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09-30-2001, 10:28 PM
About 2-5 times a day, for a span of 30 seconds, it seems as if someone else has taken over my mouse. If I move the mouse during this time, it'll start clicking everywhere, resizing windows, closing programs, and causing general mayhem.
Since it only lasts for such a short amount time, I can't run over and get tech support.
So what's the problemo? Is it the mouse, the PC, bad feng shui? Please help. :(
10-01-2001, 05:28 AM
Try a new mouse, or clean your mouse ball.
10-09-2001, 03:29 PM
Originally posted by jujubees
bad feng shui? Please help. :(
Heehee, I don't know about that one. I'd try getting the mouse cleaned. That's usually the case. Or replacing the mouse. It could be the cord too.
Do a complete system scan. Maybe you have some funky virus.
10-17-2001, 02:45 PM
I have seen that on several systems. It is probably a bad mouse.
10-22-2001, 05:08 PM
Thanks guys, for the helpful suggestions. :D
topane - When it acts up like this, I have to clean the mouse ball 3-5 times a day.
Leon - I did a complete system scan, and I'm clean.
Regarding a new mouse, I'm also running a FileMaker server in my cube so I switched my mouse with that one, which functions FINE. Same problem. :(
So I guess I'll ask tech support for a new mouse and hope for the best!
10-22-2001, 05:34 PM
1)It might be related to the mouse. Bad mouse.
2)Maybe virus. Scan Virus
3)Standby mode not working or cannot suspend. Try disable all the power management to None.
I am not sure if it help, did you try with other mouses?
10-23-2001, 05:13 AM
Could be a problem w/the connector on the box itself
10-23-2001, 08:20 PM
Well fellas, tech support gave me another mouse! *shows it off to ooh's and ahh's* You may start placing bets on how long THIS mouse will last! :P
If this one starts wigging out too, then that's THREE mice in a row, and, like topane said, the problem isn't the mouse.
chosen - I've tried the Windows "reboot till it works" method, but it just made the mouse jumpy MORE often. :(
10-23-2001, 08:36 PM
i've seen this a buncha times
it's like your mouse is on crack
look no further
change your mouse
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