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Old 03-20-2017, 02:02 AM   #1
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I have a 24" monitor. But I prefer to play on a smaller screen. I play DotA 2. So I like the screen to be smaller so I have more overview of the map.

I have started playing with scaling. So there is a black area so it makes screen around 15-16". But the mouse is behaving differently (No I am not talking about sensitivity, I am talking about odd behavior), and I can feel it. So I started to test it out.

I put a defined square on my mousepad. And started with cursor in middle of screen. And began to move my mouse over everywhere within the square, to end up on the same spot with my hand. Turns out: Cursor is now much further down, almost on bottom of screen.

I can feel this in all games.
And when I try on my laptop, the cursor feels perfect like it should be.

I tried several mice. They all behave similar on my desktop. All behave perfect on laptop. So it is my desktop that is the problem for sure.

How do I solve this?
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NB: I have tested without scaling in full screen. There is still the problem. Please help
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It won't be a hardware issue (ie: USB ports). They will either work or they won't.

Movement issues would be the mouse itself. Or as you noted, the sensitivity (which can be adjusted within Windows and/or via the mouse software). Although sensitivity would affect all movement, not just one direction. As far as I know, there isn't anything on the PC side which would only affect mouse movement in one direction.
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I tried different mice. They all behave better on my laptop
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This sounds like an artifact of the scaling. Actual movement vs what you perceive on-screen is different because of the scaling. It's like when you see a movie formatted to 4:3 from the 16:9 original. It makes it look like the picture is waving.

If you really want a small display area you're better going with a true 15-16" monitor and do NOT use scaling.
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