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Richard, Apple Software Engineer
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The mouse is stuck in the upper left corner, Lion I think,

Customer Question

The mouse is stuck in the upper left corner
JA: What OS X (Operating System, e.g. Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.) or iOS are you runninng?
Customer: Lion I think
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Yes
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: It wouldn't let me press anything so I reset it and now I'm stuck on the select a language screen because the mouse won't move and also the fan is running contunuosly
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 30 days ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Richard replied 30 days ago.

Hi there and welcome

Is it a wireless mouse or a usb connected mouse?

Please let me know

Customer: replied 30 days ago.
It's just the mouse built into the laptop
Customer: replied 30 days ago.
It's a MacBook air
Expert:  Richard replied 30 days ago.

Thank you

  1. Shut down your Mac.
  2. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R.
  3. Turn on your Mac.
  4. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound.
  5. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time.
  6. Release the keys.

Tell me if it then works please

Customer: replied 30 days ago.
It didn't work it doesn't shut down when I press that
Expert:  Richard replied 30 days ago.

you cannot shut down the Macbook?