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Mouse text select automatically copies - do not want!

A few weeks back i noticed that any text I selected with the mouse was automatically copied. I did nothing intentional to set this up, in fact this is new for me in Windows. How can I stop this?

 I have a microsoft wireless mouse and using the mouse utility that comes with windows, not the software provided on disk.

Yes, I have turned the computer off and back on again.
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sandeshjCommented:
This is not a Windows feature, but can be enabled using some of the softwares that are available on net.

If this is happening only on you Firefox or Chrome browser, its probably an "Auto Copy" extension that you might have installed for the browser.
Chrome: http://techie-buzz.com/featured/automatically-copy-selected-text-in-google-chrome.html
Firefox: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/internet/firefox/automatically-copy-to-clipboard-while-selecting-text-in-firefox/


If its on complete windows, then it might be a software like DragKing.
Windows: http://lifehacker.com/295277/automatically-copy-selected-text-to-the-clipboard-with-dragking

If none of these, check if you installed some other software unknowingly. Also install a good Antispyware like SpyBot to make sure you don't have any Trojan horse sitting in your PC.
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JF0Author Commented:
It was a firefox addon!
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