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[SOLVED] Mouse Left Click Is Unresponsive

Q: [SOLVED] Mouse Left Click Is Unresponsive

Hello.

When I left click I sometimes have to click the button several times for it to respond. The right click works perfectly - there are no problems with it.
Naturally I tried switching the primary and secondary buttons in the 'Mouse' options, but the problem remains - the left click (right mouse button) is unresponsive, just as the left mouse button was before I switched them (the right click still works perfectly with the left mouse button).

This same problem persists with several different mouses, so I am sure the problem isn't the mouse itself.

I recently formatted and reinstalled Windows XP Media Center and I'm not sure if that is where the problem began.


My PS/2 Compatible Mouse driver details reads: "File version 5.1.2600.2180(xpsp_sp2.rtm.040803-2158"

What steps do you recommend me taking? Are there any additional information you would like to have?
Please write some simple instructions when asking for information which might be hard to find, to avoid the cause for me to post "how" and having to wait for a delayed period of time to find out how to provide you with the information you require.

Thank you very much.

Sorry for posting a reply so soon, but I am not able to find any way to edit my previous post.

It should be noted that I have also tried using a graphics tablet instead of a mouse and it works perfectly. So, again, the problem only affects mouses and seems to be software related. I have installed the latest update for my mouse driver but the problem remains.

The problem is most visible when I try to drag a window or otherwise have to hold the button pressed for a period of time. The signal gets interrupted and only works for very brief periods of time.

The left mouse button also sometimes acts as a double click.

Thank you again, and again sorry for the double post.

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Preferred Solution: [SOLVED] Mouse Left Click Is Unresponsive

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: [SOLVED] Mouse Left Click Is Unresponsive

have you tried a usb mouse

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hey guys,
please help me as this problem is screewing me up.

when ever i click the left mouse button to open any file or programs,it doesnot respond.After clicking it for 8 or nine times then it responds.others all the keys of the the keyboard and the right mouse button are working fine..please help me how to get thru this problem..in short to say left mouse click is unresponsive.have to click 8,9 times to open up something

thanks in advance

PS:the problem even arises when i start the pc in safe mode.i did disk clean up,tune up,everything which i expected to help but it DIDNOT help.so please guys help me

A:.URGENT help neeede.Left mouse Button click becoming very unresponsive

Is this a laptop touchmouse? Or a normal mouse with a cord?

If mouse with cord:does this mouse work if attached to another machine?
does another mouse work if attached to your system?

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(first of all,the left click of my mouse is the dominent click,not the right click)
the left click of the mouse is NOT working when left-clicking a desktop icon. the right click will work on the desktop icons.

additionally,the mouse is about 1 year old , a couple of days ago fell apart a bit,and the left click WILL WORK when surfing on the internet.
 

A:[SOLVED] Mouse left click NOT working on Desktop Icons

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I'm creating this post just fyi should it help anyone else with this problem. Here's what I tried and, at least in my case, how i solved a "mouse left click doesn't work" problem

I have a Logitech wireless laser mouse and use rechargeable AA batteries. The other morning i powered on my computer as usual and tried using my Logitech wireless mouse but left click didn't work (although rt click and mouse movement continued working just fine)

Things i first tried that didn't help:
> Reinstalling Logitech Setpoint and mouse drivers
> Reinstalling Logitech USB transceiver firmware
> Pressing the "reconnect" button on the USB transceiver to reconnect transceiver to wireless mouse
> Changed the mouse batteries a couple times and also tried recently recharged batteries

Then i had a hunch (well, it was really more of a last ditch hopeful guess - but it seems to have worked!)
I removed the batteries and let the mouse sit overnight without any battery inside it. When i put batteries back in the next morning, the mouse has been working fine again ever since. Go figure :stickout:
 

A:Left click on Logitech wireless mouse stopped working (Solved)

Good stuff there J. I don't know anything about wireless mice but i am wondering if it "reset" itself. Just a thought and a small one at that.
 

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Whether it's a new spreadsheet, or an existing one, when you click anywhere on the sheet, it acts like your clicking down the left mouse button and dragging. All cells within the movement of the mouse are being selected.

Replaced the mouse, which was wireless, with a PS2 Mouse, and still have the problem.

Running Windows 2K prof SP4

MS Office 98.

Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Excel - Symptom [left mouse button click hold]

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Hi,
I am after some help. My laptop has decided to reverse the right click and left click functions, ie: if I left click it now does not select but instead brings up a menu (which the right click button should and used to do!) I've tried holding down both buttons (as suggested by a friend) by this has no effect and I can't see any options to reverse the functions in the 'mouse properties' menu... and ideas please!
Thanks
ktp

A:Laptop keyboard mouse:right click and left click functions reversal

Hi ktp, welcome to Seven forums.

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I just bought this mouse and I thought the right click was not working but found out that I had to hold left button to perform a right click. This is my first time encountering this problem and I don't know what to do. Please help.

This is the mouse:
Genius

A:Weird Mouse problem, have to hold left click to perform right click

Hi welcome to the forum

i would test the mouse on another computer if does same thing then return the mouse and get another.

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I followed the prep guide. Can someone help me to get my computer back. Thanks

A:Google Redirect?????...Left click=Right Click on Mouse

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After about 1 minute the mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until I left click mouse. Tool bar on browser also greys out but comes back after left click. Video and sound also are choppy. Not sure if this is related. Flash keeps crashing. Any ideas whats wrong? Windows 7 pro. Asus desktop. This occurs on Firefox, Chrome and IE. This seemed to start after Microsoft update and Flash updates

A:Mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until left click of mouse

Hello mpmckee,

First run Antivirus, Malware, and Spyware scans. Remove anything the programs find.

Note: if you need some suggestions on which tools to use, let me know.

Afterwards, test functionally of mouse and keyboard.

If no change, run System Restore, choose a Restore point before the issue started.

Again test behavior of mouse and keyboard.

If the issue has been resolved, go ahead and reinstall windows Updates.

John

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I have a customer who swears up and down that 30% of the time during the day when he is working, the left click function of his mouse does not work. To make this even stranger, it only occurs in the upper right hand corner of the screen when trying to close applications or minimize.

I have not been able to reliably duplicate (although I have had it happen to me), but I do not sit in front of the computer all day either.

He has a Logitech wireless mouse (which I have updated the drivers for). We also tried new batteries.

At this time we are trying a standard corded Microsoft Mouse to see if that solves his issue. I will post back in a few days if that resolves the issue.

Has anyone else ever heard of this issue, have a solution?

I told him to drink after work, not before.... not sure if that will help or not .

Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks.

John
 

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My god, i barely made it to the website. I dont really know what to say so ill go like this. My mouse left click doesn't work, and the only way that i can get it to work is to press down hella hard on it. Is there Something that i can do? Thanks.

-Bmaster


P.S, im leaving my computer on the page because i dont want to have to fight my way back to it. Thanks for your help.
 

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Hi,My left click button on my mouse pad doesn't seem to be working. I can successfully click if I press it either on the very left or centre if I click like the right hand side of the key it sticks and doesn't seem to work. I was hoping someone would know how to fix this? Or if I was to get it fixed how much it'd cost? There is nothing else wrong with my laptop and it's just really annoying. Thanks in advance. 

A:Left click on mouse pad

Hello @samamy, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the Touch Pad issue, and wanted to assist you! For issues related to repair, and/or cost, you may consider contacting HP Phone Support for additional options.  Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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I am running Windows 7. My left mouse will not work unless I hold dowm Ctrl Key. What is the problem?
 

A:left click mouse not working

Try this.
Press the Win key and type "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.
In the Device Manager screen, uninstall the Mouse
Reboot and see if that helps.
 

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Hey guys, I had to hop on a friends laptop to write this out, so bare with me. .

Problem: My mouse's left click will not work.

Story: I was playing a game, while botting on a game, while installing a game, and while i was playing a game the mouse just wouldn't left click anymore, infact it got stuck down and eventually let up. When i'm on my desktop it will occasionally start a drag box that i can't click out of.

Product: Some 10$ mouse from walmart, (HP Laser Wired). On a dell computer running vista 32 bit basic.

Tried solutions: I've tried running in safe mode, restarting, uninstalling the mouse drivers and reinstalling them, switching USB ports.

Conclusion: I'll be checking this post frequently by leaving the page on my main computer and pressing F5 to refresh, i will respond as soon as i am able to.

P.S. Thanks for your time!
 

A:Mouse left click failing.

