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Mouse “copy” key How to change to“ forward”

I have a contour roller mouse which has a key for "copy" and one for "paste". I would like to change them so that they act like back and forth keys like you usually have on the side of some mice. Can ...
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How to completely deactivate the touchpad in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is it possible / how to deactivate the touchpad so, that it even stays disabled, if no mouse is connected? System: Dell Inspiron 6400, Windows 7.
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Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time

Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time Plus still be able to use numeric pad for numbers at same time? I bought a separate usb numeric pad in ...
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How can I set my Logitech G402 extra buttons as unassigned?

I while back I got a new mouse, the Logitech G402. It has 5 extra buttons on the side that do various things (change mouse sensitivity, back/forward etc). I didn't like this set up so I downloaded the ...
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Remap Mouse Wheel to Click/Key when other Key pressed down

I'm trying to remap my Mouse Wheel Up to send Click or Key while another key is pressed down. Example: Shift is pressed down => Scrolling Up sends Click, Shift is not pressed down => Scrolling Up ...
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Dell Touchpad not working + cursor invisable

I just brought dell inspiron 15 3000 series laptop with Ubuntu and installed windows 8. For some reasons it does not show mouse cursor. during installation it doesn't show cursor and after ...
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Emulate Middle Button on CentOS 7

When I was using Gnome in CentOS 6.5, without changing any setting, clicking right and left mouse buttons emulates the middle button -- "paste". This feature isn't on by default in CentOS 7. Any ...
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can't get bluetooth headset + Mouse + keyboard to work together

I have an alienware Dell PC and a normal Bluetooth USB adaptor with a data transfer rate of up to 3mbps. Connected to this Bluetooth adaptor I have a pair of Bluetooth Bose headphones. When connected ...
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Mouse driver keeps shutting off?

I'm not exactly sure what's going on but I've had this issue for a while. My laptop is an HP Pavilion with a Synaptics touchpad mouse, running Win8, and the driver for the touchpad keeps shutting ...
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Mouse can't Wake Up from sleep my Windows 7 Computer,but keyboard can,Allow this device to wake the computer is checked

I have DFI DK P45 T2RS Plus motherboard and BTC9051H keyboard and Logitech G9x Laser Mouse Call of Duty: MW3 Mouse,use clover(like grub) to boot windows 7 so I don't use hybrid sleep,only pure ...
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USB mice won't work on my notebook [duplicate]

Windows 8.1 If I plug a USB mouse, it doesn't work. Cursor isn't moving, buttons aren't reacting. Details: Mouse glows as if it's working Mouse works on the another computer Tried another mouse, ...
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Using synergy, SOME clicks not registering on Mac for certain applications (and other annoyances)

I've recently installed Synergy to control a Windows PC and an iMac (Yosemite). I've got the PC set up as the server, and the iMac is the client. It works beautifully, with two annoying exceptions. ...
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Disable middle mouse button on title bar “alt tab”-like behaviour

I am using Linux Mint 17 and whenever i push the middle mouse button on a title bar i experience an "alt-tab"-like behavior where the window i am currently using goes in the background. This is quite ...
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laptop usb mouse freezing

My usb mouse has been working great with my laptop. A fews days ago I plugged an iphone to the usb port for charging and since then the mouse has been acting weird. It stops working for a few seconds ...
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Left click not working Arch Linux KDE

I run Arch-Linux on a Intel i3 processor w/ x64 architecture. I installed arch Linux and other than gdm failing and preventing me from booting, it went pretty smoothly. For the longest time, I used ...
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My cursor won't show up on Windows 8.1 when i use touch screen

I have Windows 8.1 with custom cursors and my normal mouse cursor (not the link select, move, or any other one) will disappear when i use touch screen (normal so far) but wont come back until i go to ...
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Why my CPU can't handle the 1000 hz rate of my mouse?

