Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

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I need more information to further help.
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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

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Yeah, all I can give is what I said before.
It lasts a week with no issues, then the API breaks on the exact day of 1 week..
It definitely something with the OS screwing up somewhere.

After initial installation, 2 days later it installed .net framework and Security update for 22H2, Windows Update for 22H2 system (3 of them). Has not installed anything else, nor logging in with my MS acc.
I reseated/put GPU in other slot to see if that would do anything, turned off the auto-turning off USB setting-- Only reason because I was trying to see if any updates co-related to the mouse, but that didnt do much.
Always set to High Performance Power, Turn off Fast boot and sleep mode.
Installed my usual which is Geforce exp for Drivers, Chrome, Firefox, Steam, Battlenet, OBS/Streamlabs bot/Elgato Stream Deck, Razer Synapse, Malwarebytes, GoG Launcher/Epic Games.

I appreciate you trying to help me through this. ^_^ just don't know where and why it breaks. I hope it's not on all Windows versions, that'd make things worse.

I've updated the BIO's 2 months ago, couldnt see if there was a special driver for my Graphics card for my mobo, even went as far as using the base driver disc for the GPU, to no avail. ;/
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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

Post by yum13241 »

Have you tried Windows 11? I use Tiny11 (windows 11 without all the bullcrap, the author of it, NTDev, has had countless ISO investigations, and they turned up nothing. It's also fully updatable. You can also give it a vanilla ISO and get the Tiny11 Builder.)
Do not blame me if your PC explodes however.

For me it works fine.

It'd be pretty screwed up if Windows disabled the API if it's not activated or smth.
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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

Post by merithor »

I'll be trying Tiny11 when it downloads.

I should be able to run Win11 with no issue (outside of hoping it kills this curse) seeing as it's "minimum" requirements normally is something I exceed in. (despite the PC checker saying my PC isn't good enough for it).

Its just weird, but it is a legal product key I use from the CD itself, so Activating doesnt do anything. I dont understand why one part just breaks, without giving a warning in EventViewer, in otherways it reads "its working properly and nothing is broken", when obviously something is. >_>
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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

Post by merithor »

So its been a week since I installed Tiny11.
The issue has NOT come up. Which is absolutely amazing. :D
Thank you for everyone who helped/try to help. ^_^

Only Windows 10 was having the issue...
My only real theory on this is Macrocrap could be silently.. Phasing out Win10 for 11, even though they are still updating it. That or my mobo doesnt like Windows 10. Who knows.
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Re: Mouse Confine/Mouse Lock API fails on certain games.

Post by yum13241 »

So its been a week since I installed Tiny11.
The issue has NOT come up. Which is absolutely amazing. :D
That, and your PC should be noticeably faster.

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