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ronnidonni

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Hey, new here. What a great site!! I'm not real savvy to most of the computer world but like our machines to be clean and lean.
Anyway, here's the deal.
I have a MS standard wireless mouse and keyboard and they both have worked great until recently. The change came when I brought home a Logitech marble mouse from work that wasn't being used anymore.... my wife has one at her office and really likes it so I thought I was doing a good thing for her.
I hooked it up and we were using both meeces. I did download the software for the marble mouse, BTW.
Once in awhile the wireless mouse would get real sluggish and I would adjust the settings and it would be ok.

To get to the point here I took the marble mouse back to the office, uninstalled the software, but now the wireless mouse will highlight a line such as All Programs above the start button, but the sub folders don't show unless I click it once. They used to show automatically, you know, off to the right.
What can I do to get it back to the way it worked originally?

Running XP SP2 home. Dell Dimension 3000

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Welcome to Geeks2Go!

Right-click the 'Start' button and choose 'Properties'
Under the 'Start Menu' tab, click 'Customise'
Click the 'Advanced' tab
Place a tick in the check-box to enable "Open sub-menus when I pause on them with my mouse"
Click 'OK' & 'OK' again.
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Thanks. I don't think I've tried that and am sort of embarrassed about that. I'll try it when I get home tonight.
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Well, I opened the properties under the start menu, went to advanced and it was already checked!! I've already reloaded the driver.

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Seems to be fixed now. I was going to just re-install xp thinking that would load all the proper drivers, etc. It ran into a can't find "starportlite.sys" error which has something to do with Starburn.
I had deleted that program a month or so ago so I downloaded it and re-loaded it. At that point the mouse pointer started working correctly.
Anyway, I deleted it and anything to do with it, xp re-loaded and we're good to go!!!
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