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LEFT Mouse button is intermittent and the browser seems to be hijacked on occasion

Q: LEFT Mouse button is intermittent and the browser seems to be hijacked on occasion

DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Terry at 8:50:13.46 on Fri 01/16/2009Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1283 [GMT -8:00]AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1296 [VPS 090116-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311 Wireless Smart Configuration\Utility\NetgearAG.exeC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\WINDOWS\system32\UAService7.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\Diagnostics\diagent.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\usnsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Updates\sbsd160upd.exeC:\DOCUME~1\Terry\LOCALS~1\Temp\is-6G20K.tmp\sbsd160upd.tmpC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXEC:\Documents and Settings\Terry\My Documents\DDS TOOl\dds.scr============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com/uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.dellnet.comuInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.localmSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ieBHO: AskBar BHO: {201f27d4-3704-41d6-89c1-aa35e39143ed} - c:\program files\askbardis\bar\bin\askBar.dllBHO: {340b7ce0-0c08-438e-ad23-612beee26967} - c:\windows\system32\khfFYRjh.dllBHO: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\SDHelper.dllBHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dllBHO: {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - No FileBHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - 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c:\windows\system32\qoMeFuvv.dllLSA: Authentication Packages = msv1_0 c:\windows\system32\khfFYRjh============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============R1 aswSP;avast! 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Support Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)2009-01-16 08:37 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\SDHelper (Spybot - Search & Destroy)2009-01-16 08:37 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\File Scanner Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)2009-01-16 07:59 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\terry\applic~1\Sammsoft2009-01-16 07:58 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\AskBarDis2009-01-16 07:58 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Advanced Registry Optimizer2009-01-15 16:07 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Trend Micro2009-01-15 16:03 0 a------- c:\windows\system32\mcrh.tmp2009-01-15 15:03 1,375,234 ---sh--- c:\windows\system32\hgymhnnn.ini2009-01-15 15:03 82,432 a------- c:\windows\system32\nnnhmygh.dll2009-01-15 15:02 127,488 a------- c:\windows\system32\gchpbr.dll2009-01-15 15:02 127,488 a------- c:\windows\system32\shxsovrn.dll2009-01-15 15:02 40,960 a------- c:\windows\system32\vbueimvn.dll2009-01-15 15:00 1,546 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\hjRYFfhk.ini22009-01-15 15:00 1,546 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\hjRYFfhk.ini2009-01-15 15:00 303,104 a------- c:\windows\system32\khfFYRjh.dll2009-01-10 18:09 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\terry\applic~1\RegClean2009-01-10 18:09 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\RegClean2009-01-09 16:32 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Musicnotes2009-01-09 00:16 <DIR> --d----- C:\SecondLife2009-01-05 09:21 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\iTunes2009-01-05 09:21 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\{3276BE95_AF08_429F_A64F_CA64CB79BCF6}2009-01-05 09:20 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Bonjour2009-01-01 19:13 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\pss2008-12-19 15:23 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\AVAST2008-12-19 11:07 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Windows Live Toolbar2008-12-19 11:07 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Windows Live Favorites2008-12-18 09:48 141 a------- c:\windows\CwbRmDir.bat==================== Find3M ====================2008-12-30 16:17 69,104 a------- c:\docume~1\terry\applic~1\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT2008-12-12 09:01 3,067,904 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mshtml.dll2008-12-11 02:57 333,952 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\srv.sys2008-12-11 02:57 333,952 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\srv.sys2008-10-24 03:21 455,296 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mrxsmb.sys2008-10-23 04:36 286,720 a------- c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll2008-10-23 04:36 286,720 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\gdi32.dll2007-01-02 20:04 215,040 ac------ c:\program files\INSTALL.LOG2006-08-31 10:46 6,582 ac------ c:\program files\favicon.ico2002-07-26 17:02 153,088 ac------ c:\program files\UNWISE.EXE============= FINISH: 8:52:04.20 ===============

Preferred Solution: LEFT Mouse button is intermittent and the browser seems to be hijacked on occasion

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: LEFT Mouse button is intermittent and the browser seems to be hijacked on occasion

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread. Also please explain your problem as fully as possible. Each little detail will help in getting your system cleaned up and functional again.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scans:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Full Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen:Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes. * Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop. DDS.com DDS.scr DDS.pif * Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run. * A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running. * Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_Scan * Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results. * Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet.Information on A/V control HEREThe mouse problem is more than likely hardware. Do you have another mouse you can try?

