I found a mighty mouse on the ground.......

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by maclover001, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. maclover001 macrumors 6502a

    maclover001

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    I was walking to my local NCIX to get some more RAM for my Macbook, and on the corner of the street I found a bluetooth Mighty Mouse. How strange...

    I picked it up, there were no batteries, it was covered with dirt, and it had a few scratches.
    After I got the RAM, I went home and installed it, and tried to get the mouse working. I cleaned it with a dry dishcloth, put in some batteries, and tried to pair it with my MacBook. It works!!! :D

    One thing though, the scroll wheel is has got lots of dirt clogged in it. Whats the best way to get it out?

    Maybe I should walk more often............

    BTW, I found it in Kitsilano, Vancouver, Canada. On the corner of 10th and Arbutus. Anyone have any idea where this came from?
     
  2. aethelbert macrumors 601

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    Try to just rub a lint-free cloth or alcohol pad over the scroll wheel for about a minute. That usually cleans it out. Get used to it; you'll be doing it often if you keep a Mighty Mouse.
     
  3. Gray-Wolf macrumors 68030

    Gray-Wolf

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    You can get some Aerosol Electronics cleaner you can spray besides the wheel, and it won't harm the circuits.
     
  4. Vulcan macrumors 65816

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    Most likely someone coming from, well, anywhere they'd need their MacBook and a wireless mouse with it. Congratulations on the find, and use the advise above to clean it off.
     

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