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Right mouse button, wireless intellimouse explorer 2.0

The right mouse button on my wifes model 1007 wireless mouse is only working intermitently. I have cleaned the eye, put in new batteries and reconnected. Any ideas ? Thanks Ken
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  • rstock Jan 02, 2008

    hi...

    just read the "replace the switch" solution. It appears that I can get the right button to work if I hold it down with a tiny bit more pressure, so I assume that would be the solution bo my problem as well? Who can do this repair, how (ie, can I try it myself?) and cost?



    thx

    rstock

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The right and left buttons are controlled by a switch you need to replace the switch

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How is the switch replaced and by whom? cost?
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