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How Long Do Wireless Mouse Batteries Last?

If you are concerned about purchasing a wireless mouse for fear that you will be constantly replacing batteries you do not have to worry.   Your wireless mouse batteries will not wear out often. 

I know that you are thinking that you'll use the mouse very often, literally every time you turn on your computer.  The batteries must run out fast right? After all, digital cameras and other electronic devices use up batteries so much that you eventually wind up spending more money on batteries than you did the hardware.

So do they run out quickly? Nah.

Actually, your mouse uses very little energy and the battery or batteries that you have in there is more than enough to power your mouse for a long time.

I used two AA Energizer batteries in my mouse. I clearly remember when I put these batteries in because I really wanted to track how long it would take before than ran out of energy.

The batteries lasted 11 months.  This is was on my home computer, which I use very actively every day.

Also, just so you know, your mouse won't drop dead the second your battery runs low. A pop up window will appear on your screen that reads something like, "The wireless mouse battery level is critically low. Replace the batteries now to keep the wireless moue functioning"

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URL Error On Squidoo Title Your Page - Zowee How to Fix

Are you getting a message like this on Squidoo "Zowee! URLs can only consist of letters, numbers, underscores, and dashes. You enter everything after Nothing fancy now, okay? "

If you have not tried entering anything fancy on the URL it is quite possible that there is a space after the URL that Squidoo does not recognize.  In other words, there is a space typed in after the end of the web address.

To fix, follow these steps

1. Check to see if there is a space entered at the end of the URL.

2. If there is a space, delete it

3. If there is not a space AND you entered the URL via a click and paste, then 1) Delete the URL 2) Paste again and look where your cursor is. Likely there is a space between the cursor and the end of the URL. Delete this space by hitting "Delete" on your keyboard once (while the curson is to the right of the space 3) Then try to 'continue'

That's it! I hpe that helps you to stop the URL error on Squidoo's title page.


Squidoo Article Lens Module Locks Up Freezes

If you work on Squidoo long enough you are bound to have a lens module lock up or freeze on the screen while creating a new article.  Basically you'll be editing a module and you'll find that you can not enter any more text, photos or anything.  You won't even be able to get the cursor to appear in the fields when you click on the module.

This is frustrating, especially the first couple times it happened to me.  I got frustrated and felt I had to close out of Squidoo then reopen. The result was that I either lost half or more of the lens / article I already typed or I lost the whole thing completely save for maybe the title.

Instead of giving up and closing down squidoo or your browser entirely, simply open a new tab on your browser. Then open Squidoo up in that tab.  Then go to your dashboard and find your work in progress article and finish typing.  Chances are the 'old' tab you were working in will remain locked up but the new one you opened will allow you to unlock or unfreeze the article / lens and complete your work.

I hope that helps you to fix Squidoo when your module locks up / Freezes