Sticky mouse buttons

Gateway / Mx6436
January 4, 2010 at 20:24:30
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP MCE SP3, 1.794 GHz / 1982 MB
I have a usb mouse that is hooked up to my latop that I play online MMORPG. The problem I have with it is that sometimes, out of nowhere, the right or left button seems to stick in the game...and sometime I have not even touched the left or right button depending on which at the time seems to be sticking.

It is a new Logitech mouse, and in hopes to solve the problem, I downloaded software from
the Logitech site and have had no succes with it. I also bought different that is unfortunately from a different manufacturer and have had no succes with the problem.

Once I click on the button it temporariloy goes away. Another thing...its weird, whenever the internet connection is slow, it seems to become more frequent.

Any suggestions how I might try to resolve this?

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January 4, 2010 at 23:02:43
The Internet connection shouldn't just slow down
You may have Malware infection on your computer

You could try the following:
Updated Antivirus scan
Free Malwarebytes Quick Scan:

I'm thinking CCleaner will likely fix it though

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January 5, 2010 at 10:40:25
Thank you for responding to my S.O.S message.


I tried the CCleaner program and after running it and cleaning out the recycling bin, my games ran a lil bit smoother (i can't help but notice as I only run a 64 shared memory, onboard video). Great, will I have to always re enter my site pw's and stuff?

This is what was recommended after running a Malwarebyte quickscan:

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\UpdatesDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.


I have used Mawarebytes b4.

I am a lil disturbed that any changes to a MS program should ever be needed. But I have never used it to scan my computer because after I got my laptop back from a computer shop that loaded my Windows XP and loaded sp3 for me, I just loaded it and never looked back (never ran a scan using the MS Security software). But I see it has malware detection.

Microsoft Security Essentials is everything an anti-virus package should be. It’s simple to use, works well, and does not impair your system. Microsoft’s competitors will argue that it’s less secure and doesn’t have as many features, but they should be worried. Overall, Security Essentials is excellent and I highly recommend it.

The Pros:

•Good virus, malware and spyware protection.
•Clutter-free interface.
•Easy to use and understand.
•Lightweight and unobtrusive.
•Fast and uses minimal resources.
•It’s free.
The Cons:

•Not as many features as some other packages.
•Virus writers might be more tempted to target Security Essentials because it’s from Microsoft.

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January 5, 2010 at 10:43:07
O yeah......almost forgot what the original SOS was..... sticky mouse buttons.

I spent half of the day checking out the CCleaner and the Malwarebytes programs so hopefully tonight I will be able to test drive the mouse to see if the problem solved.


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January 5, 2010 at 12:12:09

so i tried the game after running a disk clean and registry clean from the CCleaner program and 5 minutes into the game , POW! it happens.

What exactly happened was I got mobbed and for a split second there was a pause in the game. When it comes out of the pause, Boom! right mouse button stuck.

At the time of the mob, my finger was no where near the right mouse button, so i don't understand why it would stick. However, I am able to fix it by clicking the mouse button, but months of gameplay with this problem has made me decide to pursue fixing this problem.

Anything else I can try before I go and try a different manufacturers mouse?

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