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Windows 7: Mouse Left click + drag issue

21 Aug 2011   #11
sam2O1O

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mistahsinclair View Post
I just fixed this exact problem with my Performance Mouse MX (don't know if yours is a Logitech or not).

I used a can of compressor air dust remover and fired it under the front of the left mouse button. Problem now gone.

Pete
OLD POST I KNOW ~ I was having similar problem left-click, dragging not working properly and I tried ur compressed air thing just lifted the left-click flap thing slightly with a needle and woosh'd it with compressed air and ALL WORKING NOW! THANKS


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26 Feb 2012   #12
Bad213Boy

Windows 7
 
 

Same problem here. If I click on some items and drag them around my desktop, they all of a sudden drop with out me letting go of my left mouse button.

System Specs:
XFX 790i Ultra SLI Mobo (Nvidia Driver v15.58)
Gateway KB-0401 Keyboard (LOL, this piece of crap has lasted forever!)
Logitech G500 Mouse with SetPoint v6.32 (Driver v5.33.14)
Logitech G13 Gameboard v8.20.74
Razer Onza Tournament Edition Gamepad (Xbox 360 Accessories Software v1.2)
2 GTX 470 Video Cards in SLI (Nvida Driver v295.73)
Windows 7 x64 SP1
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26 Feb 2012   #13
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try each thing listed in these two pages if ideas.
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20 Oct 2012   #14
ungeek67

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mistahsinclair View Post
I just fixed this exact problem with my Performance Mouse MX (don't know if yours is a Logitech or not).

I used a can of compressor air dust remover and fired it under the front of the left mouse button. Problem now gone.

Pete
Just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to you, mistahsinclair! I am in a totally stressful time, and jigsaw puzzles and solitaire are among the very few things that manage to distract me from that stress...and w/my mouse misbehaving as described in this thread (not consistently grabbing, letting go in mid-grab), I was having no fun anymore trying to do either of these. I took your suggestion, blasted some air under the left mouse button, and voila! Problem solve, just as you said.

I went into the stress details in hopes that you might feel the full effect of the gift your advice has given me. I would never have thought of that dust issue (d-uh).

Thanks again!
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21 Dec 2012   #15
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

So to re open this post but I started having issues with my MX Revo as well, I thought it was a virus/malware but it isn't. I did a system restore and nothing, uninstall/install new setpoint 5.1, nothing, I was so tired that I decided to deal with it another day.

I will try the Canned Air in hopes that something that simple fixes the issue and I am at an AWE that Logitech forums have no mention of this little jewel of a fix

Being said that, I did find a link with another idea just in case others find it helpful as well.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Mice-and-Pointing-Devices/Erratic-MX-performance-mouse-issues/m-p/711968


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21 Dec 2012   #16
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I fixed my logitech mice by cleaning and re-tensioning the little spring in the micro switch.
Recently fixed my G700 and MX1000, and fixed my older MX1000 and MX Revolution last year doing the same thing.
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10 Mar 2013   #17
harvestdj

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Click and Drag Problems

Had the same problem dragging windows especially dragging to my second monitor. I found the problem was not the mouse. Going to"change display settings" in control panel, select each monitor one at a time and check the refresh rate settings for each. My main monitor was set at 59 and the second monitor at 23. These settings may be changed when you change video cards or update video drivers. Most modern monitors are set at 60 hrz. Resetting the proper refresh rate corrected all my mouse problems.
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09 Aug 2013   #18
q1w2e3r43

windows 7 ultimate x65
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mistahsinclair View Post
I just fixed this exact problem with my Performance Mouse MX (don't know if yours is a Logitech or not).

I used a can of compressor air dust remover and fired it under the front of the left mouse button. Problem now gone.

Pete
I had to make this account just to thank you from the heart!
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24 Jun 2014   #19
AndOne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mistahsinclair View Post
I just fixed this exact problem with my Performance Mouse MX (don't know if yours is a Logitech or not).

I used a can of compressor air dust remover and fired it under the front of the left mouse button. Problem now gone.

Pete

Although I know this thread is old..

I had the same setup and was getting a bit frustrated with the behaviour...

After dismissing the solution at first, I eventually gave it a try and it did work...

Thanks....
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02 Aug 2014   #20
cpking

Windows 7 HP 64 bit
 
 
Same issue here

I have tried three different mice, all of which work fine on other machines. My preferred mouse is a Logitech M705. But in all cases, there are issues that make using the computer at all difficult:

1) left clicking generally double clicks
2) attempting to drag items with the left button held down either double clicks and opens the item, or the item drops before I release the button
3) resizing windows by dragging the borders is impossible
4) when attempting to select multiple words (in Word or any other program) by double clicking/holding a word and dragging to extend the selection is erratic and often selects the paragraph, and sometimes the whole page (particularly in a web browser).

I am convinced this is a Windows issue and not a mouse-specific issue as it also occurs with the built-in track pad. I thought perhaps it was an issue with my Windows profile, so I created a new one and attempted some of these tasks with a "virgin" profile. Same issues exist.

Any help on this is appreciated.
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