mouse hover auto clicks IE 6 links

  Chris 23:05 05 Apr 2003

I have upgraded to IE6 and also had to upgrade my mouse driver. Using XPpro.

Now I find that if the ouse pointer if hovered over any web link it automatically clicks the link - very annoying. Cant seem to find the option that turns this off. Only an issue in IE and not other programmes.

Any ideas ?


  howard60 07:24 06 Apr 2003

activating mouse trails this might just solve it.

  powerless 07:26 06 Apr 2003

Smart Move.

Control Panel > Mouse > Motion > Take the tick out of smart move.

  watchful 07:26 06 Apr 2003

There could be something in Tools/Internet Options/Advanced tab.

  Chris 20:44 09 Apr 2003

It transpired that the touch pad had "tap buttons" (ie tap the touch pad) turned on and deep in the properties I managed to turn this off. I think this, combined with decreasing the touch pad sensitivity seems to have solved the issue.



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