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Why doesn't secondary button work on my mouse??


The secondary button quit working on my mouse. It is a microsoft intellimouse. I purchased another one today it is a

microsoft wheel mouse it worked ok for awhile but the secondary button Quit working on it too. What can I do to remedy this. I reistalled the software that came with it and the buttons are in the default mode. Every thing seems to be installed properly. please help.


This question was answered on April 14, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hello and thank you for your question.

This sounds like a hardware problem to me Here are some things that could be cause your mouse to malfunction:

1.Mouse port itself could be damaged.

2.The connection at the port and the motherboard, (circuitry) damaged.

3.Mouse cable being stretched too tight, partially pulled loose.

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Posted by Lanny of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on April 14, 2001