouse and it fixed everything
     
  10. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm using a Steelseries Sensei USB mouse.
     
  11. Gabriel Naess

    Gabriel Naess TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bump.
    Is this a lost cause?
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Have you tried another USB mouse?
     

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