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SubjectRe: Diagnosing dead mice.
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 07:21:18PM +0000, Ian Stirling wrote:
> I've recently bought a new PS/2 scrolmouse, for the princely sum of $2.
>
> It doesn't work when plugged into my laptop, and occasionally
> generates "unknown scancode" and random keys when used.

Sounds like the mouse may be working. Double check that your laptop's
BIOS is a recent version as most of the laptops I poked at when looking
into the keyboard driver intercept all keystrokes and mouse movements
in an attempt to provide additional features.

-ben
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