According to PC Magazine Encyclopedia, a mechanical mouse uses friction between a roller ball and a mouse pad to determine hand motion and translate it into pointer movement on a computer. A mechanical mouse is called a ... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

A computer mouse may freeze or become unresponsive because of accumulated dirt, use of the wrong settings or a bad surface. An incompatible driver, a loose cable or interference from other input devices may also cause th... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

The cause of a mouse cursor moving by itself may be one of several options, depending on what type of trackpad or mouse a user has. Water, dirt and electrical interference are the most common causes of a trackpad malfunc... More » Technology Computers & Hardware
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