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Arc mouse - click a window, everything fades to the back

Within the last week....every time i use my arc mouse on my laptop and click on a button....the window fades to the background along with the desktop, i then have to click on the window again for it to become large so i can see it, but once i click on the window goes right has a cascading effect with the other windows i have basically i click and it drops back...i click on the window again and it turns into a full screen...but then when i click a drops back..can't get anything done....any suggestions? thanks

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My arc mouse just quit working, Try putting it in the freezer with the USB. Leave it in for a while. when you take it out, it should work. it did for me

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