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

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Mouse clicks on next song

For a few days I have had an issue where my mouse keeps clicking without me doing so. After a lot of trial and error I believe have found the source of my problem: the "next song" media key on my ...
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USB mouse incredibly slow on brand new laptop

Just purchased a Dell Latitude E6540 with a ~16" screen (Windows 7). The mouse is terribly slow, even after adjusting it in Mouse Properties (Pointer Options -> Motion -> Fastest). To move the mouse ...
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Windows USB keyboard and mouse won't work, PS/2 keyboard does

Everything was functioning properly. I turned my computer off and came back to it a couple of days later to find that the keyboard and mouse are not working in Windows. I am running Windows 7, 64 ...
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What's the practical difference between raising sensitivity and raising DPI?

I recently purchased a mouse. My old one was fixed at 1,000 DPI, so the only way that I could make a mouse more sensitive (i.e., I need to physically move my hand less to move the cursor the same ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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My cursor randomly moves to a specific location on my laptop

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop with Windows 8.1. At random times, the cursor moves from where ever it is to a spot about 1 inch above the start button on the laptop screen. This is when my laptop ...
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USB Switch for Keyboard and Mouse (KM)

Background I am looking to switch my keyboard and mouse between a desktop computer and a laptop. The desktop resolution is 2560x1600, which eliminates most (but not all) KVM switches. The monitor has ...
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Getting two mouse pointers from a mouse and a keyboard? [on hold]

Everyone knows how to control mouse from keyboard and how to get two mouse pointers from two mice. So I was wondering if I could get two pointers from a keyboard and a mouse, is this possible or not. ...
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Why on Windows 8 if I click right button using the mouse the system freeze?

I have a very strange problem using Windows 8. Suddenly when I select a file\folder icon and I perform the right click using the mouse (to copy\paste, delte or other operations) it only show the ...
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Mouse issue while gaming

Background story: So I got a wireless mouse a long time ago. It's a Delux M371. Some time ago the mouse started reacting very slowly and sometimes it just didn't react. I decided that this mouse was ...
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Mouse will not appear on monitor 2

I have 3 monitors set up on a lap top docking station. One of the screens is the laptop and 2 additional monitors. All 3 are working, I think but I can't get the mouse pointer on the 2nd screen
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Is there a way to stop Windows 8.1 from trapping my mouse cursor when moving between screens?

I just upgraded to Windows 8.1, and immediately I notice that unless I deliberately wind up and "slam" my mouse cursor against the edges of my screens, it gets stuck on the last pixel before crossing. ...
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VMWare Player Ubuntu Firefox mouse scroll issue

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Player 6.03. In Firefox, when I click a section on the scroll bar, the bar scrolls all the way to where my mouse is (as if I'm holding down the left click). I would ...
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Should I plug my mouse into a USB 3.0 port?

I'm looking for an authoritative answer, backed by data. A friend asked me the other day whether he would benefit from plugging his mouse into a USB 3.0 port instead of an available 2.0 port. I ...
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Mouse and keyboard take long time to activate when disks are connected

When booting up Windows 7, my mouse and keyboard (USB) take a small while before they are operational, depending on the number of external hard disk drives connected to the PC during boot (also USB). ...
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Weird Glitch with USB-Powered Mice

thanks for the support! I really do appreciate it. I'm having a weird issue with both the USB mice that I own. OS: Windows 7 It happens through my USB hub and via all of my USB ports. Issue: ...
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Acer Aspire S7 wireless mouse not working, already replaced battery

I only use this mouse when I am travelling, I have another logitec mouse, that is for home use. Last week the house mouse was not showing cursor, it was about a half hour to fix. This week, the ...
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Working KVM switch & wireless keyboard combination? [closed]

Is there a KVM switch that works with a full-size wireless keyboard? The switch must support a DVI monitor with 1920x1200 resolution. Wireless mouse support would be nice, but a wireless keyboard is ...
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Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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Doesn't “scrollwheelup/down” mapping work in gvim on windows OS?

I tried it all ways to make the mouse buttons ScollWheelUp/Down work in my vim. Checked in all other plugins if there is a conflicting map, no conflicting map. Tried this: :verbose map ...
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My computer does not Recognize my Mouse or Wireless Adapter on Cold Start-ups

I just recently built a computer in February and every time i boot up from a complete shutdown my mouse never works and neither does my USB wireless adapter. They only work if I unplug them for a few ...
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Unknown mouse dpi / comparisons [closed]

I have this mouse right here currently: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826105164 I am trying to figure out what the dpi of said mouse is, and if that dpi would be the same on ...
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Mouse light doesn't turn off when computer is off

I've bought a Coolermaster devastator bundle with my new PC. When i shut down the computer, the light on the mouse never turns off. The keyboard lights are off. Both peripherals are plugged with USB. ...
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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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My mouse fell to the floor

My mouse fell down the table, but it can still be used. However, when I drag / move the mouse, it's sensitivity seems to be not so good, and I cannot move to a place very accurately. I guess nothing ...
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Using a joystick as an alternative for a 3D mouse

I work in an industry that has me working with 3D models often, in software such as Google Sketchup and Cinema4D. I recently got the opurtunity to work with a 3D Mouse (a SpacePilot pro), and found ...
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Mouse acting funny, opening/closing tabs

My mouse is acting funny: In Chrome: Clicking bookmarks will open them in a new tab. Clicking forward/back arrow will open them in a new tab. Clicking tabs will close them. Clicking links acts ...
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Why does my cursor speed slow down when my system is under intense network usage?

