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Banish Mouse Lag In Video Games With Microsoft's 'Fix It'

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    Wynnum Australia
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    Windows-10-Pro-Build-11099.rs1-x64

    Banish Mouse Lag In Video Games With Microsoft's 'Fix It'


    Mouse pointer stutters or freezes when you play certain games in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2





    Windows 8: Is your mouse lagging in your favourite PC game? Microsoft has a free tool that can fix it for you.


    Sometimes, Microsoft releases optional tools that you might not know about. If you’ve experienced mouse freezing or stuttering in games like the Call of Duty series, Half Life 2 or Portal, download Microsoft’s update 2903939.


    If your game isn’t covered in the update, there’s an additional “Fix It” tool. After you’ve installed the update, point it to the executable game file and follow the instructions. Restart when you’re done, and it should be working fine the next time you run the game. We tried it with Prototype 2, and it fixed the game’s known mouse lag issue.


    Microsoft notes that laptop users should apply this fix only if a game is facing a problem, otherwise it might affect your battery.

    This update resolves this issue in the following games:


    Call of Duty: Black Ops
    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Multiplayer
    Call of Duty: Black Ops II
    Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Multiplayer
    Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies
    Call of Duty: Ghosts - Single Player
    Call of Duty: Ghosts - Multiplayer
    Call of Duty: MW2
    Call of Duty: MW2 - Multiplayer
    Call of Duty: MW3
    Call of Duty: MW3 - Multiplayer
    Call of Duty: MW
    Call of Duty: MW - Multiplayer
    Counter Strike: Global Offensive
    Counter Strike: Source
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut
    Hitman Absolution
    Hitman Sniper Challenge
    Half Life 2
    Metro 2033
    Portal
    Portal 2
    Tomb Raider
    World of Warcraft


    Note We are adding support for additional games to this update.

    Source: Click



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    127.0.0.1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Good for Microsoft to do such a thing. Fortunately, I have not run into that problem on any of those games that I have.
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    Wynnum Australia
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    Windows-10-Pro-Build-11099.rs1-x64


    Only Games which do not use raw- / direct mouse input, are effected.

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    127.0.0.1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by TONSCHUH View Post
    Only Games which do not use raw- / direct mouse input, are effected.

    Don't most games use that?
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