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

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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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Cannot disable laptop pointing stick in Windows

The pointing stick (or mouse joystick/nipple whatever you want to call it) on my laptop (Toshiba Portege Z30t-A) has broken. This causes the mouse to drift off to random places. On Ubuntu I can ...
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Move mouse pointer to typing area

Windows contains settings to hide mouse pointer while typing, but doesn't contains a settings to move pointer to active typing area. I mean I can switch typing areas by tab, or enter, or alt+tab, etc. ...
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The keyboard and mouse both stop working at the same time

I am helping somebody with this issue, which is a very odd issue. Her keyboard and mouse will both stop working at random times, there is no pattern to it, just complete random. I can connect to her ...
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Mac Trackpad swipe desktop left/right on standard PC (logitech) mouse

How can I replicate the left and right swipe between desktop windows on my logitech mouse? I'd like to use [hold middle mouse button] + [move mouse left/right] in order to swipe! I'm on Yosemite and ...
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Mouse will randomly turn of for 5-10 seconds

So I have a Red Dragon Elite Perdition 16400 DPI mouse and it will occasionally turn off for 5-10 seconds and cause the system to lag for a bit. I managed to slow this significantly by reinstalling ...
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Mouse 4 and 5 for Mission Control pages?

I am not a mac noob, and I have searched through system preferences, and yet I cannot find a way to use the scroll wheel left and right buttons to switch between Mission Control pages on my mac. I ...
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Odd line of pixels under my mouse, only appears on one screen?

I do not have much back story or explanation for this. I have about a 20px wide line of pixels under my mouse, and it only appears on one of my monitors. Any idea what is causing this?
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Cannot disable touchpad and cannot use headphones in Windows 7

Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer and now I am using Ubuntu in a Dual mode with Win7. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, I have noticed the following problems in ...
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How to Middle-Click on Touchscreen in Windows 8.1

I thought this would be simple, but I've searched previous SuperUser threads and on Google and I cannot find a way to middle-click on a touchscreen in Windows 8.1 (on a Lenovo laptop in my case). ...
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VMware - Mouse Not Moving smoothly when playing game

When trying to play a computer game the mouse does not move smoothly. Before entering the game, the mouse is fine. I am virtualizing Windows 7 on a macbook Are there any options that I can switch ...
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multiple mice having the same problems on one computer but not on others

so first things first i have a windows computer that i can't make any hardware changes to and with every mouse that i plug into the ports it messes up with either the left/right click either swapping ...
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surface pro 4 no longer connect to bluetooth mouse

After the January-2016 firmware update for the surface pro 4, I can no longer use my blue tooth Microsoft arc mouse. The blue tooth settings show that it is paired, yet I get no response. I cannot ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse not recognized in Linux Mint

I'm trying a friend's keyboard/mouse combo that's recognized by lsusb thusly: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0461:4d7a Primax Electronics, Ltd It works straightaway, no drivers needed, in Windows 7 and, ...
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Touchpad behaving erratically

Symptoms: Cant move pointer up and down, only side to side. When moving side to side it jumps around erratically. When using USB mouse the pointer jiggles from side to side. The touchpad can detect ...
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Mouse Freeze and Help window auto launch

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop. I am facing a unique problem here. My laptop mouse pointer will freeze automatically accompanied by auto launch of the help screen of the application i am viewing at ...
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Duplicate mouse and keyboard on several computers

I want to configure multiple of computers at the same time. The computers are brand new identical laptops, and they got identical spec, and same operating system. Lets say I want to install a ...
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Numpad not working after Windows 10 Update

Since a couple of weeks the Numpad section of my Logitech media keyboard stopped working as it should work. For some reason Microsoft decided that the Numpad section should be there to control the ...
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OSX El Captian: How can I switch screen without Apple Magic Mouse or Tracking pad

I just update my mac to El Captian. I find that maximize button forces applications into full screen mode. I'm ok with this but I cannot switch screen since I don't have a multi-touch device. Actually ...
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Mouse polling rate too high

i have usb mouse logitech mx518 and i use tweaked windows xp sp3 for gaming . i like all tweaks in it except one issue Mouse or (usb) polling rate : because of this problem i hear noise in my ...
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How to lock Windows 10 screen without a keyboard?

I know I can lock windows (in particular I'm using windows 10) via the keyboard with Win+L. However, if I don't have a keyboard attached is there a way to lock the session with just the mouse? I know ...
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Touchpad one-finger directions are askew

I just upgraded a Lenovo Laptop to Windows 10. For some reason, the trackpad is messed up and moving the cursor in the wrong direction. The cursor moves right when I go up, down when I go right, etc. ...
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mouse is behind front screen how do i get it back

I have autocad open on my screen so I can do homework and somehow I got my mouse so it won't come onto that screen but I can still move it. I can see it if I go down to bottom of screen where the ...
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Screen rotation on Windows 7 – when do mouse directions rotate as well?

I own two laptops, an old HP Compaq nx8220 and a relatively more recent Lenovo ThinkPad T420s. The HP has an ATI Mobility Radeon X600 GPU, while the Lenovo contains an NVIDIA NVS-4200M, but both are ...
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How can I make it easier to use the mouse to expand column widths?

