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I have gone to system preferences and set it to the absolutely maximum on the slider bar and its still fairly slow - much slower than I am used to on my PC!?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Try Magic Prefs

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Again, not native OSX, but lots of useful enhancements. I've been using it for months without any issues.

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Get BetterTouchTool (which you'll probably find a ton of other uses for). It lets you set much higher mouse speeds.

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I was hoping it would just be a setting in OS-X? Surely Apple has figured out people are having issues? – TheLearner May 26 '10 at 19:47
Sorry, nope. But BTT give the mouse the functionality it should have had from the beginning (more gestures than you can shake a stick at...) – Zuspiel May 29 '10 at 16:03

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