Attention Magic Mouse owners: Random movements


macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jun 20, 2006
MacVille, USA
I don't know if it's just me.

1) I zoom-in into a document
2) I press the spacebar, then click-drag to navigate through my document
3) I let go of the mouse, and my document keeps scrolling in the direction that I've dragged.

Any clues on what's causing this random movement? My mouse is on a typical mouse pad--no glass, no reflective surfaces.

My mouse settings are:
Tracking: Middle
Scrolling: Fast
Double-Click: Fast
Secondart click: Right
Scroll: with momentum
Screen Zoom: Checked
Swipt Left/Right to Navigate: Checked

Thanks in advance.


macrumors 68030
Aug 8, 2006
Northern California
Does it keep scrolling indefinitely? What app is this in? Does the cursor move or is it just the document scrolling?

If it were a bug with the mouse tracking I'd expect to see the cursor keep moving down the screen but it sounds more like a bug (or a feature?) with the app.


macrumors newbie
Feb 2, 2010
Look, no hands!

A similar thing happens to me: the magic mouse will scroll down when I am not even touching it! This happens in every application I have tried it in (PathFinder, Safari,, etc.) and navigating in google maps is a nightmare (random zooming). Does anyone else have this problem, and are there any known fixes?
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