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Mouse Gets Stuck Randomly On Excel


At any point in time while switching sheets within an excel spreadsheet, the mouse gets stuck or when i click i get the window with the "close" option that is supposed to appear only when you click on the top bar. The same happened with a logitech mouse, changed to a ms and have the same problem. So far, no help from ms. I reinstalled drivers, changed batteries, click on both buttons at the same time, check usb drivers anything i could find on the web, but no luck. I cannot be the only one having this issue.

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