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Mouse will not work if on mouse pad. I recently changed the battery for my mouse & ever since then I can't get the pointer to move properly unless I'm physically holding it up off of a surface! Sometimes it will function if it's on the desk, no mouse pad, but that defeats the purpose since I need the wrist pad from the mouse pad to support my hand/wrist. I usually end up shaking it or tapping it on the surface to try to get some sort of result- sometimes it helps sometimes not. I have also tried changing the battery again & cleaning out the area where the ball sits along with the rest of the unit. Unfortunately nothing seems to be working well, even the R click button will not always work well. I hope you can help! thanks, MS

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