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Track Ball My track ball rolls up, down, and to the right but for some reason when I spin it to the left it doesn't do anything. I mean it rolls to the left but it doesn't move on the screen - any ideas?

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You may need to do a cleaning on it. Usually a dirt and dust get in there and block the little sensors.

Check out the following link for the procedure to clean your trackball and a video demonstration.

How to Clean Trackball on Sidekick 3

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Your track ball may simply be dirty. Get a q-tip wet with rubbing alcohol and rub your track ball and repeat until the q-tip stays clean. Hope this helps!

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