Take it apart, watch as various springs and small plastic pieces cascade to the floor and take on unrecognizable permutations.
Clean thoroughly, take a day to re-assemble.
Or:
Buy a new mouse.
 

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I seem to remember that there was a setting that I could change to prevent a drop-down from appearing whenever I clicked on an icon. Now I am presented with a drop-down that has "OPEN' as it's top item.
Please tell me where the setting is.

A:Left mouse click dropdown

That is the context menu. Normally, and by default, it is on the right mouse button, although it can be switched over to the left for those who are left-handed. You can change this in Mouse Properties.

Mouse Button - Vista Forums

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I have a Flex 3-1470 Laptop (Lenovo) Machine Type Model80JK0021US and a Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188), occasionally my left click will be ignored.  My drivers are up to date, and I have tried the mouse on other computers with no problem.  Any ideas?

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running windows8 NT, usually no problems, but sometimes after waking up from sleep, the left-click on the mouse doesn't work. (most of the time, it works after sleep.) right-click always works, even after sleep. I am using a USB microsoft wheel mouse, optical, 1.1A, kind of old, but usually works fine.
any ideas?

A:no mouse left-click after sleep

Interesting question. My laptop does a similar thing, but that's with the left click on the laptop. I have to press a keyboard key to make the image (before the password/ login screen) go away.

My desktop doesn't work that way (just tried)

Interesting question!

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After using attempting to livestream using OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) I tried ending the stream by clicking "stop streaming" but I noticed it wasn't working, I thought maybe my computer was just playing up (I hoped not it's 2 days old) so I just pressed Alt-F4 to close OBS.

After not getting a response from any left clicks I shut down my computer, thinking OBS was still running in the background and it was somehow interfering. When I logged back in to my PC I then realised that infact I was just not able to left click. After trying to uninstall some programs to see if this would fix the issue I got out my spare mouse, and that one worked perfectly. I tried sfc / scannow, uninstalled all my recently installed programs, un-installed my anti-virus and Razer Synapse 2.0. I read somewhere that conflicting software may be causing a problem so in the end I decided to restore Windows, and still my left click would not work. However when I re-bound left click to my 1 button on the mouse, it worked fine.

After all that I finally considered that my mouse might actually be broken. So I plugged it into a laptop to see if the left click was working and it wasn't. The timing seemed all too perfect for the reason to simply be that my mouse button is no longer working, and I read through multiple troubleshooting articles and forum posts from people with similar problems but none of the solutions provided worked.

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I got a new mouse and replaced my logitech G5, i fully removed all those drivers and plugged in my new mouse which is a plug and play that has no drivers. It works fine its just when i left click or right click the cursor pauses in postion for a few miliseconds then will move with my motion.

For example I game allot playing first person shooters, i tend to click shoot with weapons and what i noticed is that when i click shoot rapidly and pull down to control recoil i dont get the pull down effect since the mouse is oddly pausing in postion for a few miliseconds when ever i click.

anyone know how to fix it? I've tried deleting and reinstalling drivers and cleaning drivers/registries.

A:Mouse pause on left click

Go into control panel and click on mouse where you have various properties to fine tune your mouse.

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I have a gateway laptop and just recently my left click on my mouse has become very sensitive. It's not the touch pad, but the actual button under that. It highlights, drags, and clicks on things when I barely touch it. The slightest touch makes it click things and its driving me nuts! How do I fix this?
 

A:Very sensitive left mouse click

Hi,
Welcome to TSG forums!
You might try opening the control panel and click on the mouse, select the buttons tab, there you can adjust the response of the mouse. I am not sure if this will take care of the problem, but it is free to try and might just fix it.
Let us know how it goes.
Vicks
 

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My mouse, Logitech g502 proteus core worked fine until today when my compter started up weird, it said something about my C: drive, I instinctively ignored it and let it run so I don't have the deatails , but anyway the computer boots up fine and I can right click or left click for about one or two seconds after startup but right after that I cant do anything except move the cursor, running in safe mode makes it work fine, ive tried uninstalling the mouse driver in safe mode, ive tried using system restore but that always says that it failed to restore, ive plugged the mouse into a laptop and that works fine, which is how I am writing this right now :/, any help with this would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.

