Questions about using, installing, configuring, repairing, or otherwise troubleshooting mice.

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How to make mouse scrolling in Excel behave as page up/page down?

In Excel when I press page up/page down it always scrolls at most 1 page and jump exactly to the next row that was not display fully (if the current row isn't taller than the window, of course). This ...
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Fine tuning mouse acceleration of a logitech mouse on windows 8.1

I have a logitech mouse and want to fine tune the acceleration I have setpoint installed and there is a setting for Acceleration: off low medium high but even low is already too high for me is ...
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linux gaming mouse - seperate vertical and horizontal DPI adjustment [on hold]

One feature of gaming mice on windows was the ability to separate DPI settings for vertical and horizontal axis. This was configurable through software such as Logitech's and Razers. For example ...
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Mouse arrow stops at times

Few days ago I started having problems with my mouse. Every couple of minutes, my mouse arrow would stop for a second or two, and then suddenly jump to the location it should have been had it not ...
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Touchpad feedback in linux?

How to execute a command on every touchpad tap? I am constantly losing clicks (taps) on my touchpad, and situation doesn't seem to improve with new updates. I want to add a click sound for each ...
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Weird behaviour of click in terminal and text-mode programs

I'm using terminal and SSH to work on a Linux machine - from Mac but the target machine seems to be the problem. Indeed, I found a really weird mouse behaviour; according to the program I'm using, ...
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Is there a way to adjust mouse pointer speed for individual monitors?

Is there a way to adjust the mouse pointer speed for each individual monitor? I'm running two equally sized monitors, one is 4K, the other is 1080p, which means everything on the 1080p monitor is ...
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I want to zoom images in gthumb without pressing ctrl key, how can Ii do that?

I'm using linux mint 17 with Xfce4 DE and gThumb to view images, but as I come from windows XP (I migrated after the Xpocalipsis), I'm accustomed to view images and just scroll up or down my mouse ...
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Mouse freezes if keyboard is used

I just setup a new Windows 7 computer and if I use the keyboard, especially the Ctrl/Alt/Shift keys, the mouse freezes. The keyboard is fine (as a matter of fact, my mouse is frozen as I write ...
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How to make bluetooth mouse automatically reconnect to my Microsoft Surface 3?

I have a new MS Surface Pro 3 running Win 8.1. At my office I have a Logitech M557 bluetooth mouse and at home an Apple magic mouse. When I come home and wake my surface from sleep it doesn't want to ...
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I can click with a mouse but not move a cursor

It happened suddenly. I have not installed anything new on my PC. I restarted it and then my mouse seems not to work. The cursor was in the middle of the screen and it was invisible. I was not able to ...
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Computer doesn't recognize mouse (driver issue?)

I have an Alienware MX17 with an alienware tactx mouse. The problem was that the mouse disconnected often and I found out there was a wire problem with my mouse so I ordered a new one this week. When ...
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Is it true that connecting PS/2 mouse to PS/2 keyboard socket damaged old IBM PCs?

Several years ago, my neighbor, who was once working at IBM in the "earlier" times (he's above 60 now), told me a story about a customer who reported that the motherboard of one of these old IBM PCs ...
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Use 2 mice, one mouse for windows, one for application

I want to use the mouse wheel to build a windspeed tester. So I connect 2 USB mice to my pc. If I do this, both mice will work in Windows. So then I go to mousesettings in the configuration screen. ...
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Mouse not working

I have recently been asked to help fix a co-workers' laptop, which is running Windows 7 Home Premium, x64 edition, appears to be infected by malware. I think I've got the malware cleaned, but I can't ...
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Computer Doesn't recognise mouse clicks Windows 7

I have a windows 7 PC. I was not using it for more than 6 months. Last day I had opened it and tried to do some works. But unfortunately my system doesn't recognize mouse clicks after few minutes. I ...
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Clicking on a maximized application with the mouse at the top deselects it