On some occasions of computer usage, my mouse acts very strangely. Whenever my computer is under intense network usage (i.e. watching an online video, downloading an application, patching a video ...
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What could cause a system reboot after 1 - 2 hours uptime?

Since about two weeks my system (Ubuntu 14.04) causes reboots itself (it seems to freeze for a fraction of a second). The reboot problem began at that time I updated the BIOS since I had weird ...
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Where can I find a list of mice with tilt wheel [closed]

I want to buy a mouse, and my main deciding factor is if it has tilt wheel or not. I wonder why this isn't a filter yet on the online shops. Moreover, some have wrong photos that don't portray the ...
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Mouse cursor (pointer) changes when using remote desktop?

I have Windows 7 Professional on my laptop. I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my desktop. I often use "Remote Desktop Connection" to access my laptop from my Desktop. Usually this works great. Today, ...
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Mouse is unresponsive when the computer is busy

I've been facing a very annoying problem with my Lenovo Thinkpad T430. Occasionally, when I'm performing some tasks that can use a good amount of CPU time, my mouse becomes highly unresponsive. It ...
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Problems with Bluetooth Mouse since upgrading PCs

I recently bought a Cherry MW 3000 bluetooth mouse whichs used to work perfectly (as perfectly as a wired mouse can work) now a couple of days ago, I upgraded my pc with new mainboard, new cpu and ...
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Input devices stop working when playing Battlefield 4 and Battlefield: Hardline

I just downloaded the Battlefield Hardline (BFH) beta only to discover that my mouse and keyboard input freezes every few seconds. It's just the input not the cursor, because in menus the selector ...
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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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How to make Windows reverse the direction of the scroll wheel [duplicate]

I work across platforms, using both Mac OS X and Windows [1], and find it frustrating that the scroll wheel on my mouse works in the opposite way on each. I realize that this is because Apple's ...
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How do I make my mouse close an app without clicking on the close icon?

I have a Logitech MX 1000 mouse with the latest SetPoint software. Even though I used Setpoint to set a button to do a Close action. It doesn't work with many apps. How do I make my mouse close an app ...
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Sharing keyboard and mouse between two boxes

I have a Mac and PC that I need to share the USB keyboard and mouse connections with. They each have a separate monitor. I think a regular KVM switch is overkill because of the separate monitors, ...
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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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How to catch who slows my mouse cursor?

Often I have such an effect, that my mouse cursor slows like it adheres to the surface of the screen. Mouse is optical and surface of the desk if perfect, so it cannot relate with ball dusting. Also, ...
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How to disable USB Mouse only

I was developing a device driver for a USB mouse which uses the USB HID driver. The problem is that I cannot test out my module as Linux takes over the mouse directly. So how do I find out which ...
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How can I bind scrollwheel to a key in Mac OS X?

I am new to using a Mac, and I have used AutoHotKey applications that rebind the mouse scroll wheel (for example, E = scroll up by 1 mouse wheel "tick" of sorts) to a specific window title, eg. "Game ...
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How to make my mouse go faster?

I had an old Omega mouse. A really cheap one and it got broken. Now I bought an Elephant 2000 DPI mouse and it is going really really slow. Almost half the speed of my other mouse. I checked ...
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How to align Explorer's context menus to the bottom edge of the screen? (rather than having them open above the mouse)

In windows explorer when you move your cursor towards the bottom of the screen and right-click, the context menu opens upwards, above the mouse. Is there a way to open the menu as far down as ...
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tmux middle mouse paste

I have the following tmux options set and the selection works fine and I can paste using <bind key> p. But it doesn't seem to paste when hitting the middle mouse. It just does nothing. The ...
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Is there a signal standard for wireless mice?

I have a wireless mouse (OEM, no information whatsoever) for which I lost the dongle which connects to the PC. I would like to replace it and I am wondering whether there is any standard for the ...
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Change default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks

Is there any way to change the default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks? More precisely, I'd like to make it look like in windows, and even more precisely I want to move the 'point' where the mouse ...
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Record and display mouse moves and mouse clicks [closed]

I need to record all my mouse moves and than see them all on one image. I also need to record all mouse clicks and see them all on one image. How can I do it?
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Cursor moves when left or right clicking on trackpad

I'm on an acer aspire v5-572p. When I am using the touchpad, and I left or right click something, the cursor moves every time by a couple pixels because unfortunately the clicking area, is also a ...
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How can I pause a web page's events while I move my mouse?

Many web pages alter their content depending on where the mouse is (using event listeners such as focus and mouseover). How can I preserve the layout and content of such a web page while I move my ...