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

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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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Mouse Wheel does not scroll Win XP

We have server-connected PCs. One PC's Mouse cannot use the mouse wheel. The wheel click works fine but the mouse wheel does not. I cannot uninstall and install the driver because the PC is ...
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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 ...
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wired mouse wheel sensitivity adjustment

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04, but a problem persists among all the versions I've tried since long ago: my usb mouse wheel don't behave as expected. Even if I turn it very slowly ...
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How to enable mouse hardware acceleration in Windows 8?

My mouse in Windows is not hardware accelerated. I know this, because it lags and because color correction is applied to it. The lagging has become worse with a higher monitor resolution, therefore I ...
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Can I modify a mouse hardware so a single click is always a double click?

I am using a KVM switch that can only switch between computers using the mouse wheel double click. Often my double click does not register because I do it too fast or something, so the clicks end up ...
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My mouse cursor exits fullscreen mode when controlling another mac via Remote Desktop

I have a three Mac Mini servers without physical displays. The only way I control them is via Apple Remote Desktop. All machines, including my primary Mac Pro, run Yosemite (10.10.3) and therefore ...
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Listen for mouse extra-buttons in browser

I would like to use extra button of my Logitech mouse in a web context. I am on Ubuntu (but there is similar things in other OS), and I can bind these buttons with OS actions. -> Answer for: Is ...
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How can I scroll horizontally with my regular mouse?

Normally, I only need to scroll up and down, but when using software like trello, waffle.io, a text editor with large amounts of code on a single line, etc, I need to scroll horizontally. Using the ...
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How to change mouse to left handed but keep touchpad right handed?

:D I just had my pc reformatted and I have a change in my "Mouse" window. It shows something like this now: But it used to show something like this: In the upper picture, you can only swap the ...
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Mouse takes too long to be discovered

I have a dual PC setup with a device that allows me to use one mouse, keyboard, and monitor (I don't remember what that's called). One PC is running Vista and the other is running Linux. When I switch ...
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how does a ball mouse make a cursor move and how does it send signals when it moves? [closed]

can someone please tell me clearly 100% how does the cursor move when the ball mouse moves(not optical please not optical) all I know is that when you move the cursor then ball the rotates and ...
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Shortcut to disable touchpad?

The computer I use doesn't have a hard button to disable the touchpad. I typically use a wireless mouse, so I want to easily disable the touchpad frequently. Other answers posted on this SE tell ...
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How to disable weird scrolling change in Windows 8.1 Explorer

I've been having this issue where every time I scroll in a Windows Explorer window using my touchpad the cursor changes to this weird dot. For a lack of better words it just scrolls funny in explorer ...
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Black Screen With just mouse

I have an ACER Veriton. Desktop. 4 GB Ram and an Intel Processor. BIOS is American Megatrends. Version 2.15.1236. Whenever I start up my computer in the morning after logging in with the user ...
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How to select pane in tmux via mouse over

As the title suggests, I want to select a pane in tmux by just doing mouse over on the pane. I don't want remove the need to click the pane to select it. Is that possible?
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Google Chrome - Mouse Not Changing

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not in a VirtualBox) with Chrome, and I have a interesting issue. Currently there is a solution to a similar problem listed here and here, but my problem is ...
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Windows 8 multi monitor center mouse magnet

Running Windows 8.1, two 1080p monitors. When I slowly move my mouse to the center of the two (left side of right monitor, right side of left monitor) regardless of vertical position it sticks, at ...
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Why do I now have two active mouse cursors, and how do I get rid of the second one?

I bought a new PC yesterday, and it has a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Pro. I am now a little confused. Everything was perfect last night. I noticed there were like a billion pending Windows Updates ...
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Create key combination to run script action

I am having shoulder problems and the mouse movement is hurting my arm, so I am trying to create a simple way of navigating the mouse with vim-like movements. I found xdotool and can, for example, ...
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Disabling mouse hiding in Gnome Terminal while typing

Does anyone know how to turn off the hateful behavior that is now default in Gnome Terminal — when a key is pressed the mouse pointer hides until it is moved again. I'm honestly ready to ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...
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How do I install a virtual mouse to enable scroll wheel on a Synergy client?

Hmm, I fear I was unable to sum up the question clearly in the title. Here's what's going on.... I have a 3 computer setup and use synergy. My primary machine controls wake on Lan, Synergy and other ...
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Logitech Anywhere Mouse - even new batteries show 'need to replace' red blinking light

I have a Logitech Anywhere mouse that I've had for a while now. It's been doing great but since it last gave the orange/red blinking light showing that the battery needs to be replaced, no battery is ...
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Whats the difference in power usage between a ball mouse and a laser mouse?

What I'm interested in finding out is if a ball mouse uses less power than a laser mouse and if so, is it significant enough to warrant carrying a ball mouse with my Ubuntu laptop to save battery? If ...
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How to disable windows auto driver install

I plugged in my BarMouse Slim ergonomic roller mouse (I have been unable to find a live manufacturer site but believe they were produced for a Swedish company) into a machine with Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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Mouse click event, left click visual basic [duplicate]

I need to know the code so that when I press Button1 it move to a certin point and then it will LEFT CLICK. Any help is appreciated. My code so far: Public Class Form1 Public Declare Sub ...