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How to clean an old computer ball-mouse

I have an old mouse from a old HP computer which I am using with one of those PS2-to-USB converter cables. The problem is that the mouse has changed its color a bit over the years and is now a bit ...
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How to get rid of yellowing in plastics?

I have some old electronics with white plastic that's starting to turn yellow. I know it's caused by flame retardants, UV rays, and so on. How can I restore my electronics to their former color?
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Why do older computer cases turn yellow?

Why do plastic cases of old computers turn yellow? Is this yellowing a problem that has been solved in modern plastics?