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

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High-pitched noise from Logitech Performance MX

I have two Logitech Performance Mouse MX devices - I loved using it at home so much, that I bought one for work! While they generally excel in comfort and usability, they're both a bit annoying in ...
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USB mouse disconnects seemingly at random

I am having a persistent issue with my USB mouse disconnecting seemingly at random from my computer. After a brief delay (less than a second to a few seconds) it will reconnect with the windows ...
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X11/Linux: Minecraft hid the mouse cursor — how do I get it back?

Minecraft hides the X11 cursor during normal gameplay, as moving the mouse changes the view of the camera, like in most first-person games. During gameplay, pressing e is supposed to open up the ...
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Can i use Mouse Pointer instead of Touch pad in Dell Latitude 3540 (ID 1476197) Laptop [on hold]

I want to buy Dell Latitude 3540 (ID 1476197) Laptop with Touchpad as its Pointing Device. I prefer to use Mouse as my Pointing Device. Please may i know if i can do so on this Laptop. And if so, ...
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How can I pair my wireless microsoft keyboard+mouse to a different mouse?

I'm using Microsoft's Wireless Keyboard+Mouse for my wife's laptop. Now she bought a new Microsoft Wireless Mouse (it's pink...) How can I pair the new mouse with the current receiver (so we can keep ...
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Disconnect keyboard/mouse in Windows 7/8.1 as trigger for running a programm

I'm using a KM (keyboard/mouse)-switch toggling between Desktop and Laptop Windows (7 and 8.1) machines. Both are connected via Displayport to the same UHD monitor which is able to select the active ...
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How do I PROPERLY map a mouse button to a keyboard key?

In my window manager, I can move windows around by holding the "left Windows button" (Left Super) and dragging a window with the left mouse button. I want to be able to do that without touching the ...
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Configure a graphics tablet buttons

I have a "SMART" graphics tablet with two buttons on the tablet itself and two buttons on the pen. The driver that comes with the tablet only allow me to configure the buttons to be right click or ...
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Mouse works erratically/intermittently over remote SSH

I work remotely sometimes. I’ll use Vim inside a Screen session, over SSH. I use the mouse in Vim. Sometimes the mouse breaks. One of these things happens: Random characters get inserted into my ...
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All windows minimized every 12.3 seconds then a mouse click emitted

Yep, it's pretty specific, I know.. I have a user that has this issue: While using his laptop (ThinkPad T420) and having any number of windows opened, something will close them every 12.3 seconds ...
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Mouse click only works once with iterm2/tmux/mosh

I'm trying to set up iTerm2 + mosh + tmux to do my remote work. I can get everything to connect up, but for some reason, the mouse response is funky. If I split my tmux window so I have two panes and ...
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rotate mouse & pen by 90 or 270 degrees

if i connect my digital pen to my windows 8 tablet with a micro usb adapter, the mouse orientation is rotated by 90 degrees in landscape mode, portrait orientation is fine the digital pen is ...
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Mouse does not work if Internet is not connected and it’s laggy when it is connected

If I try to use my PC (Windows 8.1 Pro) without Internet access—such as removing the Ethernet cable—then the mouse and keyboard stop working. I noticed this on the same day that the mouse began ...
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Mapping shift key to mouse left button on mac os x

I want to map one of the shift keys on the keyboard to simulate mouse left button, that is when shift is pressed, a left-button down signal is sent to Mac OS X. Likewise, when shift is released, ...
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Emulate the “Apply” button from Control panel from command line or batch

Some settings can be adjusted from the control panel, like adding a mouse pointer trail or adjusting the speed. Similar changes can be done by changing registry keys. However, then a restart is ...
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USB mouse cord connection name

I'm planning on modifying my USB gaming mouse to add a micro USB port instead of the cable coming out of it currently because it has gone bad (the mouse stops working when the cable is in certain ...
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Bluetooth mouse keeps disconnecting

I am using a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse which connects to the Windows 7 64-bit PC via bluetooth (PC has a USB bluetooth receiver). The mouse will disconnect several times a day for several seconds ...
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Cursor vibrates

My cursor is vibrating. Does not vibrate under my admin login, only when I'm logged in under normal user account. I thought it may be a virus, so I did some troubleshooting, but couldn't find a virus. ...
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My mouse needs several clicks for working in browser/word

Recently, my mouse behaves weirdly. For instance, while typing this problem, I had to click at least 5-6 times. Frequently, the cursor simple vanishes. Happens everywhere: Notepad/Ms-Word/Browsers ...
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Left-Mouse Button Not Working

For whatever reason my left-mouse button had stopped working. It's not stuck down as I can hear it clicking and my right button works, touchpad words ( this is a laptop ). What are some things I can ...
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Random mouse freezing

My mouse (mice actually, tried two different mice) frequently freezes, and becomes unresponsive. Sometimes I hear the Windows unplugging sound (as if I removed the mouse from my USB port) and ...
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Accidental window drag in Gnome

I am getting frustrated by the following Gnome behavior. Say I have the browser window opened full screen and a terminal above it (not full screen). If I click on the title bar of the browser so that ...
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how to get side mouse buttons working in Redhat Linux

I am using a Logitech MX518 mouse in Redhat Linux 2.6.18-308.el5 with desktop environment xfce 4.4.2. I do not have root access on this machine. The MX518 has two side buttons that currently do not ...
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Mouse not usable on specific USB port (Windows and Linux)

This is an operating system-agnostic issue, but I have logs from Ubuntu 14.10. I have this Perixx PERIMICE-710R USB wireless mouse: It is not usable through a specific USB port on a Lenovo Y510p ...
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My mouse/cursor/keyboard is frozen at the point of login where I select user- and thus can't select user

Any Super User help appreciated. When I start my PC, it seems normal until it stops at the screen where I can select the user, and then put in password, etc. -only the mouse (cursor) does not/will not ...
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What Causes Windows 7 Display To Dim While Keyboard and Mouse Are Active?

