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Windows 7: question about mouse


26 Aug 2010   #1

windows 7
 
 
question about mouse

first off....you must understand that i am a computer retard... but im trying....heres my problem ....if i leave the mouse pointer sitting somewhere on a page it automatically selects whatever it sits on ....sticky mouse ive heard it called ....can i disable this ...its very irritating....any help would be appeciated.....


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27 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 X64 Professional
 
 

To turn off sticky keys, press both the left and right shift keys simultaneously. Alternatively
  • Click StartControl PanelEase of AccessChange how your keyboard works.
  • Locate the “Make it easier to type” heading.
  • Remove the check mark from the box next to “Turn on Sticky Keys”.
However, "Sticky Keys" does not sound like what you're describing. Try looking in the control panel at you mouse/touch-pad (if using a laptop) for something called "Auto Select" or maybe "ClickLock" and un-check them.
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27 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi ozmo,

Is this a USB mouse, a PS/2 mouse or a serial mouse? Usually, the problem resides in a faulty PS/2 port, but if you're using a USB mouse, then we'll have to look at something else.

Thanks,
Harvey Meale
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