Do you know why my mouse is playing up?

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  1. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The left button on my mouse is working in every respect EXCEPT when I copy something with it won't paste into a message. I know I can use CtrlC and CtrlV but would prefer to simply left click.
    Also it won't allow me to delete either which I find rather strange. Can anyone explain what is going on please?
     
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    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Have you shut your machine all the way down and back on again? That's always the first thing I try.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Yes Barb I did that and it didn't help. However, I've just tried it again and, guess what, it's working just fine. I haven't a clue what was wrong with it earlier but I'm happy it's fully functioning again. :-D
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    If you have a wireless mouse it will get out of sync and rebooting usually fixes that.

    Computers are great things when they work...when they don't work they make great boat anchors. ;)
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Thanks Toni. It is a wireless mouse. This is the first time it's ever happened to me and it was so frustratingly slow not being able to do what I wanted to. I just hope it doesn't happen again.
     

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