Despite using a AMD FX8320 3.5 ghz, each of my mouse movements causes a drop from 60 to 10 fps in 3D applications where the pointer is visible. I suspect that my CPU has something wrong with the 1000 ...
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Tmux doesn't respond to scroll in OS X Yosemite Terminal

Recently, I updated to OS X Yosemite and was delighted to find out Apple has added mouse support to their Terminal app. This works great in a standard Terminal window scrolling through my history and ...
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Windows 7 mouse ghost trails

I would like to turn off this ugly mess whereby whenever you move the mouse at any speed other than a crawl, the mouse pointer leaves ghost trails at regular intervals. It happens everywhere in ...
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Mouse turns PC on windows 8 [duplicate]

Why is my Windows 8 pc always powered on by moving mouse? same problem but cant find power management tab in the settings.
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How to make mouse scrolling in Excel behave as page up/page down?

In Excel when I press page up/page down it always scrolls at most 1 page and jump exactly to the next row that was not display fully (if the current row isn't taller than the window, of course). This ...
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Fine tuning mouse acceleration of a logitech mouse on windows 8.1

I have a logitech mouse and want to fine tune the acceleration. I have Logitech's Setpoint software installed and the settings for Acceleration allow me to set: off low medium high But even low is ...
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Mouse arrow stops at times

Few days ago I started having problems with my mouse. Every couple of minutes, my mouse arrow would stop for a second or two, and then suddenly jump to the location it should have been had it not ...
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Touchpad feedback in linux?

How to execute a command on every touchpad tap? I am constantly losing clicks (taps) on my touchpad, and situation doesn't seem to improve with new updates. I want to add a click sound for each ...
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Weird behaviour of click in terminal and text-mode programs

I'm using terminal and SSH to work on a Linux machine - from Mac but the target machine seems to be the problem. Indeed, I found a really weird mouse behaviour; according to the program I'm using, ...
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Is there a way to adjust mouse pointer speed for individual monitors?

Is there a way to adjust the mouse pointer speed for each individual monitor? I'm running two equally sized monitors, one is 4K, the other is 1080p, which means everything on the 1080p monitor is ...
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I want to zoom images in gthumb without pressing ctrl key, how can Ii do that?

I'm using linux mint 17 with Xfce4 DE and gThumb to view images, but as I come from windows XP (I migrated after the Xpocalipsis), I'm accustomed to view images and just scroll up or down my mouse ...
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Mouse freezes if keyboard is used

I just setup a new Windows 7 computer and if I use the keyboard, especially the Ctrl/Alt/Shift keys, the mouse freezes. The keyboard is fine (as a matter of fact, my mouse is frozen as I write ...
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How to make bluetooth mouse automatically reconnect to my Microsoft Surface 3?

I have a new MS Surface Pro 3 running Win 8.1. At my office I have a Logitech M557 bluetooth mouse and at home an Apple magic mouse. When I come home and wake my surface from sleep it doesn't want to ...
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I can click with a mouse but not move a cursor

It happened suddenly. I have not installed anything new on my PC. I restarted it and then my mouse seems not to work. The cursor was in the middle of the screen and it was invisible. I was not able to ...
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Computer doesn't recognize mouse (driver issue?)

I have an Alienware MX17 with an alienware tactx mouse. The problem was that the mouse disconnected often and I found out there was a wire problem with my mouse so I ordered a new one this week. When ...
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Is it true that connecting PS/2 mouse to PS/2 keyboard socket damaged old IBM PCs? [closed]

Several years ago, my neighbor, who was once working at IBM in the "earlier" times (he's above 60 now), told me a story about a customer who reported that the motherboard of one of these old IBM PCs ...
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Use 2 mice, one mouse for windows, one for application

I want to use the mouse wheel to build a windspeed tester. So I connect 2 USB mice to my pc. If I do this, both mice will work in Windows. So then I go to mousesettings in the configuration screen. ...
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Mouse not working

