Got my current iMac back in June. 2008. Love it of course. It came with the might mouse Bluetooth. At the time there were a myriad of complaints of the little scrol ball gunking up and no way to clean it like we could the old mouse balls. But I have never had any problems with it (been 3 years now) until lately. Now it doesn't wantto scrol down and s jerky in doing that. Normally I can scrol with the arrow buttons in documents or the web but in Photoshop I have it configured to zoom the image view with the scrol wheel. I almost can't work with out that feature after so many years doing that.
So, first, is there any way to clean the blame thing
Or second. Option of getting a new mouse. After all, this has served me as long as any other mouse has so getting a new one would be okay.
In doing that, how does the Magic Mouse work in Photoshop ? Those who use it. Does the Magic Mouse give good control in painting and selecting in PS? Any issues.
Also, I am still in Snow Leopard. Will it work in that system?
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Any sort of alcohol is the worst thing you can use to clean it... it dries it out and eventually makes the problem worse. Canned air, or just a damp cloth will do the trick for a while. But as many people have come to realize, the Mighty Mouse is second to the Hockey Puck mouse on the "this thing sucks, did Apple really make this?" scale.
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Actrons did a poor clean job but his method is good. Mighty Mouse fix A slideshow/instructions tutorial(procedure is good, but the pictures are poor!): How to completely dismantle your Mighty mouse. I have done this work four times with perfect results. You will need good eyesight, fine tools and a steady hand. Be bold and careful. It can be done!
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