Mouse with will of its own

  cruachan 10:16 12 Jul 2005

Relates to Labtec cordless optical mouse. It does unexpected things without any input from me. Eg it will scroll down a a page. Or if I leave the computer, when I come back it has highlighted a line or so. Sometimes the cursor will change to the compass-like thingy - I don't know what this is for, as you can tell! Can anyone suggest some simple reason for this odd behaviour? Or not so simple, even?
Mike E

PS now it's just highlighted the the last four lines! ("this...Mike")

  jimv7 10:23 12 Jul 2005

Uninstall the drivers, delete the mouse from device manager, restart windows and let windows find the drivers.

  cruachan 11:37 12 Jul 2005

Done that, and it seems, fingers crossed, to have done the trick.
A corrupted driver then, eh?
Many thanks!
Mike E

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