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Default Computer mouse switch going bad

"Sjouke Burry" wrote in message
On 13-1-2018 22:29, 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.

So, I have to order this on ebay since all the ones in the stores are
USB and infared these days.

So, until I can get one from ebay, is there any temporary fix? (The
other mouse functions work fine).

I have replaced some of those switches in a few mice.
The electronic lab had them in stock.
So somebody is selling them.

Couple of years ago I looked at the several boxes of mice and decided enough
is enough.

most of the switches got used on E-cigarettes.