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Windows 7: Problem with text selection

04 Apr 2011   #11
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by luvdusty View Post
Looks to me like the default settings are all chosen.
OK. Go to Control Panel "Ease of access centre" ;



Check first on; "Make the mouse easier to use";

If you use your mouse "normally", make sure nothing there is checked.


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04 Apr 2011   #12
luvdusty

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Nothing checked there.
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04 Apr 2011   #13
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

The next thing to check is your Windows theme. Right click on the desktop and select "Personalisation"

Save your current theme under a file name like "BobTheme1", or similar, and then click on a windows theme. Choose a basic theme like "Windows 7 Basic"
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04 Apr 2011   #14
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Check your mouse settings again, they should be something similar to this;





You can uncheck "Enhance Pointer Precision" if it is checked, and see what effect that has...........
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04 Apr 2011   #15
luvdusty

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Did those things but problem unchanged.
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04 Apr 2011   #16
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Well, sorry, but that's all I can think of to try. If the malware has changed something else, I don't know of anything you can do to find it or put it right. In such cases I re-install Windows after wiping the machine.

Regards....Mike Connor
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04 Jul 2011   #17
Jreyn2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I was having exactly the same problem. The solution for me was using a different surface for my optical mouse.

I don't know why this helped now. I had been using the top of my desk just fine until a certain point. I tried of lot of things, but changing the surface on which I move my mouse seems to have completely and immediately solved the problem.
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30 Aug 2012   #18
panos2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I have the same problem, any idea how to solve it? (i follow all advices here but still exist)
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08 Dec 2012   #19
swiftie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jreyn2 View Post
I was having exactly the same problem. The solution for me was using a different surface for my optical mouse.
I'm late to this discussion, but with any optical mouse, it's always worth checking to see if there's a hair in the optical port on the bottom of the mouse.

I share my house with four dogs and a wife with very fine hair. So mouse problems are common!
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02 Mar 2016   #20
squirtmph

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
 
 
Windows 7

I have same problem as hem, should I open new discussion?

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