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Current version by: Andrej Kvasnica ,

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There was some kind of vaseline inside the scroll wheel covering almost all the holes in the screool wheelscroll wheel's side. There is phototransistorphoto-transistor detecting thatthose holes moving during the scrolling.
There was some kind of vaseline inside the scroll wheel covering almost all the holes in the screool wheelscroll wheel's side. There is phototransistorphoto-transistor detecting thatthose holes moving during the scrolling.
 
I put paper towel under the scroll wheel and gave a good amount of WD40 into scroll wheenwheel interior. Next morning the wheel was clean, all vaseline along with WD40 soaked into paper towel under the wheel.
I put paper towel under the scroll wheel and gave a good amount of WD40 into scroll wheenwheel interior. Next morning the wheel was clean, all vaseline along with WD40 soaked into paper towel under the wheel.
 
Assembled the mouse back and it's working nice.
 
Update: after 4 months it's still working like the new thing.

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Original post by: Andrej Kvasnica ,

Text:

There was some kind of vaseline inside the scroll wheel covering almost all the holes in the screool wheel side. There is phototransistor detecting that holes during the scrolling.

I put paper towel under the scroll wheel and gave a good amount of WD40 into scroll wheen interior. Next morning the wheel was clean, all vaseline along with WD40 soaked into paper towel under the wheel.

Assembled the mouse back and it's working nice.

Status:

open