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Brand new 5th gen X1 Carbon here.  The left button seems like it misses a click every 10th or 20th time, particularly if I click on the right side, where your thumb rests naturally. I found a couple of threads indicating that this was a known problem with previous generations.  ("Known" in the sense that a Lenovo tech confirmed it was a design flaw - too wide of a button with only one microswitch underneath.) Was this issue fixed, and maybe I just have a bad unit?  Or is it an ongoing problem?  The reason I ask is that I'm still within the holiday return period, and I don't want to try to have the machine repaired, only to fall outside the return period and discover that I have to live with the problem forever.

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I've had this problem before and had a replacement, but in the replaced machine the problem came back. Especially when pressing the button all the way on the left side it is sometimes unresponsive even though it makes a clicking noise. But sometimes it works, so maybe it is caused by dust? Is anyone else having this problem?

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Man this feels weird. I'm usually the one giving help, not asking for it lol.


HP Pavilion dv7
Win7 Professional x64

This problem started after I left my computer on sleep for a couple hours. When I woke it up, the touchpad taps and left mouse button clicks brought up the right-click context menu and nothing on the taskbar responded to the cursor hovering over it. Also for some reason pressing the Windows key on the keyboard wouldn't bring up the Start menu. The only way I've found to correct this is to plug in a USB mouse and press the right MB on it. I also was able to fix it one time by uninstalling the Synaptics drivers and letting Windows restart and find the mouse, but after trying to reinstall the Synaptics drivers then uninstalling them again after the problem reappeared this method no longer works. In either case left click functionality is restored but there is no right click functionality period on the touchpad/buttons. However the USB mouse that I plug in works normally. Also after left click is restored, everything on the taskbar and elsewhere responds as it should with the exception of not being able to right click on anything (which sucks in W7). I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Synaptics drivers to see if that would fix it but after reinstalling them and restarting, the problem came back. Another thing I've noticed is that even with the Synaptics drivers installed the vertical scroll area doesn't respond.... Read more

A:Left mouse button/touchpad tap acting as right button click, right MB not functional

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Hey all,

I just installed Windows 7 earlier today. The install went fine, until right near the end. I had to click 'next' to a question, which I had already done a few times, but this time the tab was not responding. I tried again and again, then finally just hovered over the tab and pressed enter on my keyboard which did the trick.

Now that the OS is up and running, everything is working fine but I just have one problem. My left mouse button is doubling up as a 'back' button. So if I am in a folder and want to double click a new folder, or even if I just left click on empty space, it will take me backwards one folder. A nightmare in internet explorer aswell.

For the time being Ive switched the two buttons around, so I have an action button, but no right click (on the left mouse button now) anymore.

Ive tried installing the original drivers, and in compatibility for Vista, but nothing seems to fix the problem. Anybody have any suggestions? Id be real grateful to hear them


Oh and the mouse is a Logitech LX7 wireless.


A:Logitech wireless mouse - crazy left mouse button

Have you tried the mouse on a different machine?

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i have windows 7 ultimate, with kaspersky internet security,
Its not a gaming machine.
since today i noticed that i click twice on the icon internet explorer ou microsoft outlook and does not open,i must do open with right button.
What is happening ?
I have a kvm switch with usb and audio support for 2 pcs.
The mouse is a microsoft optical, i tried with a different mouse and its the same, on windows xp on the other pc works ok.

A:left mouse button

Hi! fjabrantes, welcome to W7F

Mouse Button - Vista Forums

Go to >Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Mouse

And make sure, the Switch Primary and Secondary button box is un-checked

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I'm trying to fix my daughter's Everex Stepnote laptop. I don't know if it had a virus or a mechanical problem so I used killdisk and then loaded Ubuntu. I've discovered that the left mouse button doesn't work. Is there another key combination that can be used to replace it? Thanks.

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Lately I seem to be having sensitivity issues with my mouse. The left button's ability to hold is off... some clicks act as rapid double clicks or just let go. I want to make sure this is a problem with the MOUSE and not Windows 7.

I've tried internal cleaning but the actual button is clipped together and the wheel prevents me from unclipping one side to clean inside. I've tried switching USB ports, no good.

A:issues with the left mouse button

Could be the mouse that's busted. I have a Raptor gaming mouse sat in the wardrobe because it started double clicking even though my computers set to one click, and it became unbearable to use Winamp with.

Don't you have another PC you could test it with to be sure?

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It stopped working, and has no 'click'. Same with new mouse. Original mouse worked OK on another computer. Left mouse button function was ok when switched to right mouse button. Pad function is normal. Uninstalling mouse driver reconnecting mouse, and restoring Vista, did not help.


