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Wheel gets sticky

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Clean it with rubbing alchohol......alchohol doesnt leave a residue and its also nice because if drys quickly......just get a q-tip damp and clean it real well.

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Determine what the substance that's adhered to track ball, or if it's an internally malfunctioning sensor pad. If it's the sensor underneath, have your service center take care of it.

Otherwise, instead of spelling out all the steps to go through, this site has provided these details very clearly. Enjoy.

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Thanx much!

What exactly did you do to get the wheel moving freely again?

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