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If i am away from my computer for an amount of time my screen turns off. I then shake the mouse to wake it back up, however clicks don't work. The mouse moves around, and the keyboard works.

Any ideas why this is happening?

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Are you saying you have to reboot your PC for the clicks to work or is it just a delay before they work again? Is it wired mouse, wireless? Any additional software relating to it? USB or PS2? –  Dave Rook Aug 10 '12 at 12:01
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Buy a new mouse. Or borrow one from a friend Try both PS2 and USB.

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