Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I am having a issue I have never experienced until recently, I believe (hoping) it is just a setting I can change?

The issue:

When I left click and hold the left mouse button down and slide the mouse around to select text in a document or webpage, it works as far as selecting the text, however when I release the left button , it does not stop selecting more text. Instead I must hit the left button again to stop it from selecting more text. This is very annoying, at first I thought I just had a faulty mouse but I just bought a new mouse and it is the same problem.

I am running Windows 7 Professional.

How can I do this?

share|improve this question

Though you've solved your initial issue, it might not be such a bad idea to go into your mouse settings and change them accordingly. In that case, you can customize your button settings to your comfort.

share|improve this answer

I think I might've fixed this, I found a setting called "click Lock" and it was turned on. I turned it off and it seems to have fixed my problem. I'm not sure how it ever got turned on though in the first place

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .