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Mouse "Double-Clicking" Issue


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Hey Geeks!

Since I've gotten back to school I've noticed a strange problem with my mouse. I noticed it when I was playing a game and I would keep deselecting things I didn't mean to deselect. I thought maybe the game was just being weird but this morning I tried to delete multiple files (Ctrl-Clicking each item) and after 1 or 2 items the computer would open all of them. Or if I opened a small window and tried to click-drag it, the window would just maximize.

I've never experienced a problem like this before, even just two days ago when I was at home the mouse was fine. I'm pretty sure I have everything connected as it was before, too.

Any ideas? (And I've already checked the double-click speed in options panel, that is at it's normal dbl-click rate)

Thanks! :)
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Hello BlackPandemic,

Have you tried connecting a diffrent mouse to the computer?
If so, did it do the same thing?

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At the moment I only have my one mouse with me at school. When I get back to my room (as I thought of that idea as I was walking to class) I'll first try connecting my mouse to my roommates computer to see if it's a mouse issue. If it doesn't act up on his computer I'll try another mouse on my computer.

I've tried restarting, plugging the mouse directly into the computer and plugging it into a USB-hub.

Will edit post once I've tried. Thanks!
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Keep in mind that a reply on the topic will result in a mail that will be sent to my e-mail address :)
I think you could say that I'm lazy :) :)

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Well I plugged in my roommates mouse and it worked fine. So I guess:
A) Something happened during travel
B) Perhaps something is in the mouse under the button as it's not a constant double clicking?

Parents are willing to buy a new mouse but I won't make them do that unless this can't be "fixed"
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I am thinking B. But the mouse could've just died.
Most of the times I'd say its not wise to open up a mouse.

What sort of mouse do you have?

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It's a Logitech MX-518 and I did a few hits of compressed air into the buttons but *shrugs*
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That's funny.. Last week I went to a person to fix his PC for him. He also had a mouse which double-clicked when you really didn't want it.
It was exactly the same mouse.

If a few hits of compressed air under the buttons didn't work I'm affraid it could be broken.

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