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Windows 7: Mouse misfires and brings up right-click menus when I left-click

11 Nov 2018   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Mouse misfires and brings up right-click menus when I left-click

For the last few months I've had problems with my mouse misfiring. The main problem is when I click on the left I get right click menus, and sometimes it seems to be going completely haywire! Computer is 6 years old.
1. I have tried two new mouses. The first one was wireless and it never worked. Then I tried a corded mouse (like the original) and it worked for a couple of months and is now misfiring again.
2. I tried to change the port and that doesn't seem to be helping.
3. Of course if this has been happening over a period of months, restarting the computer is useless.
4. I've run super anti-spyware and window virus checks multiple times and that doesn't change anything.

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11 Nov 2018   #2

Windows 7 HP 64

"The main problem is when I click on the left I get right click menus"

Maybe the right and left buttons are switched.
Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Devices and Printers right click on the mouse - Settings / properties

Misfiring is normally a broken mouse switch. Use a new mouse.
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11 Nov 2018   #3

windows 7 64 bit

this is the third mouse I've used in 3 months.
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11 Nov 2018   #4

windows 7 64 bit

It settings it said it set for right-handed use.
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 Mouse misfires and brings up right-click menus when I left-click

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