A:Mouse moves but will not right or left click

If it was my computer I would remove the mouse driver and then reboot and let Windows pickup the driver.

If your mouse works after that check Windows Updates for a updated driver.

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Just got back from vacation, everything worked prior to that but I try logging into windows and when prompted to select profile I am unable to, after a while I finally get it in but can't select anything on desktop either. After a while I start using my keyboard so I find out it isn't my PC that is freezing or anything as it works fine, I then switch out my mouse for another one and get the same thing. Basically the cursor works, but when I click open areas/icons or just click on buttons I get no response, same with right click, I have had some moments for a few minutes where it worked, but have really no idea why it works and why it doesnt.

Right now I can use the right and left click buttons on my taskbar, but at the same time when I go above that nothing. (Eg can click icons and right click taskbar options but desktop icons and everything don't work)

Both wore wired, mouses, I mainly use G5 wired mouse

A:Right/Left Click on Mouse not working on Win 7

ok, ugh its just randomly working and not working in certain areas, just updated to newest setpoint, RIght now I have AIM open and when I press sign in it doesn't nothing, and taskbar isn't working, on the other hand now I can click on anything on my desktop and it seems to open, but cannot use the buttons to do anything when I get in

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Hi i'm not very microsoft literate so i need some very basic support.
my problem is i have lost the left click on my mouse. i managed to use keyboard to access the settings and change to right click as main button and now have this functionality. if i return to left click the right button still has its correct functions.

i have had this problem before after an update and system restore sorted it but this did not work this time as i cannot find an early enough restore point ?.
in settings i've tried deleting wireless sender and mouse a couple of times to force reinstall . the operation was sucssessfull but no change in mouse button problem.
using the m/soft troubleshooter page i've found out my particular mouse ( m/soft wireless laser mouse 5000) is not supported in win 10 and i should be using the intellipoint 8.2 drivers. however windows is using the keyboard and mouse center drivers and when i try to reinstall intellipoint i get the message " unable to install as later version installed".
i need to manually turn off / uninstall the keyboard/ mouse center somehow to reinstall the intellipoint drivers , i've followed various tutorials (m/soft and web) but i cannot find one only that only uses keystrokes or does not involve both mouse buttons (i've only got your left button or right button if i revert setting but not both at the same time). I've tried system scan and heath restore and creating second account without win reporting any problems and cc reg ... Read more

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Recently my mouse has been acting weird. For some reason when I left click the mouse thinks I am double clicking or it thinks I am clicking multiple times when I am clicking once or dragging something.

I have looked around in Control Panel and my mouse/keyboard program and I am unable to find a solution.

I have already searched the site and came across a similar thread however it did not help.

Keyboard/mouse: Logitech LX 710

A:Mouse Left Click Sensitivity

First thing you should try is another mouse, it could be defective

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Hi, hope somebody can help -- windows vista home edition -
every time i left click on a item - flolder or shortcut
the dele windows appears with multipul occurances -
I have carried out virus / trogen / mal ware scans using many different
programmes and nothing shows up -

any help would be welcome
Thanks

A:left mouse click = delete

What kind of mouse do you have, and does this also delete text?

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This problem has been plaguing me for a while but it's finally irritated me enough to try and find a solution. When I click the left mouse button, sometimes the first click or two doesn't 'register'. I have to keep clicking until Windows registers the click. This happens in a number of programs - notably Excel and RStudio. The laptop is fast enough that I should be seeing any lag whatsoever!  In a few other forums I've seen comments about an issue relating to Power Saving mode, although I've not been able to fix this. Curious to know if anybody else has come across this issue? Pertinent details:-Levovo T460p (i7, 32GB RAM, SSD drive, 2GB Nvidia)-Touchpad disabled 

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Hi,

I will start by telling you this is a clean installation of windows that has just finished, has not been online or done any sort of updates or driver installations - everything is off the disk, XP Pro Service Pack 2.

The problem started before i formatted the laptop and having tried everything (to the best of my own knowledge and online forums etc) i decided it would be easier to wipe and start again. WRONG WAS I!!!

The computer finished the install and went into windows. Its quite an old laptop and all the drivers were in place off the cd. Everything worked perfect ntil i rebooted for the very first time. Now the problem is back! Everytime i left click on a desktop item, in device manager etc the laptop tries to delete it and the confirm delete box pops up.

