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Mouse Issues with Windows 7 HP Pavilion Entertainment PC dv7

by Zenniful / May 7, 2013 10:20 AM PDT

Hey guys,

I've been having this problem for about 2 days now. At random moments for extended periods of time, my mouse clicks will simply not respond in correct ways. Sometimes it will just simply not click at all (neither the right or the left clicker will respond), sometimes it will automatically click for me (both left and right at different times), and other times it will right click when I try to left click. My scroll works perfectly, it's just that at random moments my mouse will not respond appropriately.

I've found that sometimes if I right click multiple times, it will enable me to start clicking again.

And this is not a mouse problem, it's my laptop. This will happen with my mouse and my mouse pad/touch pad.

I also found that if I go to a new window via alt+tab, it will enable me to use my mouse again, but it rarely happens.

Please help if you can


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Does it do this with another OS?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2013 10:25 AM PDT
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What's UBUNTU?
by Zenniful / May 7, 2013 11:22 AM PDT

Thanks for your reply. I'm going to try it now, but what is UBUNTU?

Thanks and sorry for the stupid question.

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Ubuntu is a Linux based OS
by wpgwpg / May 7, 2013 11:40 AM PDT
In reply to: What's UBUNTU?

You can download Ubuntu from and put it on a DVD or flash drive, boot from it, and examine your hard drive and/or copy your data to a backup device. It's a handy thing to have in case of an emergency even if you don't use it often.
Good luck.

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Still does not work
by Zenniful / May 8, 2013 10:46 AM PDT

I tried both of the things, none worked.

If anyone knows how to fix this, please help. This is really irritating.

Thanks in advanced,

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If the other OS failed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 8, 2013 1:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Still does not work

Then the hardware has a problem. I know HP will have you reload the OS so be sure what you can't lose is not on this PC.

Since the test failed, it needs repair.

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If it is a USB mouse check

the batteries.

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