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CraigNB 08-13-2007 01:01 AM

Mighty Mouse problem!!!
 
Hi my scroll wheel suddenly stopped working - but not completely. It allows me to scroll up but not down. Which is great when I'm at the bottom of a website and want to go back up....but not so great at the beginning. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks guys!!

Kilted1 08-13-2007 03:41 AM

This should fix it

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=302417

Basically turn the MM upside down and rub the scroll ball vigerously with a soft damp not wet cloth

CraigNB 08-13-2007 07:34 PM

ha i really was like this is so stupid! Its broken how is rubbing it on a wet cloth going to fix it - i read what you said + apple.com, wet a peper towel did what it said for like 10 seconds and BAM i can scroll both up and down haha thank you so much....so simple....

Kilted1 08-14-2007 12:04 AM

I'm glad it worked for you.

smurfy 08-14-2007 10:44 AM

This is why I am getting a Logitech MX Revolution mouse.

Ramacher 08-21-2007 10:48 PM

I had the same thing happen to mine.. except i couldn't scroll up, only down. Went into a mac store and they told me to do the same thing as you guys have done except that i should use one of those alcohol swabs from a med kit.

Carol247 08-22-2007 02:18 PM

Sometimes I just blow on mine and the little bit of moisture and moving it around fixes it. Not really a big deal, everything gets dirty and needs to be maintained. :D

fleurya 08-24-2007 01:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by smurfy (Post 462806)
This is why I am getting a Logitech MX Revolution mouse.

Meh, it's not that big a deal to clean: it doesn't need it often and only takes a few seconds to clean. I can usually get it working by just rubbing it vigorously in my palm.

I don't want to change because I love the design and the fact that it's warrantied 3 years under my Applecare plan.


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