Solved Cursor selects text whilst moving

October 28, 2011 at 17:23:17
Specs: Win XP Pro
My desktop with win XP pro seems to be having a problem. As I click on a desktop icon it doesn't open but what I can see is no entry sign [-] is shown up as I move the cursor on the desktop and sometimes it leaves a square in shape with dot lines on the desktop.

I know I am not dragging an icon and dropping it somewhere else but it behaves like this as if I am dragging the icon and it shows the above no entry sign [-] on the screen as the cursors moves a bit further.
I right click and left click to continue and it works temporarily. Similarly, as I browse a website, the contents are selected by itself without having to select the contents whilst moving a mouse.

Your help is much appreciated. Thank you.

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October 29, 2011 at 08:17:00
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Did you try another mouse?

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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October 29, 2011 at 08:50:57
Thanks for your help. Yes I did change a mouse as you advised and it worked for me! Great! Thank you so much.

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