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My mouse links to apple.com

  1. May 28, 2008 #1
    When I press down the scroll wheel button on my mouse the web page redirects to apple.com. What is going on here?
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  3. May 28, 2008 #2
    Umm, on the ones at school when you press down Dashboard opens. I think its in the Mouse and Keyboard preferences.
  4. May 28, 2008 #3


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    Which browser? Could be you have defined some weird action for the middleclick.
  5. May 28, 2008 #4
    Mozilla Firefox
  6. May 28, 2008 #5
    Just a thought, but your middle mouse button opens your default web browser {Firefox} and the default home page is apple..??

    - what type of mouse? {is it a new one or a cookie cutter dell mouse}
    - is Apple.com your homepage if you just open FF?
  7. May 28, 2008 #6
    It seems that I have resolved this by clearing out my private data, cookies, history, etc. My default page is google and it is a standard Sony Vaio mouse by the way.
  8. May 28, 2008 #7
    wow, can't believe apple do that
  9. May 28, 2008 #8
    Well it looks as though I did not fix the problem by clearing the temporary files. Any suggestions?
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