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Stinkin' Mouse

For the longest time, I've been using a Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse (MX700) setup on my home computer. Recently (maybe within the past 3-4 months or so), the mouse has been going completely haywire on me whenever I've using it. If I leave the mouse pointer hovering over a web browser window, for instance, it will start scrolling the page down even when I'm not touching the mouse! And it's not affecting just web browsers (both Firefox and IE), but also Windows Explorer, Adobe Reader, etc.; anything that can scroll down, will do it and I have to fight with it to keep the page steady. Or I can move the pointer elsewhere on the screen.

I've found other people on the Internet with similar complaints, but everything I've tried has failed to fix the problem. I've uninstalled the stupid Logitech Mouseware software and reinstalled it about 10 times (currently it's removed), and I've switched out the rechargeable batteries with new ones. I've mucked with the settings in the Control Panel, too, but nothing fixes it. The wireless keyboard is fine (I'm typing on it right now).

I have an old Dell wireless mouse that I just hooked up a few minutes ago. The downside to using it is that I have to plug its receiver into yet another USB port on the computer, so I had to add a USB hub into the mix just to accommodate it. [USB devices: MagicJack, Epson scanner, Canon printer, Logitech wireless dock for keyboard/mouse, Western Digital MyBook, Dell wireless receiver, iPod, and the occasional thumb drive.]

Anyone else have this problem with the Logitech MX700 mouse? I had to throw it into a drawer because it was getting too annoying to keep using it.

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