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DirectInput Programs Lose Critical Mouse Events
Article ID: 260916 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q260916
In programs that gain non-exclusive access to the mouse, a button may appear to be stuck in the down position even though the button has been released. This behavior is most apparent in first-person action games.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
Article ID: 260916 - Last Review: February 28, 2007 - Revision: 3.3