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wel i have the mighty mouse (wired) which came with my imac.

it is scrolling like 10 lines at a time and an example of this is on the mac-forums home page it takes a few clicks (of the wheel) to get it to the bottom it is just too fast

i have tried the system prefs and restarting etc

nothing works
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Something must work, chris ... have you rebooted? What if you turn the Tracking down?
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tracking works fine

just the scrolling setting.

also clicking the middle button which should bring up dashboard wont work - same with the expose buttons. on either side

help !
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it is the same with any mice that i have tried. very annoying.

any ideas ?
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This is difficult to troubleshoot .... It's also wierd that it does it with other mice too?

What if you create another account to test it out again?
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i will create another account right now.

2 mins and will reply.
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ok it still doesnt make a difference on the 'test account' as i called it.

i tried changing the scrolling speed and that doesnt do anything,

any ideas ?
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I wonder if the keyboard/mouse preference pane got messed up? Was looking for a .plist for it but all I can find so far is the keyboard preference pane. When I click on that in the Library it brings up your mouse settings.

Since you did say it messes up with other mice, it can not be the Mighty Mouse.
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Not many, have you tried unplugging it and other usb devices and reconnecting? Also, have you added any new hardware to your setup recently? Or made any changes at all?
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ok.

extra info: it happens with the other mouse i tried on it as well.
expose, dashboard button dont work either.
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no the hardware is all the same. i will try unplugging all the usb devices now
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ok i have tried unplugging all usb devices and plugging them back in. no luck.
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Have you fiddled around in the Prefs, changing all the settings around ... it's worth a try.
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yh i have
the tracking setting works but not the scrolling setting

this is what mine looks like
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Just for clarifications sake ... you have tried assigning different functions to the scroll ball, left/right click and the squeezy bits on the sides?
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