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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10?

My question is the same as this one : How to disable sticky corners in Windows 8? But I didn't find the values to change in the registry. Any idea how to fix this on Windows 10 ? edit : I tried this ...
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How to assign a shortcut key to the mouse?

I have got a mouse with two additional buttons on the sides. How can I assign shortcut keys to the mouse buttons? For example, using side left button as ctr+w in order to close down a tab in chrome. ...
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I brought a new mouse, but it turn off if my scroll wheel isn't in a specific position [on hold]

Is there any way i can discover why the wheel scroll button turn on/off my mouse, i don't know, maybe something that shows the mouse input?!
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Unfocused windows, mouse pointer glitches

I was enjoying coding a plugin for Bukkit when I noticed that the pointer for the mouse had disappeared entirely. This is normal when typing, however what wasn't normal was the mouse refusing to ...
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Mouse partially broken?

So, my mouse broke a couple of days ago. It's a Vengeance M60 and it is just awesome. The problem came to life after I had plugged and unplugged the mouse a couple of times. The LED underneath the ...
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Mouse sensitivity not being applied

I have two PCs, one running Windows XP SP3 and the other running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (WES). WES is similar to Windows XP, I think. Using TweakUI > Mouse > Mouse sensitivity, the default ...
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How to auto left click a specific location of a specific window while im working on another window?

Is there any way to (preferably repetetive and rapidly) auto left click a specific location of a specific window with having the comfort to use the other windows at the same time ? I've tried so many ...
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In the BIOS the mouse is stuck

I wanted to install SteamOS to try it, but I'm experiencing an issue. Before the last bios update, everything worked fine. But after... The mouse is stuck: when I try to move it, it moves for some ...
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microsoft designer mouse can't pair on Lenovo, windows 7 laptop

I've tried it all, I purchased a Microsoft Designer Bluetooth® Mouse, but unable to pair it with my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e520. Tried to update system with this, but installation process is stopped ...
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How to assign a key on a laptop to right click?

I recently bought a brand new Toshiba laptop. i5, 8GB, 1TB and everything. One problem I've been having with it, though, is that the mouse buttons are really tough to push down. Both left and right ...
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virtualbox mouse integration across VMs and host

What is the simple command for being able to let the mouse pointer seamlessly move between VMs and the host? This happened intuitively for a while, but now I cannot seem to find how to set it up. ...
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Edimax Wireless Adapter conflict with Logitech Unifying Receiver

first post on a Stack Exch community here. I just recently finished a PC build for my mother. Because she "hate[s] wires," I went with the Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter and the Dell KM714 ...
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Are there any programs that are similar to Synaptics' “Momentum” or trackball-like movement to a Notebook? [closed]

Synaptics has a mouse feature called "momentum" with enables a notebook track pad to act as a trackball. You are able to "fling" or "throw" the cursor in any direction. Similar to Apple's Magic Mouse. ...
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Scroll icon pops up when trying to type every single character

For some odd reason, I can no longer type on my own laptop. I'm using my mom's to type this out due to the trouble. This issue started two-three days ago, and I've been unable to get good help. You ...
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Do wired USB devices need batteries? [closed]

I just got a wired USB mouse and keyboard and it says do not recharge batteries and such. So that means I have to keep buying batteries to use the devices? I thought the devices were powered by USB. ...
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What does the “Hide pointer while typing” feature actually do?

I'm curious about this feature, which has been part of Windows for as long as I can remember. Maybe even Windows 95 or 98. To me, it means exactly what it says. The mouse cursor should become ...
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Top-edge maximize Aero Snap feature when simultaneously pushing cursor up and releasing the mouse button result in a full window that is offset

The top-edge maximize Aero Snap feature in Windows 7 when simultaneously pushing the cursor up and releasing the mouse button result in a full window that is offset and does not fill the screen. Why ...
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I need HotKey Like 1 button = Right + Left mouse click in the same time in Win 7

I need to make click Right and left mouse in the same time with 1 Keyboard Key Like Fllowing ex: R = Right and Left mouse Click in the same time Help me fast i need To Do it !!
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Can I use my Surface 3 as an external drawing tablet?

I have a Microsoft Surface 3 (not pro) with the Surface Pen stylus. I am wondering if I can use my Surface as an external drawing tablet (input device) for my desktop computer (running win 8.1 pro). ...
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My input devices (mouse/keyboard) disconnect during use

I am having an input device problem that's interfering with my work and it has recently started occurring more frequently making it unbearable. I have a wired Asus Mobtuo mouse and keyboard that came ...
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Disable taskbar flashing for only specific programs

I use WizMouse on Windows 8.1 as a lightweight program to automatically scroll the window under the mouse, regardless of whether that program currently has focus. I want the program to work even in ...
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How can I clean a wireless mouse in which the batteries leaked?

I have a wireless mouse and I noticed that I had stored it with batteries inside. I know that's wrong because this is what happens: The mouse was sitting on the keyboard so the acid leaked on that ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse: can you disassemble it? (for cleaning)

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop, which comprises a keyboard and a mouse. The mouse wheel started acting strange lately, and I am quite sure some dirt entered into it. Unfortunately the ...
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Change middle mouse button in Sublime Text

On Sublime Text running on Windows the Middle Mouse button acts as select range, on Linux its Shift+Right click. How can I set the middle mouse button to be select range on Linux? Specifically ...
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Can I enable “click scrolling” for an Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 on OSX?

