I have a Advent 7014 laptop running XP.How can I disable the mouse auto clicking functionality in XP? It's REALLY ANNOYING!If I am in excel, for example, I can start writing a word in one field, the mouse auto clicks on another field, and end up typing in completely the wrong place!Help me.......
I have never had this problem before... The only thing I can think of is change the frequency if it is wireless.
I get the same problem using the built in mouse and an external USB mouse, which makes me believe it is a XP setting somewhere.I know hat this type of feature can be accessibility related and have looked through the settings but I can't see anything obvious.
There are some mouse settings in Control panel/Folder options.
Thats not it.A good example of the problem is if I am in excel and I just place the mouse curser over a field, within a second the selection box highlights that field.This does not happen on my other machine running W2K. Could someone else try to recreate this in XP for me?
Is it an "optical" mouse?
Thought it might have been the 'Point to Select Option' in folder settings.
update:My optical mouse is OK.It's the mouse built in my Advent 7014 laptop that is causing the problem.Weird huh.Its a touch pad style mouse using the Microsoft PS/2 Mouse driver Ver 5.1.26.Any ideas?
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