Spinning Camera While Moving Mouse in World of Warcraft

Updated: 7 months ago
Article ID: 14597
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Common Problems

  • The mouse spins when trying to change camera angles
  • Mouse is going crazy in WoW
  • Can't control the mouse in-game

There are several game settings that can affect how fast your camera moves with your mouse. Test after following each set of steps below.

Disable Mouse Sensitivity

  1. Open the Interface menu
  2. Click Mouse in the list on the left
  3. Make sure Enable Mouse Sensitivity is unchecked.

Disable Max Foreground FPS

  1. Open the System menu
  2. Click Advanced in the list on the left
  3. Uncheck the box next to Max Foreground FPS

Disable Raw Mouse Cursor

  1. Launch World of Warcraft and log into a character
  2. Type /console rawMouseEnable 0 into your chat box and press enter.
  3. If this does not work, reverse the change by typing /console rawMouseEnable 1 into your chat box and pressing enter.

Change the USB Refresh rate/Polling rate

If you have dedicated mouse software installed:
  1. Exit World of Warcraft
  2. Open your mouse software
  3. Set the Polling rate/USB Refresh rate to 125

If you need help finding this setting, contact the developer of your mouse software.