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I have a Razer DeathAdder 3500 and it was working fine until I packed up all of my boxes and moved to a new place. When I plugged the DeathAdder back into my PC the left mouse button seems to be faulty. Selecting text won't work the way that I want it to, it will start selecting and then stop. Also, when gaming I am holding down the left mouse button and then it will continue firing but stop all of a sudden for no reason and I have to click it down again. It seems to work OK when I hold it down really hard but I don't like doing that and it doesn't feel natural. I would say that I've had this mouse for about a two years. Is it faulty and should I replace it with a new one or is there anything else I can do to try and troubleshoot the issue I am having with it?

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Update:
I cleaned my Razer DeathAdder mouse by opening it up and looking at the parts. Everything looked good and I removed some dirt and reassembled it. It still has a weird janky lag every now and then when clicking and dragging. When selecting a block of text it will select it and then drag it where my mouse ends. It is really bizarre and I haven't seen anything like it before. I installed Razer Synapse 2.0 and updated all my drivers, still giving me this issue. Unfortunately I don't have another mouse with me to test it out but I am now thinking that this could perhaps be more than a mouse issue? Looking inside the mouse nothing seemed to be broken and the left click button worked just as well as the right click button.

Hoping that my computer didn't get bumped too hard on the drive over here, but I don't want to jump to any conclusions unnecessarily here.

Any ideas on where to proceed?
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dont use synapse if your using the 3.5g series for the deathadder. Synapse makes the tracking horrible use the legay drivers not only that it malfunction speed decreases dramatically.
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Originally Posted by nlmiller0015 View Post

dont use synapse if your using the 3.5g series for the deathadder. Synapse makes the tracking horrible use the legay drivers not only that it malfunction speed decreases dramatically.

Thanks, I tried this too. Unfortunately this doesn't solve the click and drag issue I am experiencing with the mouse.

Time for a new one maybe?

Any other ideas?
    
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post #5 of 11
I read your post i think you should purchase a new mouse if your having those problems It sound like it faulty
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post #6 of 11
Try spraying the switches with WD-40.
    
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post #7 of 11
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It seems to be OK again.. it has sorted itself out. But I lost my shortcut keys so I will see if I need to reinstall Synapse 2.0 or remove it entirely.
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post #8 of 11
Hey man, i am facing exactly the same problem right now with my deathadder 3.5g. I have the razer synapse 2.0 installed. So i was just wondering if you found a permanent fix for your mouse. If so can you please convey the fix? smile.gif

Regards
morsaurora
post #9 of 11
I cleaned it up with isopropyl alcohol, it was fine for a while. Then it get broken again.
So, it's my second DA with faulty switches. I switched to Rival. I'll be back when this is broken too.
post #10 of 11
You could try this too:

Repairing an Omron Switch without soldering

*Edit*
@ chouhuozguo - have you tried it? Maybe it is a cold solder joint or a broken trace line.
Edited by CeeSA - 3/21/14 at 6:15am
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