I have recently been asked to help fix a co-workers' laptop, which is running Windows 7 Home Premium, x64 edition, appears to be infected by malware. I think I've got the malware cleaned, but I can't ...
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Computer Doesn't recognise mouse clicks Windows 7

I have a windows 7 PC. I was not using it for more than 6 months. Last day I had opened it and tried to do some works. But unfortunately my system doesn't recognize mouse clicks after few minutes. I ...
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Clicking on a maximized application with the mouse at the top deselects it

I've been having an odd issue, while minor is rather annoying using Windows 7 x64. For some reason starting a few weeks ago, if my mouse pointer is at the very top of the screen and I click on an ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Disable Moving on Clickpad area

Really frustrated with the Laptop I have bought, it's a Lenovo M30-70 with Windows 7 professional. It has the synaptics touchpad driver. What annoys me is the whole click pad, I get very frustrated ...
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Delay in mouse movement when using both the keyboard & mouse simultaneously

I got a new Lenovo Flex 2 15 a couple of days ago, and the laptop is working pretty well. However, when I use the keyboard then quickly attempt to move the mouse with the touchpad, I am unable to move ...
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How do I zoom in / zoom out in Adobe Flash?

I am using Adobe Flash CS6, and I am having troubles with the zoom feature in the editor. I am aware that there is a drop down menu where you can select the zoom level you want, but that is not usable ...
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Mouse scroll wheel is intermitent with Win7 Remote Desktop session with Debian machine

I have a Debian Linux machine which I access with Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). Frequently the mouse scroll wheel quits in the remote desktop session. If I go back to the Windows desktop ...
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xdotool, click and hold and move the mouse

I want to automate a task, I need to scroll a Google like map interface, what I essentially do normally is: Click an a spot Hold the clicking Move the mouse relatively 100 pixels left Stop holding ...
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Mint - can't click anything

My problem in Mint 17 is that, on occasion, I will suddenly lose the ability to click anything. The mouse still moves, and hovering works fine, but the buttons don't do anything. The only way to fix ...
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Badly drawn mouse cursor with grey circle flickering between default mouse cursor on Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet with Windows 7

There is a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet with all manner of strange Lenovo crapware installed on it. It also has touch screen Windows 7 installed, also not something I'm familiar with. I'm not blaming ...
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Block mouse from secondary monitor [duplicate]

How can I prevent the mouse from entering a secondary monitor, in Windows 7? I want to restrict mouse movement to be only within the primary monitor. Ideally I would also like to prevent ...
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I just set up and used remote log in on my pc and now my mouse is stuttering and beeping when I move or press anything [closed]

So basically i remoted in from my laptop and I logged off, but now my mouse stutters and every time i move it or click any buttons on it, it will move but it wont click anything. everytime it moves in ...
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HP Bluetooth mouse works in OSX on Macbook but not in Windows 8.1 (Boot Camp)

I installed Windows 8.1 today in a Boot Camp partition on my Macbook Pro. I installed the Boot Camp drivers (uses one setup file that installs a bunch of drivers). So theoretically, this HP Bluetooth ...
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Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Unable to click buttons on SOME apps/shell AND desktop locked at start-up

I am writing because I can't seem to figure out exactly what is going on here. I have reinstalled windows 7 64bit twice now to try and troubleshoot (clean install from 2 authentic sources). Details: ...
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Copy and paste text by using mouse, just as the functionality works in UNIX

Please excuse my ignorance, and possibly laziness if a similar question has already been asked. I am a UNIX user, and I am new to MAC. I am so used to copying text on UNIX by just clicking left ...
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Laptop Mouse Randomly Moving On Its Own [duplicate]

For the first few months after I got my Dell Latitude D820, it worked perfectly fine. I noticed a small problem after a while. The mouse would randomly and suddenly whoosh to the lower left corner of ...
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Corded USB Mouse not turning on

We got a new mouse recently, just an average, optical corded mouse, and one of our users has tried to switch it out with their current one. However, When he plugged it in to his USB Slot (he tried ...