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Microsoft Wireless Optical USB/PS2 x08-72982 - I just want the wheel to let me scroll up/down. It's very sensitive and pressing it gives me that free-scrolling icon which I don't want. How do I disable the wheel from doing that when it's pressed?

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Normal 0 Try disconnecting the Mouse Receiver from the USB port and reinstall the CD software program. When the program asks you to connect the Mouse Receiver to the USB port, do so and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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1. Press and hold the SET button for about 1 second to enter the "FUNCTION SETUP MODE", the MODE LED indicator will start blinking and two "beeps" will be heard.
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