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The touchpad mouse fails to click on items then when we plug in a usb mouse the same thing happens. it just will not click and stay clicked long enough to change settings.

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You may want to try shutting down the computer, and plugging in the USB mouse normally USB mice are ready to go. also make sure the mouse has fresh batteries, if it uses them. If neither of these works check your mouse settings in your "Control panel"

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