A:left mouse button failure

i just received the same problem. I have an HP wireless mouse. I was browsing the internet and suddenly the left button stopped working. Everything else worked fine. I used my keyboard to run a norton full system scan, but it yielded no results. After about 2-3 minutes, it started to work again for some reason. something tells me this is a virus, but since none of my antivirus programs (Windows Defender and Norton) come up with anything, i am skeptical of it. any other ideas?

P.S. When i started to get functionality back into my left mouse button, my computer was running a lot slower than normal, but now after about 5-10 minutes, its back up to speed

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My little brother was using the computer last night and said that everything froze up for a bit and he could not click on anything. When I rebooted, it said "Active Desktop Recovery" on the screen as part of the wall paper saying it was disabled. It had instructions to turn it back on and there was a button to click for me to restore it. But, I could not click on it. The right-click works just fine. I figured out how to switch primary control to the right button on the mouse, so I could get around while fixing it. Unfortunately, now that I can use right click, the restore active desktop button is gone. It disappeared after a reboot. I have run McAfee, Panda Active Scan, Spybot, Ad-Aware and Registry Mechanic. There were a few infected files and spyware and I removed them. The problem still exists. I have uninstalled the mouse driver and let the computer auto-install the driver on reboot. If anyone has any idea how to fix this, then please help me.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.1
Scan saved at 1:56:02 PM, on 9/3/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Comm... Read more

A:Left mouse button not working!

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While surfing web sites, I often will select from lists (for example on cars.com, I can pick several different types of cars to look for). To do this, I USED to use the CTRL key to pick and choose several items from a list by holding down CTRL and clicking on the selection.

HOWEVER, now, my computer has decided that holding down CTRL and left-clicking the mouse opens up a brand-new browser window and does not select anything from the list.

A:Control & Left Mouse Button

Does this happen when you click on any link in the browser or just CTRL + left click? And what browser are you using?

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When I'm on-line the left mouse button won't work, although it works fine when I'm off-line. When on-lin, in order to acces a link or open a file, I have to use the right button, and then select "open" from the menu. I also can't check boxes or select options in online forms... This just started happening recently, I've restored the system back as far as possible, but that didn't help. I've also had the hardware and software ,(ie The mouse) cleared, so those aren't the issue either. Maybe the registry?...

A:Left Mouse-button Issue

Hi 516John,

I'll assume by "online" you mean while using a browser, such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox - please correct me if this is not what you mean.

When you say you've "cleared" the hardware and software, do you mean you've tried using the mouse with different browsers or different computers and the left-click works fine?


Windows Outreach Team

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Hey guys, first post here.

I was just using my laptop, when all of a sudden the left mouse button sinks in. I can't click it anymore. My next step is to contact Best Buy and HP. It would take 2-4 weeks for BB to fix it and 7-10 days for HP. I would much rather use HP, but last time when using HP, they sent me a charger a week after it was due. I am a student and I really need this laptop.

As of now, I just took that left mouse pad off. Now I see a black part underneath it. I think I can put the mouse pad back on top without a problem. I realize now that this black part has sunk all the way to the bottom. Any ideas on how to get it back to the top, the normal position, I mean? Can I do this by myself? I really don't have the time to wait for HP to fix it, so what do you suggest?

Thanks in advance.

A:Left Laptop Mouse Pad Button Broken


Please anyone have any ideas? I guess I might as well send it to HP.

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This is the second time this has happened within about three weeks. My left mouse button and enter key on the keyboard has been disabled. All other functions like the right mouse button and other keys on keyboard seem to be working fine.

So, with the execute button or key disabled, I am unable to open or run any program, like Spyware Doctor or Norton's AV. Am also unable to download, open and run your scan utilities as I cannot execute anything.

Does anyone have any idea how to regain control of the mouse buttons and enter key on the keyboard so I can run some scans?


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In some programs, if I'm holding down the left mouse button, the keyboard doesn't function (tested on laptop keyboard and external usb keyboard). In some programs, it does. Does anybody know why?

A:Typing while holding left mouse button

Works here, may be what programs allow or don't allow.

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My mouse left button sometime work fine sometime not work. I need to know its a hardware issue or drivers issue. So are there any way to test it? Sometime i have to give more pressure to left click.


A:Mouse left button work unexpectly, need help!

Quote: Originally Posted by killer bee

My mouse left button sometime work fine sometime not work. I need to know its a hardware issue or drivers issue. So are there any way to test it? Sometime i have to give more pressure to left click.


Hi killer bee,

I would hazard a guess that it's a hardware issue. The best way to test is to either put a known good mouse on your system or try your mouse on a different system.

