XMBC causes mouse both left and right clicks to not respond

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ntbone
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XMBC causes mouse both left and right clicks to not respond

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XMBC Version: 2.19 Portable or Installed
Windows Version: Windows 10 build 1909
Mouse Information (brand/model): Logitech M525
Relevant Computer Information (CPU, RAM etc): Core i7 3770, 32 gigs of ram
Did the problem occur after an upgrade of XMBC? (If so, from what version?): No
Did the problem occur after a Windows update/upgrade? (If so, from what version?): No
How long have you used XMBC?: Over a year
What language and keyboard layout do you use in Windows?: English, standard

I have the mouse buttons left and right swapped. No other modifications made. I logged into my computer after being away and I was unable to click on anything. At first I thought the system was unresponsive but after a minute it reacted to the clicks and then resumed not responding. Keyboard worked fine but since I couldn't remember the process name I uninstalled it. Once removed the mouse worked fine.

I decided to download the portable version and run it, instead of reinstalling. Once launched the mouse worked for a moment or 2 and then stopped working again. Killing the process and everything is back to normal.

Idle CPU usage is currently around 13% for browsers and a few other system processes. Nothing unusual.

The mouse wheel still worked fine. Mouse cursor would still move around the screen but neither left or right clicking had any effect.

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phil
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Re: XMBC causes mouse both left and right clicks to not respond

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Had your PC been asleep or in hibernate?
Someone else has reported XMBC crashing / not responding when waking from sleep.
Maybe this is the same issue. If it is, I have a fix - but haven't had any confirmation yet that it works in all cases (hence holding off on publishing it).
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Logitech G9, Logitech MX518, Microsoft Intellimouse, Trust 16341 BT Mouse
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Re: XMBC causes mouse both left and right clicks to not respond

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Another question....

How did you swap your left/right buttons - did you simply set the left button to "Right click" and the right to "Left click" or do you use "Switch primary and secondary buttons" in the options tab - or the Windows option to switch buttons?

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Phil
--[ Phil ]--
--[ Administrator & XMBC Author ]--
Logitech G9, Logitech MX518, Microsoft Intellimouse, Trust 16341 BT Mouse
Windows 10 x64, Intel i5-9600k, Asus Z390-ROG, 16GB DDR4,
nVidia GeForce GTX 970, Evo 970 500Gb NVME, 2x2TB WD Black (RAID1)

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