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Mouse clicking issue in some areas of Win 8.1

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Mouse clicking issue in some areas of Win 8.1


    Hi,

    I've just made a fresh install of Windows 8.1 on a desktop PC. I'm having problems with mouse clicks within specific areas of Windows. It generally works in desktop environment and in tiles menu but when I go, for instance, to PC setting, I'm able to highlight an option but can't click on it (works with keyboard navigation, though). I don't think it is a mouse problem, as I tried three different ones and the problem occurs in the same sections.

    It also happens in some desktop appliactions such as Autodesk Maya, it basically stops me from clicking anything in this programme.

    Another lead is that I can do those clicks with my Wacom (Intuos 5) tablet pen. I thought it may be the tablet driver and that it changed input method but the problem occurred before I even plugged or installed the tablet, so I don't think that is an option either.

    I'm also using Win 8.1 on a tablet but this never happened.

    Thanks in advance!
    Chris

    PS. The problem I described is permanent but sometimes other software such as Word or Chrome ignore mouse clicks as well then I press Alt+Ctrl+Del it and open Task Manager. It suddenly starts to function.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    8.1 Pro x64


    Same issue here, hunting for a resolution still. Did you find one?

    (I realize this thread is old but it's the first one solidly covering the same issue I've seen)
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  3. #3


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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    It would help to know the model of the mouse, is it wired or wireless? If connect to a usb port, try another.
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    Posts : 2
    8.1 Pro x64


    Logitech G500s (wired, USB), have done that.

    I've not experimented as fully with my Intuos 5 but next time it happens I will be checking that more thoroughly and trying another device (K400 w/ integrated touchpad) to see what's happening with all of them.
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  5. #5


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Are you using Logitech drivers, if so uninstall them, reboot and see if Windows drivers are any better.
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  6. #6

    i have same problem with logitech mouse but also touchpad


    I have same issue has any one solved this problem? would love to resolve the issue
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