Mouse gone automatic!

Discussion in 'hardware' started by twodogs44, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. twodogs44

    twodogs44 Registered Member

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    As I scroll down a page and remove my hand from the mouse it just keeps scrolling. When I move the mouse away from the scroll bar and then later replace it where I got it from it just goes scrolling on without me doing anything.
     
  2. mirimir

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    Try a different mouse.
     
  3. Der Alte

    Der Alte Registered Member

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    Before that, try click the scroll wheel at the mouse.
     
  4. twodogs44

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    I did and it still does it.
     
  5. twodogs44

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    What do you mean by click the scroll wheel at the mouse. If would stop the problem I will remove the wheel!
     
  6. mirimir

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    Maybe some sort of key combination locking?

    Maybe Alt-Shift is causing it?

    Or maybe a key is stuck?
     
  7. J_L

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    Click it like any other button, especially if the cursor changes into an arrow.
     
  8. twodogs44

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    Thanks everyone, but nothing has worked yet!
     
  9. mirimir

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    Have you tried using a different keyboard?

    If that works, buy a compressed gas duster, and throughly blow out your old keyboard.
     
  10. Rolo42

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    That sounds like a setting in your mouse or touchpad software. If there is no such setting, try uninstalling/reinstalling your mouse driver (look for an updated driver while you're at it).
     
  11. twodogs44

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  12. twodogs44

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    It also does this little trick. For instance if you are playing solitaire and you click to turn over a (single) new card, it may turn 2or 3 over.
     
  13. Rolo42

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    The microswitch that is your left mouse button may be bouncing. It could be dirty or worn out.

    Slight chance mouse or USB drivers could be flaky, missing polls and registering multiple clicks for the same click; you could look for updates to those.