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Why Does My Magic Mouse Suddenly forget left from right?

219 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 28, 2013 5:20 PM by Katie \'OConnell RSS
Katie \'OConnell Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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Jun 26, 2013 4:51 PM

Have been using Magic Mouse for three years but in the past few months, a weird thing happens. All of a sudden, when I left-click, the contextual menu pops up as if I'm right-clicking.

 

There's almost no way to get rid of it. Anything I do, the contextual menu pops up, regardless of whether or not I'm left- or right-clicking.

 

I shut off the mouse for a minute and sometimes that helps.

 

In most cases, I abandon the thing and use my wired mouse.

 

Sometimes, I've changed the mouse batteries even though they should power at 50%.

 

There's no real consistency, though. A solution works one time and doesn't another time.

 

Is the circuitry in the mouse going bad?

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