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When I plug in an external mouse, it won't click.

When I plug in a mouse to use (not the touchpad mouse, an actual external mouse), the computer won't recognize when I "click". The mouse will move the cursor on the screen, but whenever I try to select something, it won't work. Then, when I unplug the mouse, the touchpad won't select anything either.

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If an external mouse does not work correctly, you may need to install device drivers for it. Windows does not support all 'mice' just by plugging them in. Download and install the drivers for the mouse from the manufacturers web site. Do NOT do a factory recovery for a device driver problem.

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SOURCE: Left click does not work. Both on touchpad and external mouse.

This indicates a virus in your system, since you can't use the mouse, I would do a full recovery to factory setting if possible.

Posted on May 11, 2012

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SOURCE: mouse touchpad does not respond but external mouse

Press Fn+F6 to enable touch pad but if it still doesnt work you may download the latest drivers for the touch pad on this link:
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_884.html

Posted on Apr 03, 2010

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SOURCE: Mouse Cursor Jumping while typing causing major typing errors

Reinstall the Mouse Drive rplease and it should work.

Please write abck if you still face problems.

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

Brian Murphy

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SOURCE: cursor(pointer) cannot be moved by using touchpad but possibe wit

To stop the mouse jumping around whilst you are typing, have you tried configuring the touchpad? I had the same probelm but found configuring the touchpad to "disable whilst typing" then settng the "reactivation time" to one second.. This seemed to solve the problem in my case. I have a Medion Akoya. Good luck, Brian

Posted on Jun 07, 2012

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SOURCE: thinkpad t510 4314 touchpad and mouse stop responding

It shows the fault of USB ports and in my point of view you need to replace with a new motherboard.

Hope it will be helpful.

Good Luck

Posted on Aug 22, 2012

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