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Windows 7: Left click boxes opening

14 Jan 2011   #1

Left click boxes opening

I'm being trying to figure out some funny mouse happenings to see what program might be causing the problem.
Sometimes when I attempt to select several words in a sentence the high lite stops during the drag operation and thhe edit box appears. I might try this several times before it finally works correctly. Other times the edit box appears when I select a Bookmark in FireFox. I just now hit Enter and the FF file menu box appeared.
What could be causing this? Is it something that I checked by mistake?

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15 Jan 2011   #2
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Check to see if you have Sticky Keys turned on. Sometimes if your ALT key is down, you may be actually doing other commands.
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15 Jan 2011   #3


Sticky keys are not on. i'm beginning to suspect the new wireless mouse I installed.
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16 Jan 2011   #4
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

That's possible. If you still have the old mouse (or another mouse of any kind for that matter) swap it back out and see what happens.
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