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Windows 2000 menus pop open randomly on desktop

Several of my Windows 2000 menus pop open randomly and all at the same time on my desktop. When the menus open, I am unable to control my mouse. I scanned for viruses, but my system says there are none. Do you know what may be causing this?

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This could be as simple as a malfunctioning contact in your mouse, or possibly a driver issue. I would start by cleaning or temporarily replacing your existing mouse, and see if this resolves the issue. If not, update the mouse driver. If all else fails, try running AdAware ( a utility that looks for spyware and other semi-malicious forms of software that aren't usually caught by anti-virus software.

This was first published in March 2004

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