Those clicky-type buttons have a definite lifespan just like anything mechanical.

I also have a mouse with a wonky left button but I can't replace it because instead of having a scroll wheel, it has a toggle. Makes scrolling through long documents so much easier than having to roll, roll, roll the wheel.

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This happened on occasion in XP also, but now on my new Laptop with Win7 I see it happening again. Every now and again for some reason I cannot select random files (in a file handler) by holding down the CRTL key and selecting desired files with the left mouse button.

Also sometimes the SHIFT key will not let me select the first and last files for a group selection.

And then again on another boot up they both work again until some unknown combination of events messes it up again.

Anybody know what does this ?

A:Shift and Ctrl with Mouse left button

What brand laptop? and are you using the touchpad, or a mouse.

If it is the touchpad see if there is a driver update from the laptop Mfg. Also try blowing out the keyboard with a can of air, you may have some food /crud under the keys.

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I own an HP notebook (windows 8)(serial code)[Personal Information Removed](Model) 2000-2b89WM(Product) C2M4ZUA#ABAand the left mouse button key has fallen off. after usage the key began to sink inot the laptop until it compleatly fell off.I want to know if there is a way to get the key repaired or compleatly replaced? Thank you for your time.

A:Reaplacement left mouse button for laptop

You have to replace the whole top cover.   (4) Top cover(includes TouchPad):For use with Compaq models 689696-001For use with blue HP models 689694-001For use with black HP models 689695-001   Here is the (black) part on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/GENUINE-HP-2000-2B89WM-2000-SERIES-PALMREST-TOUCHPAD-TOP-CASE-COVER-689695-0... Here is the Service Manual: Manual Take a look at the picture of the backside of the top cover in the eBay auction. If you still have the left mouse button they sometimes can be reseated and repaired but it will still require just about the same disassembly as replacing the top cover.  If you need more help post back. If the answer has solved your issue please click "accept as solution" so other people can find it later.

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I can't use any keyboard keys and use the left mouse button simultaneously; there is about a 1 second delay after I stop pressing any keyboard keys until the left mouse button starts working again.

This makes it barely possible for me to play games such as 'Team Fortress 2' because I can't press spacebar+ctrl+mouse1 to rocket jump (Note that the problem happens all the time, not just in games).

This happens with every key on the keyboard except for the SHIFT, CTRL, Fn and ALT keys.
The problem remains regardless of whether I'm using an external/inbuilt mouse/keyboard.
I have used this laptop without having this problem in the past.

I have already tried going to the control panel > change mouse settings > 'Device Settings' tab> Settings... > PalmCheck-Enhanced ACM and moving the slider in PalmCheck down to 'Off'; this did not work, of course.

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium edition
on an HP Pavillion dv6 Notebook PC;
AMD A6-3410MX APU with Radeon HD Graphics 1.60GHz;
64-bit OS

A:Can't use keyboard and left mouse button simultaneously

Nevermind; I've solved the problem myself. Since I couldn't find anything about this problem anywhere else on the interwebs, I'll record the solution here:

after looking through installed programs on this laptop and finding something called 'TouchFreeze' - which was set to be open on laptop startup by default - I simply unchecked the option to make it open on startup, then clicked 'exit'.

No one will probably have the same problem because they'd only notice it if they're gamers and no gamer would install a program like that on the laptop (I am using a shared laptop), but hey, now the solution is on the internets.

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Hey guys - this is a weird one. Left click the mouse to open something and nothing happens. Well, nothing happens that's supposed to, is safe to say!For example - in OUTLOOK - you move the mouse onto "addresses," it "lights up," i.e. highlights... then you click the mouse (left), the highlight comes off, un-highlights itself. Another example, in IExplorer -- click on the DOWN arrow in the address line -- this should expose/make visible the most recently visited sites in a drop down box.... but, you click on the arrow - sites appear in the dropped window for LESS THAN A SECOND, then go away!!! Another example, I hit "FILE" then "SAVE AS" to save a document on my desktop, left click the down arrow at the "SAVE IN" area, it QUICKLY opens all of the available areas to save the file in I would normally see, but they disappear as fast as they appear! With IE minimized, left click on it, it doesn't open. Basically... left click of the mouse isn't performing as advertised. Heck --- even to EDIT this post... I had to RIGHT CLICK on the edit button!!!It seems the only way to open something is to RIGHT click, then select OPEN... Ran EWIDO - cleaned/deleted the infected 86 filesRan AVG - ditto what happened on Ewido. 86 infections, cleaned and deleted... Here's the latest HJT log... Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:51:39 PM, on 11/20/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet... Read more

A:Left Button On Mouse Not Working As Advertised...

