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I am looking for a way to remap the four extra buttons I have on my mouse to keyboard functions like Ctrl, Shift, Enter and Delete

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What OS? What application(s)? –  Richard Aug 24 '12 at 10:35
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What mouse? Often the manufacturer offers a special utility for configuring the buttons, like Logitech's SetPoint, Microsoft's IntelliPoint etc. –  Indrek Aug 24 '12 at 10:47
    
This is for windows and for some no name cheap mouse –  Aasim Azam Aug 26 '12 at 16:24
    
buttons one and two are normal back and forward for browser, button three does exactly what left click does and the fourth button changes the cursor speed –  Aasim Azam Aug 26 '12 at 16:27

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I used Auto Hot Key

XButton1::Ctrl etc

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But there is no XButton3+. –  Synetech Aug 25 '12 at 5:40
    
I was reading up on that and there seems to be a more complex way to map XButton3 and others. I have mapped the first two and once I have worked out how to do the others I will edit my answer. –  Aasim Azam Aug 25 '12 at 11:29
    
Please do. The Windows API supports buttons 4 & 5, so it’s trivial to capture them, but beyond that, it is manufacturer- and driver-dependent, so if there is indeed a way to work with them it would be very handy to know (at least for anyone who happens to have a mouse with that many buttons). –  Synetech Aug 25 '12 at 15:28

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