Can't pan with mouse anymore...

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jonny p

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Since I installed Microsoft usb Wheel Mouse Optical I can't pan with the mouse wheel button any more.This mainly affects me in using Autocad but the problem is also evident in other Windows applications.For example in My Documents/My Pictures I used to be able to pan the images around by pressing the mouse wheel button, now I can't.In both this and autocad I just get a weird double headed arrow within a circle, moving the mouse scrolls the page up or down vertically but wont pan.Its really odd.
I guess its a driver thing, but in control panel/system/device manager/mouse I get a whole list of driver files for the mouse,How do I know which one is 'active'?Or, how does Windows know which one to use?I tried reinstalling drivers for the mouse from a Windows 98se disc but now I appear to have 2 hid compliant mice instead of one, each with a load of driver files and I still can't pan.It wouldnt matter but in Autocad its its a real bugbear.There are no solutions that work on the autodesk website. Im using Windows Me.....any ideas anyone?Thanks.
Oh, my old non optical usb mouse and PS2 mouse now exhibit the fault,so I cant go back.....
 
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Have you checked what options are available in Control Panel>Mouse to see what options are available with that particular mouse/drivers?

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Mbn-yes, thanks for that,gone right through the options within the microsoft mouse configuration app.Nothing works.I basically want to try a set of drivers that I know will work, i.e like on my pc at work...or like I used to have on this pc.What im worried about in the process is messing up my system so I have no mouse...then not being able to retrace my steps.Ive already managed to duplicate my mice!
 
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