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If you have any of the following mouse lag problems on Windows 10 then this tutorial is for you:

  • Mouse not moving: This problem means that the mouse is simply not moving at all.
  • Wireless mouse lag: Users reported their wireless mice started lagging after upgrading to Windows 10.
  • Mouse keeps freezing / Cursor freeze: Same as mouse lag but longer freeze time.
  • Mouse stutter: Mouse keeps moving everywhere making it unpredictable and unreliable.
  • Mouse lag: This is the generic issue where users have their mice stopped working for few milliseconds.

Most users reported these problems after switching to Windows 10 causing their mice to perform unaccordingly.

Mouse lag can cause all sort of problems especially when playing video games…

In this tutorial you will discover the best ways to fix mouse lag problems on Windows 10.

Let’s go!

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1. Fix the Mouse Driver

Update the Driver

Sometimes the problem is caused by corrupt driver files, we can solve this problem by updating, removing or performing a roll back of the driver.

Press Windows+X or right-click on Start and choose “Device Manager.

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 4 Device Manager

Right-click on your mouse under “Mice and other pointing devices” and choose “Update driver.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 5 Update Driver

Click on “Search automatically for drivers.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 6 Search Automatically For Drivers

Click “Close.”

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Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 7 Driver

Uninstall the Driver

Right-click on your mouse again, click on “Unisntall device” this time.

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 8 Uninstall Driver

Click on “Uninstall“, your mouse should stop working for a couple of seconds, it will be reinstalled automatically.

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 9 Uninstall Mouse Driver Hid Compliant

Rollback the Driver

Right-click on your mouse and choose “Properties.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 10 Hid Compliant Mouse Device Manager Properties

Under the “Driver” tab, click on “Roll Back Driver” button.

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 11 Roll Back Driver

2. Disable Enhance Mouse Precision

This is the fix that most users found useful on the internet, try it.

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Open the Settings App using Windows+I or from Start.

Click on “Devices.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 1 Settings Devices

Open the “Mouse” page and click on “Additional mouse options.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 2 Additional Mouse Options

Open the “Pointer Options” tab and uncheck “Enhance pointer precision.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 3 Pointer Options Enhance Pointer Precision

3. Turn Off Fast Startup

Some users solved their problem by disabling the fast startup.

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Open Start and search for “Control Panel.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 12 Control Panel Start

Click on “Power Options.

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 13 Power Options

Click on “Choose what the power buttons do.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 14 Choose What The Power Buttons Do

Click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable” and uncheck “Turn on fast startup (recommended)“, click “Save changes.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 15 Turn Off Fast Startup Power Options

4. Disable Power Off in Power Management

The problem may also be caused by having the USB root hub turned off by rules in the power management.

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Under the “Device Manager” right-click on “USB Root Hub (USB 3.0)” and choose “Properties.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 17 Device Manager Usb Root Hub Properties

Under “Power Management” tab uncheck “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.”

Fix Mouse Lag Windows 10 Stutter Problem Freeze 18 Power Management Allow The Computer To Turn Off This Device To Save Power

There you have it dear friend, if your problem was solved please share this tutorial ;)

Thank you and see you in the next tutorial on easytutorial!

Soufiane – Easytutorial.com

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