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Windows 7: My mouse keeps selecting things without a button being pressed

15 Jun 2010   #11
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Kodi, that is the best screenie ever.


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15 Jun 2010   #12
beekeeper

version 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kirsch View Post
Are you on a laptop using an external mouse? If not, reply now with "no", haha.

If so, make sure you arent hitting the trackpad on the laptop while you are typing, or if your laptop has a trackpointer in the middle of the keyboard, same thing, make sure you are not hitting it.
Good idea!

I have my old monitor plugged in, a full-sized keyboard on a usb and a logitech wireless mouse on a usb. The laptop is closed.

I tried the trackpad for a few days, but I am more comfortable with a regular keyboard and mouse.

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15 Jun 2010   #13
beekeeper

version 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
It might be hardware. is this doing this with other mice? can you borrow a mouse from someone to see if it still happens on your computer?

If you cant borrow a mouse, you should test in safe-mode to see if the problem persists while in safe-mode
Safe Mode
I have not tried a different mouse yet, though I did try safe-mode.

You are brilliant!

I could not get it to mess up in safe mode, so I think that indicates software and not hardware.

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15 Jun 2010   #14
beekeeper

version 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
In control panel/mouse do you have this setting turned on,this may cause the problem you are having
Thank you.

The 'clicklock' box was not checked.

I did check it and then applied, then un-checked it and applied again. [Just in case]
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15 Jun 2010   #15
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Ok if it did not do this in safe-mode, then it is not hardware. It is probably one of the mouse drivers.

There are a few more things you can try. I will try to find appropriate tutorials
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15 Jun 2010   #16
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

what brand of mouse is it and what are spec's....Wireless, 2button? 4button? any model numbers on the bottom?
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15 Jun 2010   #17
beekeeper

version 7 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
what brand of mouse is it and what are spec's....Wireless, 2button? 4button? any model numbers on the bottom?
Logitech wireless m305
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15 Jun 2010   #18
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Here is where to get latest setpoint drivers: Wireless Mouse M305

Do you have Win7 64x or 32x?
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15 Jun 2010   #19
beekeeper

version 7 32-bit
 
 

Win7 32-bit
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16 Jun 2010   #20
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

If you dont have setpoint installed or dont have the latest Driver, then get it from the link I posted above. and choose for OS "Windows 7" and "SetPoint 6.10" and then "SetPoint 32 bit"

Read all the notes and follow the instructions for installation.
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