problem with wireless optical mouse

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  1. Alchemy

    Alchemy Senior Member

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    Before I throw this mouse in the round file, I should probably
    get an opinion. The mouse is a Microsoft wireless 2.0. The
    cursor is practically impossible to move at times, even with
    repeated dragging of the mouse. The mouse does not want to left
    click, with repeated clicks being necessary.

    I don't know if this mouse is transmitting properly?, but i've
    changed the batteries and that doesn't help either. My patience
    has run out with this thing! Is there some trouble shooting that I
    can do that I have not already done? Thanks!
     
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    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

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    I just replaced 3 Microsoft Mice because of the left clicking problem. I think Microsoft got a bad batch of microswithes. I bought all 3 mice at the same time and they all started acting up within a week of each other. Ticks me off because I really liked them. They are Intellimouse Explorer mice.
     

  3. Alchemy

    Alchemy Senior Member

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    Thanx Bobby. I'm going to toss this one. This is the second
    MS mouse to go titts on me. Logitech hasn't failed me yet, so
    i'll probably pick one of those up.
     
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    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

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    I just bought 6 of these. I really like them. Very comfortable and sturdy. It has a back browser button on the side.


    $7.97 now. They used to go for $35 dollars when the first came out.

    [​IMG]

    Link >>> Scroll mouse
     
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    If the mouse has new batteries, and the receiving unit isn't located where the signal might be blocked (happened to me - unit fell of the back of the desk), then it's probably bad.
     
  6. Alchemy

    Alchemy Senior Member

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    The receiving unit is positioned properly, but a good point
    Toyman. Thanx!