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

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How do you disable the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer (mouse clit/nub) on a Dell laptop?

I'm really annoyed with my Dell laptop as when I type the cursor sometimes jumps because the little ball on the keyboard apparently can be used to click. Is there a way to disable it from Windows?
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Mouse rotated 90 degrees

Three hours ago I opened a PDF file and my mouse changed its movement, like moving it left is down, etc. I have been fighting with this problem ever since. I have read many forums but nothing helped. ...
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How can I stop Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center from randomly popping up?

I own a cheapo Microsoft keyboard (the Comfort Curve 2000) and wireless mouse (the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3000) that I use with my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 8. They can be configured ...
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Metro apps make my mouse weird

I have 3 monitors connected and set up in the right order, but whenever I launch the Mail app (or any other W8 app) my mouse cannot cross the edge of the screen. Now the weird part is that it ...
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disable resizing/moving of any window with the mouse [on hold]

I'm writing a small app that handles window positions and sizes, and I'd like to disable the resize/move feature of windows using the mouse (dragging the borders or the title bar). I know this seems ...
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Are extra USB drivers ever removed from the system? (Windows 7)

On Windows 7 systems, whenever you plug in a new USB peripheral (mouse, keyboard etc.) the message always pops up that a new device has been detected, followed by one stating that drivers are being ...
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Poor Keyboard battery life solved? [on hold]

Several months ago my wireless keyboard and mouse on imac snowleopard started to drain in a very short time. (week or two) None of the bulletin boards had the answer. My question was, what changed ...
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Disable trackpad on windows 10

I'd like to disable my laptop trackpad on windows 10 (ASUS type, should that matter). I've tried all the options found while searching via google, most of which target windows 7/8.x. In addition, I've ...
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OSX macro to simulate holding down mouse button

I would like to setup a keyboard macro on a Mac OSX that, when triggered by a keyboard command, (say ctrl+m), simulates the left mouse-click button being HELD DOWN. When I hit the combination again, ...
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Windows 8.1 shut down after I plugged my S5 into a usb hub now mouse and wifi won't work

So I have a desktop and I was plugging in my phone to move some albums over. Forgot I was plugging it into my usb hub which is notorious for being touchy. And as soon as the metal from the charger ...
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I/O randomly freezes [closed]

I have a selfbuilt computer (the best kind!) which has been running extremely well for a computer of such a low specification (see below) since it was built, but recently I have been encountering a ...
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How to send Chrome browser to URL with the mouse (without hitting the Enter key)?

I'm using Chrome because I'm finding it slightly faster than Firefox. However there was one nifty feature that Firefox has which Chrome doesn't seem to have. When I cut and paste a link with the mouse ...
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Edit Windows Key on Mouse/Keyboard? [duplicate]

So I just got the new Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/p/sculpt-ergonomic-mouse/L6V-00001 The built in software allows you to edit all the buttons, except the ...
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How to make the mouse wrap from corners when moving between monitors?

I have 2 monitors. The main one is horizontal, the secondary one is vertical. When moving from the right to the left monitor, if the mouse hits the areas I've shown in red, it gets stuck. I would ...
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How do I connect a monitor and mouse to a computer a long distance away? [closed]

I want to put a brain computer with cameras in 1 spot than have another one away from it at least a good 20m, with a monitor and mouse. How can I tend to do it? and what wires
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How do I set MOUSE 4 and MOUSE 5 to do functions in Excel 2013?

I have a five button mouse and I want to assign functions for the side buttons inside excel. Functions I have in mind are both Ribbon functions and I use Excel 2013. I've seen some tutorials online ...
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Any kind of Usb mouse does not work on my laptop

I have a usb mouse and it does not work on my laptop, Actually, it stop working suddenly. I do not remember what was happen the mouse is stopped working. I try different mouse (wired/wireless) nothing ...
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Switch middle and secondary buttons in Windows

Is there a way to switch the middle and secondary mouse buttons in Windows?
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Touchpad after-scroll delay fix?

I have an issue with my touchpad. Every time I scroll, there's a 1sec (not sure) delay before the scrolling stops when I lift my fingers from the touchpad, and it will automatically zoom when I press ...
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How to be more efficient when using the touchpad? [closed]

Is there any more efficient way to use the touchpad on Windows 8? Special gestures or some good hand position/pose when you are using it? I find the touchpad limits my efficiency since I can't move ...
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Record screen and mouse clicks

In my academic course I have an assignment were I have to perform an experiment with people using an website. The goal is to learn how to conduct an experiment and learn how to perform usability ...
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Mouse and keyboard glitches

(Ubuntu 14.04 Unity, Lenovo G500s, Logitech M-BJ58) Hi guys. I've recently noticed some glitches with my mouse and keyboard: Selecting text using mouse: when i clock-hold and hover over tekst, ...
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How is mouse stutter related to CPU clock speed?

