About The Mouse And Keyboard
Why doesn't my mouse work properly?
Check that the mouse is plugged securely into the Mouse port.
Save and close all open applications. Turn off your computer, wait approximately 10 seconds, and then restart your
If you are using an optical mouse, use an appropriate surface to ensure optimum mouse tracking. A good mouse
surface requires a certain amount of detail or texture to enable mouse tracking.
Use surfaces such as plain paper, card stock, or fabric that do not have a lot of repetitive patterning.
Avoid surfaces such as mirrors, smooth glass, or magazines.
There may be dust or dirt inside the mouse mechanism. To clean the mouse, follow these steps:
Save and close all applications, and turn off your computer.
Turn the mouse upside down.
Remove the mouse ball cover on the back of the mouse by turning clockwise the ring that covers the
Turn the mouse upright, and drop the mouse ball into your hand.
Using a piece of tape, remove any dust or dirt on the mouse ball and inside the mouse ball socket.
Return the mouse ball to the socket, and replace the mouse ball cover. Secure the cover by turning the
You may need to reinstall the mouse drivers. See
online User Guide for more information.
Reinstalling device drivers using Application Recovery CD(s)