Hi,This isn't a malware related issue here though... It rather looks like the left-button just hangs when you click it - too sensitive, maybe dirt under it - whatever.Can you try another mouse and look if you are having the same issue. There's nothing suspicious in your Hijackthislog. One note though..Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update.Updating Java:Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 9.Scroll down to where it says "The J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) allows end-users to run Java applications".Click the "Download" button to the right.Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".The page will refresh.Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name. It should have the icon next to it.Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.Then from your desktop double-click on jre-1_5_0_09-windowsi586-p.exe to install the newest version.

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Hello, as it says in the title.. everything was working fine last night... ( like 4 hours ago), now I can't do anything with it ( well I can), I mean, if I try to hold down the left key on an application to move it on the dekstop it will open that app so many time, if I'll try to drag a slide up and down it will basically only keep on pressing on it and that's the same with the right button.. what should I do ?

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My 7 year old son was playing on Roblox (internet) and all of the sudden the mouse stopped working. "He didn't do anything" he says but trying to get the left mouse button to work is impossible. I have gone into the control panel and changed the settings so that the right button acts like the left, but this still isn't good because now I don't have a right button feature anymore. I try to change it back and then the left doesn't work at all.

I did a system restore to this morning and the problem is still there. There are no new add ins in internet explorer from today either.


A:left mouse button stopped working

Try a different mouse

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Actually it's a Kensington trackball. Starting an hour or so ago, every time I click the left button, either the line I am viewing and everything above it (as in an email client or Windows Explorer) gets selected; or in a browser, an entire new window opens. I now have five copies of Foxfire open, just from navigating to this site!

My only clue is that awhile back I was holding something down; I forget whether it was left button, right button, or some key; while I decided what to do, and a dialog popped up saying did I want this behavior to have some effect, I do not recall what. I believe I clicked "Cancel". But ever after, I cannot use the left mouse button for its intended purpose. Nothing in Control Panel helps at all.

Has anyone seen this behavior? How can I fix it?


A:Solved: Mouse left button gone crazy!

sounds like some kind of gesture features or handicap features

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I'm not a computer person, so I apologize in advance if I get terms wrong. All information regarding specifications are from the HP Support Assistant.  I have an HP Pavilion G6 Notebook (Product number A4A93UA#ABA)I'm running Windows 7 (64-bit)My microprocessor (if this matters) is an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @2.40GHzI have 4GB of system memoryThe pointing device is Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPadHopefully I didn't miss anything important. I'm having a few problems, mainly the left mouse button isn't working at all. I've searched and searched for an answer but I can't seem to find one. The touchpad itself is working perfectly. I can double tap to click, tap and drag to highlight, etc. The right mouse button is working fine as well. It brings up a menu everytime like it's supposed to. The left button on the other hand, isn't working at all. I've had the computer for about 6 months, so my warranty is still in tact. I was just hoping to find a simple fix before I go through the process of sending it back to HP or Best Buy. At first, the left button seemed laggy. It would work sometimes, and not others. Then it stopped completely (all within a time frame of a few days) This happened about a month ago. Since then, I've been searching for answers, and just dealing with it. even though it's super annoying!  Another thing I've noticed is that around the time that the mouse button itself has stopped working, my start menu was cleared out entirely.... Read more

A:HP Laptop left mouse button not working

I want to say it is a hardware issue but the thing about part of the menus disappearing makes me wonder if it is a virus. I would try a Windows preboot environment CD like Hiren's and see if the mouse works with different software. But that is a longshot and the likely answer is that the mouse circuit board is bad. The only other thing you could try is a factory restore.

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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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When I'm on-line, in order to open a link or file, I have to use the right mouse button and then select "open" from the menu to access the link or file. This just started happening recently. I also can't check boxes on forms on-line either. I have Windows 7 on-board, I've restored my system, but that didn't help. So many of my programs are from downloads, that I really hate to re-install Windows... This isn't the mouse, or the software as I've cleared both of these issues. Maybe registry?

A:Problem with left mouse button on web-sites

Quote: Originally Posted by 516John

When I'm on-line, in order to open a link or file, I have to use the right mouse button and then select "open" from the menu to access the link or file. This just started happening recently. I also can't check boxes on forms on-line either. I have Windows 7 on-board, I've restored my system, but that didn't help. So many of my programs are from downloads, that I really hate to re-install Windows... This isn't the mouse, or the software as I've cleared both of these issues. Maybe registry?

Hello !!

