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Default Computer mouse switch going bad

On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:35:22 AM UTC-5, Allodoxaphobia wrote:
On Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:29:53 -0600, wrote:
My mouse left button is getting real flakey. I took the whole thing
apart and cleaned everything. It still dont work all the time, so I
guess that switch is going bad. There dont seem to be any place to get
some contact cleaner inside of it.

Have any of you ever found a way to repair these switches?

Yea, I know computer mice are cheap, but I need a PS/2 connector and
want a ball mouse. I dont like the infared mice, and can not use a USB
mouse on my Windows 98 computer.

Visit your local 2nd-hands shops: GoodWill, ARC, Salvation Army, etc.
Lots of widows donate the geezer's old computer stuff and there are
often many old mice handing from peg boards in those stores.

This. Every thrift store I've been to has a dozen mice at $1 each. You could probably make a deal for a bulk buy.