This might sound really weird but it is true. When I play CS:GO with my CPU running at 3.3GHz I get very slight mouse stuttering/glitching occasionally. Using all the same in-game setting, I reboot ...
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less crummy “killmouseaccel” tweak for OS X

SmoothMouse is the standard way to do away with the default mouse acceleration behavior imposed by the operating system. However sometimes we find it necessary to switch it off because it interferes ...
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ETEKCITY Scroll T-142 Mouse Hold Failing

Weird issue, similar to others that I have seen but not the same... My new gaming mouse (etekcity scroll T 142) does not "click-hold-drag" properly. From what I have seen, it will click and hold ...
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Unable to Scroll In Arch Virtual Machine Running Gnome Shell

In my Arch VM (on VirtualBox), I cannot scroll in any program. System: Windows 10 with VirtualBox v4.3.20, r96997 Razor Deathadder Chroma mouse The VM is Arch Linux 64-bit, running gnome-shell ...
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Mouse being recognized as a keyboard and mouse

My CM Inferno is being recognized as a keyboard and mouse? The cursor doesn't even move and when it does move it will be stuck and not be able to move on the vertical axis.
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Normal USB Wireless Adapter is not recognizing Logitech Wireless Touch mouse

I understand that Logitech Wireless touch mouse can be connected with "Logitech Unifying Receiver". I dont have Logitech Unifying Receiver but I have 2.4 GHZ wireless receiver bought for another ...
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Is there a way to automatically move focus to whatever monitor the mouse cursor is on?

Let's say I have two monitors A and B. I have a program x open on A and another program y open on B. Currently, program x has focus. I would like the OS to maintain a stack of focused applications on ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Windows 7 Driver Continually Installs HID-Compliant instead of Proprietary

My Problem My Acer e5-521-66sn Synaptics Touchpad in Windows 7 uses no gestures and installs as a generic Windows mouse and not Synaptics brand. I have recently undergone the extremely annoying ...
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Suddenly Oversensitive Multitouch Mousepad

I was using my laptop one day, when I suddenly noticed that the multitouch zoom feature was extremely sensitive! I literally cannot use it, because I can't control how far it will zoom in or out. ...
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How do you swap the primary mouse button via commandline in Windows 8?

I've tried RUNDLL32.EXE USER32.DLL,SwapMouseButton But it doesn't work, even when run as administrator. My goal is to make a .bat file that I can call via my fancy shmancy new mouse I bought that ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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Logitech MX518, keeps disconnecting and reconnecting periodically on my PC. (Win 7 64x)

My Logitech MX518 mouse keeps disconnecting and reconnecting periodically. Here's a list of things I did THAT DID NOT WORK - Tried using different USB ports. Same issue. - Used the same mouse on my ...
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Mouse focus stuck (Linux)

Sorry for crappy post layout, posting from my phone. Problem: mouse focus gets stuck. Not sure how to explain it, I can sometimes get it to switch to a window, but once there it's locked until that ...
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Roccat Kone XTD mouse may spontaneously disconnect when devices attached to the computer are manipulated

For some odd reason, my Roccat Kone XTD gaming mouse likes to disconnect by itself when I plug in, disconnect, or otherwise manipulate other devices that are attached to my computer. That includes ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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My toshiba satellite windows 8 will not let me press on mouse1 while playing a game

So when Im playing, I try shooting a gun and it doesnt work. But when I press mulitple times it works. Then stops working. I need serious help. It's annoying the crap out of me.
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Windows installation media cant detect keyboard and mouse

I just built a brand new computer. I inserted the windows 7 ultimate disk into the drive, and when prompted, pressed a key to boot from the CD. At this point, the computer itself is able to detect the ...
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Installing Ubuntu mouse becomes blocked

I am trying to install Ubuntu in a machine where I have Windows 7. I want to format the drive, I don't care about the Windows. But when Ubuntu shows the first configuration screen I can use the ...
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Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX

It seems that the default mouse driver when connecting with RDP does not work well with certain applications, such as 3D games. My setup: Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and strong graphics card VM ...
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Ubuntu - weird scrolling

I have a problem with my mouse (A4TECH-X7, model XL-750BH) on Ubuntu 14.04. Actually it does not matter what version of ubuntu I used. Scrolling in browser or in any other program is kind of 'jumpy'. ...
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Can't move mouse cursor while typing on Acer laptop

I've been having issues with not being able to move my mouse while typing, and I've been everywhere I can think of to fix it, but nothing works. I went through my mouse settings and changed some ...
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Prevent extra mouse buttons from acting as forward / back in Firefox on Linux?

I have a mouse with some extra buttons on it, and two of them on the side are treated as forward/back buttons by default for some reason - both in Windows and Linux. When using Windows, I can use ...
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Mouse Pointer Glitch when using Dual Monitors, Win 8.1, Excel 2013, and VBA, Visual Studio. Cursor Drifts

I have been using Windows 8.1 and Excel 2013 and I've been writing a lot of VB for Excel. Also I've been using Visual Studio 2013 on some projects I'm working on. I've searched for this answer and ...
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Mouse malfunction with beeping noise

I have been having an extremely annoying problem for a couple of months now. My mouse spontaniously stops responding to clicks and scrolling and instead causes a beeping sound (from the speakers) for ...
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VirtualBox mouse issue

I am using virtual box on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried with it Ubuntu 4.10, 5.04 and android x86. With all of them I have the same problem: After it says "Yor guet OS support mouse indergration", ...
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After rebooting into Acronis and back, mouse cursor doesn't move

Win7 Pro. I rebooted into Acronis True Image, done disk work, rebooted back into OS, and now mouse cusror doens't move from center of monitor. Why. It works ok in BIOS UI. I didn't disable devices in ...
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Bluetooth mouse polling rate

How to change the bluetooth mouse polling rate? Simple usb mouse can change polling rate in parameter of usbhid module, but my mouse (Logitech M557) not used usbhid module (mouse works, but module not ...