I've been having an odd issue, while minor is rather annoying using Windows 7 x64. For some reason starting a few weeks ago, if my mouse pointer is at the very top of the screen and I click on an ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Disable Moving on Clickpad area

Really frustrated with the Laptop I have bought, it's a Lenovo M30-70 with Windows 7 professional. It has the synaptics touchpad driver. What annoys me is the whole click pad, I get very frustrated ...
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Delay in mouse movement when using both the keyboard & mouse simultaneously

I got a new Lenovo Flex 2 15 a couple of days ago, and the laptop is working pretty well. However, when I use the keyboard then quickly attempt to move the mouse with the touchpad, I am unable to move ...
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How do I zoom in / zoom out in Adobe Flash?

I am using Adobe Flash CS6, and I am having troubles with the zoom feature in the editor. I am aware that there is a drop down menu where you can select the zoom level you want, but that is not usable ...
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Mouse scroll wheel is intermitent with Win7 Remote Desktop session with Debian machine

I have a Debian Linux machine which I access with Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). Frequently the mouse scroll wheel quits in the remote desktop session. If I go back to the Windows desktop ...
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xdotool, click and hold and move the mouse

I want to automate a task, I need to scroll a Google like map interface, what I essentially do normally is: Click an a spot Hold the clicking Move the mouse relatively 100 pixels left Stop holding ...
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Mint - can't click anything

My problem in Mint 17 is that, on occasion, I will suddenly lose the ability to click anything. The mouse still moves, and hovering works fine, but the buttons don't do anything. The only way to fix ...
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Badly drawn mouse cursor with grey circle flickering between default mouse cursor on Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet with Windows 7

There is a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet with all manner of strange Lenovo crapware installed on it. It also has touch screen Windows 7 installed, also not something I'm familiar with. I'm not blaming ...
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Block mouse from secondary monitor [duplicate]

How can I prevent the mouse from entering a secondary monitor, in Windows 7? I want to restrict mouse movement to be only within the primary monitor. Ideally I would also like to prevent ...
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I just set up and used remote log in on my pc and now my mouse is stuttering and beeping when I move or press anything [closed]

So basically i remoted in from my laptop and I logged off, but now my mouse stutters and every time i move it or click any buttons on it, it will move but it wont click anything. everytime it moves in ...
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HP Bluetooth mouse works in OSX on Macbook but not in Windows 8.1 (Boot Camp)

I installed Windows 8.1 today in a Boot Camp partition on my Macbook Pro. I installed the Boot Camp drivers (uses one setup file that installs a bunch of drivers). So theoretically, this HP Bluetooth ...
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Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Unable to click buttons on SOME apps/shell AND desktop locked at start-up

I am writing because I can't seem to figure out exactly what is going on here. I have reinstalled windows 7 64bit twice now to try and troubleshoot (clean install from 2 authentic sources). Details: ...
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Copy and paste text by using mouse, just as the functionality works in UNIX

Please excuse my ignorance, and possibly laziness if a similar question has already been asked. I am a UNIX user, and I am new to MAC. I am so used to copying text on UNIX by just clicking left ...
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Laptop Mouse Randomly Moving On Its Own [duplicate]

For the first few months after I got my Dell Latitude D820, it worked perfectly fine. I noticed a small problem after a while. The mouse would randomly and suddenly whoosh to the lower left corner of ...
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Corded USB Mouse not turning on

We got a new mouse recently, just an average, optical corded mouse, and one of our users has tried to switch it out with their current one. However, When he plugged it in to his USB Slot (he tried ...
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How can I troubleshoot Chrome opening up multiple tabs when clicking on link with middle button?