We need some information before go ahead and troubleshoot. What brower are you using ?? In brower do you have lot of add-ons enabled ??

- Captain

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Hello, this is my first time posting so a little background info. I consider myself at a intermediate to advanced level with computers and usually figure out solutions myself but i am lost with this one, i have done a search and am not finding anything really pertaining to my problem. Yesterday my boss was using hotmail to view some pictures sent to him from a trusted friend. hotmail uses trend micro for thier scan so we assumed that they were safe. upon opening the third picture something happened and things changed. The left mouse button no longer works so i changed teh mouse configuration in the control panel to left handed and i am able to use the mouse for the most part, the enter keys dont work upon startup but after opening the taskmanager using keyboard navigation they work again, all of the links and text under the desktop icons are now underlined and a few other odd things. MY virus software did not pick up anything major so installed spybot search and destroy and another program that detected and removed a few trojans, adware, cookies and such but the problem is till there. I am comfortable editing the registry so any and all help with this would be greatly appreciated. Below is the log from hijack this.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:29:02 PM, on 3/12/2008
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\system32\winlo... Read more

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Instead of dragging my mouse to the top left, then moving down to pop up the bar, could I just bind it to one of my extra mouse buttons?

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I'm having a problem with getting the mouse wheel button to work correctly in 8.1

I've switched to left handed use to alleviate shoulder pain.

Before this I had the mouse and keyboard center installed. I use a cheap USB keyboard and a microsoft USB optical wheel mouse. Configured for the right hand, everything works correctly. The right button is the normal select, the right is context and I configured the wheel button to double click.

When I switch to left hand I lose the wheel button double click. The select / context buttons are properly working, but when I click the wheel it appears to be the same as a context button click. I thought maybe the settings got messed up when I switched the buttons so I tried setting the wheel button to another function (open charms in this case). That works. Switched the wheel button back to double click and it goes back to open context menu.

I uninstalled and re-installed the mouse and keyboard center. That made no difference. Seems like a bug here. Any suggestions? Anyone else run in to this or solve it?

On, this is on a new (mid-april) HP laptop so there is a touchpad that I almost never use because I generally have the mouse, keyboard, and external monitor attached with the lid closed.

A:Mouse Wheel Button not Working for Left Handed Use

I am having exactly the same problem. Really annoying. Spent a couple of hours trying to debug this problem on the two different Microsoft mouse . You would think they would at least test their own products on Windows 8.1. BTW this is not a problem on either Windows 7 or Windows XP with the same mouse.

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The left mouse button on the U31.70 laptop I have ocassionally will stay stuck down after being pressed.  It is very intermittent and sometimes the laptop is fine for a few days, but then every so often it seems to happen a great deal.  t has done it from a few months old and it will soon be out of warranty,  I have updated the touchpad drivers, but this has made no difference. Is this a known fault with this model?

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Hi all I am sure you all have one point in time faced this issue but lately I am having serious problem with my left mouse button click. Whenever I click on anything its automatically double clicks it like I am selecting a file and instead it opens it or im dragging file and it makes it difficult to drag it or opens it instead now its got to a point that its irritating i simply have to about 4-5 times where only it needs to be clicked once.

I have changed the setting in the mouse options in the control panel as well as have tried cleaning the mouse multiple time but its still the same I do have a Logitech touchpad that I am using to avoid this issue at the moment I do have setpoint from Logitech installed and please dont ask me to uninstall and reinstall setpoint as last time around it gave me nightmares just to get it uninstalled and reinstall it after hours of googling the reinstall issue with me any idea what can be the problem.

A:Issue with double click of left mouse button

It happens. My 2 G500's both started this problem after a while. Try on another computer and if it does it there too then you need to get it fixed with warranty/ or take to a repair person if you have such shops in Pakistan.

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Yesterday night, all was well. Today, I wake the computer from sleep mode and find that my left and right mouse buttons don't work. I downloaded X-Mouse Button Control and tried to map them back to left and right click, but it doesn't work. I mapped my mouse button 4 and 5 as left and right click as a temporary fix.
After some digging around I discovered that clicking on left mouse button acts as "ctrl + C" and right mouse button acts as "ctrl + V". All other mouse buttons including the wheel work as they should, and so does the mouse itself.
Anybody have any ideas?

I have tried uninstalling the driver and rebooting and unplugging the mouse and replugging it into a different port to no avail.
I have not used any mouse mapping programs like X-Mouse Button Control before.

