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Mouse problem

  1. Dec 15, 2004 #1
    I have a microsoft wireless mouse, now most of you would think that would be the problem lol, but seriously here is the problem: I have not used this mouse in a few months, because I could not find any batteries, but today, while looking at the mouse, I noticed that there seems to be some battery acid, or something, on one of the prong(?) things that the battery rest against. How should I clean this battery acid(if that is what it is)?
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  3. Dec 15, 2004 #2


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    You should never leave dead batteries in a device for a long period of time -- the batteries will leak. Scrape it off gently with a wire brush, like a pipe cleaner, and wash your hands when you're done.

    - Warren
  4. Dec 15, 2004 #3
    Cool, I even had a wire brush :smile: Thanks.
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