There is a fix for lagging mouse movement while playing games in 8.1. The patch addresses problems with 22 games variations and more if you are computer savvy. The Microsoft Support website has launched a page with download links for the update that cover the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 8.1, along with a download for Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft's support site says the patch fixes the problem for the following list of games:
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Multiplayer
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Multiplayer
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies
Call of Duty: Ghosts - Multiplayer
Call of Duty: MW2
Call of Duty: MW2 - Multiplayer
Call of Duty: MW3
Call of Duty: MW3 - Multiplayer
Call of Duty: MW
Call of Duty: MW - Multiplayer
Counter Strike: Global Offensive
Counter Strike: Source
Deus Ex : Human Revolution
Deus Ex : Human Revolution Director's Cut
Hitman Sniper Challenge
Half Life 2
In addition, people who download and install the patch can extend it to include other games that are not on the official list which are affected by the same mouse lag. The support page includes the rather complicated procedure to enable this extra support, which involves going into the Windows 8.1 registry.
Microsoft working on Google Glass rival - 10/23/2013 08:31 AM
A new report by WSJ claims Microsoft is testing a new web-connected eyewear product that is similar to Google's Glass. A person familiar with Microsoft's project said the company has asked several c...
Students Can Get Microsoft Office 365 For Free - 10/22/2013 08:39 AM
Beginning in December, Microsoft will be offering free Office 365 to all students at institutions that license Office Education under the Student Advantage Program. Starting on December 1st, Universit...
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Is Now Available - 10/17/2013 05:05 PM
Microsoft on Thursday announced the global availability of Windows 8.1, a feature-rich update to its popular Windows 8 operating system, enabling customers to create experiences that keep pace with th...
Microsoft Details Direct3D 11 Improvements - 10/16/2013 07:22 AM
In a somewhat unusual technical/promotional blog entry called "Raising the Bar with Direct3D", Microsoft has released some additional details on the version of Direct3D for Xbox One, alon...