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Author Topic: Wrong mouse pointer on second screen - WinXP SP2, nVidia, dual screen  (Read 7204 times)

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A curious little issue has arisen on my machine since my most recent reinstall of WinXP.

If I change screen resolution, the mouse pointer starts using the wrong cursor graphic on my second screen. So where it should be the standard arrow, I see vertical re-size. The busy cursor shows as the little hand etc etc.

There seems no logic as to which image is used in each case - it is different each time that the issue occurs.

The problem happens only after a resolution change - most often when I run a game full-screen and then return to the desktop.

System...
WinXP SP2, nVidia GeForce 8600 using Forceware 158.22

Any thoughts?

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strange, but no idea..

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There is a setting to let you use two different resolutions on my nvidia forceware. Might want to make sure it's checked to let you use different resolutions on each monitor.

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Re: Wrong mouse pointer on second screen - WinXP SP2, nVidia, dual screen
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2009, 07:11:20 AM »
Hello,

I have the same problem (2 years after, solution is not finded :( )

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Re: Wrong mouse pointer on second screen - WinXP SP2, nVidia, dual screen
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2009, 07:22:44 AM »
I have finded this solution on an other forum :

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I had a similar problem on my Quadro FX 570M.

After switching on the dual screen mode, the mouse cursor was an hour glass and there was an offset to the mouse cursor.

I could eliminate the problem with the following workaround:
- In the Control Panel on the Mouse properties Tab Pointer Options.
- Select Display pointer trail, just set it to the shortest value then you can hardly see this feature


The mouse was working fine again, no longer this annoying offset

And it works for me !