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Old 07-10-2009, 01:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently got a new wireless mouse - my old one broke - and it all worked okay. Then today, it started not moving the cursor. Left and Right click works absolutely fine. The light on the bottom of the mouse is on as well. I've tried restarting my computer and unplugging the mouse. Still no luck. Also, the touchpad works fine, so its probably not a sensitivity problem.

I probably put this thread in the wrong section, I wasn't quite sure where to put it.
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Old 07-10-2009, 02:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There isn't really a whole lot you can fix with those things. Your best bet is to take it back and get a replacement.
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Old 07-10-2009, 03:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Are you using an appropriate surface? Shiny surfaces or glass usually don't do well with laser/optical mice. Try a mousepad or flat dull surface. Also make sure the receiver for the wireless mouse is not out of range.
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Old 07-10-2009, 05:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Its in the same position it was in when it worked.
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Old 07-11-2009, 05:28 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Fixed it. I did what I should have done the moment it stopped working. Took the batteries out and put them in the other way round.

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That is how you do it. This is a known issue with the skin and the login box at the top. For some reason it doesnt set the cookies properly for the site. We have contact the maker and vB for a solution with no response yet.
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