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SampleRate Entry

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2



Data type Range Default value


20 | 40 | 60 | 80 | 100 | 200

100 Hz


Specifies how often, in Hertz, the PS/2 driver measures the characteristics and activities of the PS/2 mouse. The driver uses the information gathered through sampling to optimize the operation of the mouse device.


  • This entry is used only when a device is installed. When the system recognizes a new device, it copies this entry to a device-specific subkey in the Enum Subkey subkey. Thereafter, it uses only the entries in Enum.


  • To view or change the value of this entry for a particular PS/2 mouse, use Device Manager. In the tree control, click Device and then, in the results pane, click Mouse, double-click the device name, and click the Advanced Settings tab. This value appears in the Sample Rate box.

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