It seems like anytime I want to click between columns to expand them I end up miss clicking and dragging the column instead of expanding it. I've been told by an old friend that this is because the ...
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Restore(?) generic USB keyboard driver from command line in repair-mode

As the title says, I'm experiencing some troubles with a dead keyboard (and mouse, for that sake) at the Windows 7 (enterprise) login screen, and I can't find a way to fix it. Earlier today I decided ...
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AutoHotkey scrolling & middle click & mouse acceleration

Problems Assume a Windows 7 machine, especially a laptop. No mouse driver allows holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse to scroll, and yet retain the right mouse button ...
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Right mouse button click in explorer very slow

Currently i have the problem, that on my notebook (Lenovo T450s / i7) every thing is very fast, besides using the right muss button in the explorer for opening the context menu. This some times take ...
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USB port seemingly damaged, but USB devices work when a USB extension is plugged into the seemingly damaged port

Alright, I know this sounds crazy, but this was what I experienced. Basically this particular port, which I have been using for my mouse served me quite well. Until just a few moments ago. At first ...
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Logitech mouse wheel stops responding after some time of usage

I have got a Logitech wi-fi mouse M310 about a year ago. I recently noticed that scroll wheel stops working after some time. For example, I turn on the machine and after 10-20-30 min I see I can no ...
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Mouse cursor dimming/flickering on Window 7

My Windows 7 machine's mouse cursor occasionally starts flickering which causes it to be dimmer than normal. I have restored the machine and it still has the same problem which probably means it is a ...
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Can't get back from Sleep Mode using a mouse or a keyboard

I bought a new PC lately. I configured it so after 10 minutes my display turns off, and after 30 minutes my PC will go to Sleep. When my PC goes to Sleep, i'm trying to wake him up using my mouse ...
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How to simulate mouse click on LXDE desktop?

How to simulate a mouse click with a keyboard on LXDE desktop? Interesting question also would be: how do disabled people work without this feature? For example those without fingers?
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Tablet with only USB 3.0 ports, can't connect keyboard or mouse after fresh Windows 7 install

I recently installed Windows 7 on my tablet, and I can't get passed the login screen because I have no way to use a mouse or keyboard. My USB mouse and keyboard work just fine in the BIOS, but as ...
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Mouse movement left - right uneven in distance

I have an issue with my mouse after cleaning it (razor mamba tournament edition). When i move to the left and to the right for the same distance a couple of times, my mouse ends up moving more to ...
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New mouse interferes with my keyboard display

I have the Logitec G510 Gaming Keyboard with this little display on the top. And I recently bought this mouse off amazon. But somehow, as soon, as I connect the mouse, the display of my keyboard ...
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Laptop issue (wifi and mouse)

I have Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. If I put wireless mouse receiver to USB port, it works after a few minutes. (It worked right away before, but now it has some delay) Wi-fi connection is not very ...
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Windows 10 Alt+Tab and Opening Programs Use Display That Mouses is on

I used to use Ubuntu for my web devlopment, but I've had to switch to Windows because of Windows being able to handle dual Nvidia cards much more nicely. Anyways, in Ubuntu, if I pressed Alt+Tab, the ...
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tmux mouse passthrough mode?

How do you make mouse-wheel scrolling in tmux work with programs such as less and man? It will work properly with emacs and vi/vim in xterm mouse mode, but less doesn't. EDIT Is there a way to have ...
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Extra mouse buttons don't work with Remote Desktop (Windows)

I use Remote Desktop on my home PC to connect to two different PCs at the office. On one of the remote PCs, my extra mouse buttons work, and on the other remote PC, the extra buttons sadly do nothing. ...
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Windows 10 Double-clicks on single click

Description Ever since upgrading to windows 10, I am having an issue with single left-clicks registering as double clicks. I believe this to be a windows 10 issue, not a hardware issue. I say ...
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How can I reset USB Hub in Windows XP without mouse / keyboard?

I have a PC with a Windows XP installation in which the keyboard and mouse are not working anymore. The installation doesn't have a password set so it logs in automatically. In Windows, when I unplug ...
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Weird mouse behaviour

Recently I have encountered a problem with my mouse: Sometimes I can't click normally but sometimes I can, My mouse only worked inb some specific parts of the screen. For example: When I open a ...
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USB key repeats, and mouse click repeats

I recently changed my motherboard and processor, and reinstalled Windows at the same time. Since then my computer has been acting quite strange and the only things I can put it down to is a short ...
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Why did my wireless mouse AND keyboard stop working?

I up-graded to Windows 10. About 3 weeks later, on switching on, I have no mouse or keyboard control. Both had been working fine on Windows 10. Both mouse and keyboard are wireless The screen does ...
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Using Synergy With Logitech MX Master, OS X

First, my setup: Server machine: Retina 5K 27-inch iMac, OS X El Capitan 10.11.2, Logitech MX Master. I am mapping the buttons solely using BetterTouch Tool. I do not have Logitech Options or ...
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How can I configure my mouse to move through multiple monitors continuously? [duplicate]

Similar to this question How to permit cursor to leave left side of screen with dual monitors? where the author asked how to switch which edge of the monitor has the mouse go into the next screen, I ...
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Device reenabling ability to wake PC from sleep on its own

I have problem. Some of my devices like wireless mouse and keyboard re enable option: "Allow this device to wake the computer" in Device Manager. I run command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed to ...
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Lost USB BlueTooth Dongle for Mouse [duplicate]

I lost my USB bluetooth dongle (from DEll) which I used for a wireless mouse. kindly provide solution
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Installing touchpad drivers

I want to install a different driver for my touchpad (synaptics driver) so that I would be able to use three fingers tap to middle click. I have no idea what kind of driver I have (my computer is an ...