I have tried ...

Updating the mouse drivers
Disabling the mouse driver
Uninstall & reinstall mouse drivers
Deleting all mouse drivers from windows folder
A PS2 mouse
A USB mouse

Everything just leaves me with the same problem - it's crazy BUT it works perfectly fine in safe mode which leads me to believe it is some sort of software/driver problem and not hardware. Mousepad, ps2 mouse & usb mouse all do the same thing even with different drivers. I disabled the mousepad and used usb mouse, no different.

Completely stuck on this one and any help asap would be great, laptop is useless at the mo.

HP Omnibook 6100

Thanks
 

A:Left Mouse Click = Delete!!!

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Hi i'm not very microsoft literate so i need some very basic support.
my problem is i have lost the left click on my mouse. i managed to use keyboard to access the settings and change to right click as main button and now have this functionality. if i return to left click the right button still has its correct functions.

i have had this problem before after an update and system restore sorted it but this did not work this time as i cannot find an early enough restore point ?.
in settings i've tried deleting wireless sender and mouse a couple of times to force reinstall . the operation was sucssessfull but no change in mouse button problem.
using the m/soft troubleshooter page i've found out my particular mouse ( m/soft wireless laser mouse 5000) is not supported in win 10 and i should be using the intellipoint 8.2 drivers. however windows is using the keyboard and mouse center drivers and when i try to reinstall intellipoint i get the message " unable to install as later version installed".
i need to manually turn off / uninstall the keyboard/ mouse center somehow to reinstall the intellipoint drivers , i've followed various tutorials (m/soft and web) but i cannot find one only that only uses keystrokes or does not involve both mouse buttons (i've only got your left button or right button if i revert setting but not both at the same time). I've tried system scan and heath restore and creating second account without win reporting any problems and cc reg ... Read more

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For some reason, every time I press the ctrl key, the function becomes the left mouse button click. For example, when I hover the mouse on a icon and press ctrl, it opens the application. In game, when I press ctrl I fire the gun. I tried:

-tried different keyboard and mouse - both USB and ps/2
-reinstalled drivers
-rebooted
-virus and spyware and both clean

I don't know what to do right now but this isn't too big of an issue but it is pretty annoying when I try to play shooting games and try to crouch it fires all my ammo. Also one other thing is that I can't do ctrl+c copy because after i select something and press ctrl it clicks and deselects it.

A:My Ctrl key function became a left mouse click

Hello and welcome Tav Tavio.

First try these mate could be something real simple

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


Disk Check

then run these if yuo have not used them


http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/
download the ADW from bleeping computer.

Some more system specs would good if only the model number

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I have noticed something that has been happening since I bought it but I didn't realized the origin till now, whenever I work in either excel or word and I press the left button of the mouse or touch pad to, for example move something or highlight a text line, the CPU takes about 100 % of the memory and accordingly the processor fan makes a lot of noise to remove heat (that's consistent though).

Raj
 

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Hi,
My MS mouse (intellipoint 6000 wireless) started to behave strangely.
When I LEFT-click it on either Chrome or IE9 screen it opens a menu and does not allow me to type into any form. If I hold it pressed then I can type but the menu that appeared remains on the screen.
I've opened the mouse definitions under control panel and they are all OK.

Any idea?

Thanks

A:Mouse Left click opens a menu

Does your right-click button now perform the usual left-click operations?

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How can I simulate a left button mouse click without specifying the handle of the button that it is clicking. The following works if I want to simulate a click on the command1 button.

y = SendMessage(command1.hwnd, WM_LBUTTONDOWN, 0, ByVal 0&)
x = SendMessage(command1.hwnd, WM_LBUTTONUP, 0, ByVal 0&)

However, I am using the SetCursorPos api, and I would just like to send a mouse down/up command to click at the point that I specify. How can I do this?
 

A:How can I simulate a left button mouse click?

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I can't use my computer because the the left and right clicks aren't working!!!!! Helppppppp!!!!!
 

A:Mouse pad not working! Left and right click is out of order,

have you disabled the mouse pad at all
theres often a F key at the top of the keyboard can enable / disable the mouse pad - see if thats enabled
 

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Earlier today the left click button stopped working on my Microsoft Comfort 3000 optical mouse. Since then, the left click function has started to work again for a few minutes of time, but then goes back to not working. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software and had no effect. I have set my right click to act as a left click, and that works fine. Is there anything else I can try to fix this?

