Problem When single clicking a folder or file it opens or runs, instead of selecting or highlighting. Cause The folder options are set to open on single click. Solution Windows XP Click “Start”. Click “My Computer”. Click “Tools” (at the top) and Click “Folder Options”. Under “Click items as follows”, check the “Double-click to open an… Continue reading Mouse double clicks when you single click files
Problem Whilst using your Mac, the mouse keeps right clicking. You may not even be touching the mouse or trackpad. Solution Turn off the computer. Turn it on and hold down the Shift key to start the Mac in Safe Mode. Go to your User Library folder. Open the LaunchAgents folder. Move all the files in the folder… Continue reading Mouse keeps right clicking on Mac
Hint: An alternative way of right clicking is to hold the ctrl key and click. You can enable Right Click for your Trackpad or Mouse by following the relevant instructions. Trackpad Click the Apple icon in the top left of the screen. Click System Preferences. Click the Trackpad icon (on the second row). Follow these… Continue reading Using Right Click on a Mac
Problem When starting windows, it just shows a black screen. You can still see the mouse cursor and can move it but there is no start menu, taskbar or desktop icons. It may stay like this for a while before logging in. Solution Run a Disk Repair.
Problem When you put your computer to sleep or hibernate, it wakes up straight away. Cause This can often be caused by the mouse waking up the computer, even when it is not moving or clicking. Solution Open the Device Manager. Double click on the mouse under Mice and other pointing devices. Under the Power… Continue reading Computer wakes up straight away when putting it to Sleep or Hibernate