I've found that often when you are experiencing trouble with a peripheral, deleting the plist file can often fix the problem.
My USB mouse has been sticking/freezing for a second at a time lately.
I've looked throughout
~/Library/Preferences/, but saw no filenames that make me confident enough to delete any of them.
I was able to delete the
com.apple.driver.AppleHIDMouse.plist file that was showing in the
Terminal but not in the
Pauls-iMac: soliddev$ ls ~/Library/Preferences/ | grep driver com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.mouse.plist com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad.plist com.apple.driver.AppleHIDMouse.plist Pauls-iMac: soliddev$ rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.driver.AppleHIDMouse.plist Pauls-iMac: soliddev$ ls ~/Library/Preferences/ | grep driver com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.mouse.plist com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad.plist Pauls-iMac: soliddev$
Unfortunately, the mouse sticking/freezing persists.
At the end of the day, I've bought a new mouse, the problem seems to be fixed for now. Thanks for the help.