This is why we never want users going retro on us

User calls this IT pilot fish complaining that "something weird" is happening with his new laptop.

"User indicated computer was automatically scrolling through entire lists when using Windows Explorer or Outlook without any intervention on the part of the user," says fish. "I went to the user's office to investigate, and he showed me what was happening.

"Looking at the older wired mouse the user was using while recalling a similar incident that had happened with the same user a few month earlier, I asked, 'Don't you normally use a wireless mouse?'

"User indicated it was in his laptop bag on the floor.

"Retrieving that wireless mouse, I determined that the wireless mouse was powered on. The left mouse button and scroll wheel were snug up against another item in the bag, and the wireless mouse transceiver was in a USB port of the laptop.

"Issue ceased once the wireless mouse was removed from the laptop bag..."

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