Just a Question

  woodchip 21:05 07 Apr 07

Never thought much about it other than it's a nusance at times. On your mouse be it USB, PS\2 or Optical. How do you cope with the stuff that gets on the little plastic feet, do you put anything on like using silicon spray or rub a candle on them or what. As most know if they are not kept clean the mouse does not run smooth on a Desktop etc I use mine direct on the Desktop

  Fingees 21:11 07 Apr 07

Can't say i've had any trouble with mine, but I don't see why you cant apply a light coat of something such as WD40 with your finger.
it certainly shouldn't cause any problems, and if it makes it smoother for you, then all well and good.

All the best.

  Technotiger 21:15 07 Apr 07

I use my cordless laser mouse directly on the wooden desk top, never gets dirty! Maybe because I polish my desk fairly regularly.

  woodchip 21:21 07 Apr 07

All I can think is it is sweaty hands plus dust. It will last for some time but it does happen

  postie24 21:23 07 Apr 07

A dab of furniture polish will suffice

  woodchip 21:26 07 Apr 07

When making suggestions, Do they work for you please

  postie24 21:31 07 Apr 07

I use furniture polish on most things that dont run smooth,plastic curtain tracks for one,and when i pull appliances out in the kitchen,i spray a bit on the floor where it sits to enable it to push back easily.
Im sure it should work on the mouse feet.

  woodchip 21:33 07 Apr 07

OK I will try that to see how it goes. But I will leave this running a bit for a few more

  woodchip 23:38 07 Apr 07


  candun 23:42 07 Apr 07

Believe it or not but I stuck a couple of round 'Bandaid' type plasters on the base of my optical mouse. They have been there for months and (combined with keeping the mousemat clean and slightly polished) will be there for years to come. Give it a try.

  Belatucadrus 23:50 07 Apr 07

I tend to use a detox type kitchen cleaner on the keyboard and the mouse, cleans it nicely as well as debugging it.

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