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I get several different not responding "freezes" in different areas of my computer. The worse place is on the desktop screen which causes a "round and round circle" to never end. I am trying to bring up the menu and all I get is a permanent round and round circle which never brings up the menu. This happens in other places on the computer and seems to be a bug of Windows 7. Can it be corrected? I though i had it corrected when I uninstalled all Adobe software and put in Foxit, but that only temporarily solved the problem. Now the problem perpetuates without solution. Can it be corrected?


A:Windows Not responding problem with left mouse button

I guess you guys don't know a solution. Maybe except to report to Microsoft the problem.
How do you do that.

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I have windows 7 and a dell inspiron 1545.

When using both my mouse and my touch pad the cursor does a left click without a button being pressed approximately every five seconds.

I have downloaded some drivers from dell but this did not solve the problem.

The computer originally ran window's vista.

Thanks guys!!!

A:Touchpad and mouse do left click without button being pressed

Do you want to use the mouse and the touch pad at the same time?
If not there is normally a hotkey (FN + the touchpad icon) to disable the touchpad when using the mouse.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, the left click button on the mouse was sticking, in the process of cleaning this out with air I popped the silver top area off. I can put this back together, but the button seems to be indented more than the right button and does not click properly. I feel that something underneath is worn out, is this a repair that I could possible get parts for and perform myself? Thanks in advance! wings555

A:broken left click button on laptop mouse

Are you talking about the touch pad or a seperate mouse?

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I am going crazy with this issue. I have the click the left button 2, 3 sometimes 4 times every time I want to click on something on the screen. Not having the same delay when I touch the screen so it 's something with the mouse. I have changed the batteries also on this wireless mouse.  This is the mouse that came with the computer. I hope this is something I can fix myself.  PLEASE HELP!!! Robin

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I have this problem since day one, which was I think the end of December 2016. I have the latest synaptics driver,, I think. This is the button closest to the front edge farthest from the keyboard. When the mouse button fails to register, which happens around once out of 30 mouse clicks, I have found that when this occurs, every single time I move the cursor with either the trackpoint or the trackpad the click will take immediately effect. If I don't move the cursor the click never takes effect. Re-clicking the mouse button tends to also work.   I've searched the board and noticed that earlier versions of the driver caused multiple click events to fire from a single physical click.  Perhaps the driver update went to far in that direction. Anyone else experience this?   I installed a ssd drive onto which I installed a lenovo win10 64 image for my model and let the lenovo companion app update everything: apps, drivers and bios. Windows 10 is at version 1607 build 14393.1198.    

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I have this problem since day one, which was I think the end of December 2016. I have the latest synaptics driver,, I think. This is the button closest to the front edge farthest from the keyboard. When the mouse button fails to register, which happens around once out of 30 mouse clicks, I have found that when this occurs, every single time I move the cursor with either the trackpoint or the trackpad the click will take immediately effect. If I don't move the cursor the click never takes effect. Re-clicking the mouse button tends to also work.   I've searched the board and noticed that earlier versions of the driver caused multiple click events to fire from a single physical click.  Perhaps the driver update went to far in that direction. Anyone else experience this?   I installed a ssd drive onto which I installed a lenovo win10 64 image for my model and let the lenovo companion app update everything: apps, drivers and bios. Windows 10 is at version 1607 build 14393.1198.    

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The left mouse button has suddenly stopped working on my touchpad. I tried to restart including taking the battery out but this didn't help.

I tried to uninstall the driver (called Synaptics Ps/2 touchpad port on my control panel). It then asked me if I wanted to uninstall the software. I clicked yes.

After this, the driver now changed to being called just PS/2 touchpad port but there is still an option to uninstall available.

I tried to uninstall again but nothing happens. I tired to download new driver software for Toshiba touchpad from the website, but it is failing to download.

I am able to use an external mouse normally but would really like to get my touchpad working normally again.

Can someone please advise on what might be causing this problem and how to fix it?


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Hi, newbie here. I have replaced my keyboard once and all was well but now the left (top) button will not work . Right click top button works. The two buttons below the mousepad do not work. The mousepad works.  I have tried configuring things in the control panel with no success. A usb mouse gives full function. Is it the keyboard or something I can configure.? I'd appreciate any help.

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This has been an ongoing problem. I've checked to see if there was that box checked for "snap to default button," however, it was never checked. I ran a scan for the "peper trojan," but those files were not on the system. I ran a couple other virus scans and malware scans, but to no avail. I did also run a Hijackthis and will include the log file below. I haven't messed with drivers yet because it is the embedded mouse for the tablet I'm using. I don't use any other mouse devices. I do use a tablet pen regularly. The problem is frequent and random. I can see it happening from across the room, which is to say, I'm not hitting a button by accident. There is no external mouse or wireless mouse involved.

