Introduction

This guide will walk you through taking apart the mouse and repairing the left and right mouse buttons.

Parts

No parts required.

Unplug the USB cord to disconnect the mouse from power.
  • Unplug the USB cord to disconnect the mouse from power.

  • On the bottom side of the mouse, unscrew the single screw located above the rotating ball.

The screw on this mouse is a #2 phillips.

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Take off the top of the mouse and remove any debris located inside of the highlighted areas.
  • Take off the top of the mouse and remove any debris located inside of the highlighted areas.

  • Use a microfiber cloth first then, damp towel for areas that are more difficult to clean.

To take off the top part, you will want to lift the cover up just by a centimeter or two, and then slide it towards the back of the mouse while pulling up.

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  • The ball may be stuck or dirty and isn't relaying correctly. To remove or clean the ball, twist the ball cover according to the arrows (counter-clockwise).

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  • These are the vertical and horizontal ball sensors. These can become dirty from excessive use. Clean these with proper materials to insure cooperation.

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  • Insert the USB Cable back into your computer.

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  • Examine the cord for frays or any exposed wires that may cause a bad connection.

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  • Examine wheel for debris. The wheel can get dirty frequently which affects performance and may cause issues.

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  • This highlights that the sensor may be dirty or broken.

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  • The wheel button sensor may be stuck or not working. Pull the wheel out to expose it and clean it.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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