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Old 06-18-2009, 12:12 PM   #16
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Re: Sick of politics here? Fix my computers!

What is the model you have? Initial thought is something's jarred loose in the receiver. However, do you have any other USB devices you can plug into that USB port? Have you tried the receiver in another USB port?

Generally you have one of two options.

1) take the receiver apart and fix the loose connection which will most likely lead to...
2) buy a new mouse
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Old 06-18-2009, 12:20 PM   #17
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How old are the batteries?
Has it worked before and you just started having problems? If so change the batteries out if you have extras.

If not, have you looked at the settings for the mouse in your control panel? and is it a specialized mouse, or just a standard 2 button wireless mouse?
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Old 06-18-2009, 01:04 PM   #18
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What's the advantage of a wireless mouse beside not having the wire in the way?
It moves and clicks faster.
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Old 06-18-2009, 01:11 PM   #19
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What's the advantage of a wireless mouse beside not having the wire in the way?
I would say mainly not having the wires and the flexibility to use the mouse from more than one place easily. Now if it is optical or laser, then it definitely moves smoother and over multiple surfaces (not glass so much). Not really positive of the difference between the laser and optical, but I assume that the laser has more precision.
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Old 06-18-2009, 02:32 PM   #20
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Somewhat off topic, but I just installed these wireless usb to vga adapters in my conference rooms (wireless projection). They work exactly as advertised and are very cool little gadgets for cheap.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:26 AM   #21
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for a blown cap, all you'll see (typically) is a little bulge at the top... instead of being flat, it'll be rounded and pushed up a bit, you do need to actually look at each capacitor and not just glance at the board to see it.
Yep; sometimes I'll lightly run my fingers across the top or even along the sides if I can to feel for any bulging.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:27 AM   #22
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Somewhat off topic, but I just installed these wireless usb to vga adapters in my conference rooms (wireless projection). They work exactly as advertised and are very cool little gadgets for cheap.
Cheap for a commercial setting yes.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:33 AM   #23
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It moves and clicks faster.
Ummm, no. Moving and click speed acceptance are managed by either the Operating System's controls or by the software installed for the particular device (if you go that route).
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Old 06-20-2009, 10:53 AM   #24
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Yep; sometimes I'll lightly run my fingers across the top or even along the sides if I can to feel for any bulging.
Where are The Office fans for this one???
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Old 06-21-2009, 11:37 PM   #25
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Where are The Office fans for this one???
Guess I'm lost on this one
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Old 06-22-2009, 12:12 AM   #26
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Where are The Office fans for this one???
That's what she said
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That's what she said
Thank you. You've just earned one...
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Nice, but can I cash that in for some Stanley nickels?
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Old 06-22-2009, 10:26 AM   #29
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Only if you can figure out the conversion ratio.
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haha classic episode
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