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

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Writing own mouse software? [duplicate]

I bought a mouse, just regular mouse with 5 buttons. The thing is, software for it, uses MB4 and MB5 to control volume. It wouldn't be frustrating if not the fact, that programs can't even see MB ...
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No Mouse-Up for Chrome on Ubuntu VM; other apps fine

TLDR: I have an Ubuntu VM with the latest VirtualBox, and guest additions, and Chrome (installed from APT: google-chrome-stable). Mouse integration seems broken; I can't move tabs around, nor get any ...
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Changing Razer Ouroboros timeout length

I've had a Razer Ourboros for about 3 months now, and it's an OK mouse (for the price I paid, I'm very happy with it). The thing that annoys me the most is how quickly the wireless connection ...
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adjust mouse sensitivity in openSuSe

I'm running openSuse 13.1 with KDE but this seems to be a problem with more Linux distros: I have a gaming mouse which has a little more resolution than is comfortable for desktop use, so I'd like to ...
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Prevent “Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center” from installing

Normally I use my laptop at the docking station. There I have an older optical mouse that is unfortunately no longer in production. When I use my laptop in the living room I attach another mouse ...
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Mouse speed after installing Windows 8

I was using Windows XP with exactly the same mouse settings as now on the Windows 8.1. In file explorer or the internet browser mouse is working at the same speed as it was on the XP, but when I play ...
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Rat 3 mouse - broken after literally one use? [closed]

Ok this was originally a question but I have now confirmed that Mad Catz RAT 3 has broken after 3 hours of use. I would not recommend buying their products.
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Setting Mouse Resolution at Startup

My mouse is way too fast, so I have to slow the Coordinate Transformation Matrix of the mouse down. I can do it manually using xinput, and setting the appropriate prop. However, I run into issues ...
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Is there some chrome extension which can simulate mouse action? [closed]

I have installed vimium extension which allow me to browse websites without using mouse most of the time. But to interact some website, I still need to use mouse, like drag or drop something, mouse ...
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Turn pre-paired USB bluetooth dongle into generic bluetooth adapter

I want to have bluetooth capabilities on my PC, but I don't have a bluetooth adapter. I do however, have a bunch of USB bluetooth dongles from wireless mice and keyboards, I understand that these are ...
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How to show battery life of wireless wireless keyboard as well as caps lock, num lock, scroll lock, status on screen? [closed]

I am using wireless mouse and keyboard. There is no numlock light. Usually if I press caps lock, something flash on screen saying that caps lock on. Also sometimes I see warning that battery is about ...
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Is there some sort of sandbox to start a program in and execute macros? [closed]

What I am looking for is to something like a "cron job" but for a program. Let's say I want this to happen every time at midnight. Program opens up, a button within the program gets clicked, delay of ...
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3 Finger Middle Click without using OEM Drivers?

I have a laptop with a Synaptics Clickpad. The default Windows 8.1 drivers support clickpads like it in a generic manner as "High Precision Touchpads". This enables two finger right clicks, and a ...
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Chrome Text Input loses focus when mouse url tooltip is activated

If a Text Input is given focus in chrome and the mouse hover triggers a URL tooltip, the Text Input loses focus. (URL tooltip is native to chrome) This is aggravating with dynamic pages where the ...
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Mouse pointer has a mind of its own [closed]

While I was browsing the internet, my mouse pointer switched to the "Windows Black (large)" mouse color scheme with pointer lag and other random settings. I am running a full system scan now with AVG ...
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HP Pavilion DV7-3065DX right click on left click

I have a HP Pavilion DV7-3065 with a big problem that has me stumped. As a computer professional I can usually figure this out, but this just plain doesn't make sense. When I originally got the ...
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How to use Mouse without borders among machines which have different IP address

I have a question. As above, MWB cant work among separate machines which have different IP address. Machine A has wired connection and B has wireless connection which is connected to the same rooter. ...
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How do I fix crackling in my audio seemingly caused by my USB Logitech trackball mouse?

My USB mouse—an unknown trackball model made by Logitech—has, as of a recent system rebuild (I used Windows 8’s “refresh your computer” feature), begun making my audio crackle. I did some research and ...
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Constant Busy/Loading Mouse Cursor [duplicate]

I have had this problem for over a week now, and this problem is getting on my nerves! So basically everytime I start up my computer, all normal. Then after maybe 1 or 2 minutes when I am going to my ...
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Can the Nager IT mouse be used with Macbook Pro OS X Yosemite?

I checked the FAQ and am uncertain about limitations of mouse support on Mac OS X in general.
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Focusing issues in OS X using Cyborg R.A.T 3 mouse

When I use my Cyborg R.A.T 3 mouse with OS X Yosemite (10.10.3) I get no focus on most apps unless I click. It works fine in games, but in the system UI the cursor won't focus unless I click. For ...
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My laptop with Win8.1 randomly stops responding to keyboard or mouse input

Randomly my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad W700) with Win8.1 will stop responding to keyboard input or mouse clicks. A reboot will resolve the issue until it occurs again. So far I have not been able to ...
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Repositioning the mouse pointer upon starting Windows

I am using a windows 7 computer to run digital signage. I have the mouse hidden using nomousey. However, I need to start up with the mouse pointer located at a position on the left side of the screen, ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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Mouse cursor randomly clicks, double clicks and right clicks

I started having this problem couple weeks ago, my mouse cursor will behave as it has right clicked(opens up the context menu of whatever program I'm in), it also single clicks every couple seconds, ...
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Annoying mnemonics failure with W7 explorer context menu

I am a mouse-hater. I don't fear them, so not musophobia, but musomusia. When I am using W7 Explorer and I want to select a few files and zip them I select them, typically, by using Ctrl-Spacebar ...
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How to use Jitibit Macro Recorder with double pointer?

So, Jitbit Macro Recorder basically allows you to make the mouse perform specific tasks, so I can perform redundant, repetitive tasks automatically. There's also a program called Pluralinput which ...
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USB mouse and / or keyboard stopped working after while or at boot time

Recently I have a problem with USB keyboard and mouse or maybe the USB port itself. Suddenly the keyboard and/or mouse stop working, then I need to unplug and plug them to work… But not always… ...
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How to use AHK to hold down the mouse click as long as I'm holding it?

Here is my code atm.. ; Create hotkey for the 'left' key left:: Click , 53, 486 return ; Create hotkey for the 'down' key down:: Click , 138, 613 return ; Create hotkey for the 'right' key right:: ...
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How to assign keyboard keys to mouse click on a particular screen?

I wanted to play a favorite game of mine , IMO: The World of Magic (Android/iOS Game) on my pc. The only android simulator that works is Andyroid (others crashed..) But the keyboard doesn't work on ...
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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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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 keyboard key to a mouse button?

Question summary: I want one of my mouse buttons to be registered as the left Windows button (Super_L) by X11. In my window manager, I can move windows around by holding the "left Windows button" ...
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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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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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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 ...