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Old 10-23-2008, 04:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys, I have a gateway optical mouse, model Moakuo (basic 2 button scrollwheel wired optical usb mouse) and recently it has started to double click on things when I single click, search bars, address bars, computer games, you name it, it'll double click it.

I have gone into settings and turned up my double click speed, and I have re-installed drivers, but so far it still double clicks!

any thing else that you think would be worth my efforts to try?

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Old 10-23-2008, 05:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Will it do this on any other system you have tried it on?
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Could this have something to do with it?:

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Old 10-23-2008, 09:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Saxon, that is a good idea, I will troubleshoot it tonight.

Alvin, I just checked to make sure, and it wasnt it good guess, but it isnt so much a folder thing, I always double click my folders/icons, and I have set the doubleclick setting to fastest in my mouse options, the thing is, it clicks faster then I could ever do, and im not sure if the problem is in the mouse or in the driver.... other then that I havent been playing with this computers settings, so its either an updated driver, a windows automatic update goof-up, or simply old (only 1 year though) technology screwing up.
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The mouse is dying...this happened recently with a razer copperhead and t ended up not clicking at all anymore.
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gogo buy a logitech G9, you wont be disapointed!
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Old 10-24-2008, 10:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I second the G5, 2 years and still going strong
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Old 10-27-2008, 02:14 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i've had problems like that before, i remember right clicking once or twice in random areas on the desktop, and then it would fix itself=)

actually it happened about 2 days ago
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Old 10-29-2008, 10:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
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My mouse double clicks a of the time as well. Some one once told me it was a bug or something like that with Vista. Once I went back to XP it still happens on occasion. But not nearly as much as before.
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