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Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
My mouse does not work
❑ If you are using the supplied PS/2 mouse, you must connect it before you turn on your computer.
❑ If you are using an optional Sony USB mouse, check that the appropriate driver and software are
❑ Check that the mouse is plugged into the mouse connector.
❑ Note that the scrolling features work only with programs that use scroll bars. Some programs do not
support features usually available with the central wheel.
❑ There may be dust or dirt inside the mouse mechanism.
To clean the mouse, proceed as follows:
1 Turn off the computer and turn the mouse upside down.
2 Remove the mouse ball cover by turning the ring clockwise as indicated by the
3 Turn the mouse upright and drop the mouse ball into your hand.
4 Using a piece of sticky tape, remove any dirt or dust on the mouse ball and inside
the ball socket.
5 Put the mouse ball back into the socket and replace the cover.
6 Secure the cover by turning the ring anti-clockwise.
✍ This cleaning procedure does not apply to optical mouse devices.
If you are using an optical mouse:
❑ Do not use the mouse on a reflective surface (such as a mirror) or transparent surface (such as glass).