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Erratic Optical Mouse Behavior

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by corrigan36, Sep 20, 2006.

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  1. corrigan36

    corrigan36 Thread Starter

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    In the last 48 hours or so, my optical mouse is showing bizzare behavior, especially if I am playing free cell and I try to move cards by clicking on them. Also, when I click on certain menu buttons on some web sites, it also takes several attempts to open the menu with the mouse. Is this a hardware problem or is it in windows settings? Should I try replacing the mouse or could it be something else. Any help with this issue would be most appreciated. Thank you Kevin
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Sounds like the mouse may be dying. Can you at least borrow a replacement to see if it's as simple as bad switches?
     
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