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Mouse

Discussion in 'Computer Related Help & Discussion' started by MickLL, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. MickLL

    MickLL In the Stop Bath

    My (unwired) mouse has become uncontrollable. I've changed the battery to no avail.

    An old wired mouse is fine.

    Any ideas please?

    MickLL
     
  2. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    uncontrollable in that it keeps moving by itself or that it does nothing?

    edit for clarity - that the pointer on the screen moves by itself
     
  3. MickLL

    MickLL In the Stop Bath

    Sorry.

    The cursor doesn't move by itself and does move in response to mouse movements. However it doesn't go where and when it should so 'landing' on a button I need to click is well nigh impossible. It seems to jerk around and not always follow the direction that it's moved. Selecting a word in this post, for example, would be completely hit and miss.

    MickLL
     
  4. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    I can't suggest anything other than clean the runners and the lens, and your desk. My wireless mouse picks up a lot of dirt on the runners that raises it a bit.
     
  5. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

  6. MickLL

    MickLL In the Stop Bath

    Thanks folks - tried everything but no joy.

    Ended buying a new mouse which works perfectly.

    MickLL
     

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