I am working with two Windows 7 desktop computers, both of which have a unique problem I have not seen before. (To reiterate, these are not laptop computers; they have no battery and hence no battery ...
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Win 7 black screen and mouse cursor after boot

After booting my custom PC the screen stays black. It starts with a "beep- tone", then everything runs as usual until the blue welcome-screen appears. After that the screen turns black and only the ...
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Mouse acts like scroll wheel

I am having an issue where the main touchpad is acting like a scroll wheel. That is whenever I try to swipe up or down the page or selection scrolls up and down and the actual mouse pointer does not ...
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Trackpoint middle-click and middle-click scrolling in Linux

EDIT: TL;DR version (kinda): On a mouse with three buttons, is it possible to disable the actual middle button while still having middle button emulation in xorg? Full version: I bought a Lenovo ...
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Wired mouse disconnects after a minute of usage on Windows tablet?

I recently bought a Venue 8 pro and an OTG cable in order to plug in a wired keyboard and mouse. I have a regular Dell mouse that I used on both Linux and Windows machines with no problems. When I ...
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Wireless keyboard interfere with android STB

I have an Android STB that streams content from internet over 2.4 GHz wifi. It worked fine until I want to improve my life by adding a wireless air mouse. Once I plug the air mouse in, the STB would ...
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Can't assign volume controls to Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse

I have a Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse, I've installed the software required to change the functions of the different buttons. All of the functions I attach to the buttons work correctly, excpt for ...
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Prevent mouse pointer from highlighting item in inactive window?

Whenever my mouse cursor is over an inactive window, many apps will highlight content and fool me into thinking the window is active. As someone who is used to focus follows mouse in other desktop ...
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Weird layer of material on ball mouse “roling” sensors [closed]

So I’ve been using a ball mouse on one of the PCs, just to honor the old days, and it’s always been somewhat hard to roll horizontally. I opened it today thinking that it might not be just dirt in ...
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Mouse Cursor Dissapears in VirtualBox (windows 7)

I am currently trying to install os x mountain lion as a guest os on my windows 7 pc so that i can use Xcode. I am using this guide: ...
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Fix pairing issues with Bluetooth mouse between home, work computers

My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 works great with my MacBook Air at home, and I take my mouse to work as well to use with my corporate MacBook Pro. The only trouble is that I have to ...
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Scroll wheel in Character Map

Why can't we use the scroll wheel in the Windows Character Map? In every version of Windows I couldn't ever scroll with the scroll wheel of the mouse, but it's the only program that behaves that way, ...
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How do I carry a mouse with me without damaging the middle mouse button or other buttons?

As a student, I need to carry a mouse with my laptop, but I often end up busting up mice within a year because the middle mouse button gets pressed on hard enough in my backpack to damage it in short ...
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Random mouse click events all over my laptop. What can I do?

Details: I got a Dell vostro 1015 laptop. Recently I reinstalled windows 7 ultimate (32-bit) on the C: (By reinstall I mean create a new windows copy, which keeps your old files in C:/windows.old) I ...
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How do I get my logitech mouse to stop double clicking? [closed]

A week or 2 ago, my logitech darkfield mouse started double clicking things when I tried to single click them. It also doesn't work when I try to click and drag anything. Basically, the left mouse ...
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Mouse DPI options in Microsoft's Mouse and Keyboard Center [Wireless Mouse 1000]

I've downloaded Microsoft's Mouse and Keyboard Center for my Wireless Mouse 1000 and it seems like there are no sensitivity settings where i could change my DPI. Is it because my mouse supports only ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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How to restart mouse tracking in X windows?

I'm on a Centos 4 32 bit machine and have connected from my MacBook via VNC to a DISPLAY created with vncserver. All was working well for the past month, then suddenly today, the mouse stopped ...
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Hold a keyboard key to turn a left click into a right click

Ok, guys. I have a Logitech touch pad that I'm using with Windows. There are some games (Diablo 3 mostly) that heavily use the mouse's right and left clicks. It's not convenient for me to constantly ...
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Toshiba Satellite Touch Pad controls arrow keys

On my account on my wife's laptop, the touch pad has started to control the cursor keys instead of the mouse pointer. It works fine on my wife's account or on the main user selection screen. On my ...
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Can't click application with Powershell

I am trying to automate clicks on a software for which I do not have the source ... So I do not have a choice. When I execute my code, the mouse moves well, but the clicks do not perform on my ...
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windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow

I have being doing some research on Google but I cannot find what is the windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow. I need to find it to do a global update for my citrix gold image.
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Mouse cursor moves and applications are opening automatically

I'm not sure what exactly happened but I've noticed that at first one user complained about his surface where just the mouse pointer started moving while programs are just opening and doing on its ...
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How to add a delay for mouse focus in Linux Mint with Cinnamon

I've seen a lot of answer about how to ACTIVATE the mouse focus but I cannot find anywhere a way to add a slight delay. I don't want to have the window getting active as soon as the cursor touches it ...
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How do you disable the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer (nubby button mouse) on a Dell laptop?

I'm really annoyed with my Dell laptop, as when I type the cursor sometimes jumps because the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer on the keyboard (the nubby mouse control between the G, H, and B) apparently can ...