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Ask a question BillyGoat - Last answered on Aug 18, 2010 at 07:38 AM by Doug
Hello,

My mouse has suddenly seemed to stop activating links in any web page. I have a wireless Logitech mouse, HP Pavilion laptop with Windows XP O/S. The problem precisely is this. I oepn a web page, let's say Hotmail. I click on an email to open ie when hovering over the link the pointer changes from a pointer to a hand, left click and the email opens. However, when I've finished with that email, close it and try to open another one, the pointer stays as a pointer and does not change into a hand and therefore I can't open anything. The only way I can get it to become active again is to click on another open window, then return to the original window and the pointer starts working again. It's really annoying.
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I have the same problem. Does anyone have a solution?
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The page you were seeing was not fully loaded, that's why you get these kind of problem, let the page load completely first.
BillyGoat- Sep 17, 2009 at 10:46 AM
No, it's the same with new window tabs, the Firefox menu, anything you might want to just click on to make something happen. Like now, I'm typing this response to you, if I put the cursor over one of my other open tabs I just get a pointer and no hand. If I go and just click in and out of another window I have open, then the cursor gets reactivated somehow.

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