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

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Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
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Is there any way to control my corsair vengence M95 with third party software?

Is there any way to control my corsair vengence M95 with third party software? I find the GUI to be quite confusing for when I want to assign my buttons to something like a macro or keystroke. ...
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How do I find the mouse button properties tab when Windows 8 defaults to the “Mouse and Keyboard Center”?

I am trying to switch my primary and secondary buttons on my mouse. This used to not be a problem for me. I would go to "change mouse settings" and click the "button" tab. Now, however, I see a new ...
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Make a screensaver (or config) in xp to lock mouse and keyboard [duplicate]

Hush hush Senior prank thing, I was asked to make all the computers in my school have a screensaver that basically locks the computer in a way that requires you to hardboot the computer to recover. I ...
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AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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Keyboard/Mouse Issues in Linux on ASUS EEEPC

I am using an ASUS EEEPC 1225B. I have installed some linux distributions on my notebook (currently, I am using Ubuntu 14.04), but each distro seems to have the same issue. Every time the OS loads, ...
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How to disable turning on computer by mouse clicking?

I have a PC with installed Windows 8. If I want to turn it on after computer sleeping (or however it is called :P), I can simply do mouse click. The problem is: my mouse is really sensitive and ...
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Windows 8 seems to be remote controlled?

Recently I have detected that my mouse pointer moves by itself sometimes and even clicks/open random programs/files. I have no idea if this is hardware related since I am using my laptop connected to ...
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How to make recording area not to follow the mouse in Debut Video Capture Software?

I have dual monitor configuration and want to record everything what happen on second screen. I have selected second screen area successfully. During record I was wishing to press some control ...
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USB mouse gets stuck on top right corner

My USB mouse every now and then (which means pretty often :) gets stuck in the top right corner of the screen with no apparent reason. If I unplug and plug back the USB cable, then it resumes working ...
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Menu items disappearing in Windows XP when hovering mouse over them

I have made a C#.Net application that should work on Windows XP and later Windows versions. It seems to work fine, except for one person. He has Windows XP and when he hovers with his mouse over menu ...
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Change effect of Back and Forward button on mouse

I have a mouse and it has two buttons : Back and Forward . Is there any method to change the function of this two buttons ? For example, i want to change them into : PageUp and PageDown.
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The scroll wheel image gets stuck in window 7

My windows 7 install has a strange problem of sometimes the scroll wheel picture that the mouse has gets stuck on the screen. It's hard to explain in words, so heres a picture. Picture of my problem. ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse 0x80070015 error code (Win7)

I bought a Microsoft bluetooth mouse today. At first it was fine, but after 5-10 mins it stopped working. Every attempt to reconnect ends up with 0x80070015 error code. I tried restarting, updating ...
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Mouse not working in Windows XP

My friend has a system with Pentium 4 processor and Windows XP. Please help me figure out why the mouse is not working. The mouse cursor is showing even if the mouse is removed from the system. It is ...
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How can I prevent my Apple Magic Mouse from becoming disconnected while using it on a laptop running Windows 7?

I have an unused Apple Magic Mouse, so I paired it with a Dell Latitude E5530 running Windows 7. The connection is unstable at best. I have periods of connectedness (sometimes lasting an hour or more) ...
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Pressing any key stops mouse from working, Backspace acts as “home” (Windows 7, Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319)

The Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319 I'm working on has two seemingly related problems. Firstly, the backspace key deletes one letter then acts as a "home" key. Del also does this. Surrounding physical keys ...
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Windows 8.1 Update

Not much earlier today, I read of an update for Windows 8.1 that would seem to bleed the classical and Modern UIs together by doing things such as adding the minimize and close buttons to the corner ...
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Can I change delay on mouse over action in Windows 7 [duplicate]

when you point your mouse over a taskbar pinned icon - there is some action happens - in Windows 7 you can see the windows opened (if its running) or there is a tooltip with the program name (if its ...
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USB port confusion

I have 4 USb ports into my computer and all 4 are working. Now, I am testing them by simply connecting my mouse to it. Anyways, somehow when i connect it to two USB ports on one side of my computer ...
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Evoluent vertical mouse manager won't install on Windows-7

Just bought left-hand, wired, regular size Evoluent mouse 4 from Amazon. When I try to install evoluent_mouse_manager_v5.0.msi And I get this error 1001. Could not load 'sorttbls.nlp
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Touchpad left-click not working - Linux Mint on Dell Vostro 3640

This is a question on behalf of my friend, so it might take me a little while to run tests and stuff. The problem is that periodically her touchpad won't left click, either by pressing the physical ...
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Alienware TactX Mouse does not connect. Device Manager says it has malfunctioned

My alieware tactx mouse was working fine a month ago but now is off and does not show up. I have windows 7 64 bit Alienware. Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) ...
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Mouse focus on Popup window

I have a very anoying issue with my Win7. I have a Dell Latitude E6430, I recently installed win7 and I didn't have the Aero theme because my Intel Graphic driver was obsolete. I searched in the web ...
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Weird selection behaviour in Word 2010

I am not a very avid Word user, so I stumbled across this: When selecting text with the mouse, Word automatically aligns the selection to word boundaries. Can I disable this behaviour? I usually click ...
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PS/2 keyboard and mouse issues

I've experienced an incredibly weird problem with my PS/2 mouse and keyboard. For a few months now I've been running Windows 8.1 Pro and everything seemed to work fine. Today I removed all of the ...
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Why does the light on the bottom of an optical mouse light up brighter when clicking or scrolling?