I can't seem to reliably reproduce the issue. This begun happening about a month ago. My current Chrome version is 38.0.2125.58 beta-m (64-bit) on Windows 7. I have looked around for related bugs: ...
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x11vnc no update mouse on client

I have a tablet conect to my laptop with x11vnc, but when i move the mouse on the laptop in the tablet is not updated first i create a "VIRTUAL1" with xrandr $ xrandr --newmode 1280x800 83.50 1280 ...
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Mouse buttons for copy/paste buffer no longer working for the Terminal program on Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04, the Terminal program suddenly decided that the text I select on it is no longer to be copied to the clipboard. Usually I'd select some text with the ...
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Seeing remote mouse through VNC

I partially understand VNC in that I know, by default, you can only see when desktop itself and the client's mouse is shown. But, I was wondering if there is a different technology out there that ...
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My Samsung series 5 laptop's mouse is stuck on one spot and keeps clicking

I have a Samsung series 5 ultratouch laptop with Linux installed. Today my mouse just got stuck at the bottom middle of the screen and kept clicking every second. I tried rebooting the laptop, I ...
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Mouse buttons - switch primary and secondary buttons on one computer changes them on another

I have two Windows 8.1 computers with USB wired mice (1 for each computer). The computers are only connected via an internet router (1 wired, 1 wireless). If I change the primary and secondary ...
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Mapping Mouse to Oculus Rift?

I am constructing a VR headset using my iPod touch and some free software. The software, FreeTrackNoIR, allows for Mouselook output, which is what I am using to control the Oculus Rift game. However, ...
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Two mouse pointers with one mouse Win7/8

Hi guys i am doing some tests and i would like to have 2 mouse pointers on the screen and just one mouse. My aim is to just click on one location and the other pointer will also click at the same ...
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how to swap scroll with right click in a specific application?

my mouse's scroll is not working well.when I push it down, It sometimes not works, sometimes works twice. What I want is a tool, to swap middle mouse button(pushing scroll down) with right click ...
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program to simulate keypressing and holding mouse buttons down

I need a program that can simulate pressing some number keys then holding down mouse buttons for in game testing. Is there a program that can do this?
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Mouse-Wheel paging difficulties in Adobe Reader

My new mouse works fine everywhere except in Adobe Reader, where in Two-Up View a single click of the mouse wheel randomly pages by 0, 1 or 2 pages. It may depend on how fast I rotate the mouse wheel, ...
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Converting a VM to Hyper-V, can't get past Windows Activation dialog

Note: this is not the standard "Windows Activation Hell" question where the user gets stuck in a loop. Background: I keep an old VM with XP and Office 2003 on it, to support an elderly couple who ...
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How is it possible to emulate mouse wheel scrolling using the touch screen on Windows 8.1? I.e. remapping touch gestures to mouse events

I recently bought the Surface Pro 3 and noticed a very annoying problem concerning all applications that do not yet support touch input. For example: The note taking application "Evernote" does ...
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Weird mouse problems. Accidental double-clicking, selection, drag-n-drop problems

My mouse has started to double click or not keep a selection. Middle click works on the 2nd-3rd try, it ruins drag-and-drops and confuses selecting with opening things. It feels like little ...
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Unable to use cursor in Google Chrome on Surface Pro 1

When I'm using a USB mouse, or the trackpad on my type cover (Type Cover 2, if it makes a difference), I've noticed that the cursor is not recognized when I move it over a Google Chrome window. What ...
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Mouse selection based on initial mouse movement direction

Sometimes when selecting with the mouse, I select everything other than what I intended to select due to the mouse moving slightly above or below the line being selected. For example, in your address ...
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Natural/Australian scrolling on Asus Chromebox

I am using a Logitech T630 mouse on my Asus Chromebox and would like to enable Australian scolling. Unfortunately this option is not available in the mouse settings dialog. Any suggestions on how to ...
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Rapoo dual-mode wireless mouse no longer works in RF mode, how to troubleshoot?

I have a Rapoo 6610 dual-mode wireless mouse (like this: http://www.amazon.com/Rapoo-Bluetooth-Wireless-Optical-6610/dp/B00ANGBCF8). It supports both RF mode (that requires a dedicated receiver) and ...
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Windows/Synaptics trackpad snapping backwards after clicking quickly

tl;dr: Whenever I move the mouse a small distance and click, Windows/Synaptics will pretend I didn't move the mouse at all, reset the cursor position, but still process the click at the wrong ...