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Mouse: Must click 3 or 4 times to "pick" stuff. Highlighting "lets go"

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I have a 3M Renaissance Mouse (ergo, joystick-looking mouse; rollerball, not optical) that suddenly started acting weird today. If I am highlighting stuff (rows, cells, etc.), the top part of the highlight "lets go" and I end up with the bottom part, where I am, the only thing highlighted.

I've also noticed that I have to click 3 - 5 times to get my mouse to "pick" stuff.

I do not have the software/driver that came with this mouse many years ago, but the 3M mouse does not really need it to operate.

I'm hoping there is a setting I can tweak, or something in the mouse I can fix vs. buying a new one.

Thank you!

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Try compressed air to clean under the button. Alternativly try tapping the sides of the mouse gently on the desk - this could dislodge anything under the button

I don't think its a driver issue but you may as well try it. look for the mouse driver on the 3M web site

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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