Hoping for a ray of light.
Thanks in advance

A:Mouse Darting Bottom Left "Start Button"

The touchpad has drivers...all drivers can become damaged.I'd try uninstalling the drivers for the touchpad (via Device Manager), then rebooting so that they reinstall...before I assumed anything more drastic than that.How To Access The Device Manager - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/42244/how-to-access-the-device-manager/ Louis

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I am running Windows 10 (Creators Update) and have been doing so for quite a while on a laptop. Recently, whilst playing a game, I was clicking the touchpads left hand button (mouse1) rapidly until suddenly it stopped working completely.

In addition, tapping to activate mouse 1 is also not working with the touchpad. Right clicking is still working and mouses are also working properly.

When I looked to see what the touchpad was doing (and if any of the buttons were activated) I noticed that it says the left side button is always being clicked and held (even though I'm not pressing nor holding it)?

Is there some way of fixing this or has the hardware completely broke?


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I just want to shout out what my recent experience is, since it doesn't make any sense to me at all.
If I can help at least one person having similar problems, then I'm happy.

So, my home build PC with Windows7 Ultimate 64-Bit suddenly started acting up after 2 years of solid use.
(The computer is pretty basic, nothing fancy except for an expensive graphics card, since I enjoy gaming)

Problem # 1: My left mouse button stopped working. No explanation how this happened, but restarting the PC did not help. I did not install anything new that could have possibly caused this.

Problem #2: After the second reboot, it would shut down by itself after showing the desktop.
The system restarted again by itself, but this time it didn't even boot up until the desktop. After this, the PC would reboot by itself at unpredictable moments: before BIOS, during BIOS, after BIOS, during W7 boot, after W7 boot, I could use the PC for a moment, but then it would reboot by itself over and over again.
Entering the BIOS and reviewing settings, it would again reboot by itself.

I started troubleshooting the hardware and to make a long story shorter, I disconnected the following parts one at a time to see how it would affect the unexpected reboots:
- Graphics card (video from MB)
- WiFi PCI card
- DIMM memory

I knew I would see errors, but I was more interested figuring out if the PC would still reboot AND IT DID.
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A:Computer keeps rebooting, left mouse button rarely works

Been there done that except instead of Reset Button it was the Start Button.

Glad you kept at it until you found the problem.

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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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Hey, guys!
I didn't want to bother you with this - but it's starting to make me nuts.  I've looked all over the intertron for answers, and have seen quite a few problems like mine, but the circumstances don't quite fit my situation - or at least I haven't found it yet.  Most of these complaints are the result of upgrades or not updating drivers and whatnot.
I JUST BOUGHT a new laptop.  I'm talkin' nine days ago.  My first foray into Windows 8.1.  So far everything is fine except for the touch pad.  Every now and again the left mouse button refuses to do what left mouse buttons do and I must touch the screen to click on a tab, a spot on a page, etc. It starts working again shortly, but still, what the hell?
Also, occasionally, when I put the mouse pointer on the scroll bar to move through a page, then move the pointer off the scroll bar and onto a link or a spot in the page I need to type or whatnot, it's as if the pointer never left the scroll bar and the page keeps moving up and down when I try to get to a particular place on a page.
I've got an Acer laptop running Windows 8.1 with a Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad, driver version - did a check for updates and was advised the best version was currently installed.
I shall await your sage counsel.
Thank you in advance for your time and effort!

A:What the crap is wrong with my touch pad left mouse button in Windows 8.1?

I JUST BOUGHT a new laptop.  I'm talkin' nine days ago.

Unless its a software issue, Like drivers, And I doubt it is but i may be wrong. Take it back and get it fixed/replaced under warranty.

with a Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad
Every now and again the left mouse button refuses to do what left mouse buttons do

I had a Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that was the same ( it was faulty)

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I have an uncontrolable finger jerk condition which can be a big pain during some operations, therefore I would like to be able to require that mouse clicks require a left cntrl or left alt or both be pushed before a mouse click can occur. Is there anyway to do this.

A:How do I change mouse button operations so each will requre left cntrl

Hello and welcome Redknight mate I seem to remember there used to be three button mice as to whether or not you can still get them I am not sure.
There is also the function of clicking with the scroll wheel as in dragging the page up or down but am not sure if this can be configured to act as a right click - if that is what you are looking for.
Mouse button - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia as you can see from this there are five button mice although I have never seen or used one.

This might interest you as an alternative for some things 3 Ways to Use Your Computer Without a Mouse - wikiHow

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