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In our school computer lab I have only 14 out of 30 computers working because the wires on the mice are exposed. Our budget is cut for technology. How can I fix them?

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I would go to a computer repair store--they usually have old mice laying around from systems that might have been upgraded.
I would also go to stores like Goodwill to see if they have any. A used mouse can be had for maybe $3 or even free.
You say the wired are exposed on the ones you have--can you get electronic shrink tape around there so you can repair them? That would work.
Be careful of electronics that have exposed wires. They may already be ruined due to the shorting of the wires.

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