Mouse-look problem with Halo 2 for Vista

Posted: 07-24-2008, 03:46 PM
Just recently got Halo 2 (and a system that would run it) and really enjoy it
except for one problem. While in gameplay (not on menus, settings, etc.) the
mouse just completely drags. My main mouse is a Microsoft Trackball Explorer
and, instead of turning when I roll the trackball, it just kind of jerks
some. I have to just spin the thing to get any kind of turning response. I
tried a regular laser mouse and had the same problem. I have increased the
Look Sensitivity setting to maximum with little to no noticable effect. I
have tried cutting back on the graphics quality thinking that might have
caused it. I have updated all drivers. I am completely out of ideas. Figured
I would try the forum option before taking the plunge and contacting
Microsoft. Any suggestions?

System specs:
AMD X2 6000+ 3.0 GHz dual core
4 GB dual channel RAM (though Windows only shows 3.5GB)
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 sound card
PNY Geforce 8800 GT 512MB video
Windows Vista Home Premium x32

Mouse-look problem with Halo 2 for Vista


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raven35235
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RE: Mouse-look problem with Halo 2 for Vista
Posted: 07-25-2008, 03:18 PM
Received this from a different forum. This worked for me, might help someone
else with a similar problem and hardware config.

1. Right click on your desktop
2. Click NVIDIA Control Panel
3. Select Advanced Settings
4. Click Manage 3D Settings
5. Click on the Program Settings Tab
6. Click Add
7. Select halo2.exe ( c:\program files\microsoft games\Halo 2 )
8. Scroll to the bottom of the settings for Halo2.exe and force Vsync ON
9. Click Apply
10. Play!

"raven35235" wrote:
> Just recently got Halo 2 (and a system that would run it) and really enjoy it
> except for one problem. While in gameplay (not on menus, settings, etc.) the
> mouse just completely drags. My main mouse is a Microsoft Trackball Explorer
> and, instead of turning when I roll the trackball, it just kind of jerks
> some. I have to just spin the thing to get any kind of turning response. I
> tried a regular laser mouse and had the same problem. I have increased the
> Look Sensitivity setting to maximum with little to no noticable effect. I
> have tried cutting back on the graphics quality thinking that might have
> caused it. I have updated all drivers. I am completely out of ideas. Figured
> I would try the forum option before taking the plunge and contacting
> Microsoft. Any suggestions?
>
> System specs:
> AMD X2 6000+ 3.0 GHz dual core
> 4 GB dual channel RAM (though Windows only shows 3.5GB)
> Sound Blaster Audigy 2 sound card
> PNY Geforce 8800 GT 512MB video
> Windows Vista Home Premium x32
rive0108
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Re: Mouse-look problem with Halo 2 for Vista
Posted: 08-10-2008, 11:52 AM

raven35235;785105 Wrote:
> Just recently got Halo 2 (and a system that would run it) and reall
> enjoy i
> except for one problem. While in gameplay (not on menus, settings
> etc.) th
> mouse just completely drags. My main mouse is a Microsoft Trackbal
> Explore
> and, instead of turning when I roll the trackball, it just kind o
> jerk
> some. I have to just spin the thing to get any kind of turnin
> response.
> tried a regular laser mouse and had the same problem. I have increase
> th
> Look Sensitivity setting to maximum with little to no noticable effect
>
> have tried cutting back on the graphics quality thinking that migh
> hav
> caused it. I have updated all drivers. I am completely out of ideas
> Figure
> I would try the forum option before taking the plunge and contactin
> Microsoft. Any suggestions
>
> System specs
> AMD X2 6000+ 3.0 GHz dual cor
> 4 GB dual channel RAM (though Windows only shows 3.5GB
> Sound Blaster Audigy 2 sound car
> PNY Geforce 8800 GT 512MB vide
> Windows Vista Home Premium x3
I am running halo 2 (updated) with an optical mouse and have no issues
Are you running a fully updated and patched Vista with sp1
Adjust the mouse settings in vista- not halo
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