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Why does mouse double-click unintentionally ? How to solve it ?

Why does mouse double-click unintentionally ? How to solve it ?

When we do single-click, sometimes PC acts as double-click.
It is called as "chattering".

It is terrible because it causes to open unintended file.
It also causes to close tab when we try to open tab.

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It irritates us.
Is it caused by machine failure ? Or can we fix it ?

This article will show Why mouse does double-click unintentionally and how to solve it.


Why does mouse double-click unintentionally ?

When we do single-click, sometimes PC acts as double-click.
It is called as "chattering".

Its caused by things below.

Reason of chattering

  • Mouse failure
  • Static electricity
  • OS settings
  • Mouse driver
  • Mouse failure

    If chattering does not happen always, it seems issue of hardware.
    And in case of hardware trouble, it may be mouse failure.

    Broken part is click-recognition part of mouse.

    If it is not clean, it can't recognize click correctly.
    Then it accept single-click as double-click.

    If you can decompose the mouse, you can clean the issued part.
    It has a switch part to accept click action. So you can clean or replace it with clean one.
    You can also use recovery liquid on the switch.
    It is easy way to use recovery liquid.

    Remember that this solution may harm your mouse. So do it yourself with your responsibility.


    Using normal method, it is better to ask repairment.
    If there is initial failure, it may be replaced.
    So it is recommended to keep receipt and warranty sheet.


    Static electricity

    There is possibility that static electricity is kept in the mouse.

    If chattering was caused by static electricity, we can solve it by releasing electricity.

    In order to release it, connect earth point or click some times without battery.


    OS settings

    If chattering always happens, we can doubt OS settings.

    In Windows settings, there is a settings to open file with single click. There is possibility that setting is changed to single-click one.

    In order to check Windows mouse settings, you can follow below.

    step
    1
    Open contron panel

    Input "control panel" in left-bottom window on your desktop.
    And open control panel.

    step
    2
    Select customize desktop

    If view is category, you can use customize desktop.

    If view is not category, you can select explorer options.

    step
    3
    Select settings of single/double click

    Then you can choose settings of single/double click in explorer options.

    step
    4
    Check settings to poen file with double-click

    Check click method if it is Select with single-click and open with double-click or not.

    If it was single-click one, it opens file with single click.


    Mouse driver

    It also might be failure of mouse software driver.
    If it was caused by driver, it needs uninstall and reinstall mouse driver.

    Method is following below.

    Remove driver and install

  • Right click start button ->select device manager
  • "Mouse and other pointing device" -> Right click "HID mouse" and select "Uninstall device"
  • Reboot PC

  • Other solution

    Other solution is "Buy another mouse" if it has failure.

    As a temporary solution, you can control the issue with using software.

    And also you can see trouble shooting on Microsoft website.


    Recommended mouse

    If you want to buy a new mouse, let me introduce a mouse that I use.

    I recommend M705 wireless mouse.

    Recommended point is cost performance.
    Its price is about 5000 JPY. And it has good function.

    It has 2 buttons on its left side.
    We can use them as "go previous" and "go next".
    It is very useful to look pictures.

    And it is hard to break. We can use it some years.


    Control double-click by software

    There is a way to control chattering with using software.

    It observe click signal. And when it notices short term double-click, it modifies the signal to single-click one.

    Of course it is a temporary solution.


    Finally

    When we do single-click, sometimes PC acts as double-click.
    It is caused bty reasons below.

    If it does not always happens, it may be hardware issue.
    It is better to buy another one.

    Reason of chattering

  • Mouse failure
  • Static electricity
  • OS settings
  • Mouse driver
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    駆け出し機械学習エンジニア。機械学習、DB、WEBと浅く広い感じ。 Junior machine learning engineer. Not a specialist but a generalist who knows DB, WEB too.

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