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

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How do you swap the primary mouse button via commandline in Windows 8?

I've tried RUNDLL32.EXE USER32.DLL,SwapMouseButton But it doesn't work, even when run as administrator. My goal is to make a .bat file that I can call via my fancy shmancy new mouse I bought that ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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stop “middle click” on laptop

I have had an issue for years with IE where I'd somehow close a tab I was switching to. It was annoying, but thankfully rare. Since switching to Chrome as my primary browser, I find myself ...
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HP Laptop beeps when you mouse click. [closed]

I just had a odd experience with this laptop. It's logged into windows. When you either right or left click the mouse, it gives two short beeps from the computer speaker, and windows doesn't respond ...
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How to use a hotkey for right click and enable dragging on a Windows 8 touch screen

Hej all, Would it be possible to enable dragging when using a Windows 8 touch screen? Holding your finger on most touch screens will result in a right click, making dragging impossible. A hotkey ...
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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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Logitech MX518, keeps disconnecting and reconnecting periodically on my PC. (Win 7 64x)

My Logitech MX518 mouse keeps disconnecting and reconnecting periodically. Here's a list of things I did THAT DID NOT WORK - Tried using different USB ports. Same issue. - Used the same mouse on my ...
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Mouse focus stuck (Linux)

Sorry for crappy post layout, posting from my phone. Problem: mouse focus gets stuck. Not sure how to explain it, I can sometimes get it to switch to a window, but once there it's locked until that ...
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Roccat Kone XTD mouse may spontaneously disconnect when devices attached to the computer are manipulated

For some odd reason, my Roccat Kone XTD gaming mouse likes to disconnect by itself when I plug in, disconnect, or otherwise manipulate other devices that are attached to my computer. That includes ...
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Configure keyboard keys as mouse clicks on specific points on screen? [duplicate]

Is there any software that would let me to configure different keyboard to keys to emulate mouse clicks on a specific location on screen? Im using win 8.1 x64. Actually I'm using an android emulator ...
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Is my mouse broken? Mouse stuttering

Just recently my mouse started randomly stuttering in-game (CS:GO). Today not sure what happened, but I noticed a more intense and often occurring stutter in the Windows environment (which didn't ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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My toshiba satellite windows 8 will not let me press on mouse1 while playing a game

So when Im playing, I try shooting a gun and it doesnt work. But when I press mulitple times it works. Then stops working. I need serious help. It's annoying the crap out of me.
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Windows installation media cant detect keyboard and mouse

I just built a brand new computer. I inserted the windows 7 ultimate disk into the drive, and when prompted, pressed a key to boot from the CD. At this point, the computer itself is able to detect the ...
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Installing Ubuntu mouse becomes blocked

I am trying to install Ubuntu in a machine where I have Windows 7. I want to format the drive, I don't care about the Windows. But when Ubuntu shows the first configuration screen I can use the ...
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Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX

It seems that the default mouse driver when connecting with RDP does not work well with certain applications, such as 3D games. My setup: Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and strong graphics card VM ...
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Ubuntu - weird scrolling

I have a problem with my mouse (A4TECH-X7, model XL-750BH) on Ubuntu 14.04. Actually it does not matter what version of ubuntu I used. Scrolling in browser or in any other program is kind of 'jumpy'. ...
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Can't move mouse cursor while typing on Acer laptop

I've been having issues with not being able to move my mouse while typing, and I've been everywhere I can think of to fix it, but nothing works. I went through my mouse settings and changed some ...
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Prevent extra mouse buttons from acting as forward / back in Firefox on Linux?

I have a mouse with some extra buttons on it, and two of them on the side are treated as forward/back buttons by default for some reason - both in Windows and Linux. When using Windows, I can use ...
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Mouse Pointer Glitch when using Dual Monitors, Win 8.1, Excel 2013, and VBA, Visual Studio. Cursor Drifts

I have been using Windows 8.1 and Excel 2013 and I've been writing a lot of VB for Excel. Also I've been using Visual Studio 2013 on some projects I'm working on. I've searched for this answer and ...
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Mouse malfunction with beeping noise

I have been having an extremely annoying problem for a couple of months now. My mouse spontaniously stops responding to clicks and scrolling and instead causes a beeping sound (from the speakers) for ...
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How to disassemble Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic mouse?

It seems that it cluttered with cat's fur. :) I tried it, but I see no screws, not even under stickers in a battery compartment.
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VirtualBox mouse issue

I am using virtual box on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried with it Ubuntu 4.10, 5.04 and android x86. With all of them I have the same problem: After it says "Yor guet OS support mouse indergration", ...
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After rebooting into Acronis and back, mouse cursor doesn't move

Win7 Pro. I rebooted into Acronis True Image, done disk work, rebooted back into OS, and now mouse cusror doens't move from center of monitor. Why. It works ok in BIOS UI. I didn't disable devices in ...
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Why do all my mouse wheels break so easily?

I'm having problems with the lifetimes of mouse wheels. Every single mouse I buy, the mouse wheel starts to malfunction within a few months. Mostly, the symptom is that while continually scrolling ...
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Bluetooth mouse polling rate

How to change the bluetooth mouse polling rate? Simple usb mouse can change polling rate in parameter of usbhid module, but my mouse (Logitech M557) not used usbhid module (mouse works, but module not ...
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Debian 7.7 keyboard and touchpad.didn't work

Yesterday I was installed Debian 7.7 with kernel 3.2.0 and GNOME 3.4.2. Today I found my right button on touchpad didn't work. I made it to work when I press the left button for a few seconds, but it ...
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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 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 ...