This seems like a very obvious question, but I could not find the answer anywhere. Why does the little light on the bottom of an optical mouse light up brighter (very briefly) when you click a mouse ...
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External HP Mouse Suddenly stopped working In Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have an external HP mouse which was working fine with this Toshiba laptop, now suddenly it is not working anymore only on this laptop. On other laptops, the mouse is working fine and any other ...
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Wii remote as lightgun on WinXP

I'm tring to configure a wiimote as a virtual mouse so i can play lightgun-based games on my WinXp machine. All the programs i've tried works by generating mouse events instead of emulating a virtual ...
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How does Windows 7 taskbar “color hot-tracking” feature calculate the colour to use?

This has intrigued me for quite some time. Does anyone know the algorithm Windows 7 Aero uses to determine the colour to use as the hot-tracking hover highlight on taskbar buttons for ...
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Panasonic CF-31 Versapad mouse pad

I have a Panasonic CF-31 and the default setting on the Versapad mouse pad is for scrolling bar on. When I turn it off it is set until I restart. How can I make the scroll bar off permenant?
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Windows not recognizing mouse or keyboard

I purchased myself a Wild Dog Performance from System76 for Christmas and I am loving it; I've been forced to use Windows at work and having a machine that runs Ubuntu perfectly is a welcome relief ...
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How to manage key binding for On-The-Fly Sensitivity adjustment on Razer Synapse 2.0

I got the new Razer Deathadder 2013 mouse and installed Razer Synapse 2.0. Is there a way that I can manage the key binding for On-The-Fly for Razer Synapse 2.0? I had to bind the On-the-Fly ...
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How does a packet of RDP mouse/keyboard click look?

I just cant find it on wireshark when sniffing the RDP connection.. Can anyone show me how they look and how can I distinguish between them? Of course it would be encrypted but the main question is ...
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Change necessary mouse speed to get mouse cursor to monitor with smaller resolution

I use two monitors (22" and 27") with windows 7. They differ in screen resolution that's why there's always a part of the bigger monitor "overlapping" the smaller one. To pass this overlapping part ...
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When I reboot going from Linux to Windows, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work

When I'm on Linux and I reboot the machine and choose to boot on Windows 7, the keyboard and mouse are turned off, like they aren't receiving power. After another reboot they work fine (unplugging and ...
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Mouse Not Recognized Driver Issue Ubuntu 13.10

To clarify, my mouse works perfectly fine in Windows 7 and it auto installed the drivers. It also came with a button configuration disk for Windows (gaming mouse). However when I use it on Ubuntu it ...
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Multiple left mouse click causes Windows 7 OS to hang

I've this strange problem for sometime on my Fujitsu Windows 7 laptop 64 bit. If I left double click my USB mouse too many times or too rapidly (I'm not sure which), my OS will hang completely, the ...
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Brand new (bought today) acer travel mate's mouse stopped working after I did something (wrong!)

Today I bought an acer travel mate notebook 253M (intel core i3-3110) from amazon.de. I clicked on something (in German) without knowing its meaning, and then the laptop's mouse is not working, it's ...
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Mouse scrolling down in vim inside tmux via PuTTY, but not up

I'm experiencing an issue across multiple platforms where scrolling down with the mouse wheel works fine, but not scrolling up, while using vim within a tmux session within PuTTY. Any ideas? Maybe ...
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Do we have a mouse + touch pad input device for PC?

Its a mouse, so you can maneuver it on a mouse pad rather than moving your finger. Its a touch pad, so you dont have buttons that produce annoying clicking noise. You left "click" by tapping on the ...
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Mouse clicks don't register until Ctrl + Alt + Del

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a new install of Windows 7, all drivers working, no hardware or software conflicts. On startup (and sometimes after that) I can not click on windows, icons on the ...
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How to Improve Middle-Click Sensitivity on Thinkpad X1 Carbon?

The drivers that came pre-installed on the Thinkpad Carbon X1 do not look like those in the online help and do not offer the choice of function for the middle-button. So, I installed those from ...
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Microsoft wireless mouse scroll speed too high

I am using arch linux. I have a new microsoft wireless mouse which scrolls(with the middle scroll wheel) too fast. I don't use kde or gnome but openbox and sometimes xmonad. I want to know how I can ...
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Prevent Moving Mouse / Pressing Key on Keyboard from stopping Windows from Locking

I currently have my computer set to go to screensaver and lock the workstation after 10 minutes. Everything works fine but if someone is near the computer and it is about to lock, you see the screen ...
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Logitech G600 mouse buttons started opening new tabs with Clipular website by itself

I have a Logitech G600 mmorpg mouse, which has 12 side buttons and an extra G-Shift button, which serves as Ctrl key. I have binded some of the buttons to ctrl+alt+num0 through num9, so I can control ...
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Touchpad response badly when connecting monitor

When I connect my laptop to a monitor through the HDMI connection, I have a hard time controlling the mouse using the touchpad. I'll try to explain as best as I can: The touchpad works perfectly ...
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Is it possible to log off windows 8.1 on wireless mouse disconnect?

I'm running a laptop with windows 8.1, I often run it in public places where sometimes I leave it for a few minutes and I started to think would it be possible to log off and log on when I switch off ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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why has my computer mouse started jumping and freezing?

I have an Imac which i have been running on 10.6 for ages and was fine but I just upgraded to 10.9.1. It was working fine for a week and now my mouse either moves with incredible slowness and short ...