For a wired or wireless mouse, unplug the USB cable, or plug and reconnect it to correct the problem. Unfreeze a laptop mouse by enabling the touchpad. To do this, you will use the Fn key and the Touchpad key.
Find the Fn key located between the Alt and Ctrl keys at the bottom left of your laptop keyboard. Press and hold the Fn key.
The touchpad icon is located on different keys depending on the laptop you are using. The touchpad icon looks like a touchpad with a division slash across it. Usually, this touchpad icon is located on the F7 or F9 keys. With Fn key still pressed, press the Touchpad key.
Place your finger on the touchpad, and try moving the cursor around. If the cursor moves, then you have fixed the problem. If not, then you have to do Step 1 and 2 a few more times to attempt to reset the pad.
If the mouse still does not work, restart the computer by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete combination. Sometimes, a simple reboot clears any glitches that can occur and restores the computer to its normal operation.
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To unfreeze a Mac computer, press the Command, Option and Escape keys together to display the Force Quit Applications menu. Highlight the applications that are causing the computer to freeze, and click the Force Quit button. If the computer does not unfreeze, press and hold the power button until the computer shuts off.Full Answer >
Even though any number of reasons can cause a PC to run loudly, the problem usually lies with the heat from the central processing unit, or CPU, which makes the fan work harder and thus begin to operate loudly. Furthermore, dirt sometimes builds up in the CPU fan, causing the fan to overheat. In addition, a PC can also sometimes turn itself off because it overheats.Full Answer >
The computer mouse is so named because of its resemblance to the rodent of the same name. The body of the device resembles the rounded body of the animal, with the cord resembling a mouse's long tail. The mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart in 1964, and while a member of his team came up with the name, no one remembered exactly who first called the device a mouse.Full Answer >