My computer is an HP desktop running Windows Vista.
 

A:Left Click Not Working on Optical Mouse

Cosmia said:


Earlier today the left click button stopped working on my Microsoft Comfort 3000 optical mouse. Since then, the left click function has started to work again for a few minutes of time, but then goes back to not working. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software and had no effect. I have set my right click to act as a left click, and that works fine. Is there anything else I can try to fix this?

My computer is an HP desktop running Windows Vista.Click to expand...

Welcome onto the boards there...

I have 3 of these 3000 series mice. My wireless router interferes with the mouse response (same radio frequency 2.4Ghz). I had to buy an 18" USB extension line, and let the antennae just lay on the floor beside the computer. Before that, my left clicks, and double clicks were hit and miss...
 

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well long story short i leave the room come back with my cat on my keyboard and now every single time i left click anything i get the windows help menu. also if i try to open a browser i get a never ending stream of new tabs

what did she do and how do i fix this
im using windows vista ultimate version 64 bit

A:Mouse opening windows help on left click

Welcome
Boot into safe mode and make a system restore to a point before the problem.
System Restore - How to

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Hey ya'll,              I have a first gen x1 carbon. Every time I hold the left click for a little bit too long, I have to click again to get it to release. It is the same with any pointing device I use. What can I do to fix it?

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I don't know if this is normal but I find it annoying. Using the synaptic touch pad on a Windows 8.1 laptop, I find that if the cursor lingers over an icon or shortcut for a second or so, it sometimes acts as if I had clicked on it. I don't think it is the touch pad sensitivity setting. Is there a separate setting that makes a cursor hover act as a click?
Thank you.

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Hello

I was on the internet today, when suddenly my mouse stopped working. The left button would not work, but the right button did.

The model i have is a Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0A. I bought it with a keyboard, both devices are wireless, and use a desktop receiver (Model info: http://www.komusa.com/miwikewiopmo.html)

I have already used Microsoft's Mouse Troubleshooter, but nothing worked. It told me to uninstall the driver, but that never worked.

I am running on Windows XP S2, with multiple users, for now i have "switched the primary and secondary buttons" so i can only use the right mouse button to select.

What should i do? if i have to purchase a new mouse would i also have to replace the keyboard?

Thank You
 

A:Mouse Problems, Left Click Not Working

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A:Ctrl+left mouse click problem

anyone know at all?
 

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Thank you.

A:Hovering acts as left mouse click

As a test, disable Tap-to-clcik for the touchpad, see what happens.

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Sometimes, when I am inputting data in a Word document or an EXCEL table, when I click on the left button, a series of dashes (--------) or asterisks (********) keep on typing and the only way to stop the action is to hit the space bar or another key! Most of the times I need to close the file QUICKLY; then, I am able to access it later on without the same problem sometimes in the same session or usually on the next session.
This is a very annoying problem when it occurs although it is sporadic.
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A:DELL Left Mouse Click Problem

Try another mouse. Strange problem you have.

Logitech sells a basic 2button optical mouse for $15 (I don't recommend the bottom end model).
 

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A:mouse cursor only moving when I left or right click.

I've never seen or heard of that happening before. It sounds like someone pranked you? Make and model of mouse please? Make and model of PC may help too.

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A:Left Mouse Click working too fast

Sounds like it in the settings of the mouse software not the actual mouse itself. I would recheck the settings of the mouse and reset to default and reboot.

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I believe my problems after I installed Lubuntu and Windows 7 in a dual boot. After a few weeks, I decided to remove Lubuntu, and keep Windows 7.

I noticed that my left button takes a few clicks to register. I reinstalled the drivers, but it persists. Sometimes, it works well, you won't know there is a problem, other times, it's frustrating. I don't want to reinstall Windows 7. Would it be possible to fix this issue without reinstalling Windows 7?

I also did a little Googling before I posted, I didn't find anything that helped me.

For reference I'm running Windows 7 64-Bit, and the mouse is fairly new, it's a Microsoft basic optical mouse.

A:Left Click on Mouse Not Working Correctly

First thing to try is a new mouse.

As a shot in the dark, try an sfc scan
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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