My older Microsoft laser mouse had a feature I miss: clicking the scroll wheel put the mouse into a scrolling mode, where a little circular icon appeared on screen, and moving the cursor made the page ...
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Win7N lose PS/2 mouse input, generally fixed after restart or hibernate/resume

after some time (ranging from minutes to hours) my desktop loses contact with the mouse. It is an old PS/2 mouse with a ball, but i don't think that it is a hardware malfunction since the device ...
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Windows 8: Ethernet traffic blocks mouse

Strangest thing ever... Basically what happens is if I have a lot of ethernet traffic, my mouse doesn't work properly anymore. It 'feels' like the mouse signal gets 'blocked' out by network traffic. ...
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How to create new functions on laptop keyboard?

I got a new laptop, a Toshiba Portege Z30-A. It has a pointing stick (the dot in the middle, also called TrackPoint on Lenovo laptops) and it has the left and right click buttons. My old laptop used ...
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Would a USB splitter work on a KVM?

I have a USB KVM switch. I also have a Roccat mouse and keyboard. However, these don't work with the KVM very well. If they're plugged into the keyboard & mouse ports, the extra features of the ...
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Why is my old laser mouse so slow on my new Mac?

I've got a Microsoft laser mouse that I've had for maybe 15 years. It has always worked well. But I've been using a Macbook Pro for a couple years, and although I find the trackpad a bit ...
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Can I customize the way the mouse moves between monitors?

I'm using my Mid-2014 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display along with two 20" external monitors. Both are 1200x1600 rotated to portrait orientation, one on either side of the laptop. The screens are ...
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Applications flicker when I click the mouse

The best way I can show this is with games - which are entirely unplayable. Here is a video of what is happening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqb5qPencVE Notice that it happens every time I ...
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Mouse tracking control codes for terminal using bash

I'm making a bash implementation of curses as an expermient for fun. I use infocmp to get the ANSI terminal codes. I'm a bit stuck now at how to enable mouse tracking in a cross-console way. I could ...
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Click and drag in windows 7 sticks after holding left click for a couple of seconds.

If I click and drag my mouse anywhere (such as to highlight text, or drag a file), if I continue to hold left click for about 2 seconds, the mouse will act like I'm still dragging after I release the ...
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Is there a way to force the mouse to be confined to an arbitrary window in windows 7?

I have a multi-monitor setup, and run almost all programs in windowed-mode. This works great for the most part, but is problematic when some applications, or even webbapps, use the position of the ...
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How to scroll within PowerPoint slide with keyboard / working with big slides

My company loves Microsoft products, therefore I am now forced to prepare a conference poster with PowerPoint. That means I have a single large slide in my presentation. Due to the size of the poster, ...
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Windows 7 Dualview: Allow mouse transfer to smaller monitor on complete display height

I have a 2 monitor setup, a large 2560x1440 main monitor and a second 1080p monitor to the left. However, there's always a significant amount of screenheight where my mouse gets stuck when I try to ...
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Connecting USB removable devices and also my handsfree to my computer disable mouse and keyboard

As I said in the title, when I plug my card reader or my handsfree to my computer, my mouse and my keyboard disabled and I am forcing to restart to my computer to make them all work fine together. ...
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Logitech Trackman “letting go” [duplicate]

Wondering if anyone's seen this issue where you're clicking and holding with a Logitech trackball and, although you're still holding the primary mouse button the OS (Windows in my case) acts as if ...
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AutoHotkey: Press a button every x seconds while mouse-button y is pressed down

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible. While I hold mouse-button 4 ( back ) down, it should execute pressing down the combination ctrl+g every 50 ms. I can do it with my Logitech mouse, but I ...
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Using Bluetooth speaker with wireless mouse dongle

I just bought a Bluetooth speaker. It works fine with my smartphone and I want a way to also use it with my desktop PC. I have a dongle for my Microsoft mouse. Will these dongles serve as Bluetooth ...
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Sound cuts out, PC says it's still playing. Randomly works if I unplug and replug usb mouse.

This is just weird and I cannot find any similar issue online. Normally while playing a game, the laptop's sound cuts out completely. Unplugging the mouse and replugging it in sometimes works. The ...
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How can I make the mouse cursor render with software instead of hardware?

I use a program called f.lux to change the display color. However, the color does not affect the mouse: leaving it an ugly bright white. A partial fix is to set the registry value of mouse trails to ...
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Windows - Bluetooth mouse and keyboard disconnects automatically

I am using windows 8.1 on my Acer laptop and I have at office and at home Bluetooth keyboards and mouses, because of its comfort. But I got the issue that all of these devices are disconnected ...
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How can 2 separate users share a 3rd computer in between them using their own mouse/keyboards?

I know Synergy exists to let you share your mouse + keyboard across multiple PCs, but can multiple users use one machine in a similar fashion? Almost like running multiple instances of Synergy or ...
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When I scroll to the top of a page, my mouse scrolls down slightly

Okay, so when I scroll to the top of a webpage in Firefox, or anywhere in my Windows 7 PC, weather it be settings or a browser, the wheel sensitivity is way too high, like one little scroll on the ...
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Which driver is necessary to show the touchpad-disable option?

It seems that I accidentally removed a driver/software to enable the option to automatically disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in (explained in detail here). My Mouse settings currently ...
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Usb Hub for keyboard and mouse [duplicate]

I am looking to buy a usb hub to connect my mouse (Logitech G300) and keyboard (Logitech K120) but I am not sure if I should choose a self-powered or a bus-powered one . How do I know if a ...
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Mouse Left Click Sometimes Doesn't Register | Sometimes Deselects When Held In

I've had this problem in the past, and reinstalled the OS and it fixed the problem. I don't want to reinstall this time because I have so much stuff on my PC, so maybe one of you can be of help. My ...
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Windows refuses to detect mouse/keyboard input

I was away for the weekend and when I came back this morning my PC booted up just fine but I couldn't input anything via mouse or keyboard in Windows. I've already tried rebooting, different usb ports ...