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1answer
20 views

Getting two mouse pointers from a mouse and a keyboard?

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. ...
0
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1answer
17 views

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). ...
1
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4answers
165 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
78 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
35 views

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, ...
0
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1answer
34 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
20 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Ghost Scroll on Virtualbox

I'm having a problem with a virtual machine I have in Virtual Box. From time to time it starts scrolling by its own and I don't even touch the wheel in my mouse, it happens regardless of the ...
1
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1answer
61 views

Mouse pointer not captured in virtual box

I've installed android x86 into my windows 7 OS via virtual box. Though I can see a small window saying "The Virtual Machine reports that the guest OS supports mouse pointer integration. This means ...
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2answers
34 views

Windows 8 - Driver conflict issue

Recently, all USB devices stopped working on my laptop. Devices are powered but not working. Mice, drives, keyboards, and all other devices. For example, when I plug a mouse in, it is identified ...
0
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0answers
19 views

How to duplicate a firefox window

I want to know if there is a way to load two firefox windows side by side and whatever i click on the one should be duplicated on the other. I am not talking about tabs because there will be some ...
0
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0answers
65 views

Synergy error - can't move mouse vertically on client screen

I'm using synergy - a software to share mouse and keyboard between many computers. I have two machines. One runs ubuntu 14.04, other runs windows 7. And synergy server is running on ubuntu 14.04, ...
2
votes
1answer
161 views

Left click not working on touchpad or mouse

I have a very strange problem. I own a Lenovo ThinkPad E530c. At one point in its life, the left click on the touchpad simply decided to stop working. That keyboard-bound left-click button also did ...
1
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4answers
213 views

VirtualBox/Ubuntu mouse disappears

I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (the host is Windows 7) and have noticed a strange "bug" occurring with the mouse. And yes I installed guest additions. About 50% of the time, when I ...
1
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3answers
121 views

Share desktop monitor/keyboard/mouse with laptop

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 setup on a traditional desk. From time to time, I would like to plug in a Windows 7 laptop and share the keyboard and mouse, (monitor - I am ok with using the ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

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.
0
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0answers
36 views

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. ...
1
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1answer
59 views

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) ...
0
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1answer
148 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

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
2
votes
2answers
106 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
166 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
150 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
61 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
159 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
68 views

mouse won't connect properly

This is maybe a question from a lower than average level, but I figured this place was the best chance of getting an solution to my little problem... I've bought a Sharkoon Fireglider mouse with 7 ...
0
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0answers
82 views

Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Windows 7 Touch Screen Stylus Appears to be stuck in a Mouse Down State

I work at a company where we work on software for some tablets that run full Windows 7. All of these devices have an attached stylus. Each of these stylus have a button on the side of them for an ...
0
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0answers
38 views

Set extra mouse buttons without extra software

I'm running windows 7 on a new computer that my work sent me. Security is a big thing for them and the whole computer is locked down to a very small subset of features. I can only access the desktop ...
1
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0answers
157 views

Win7 USB mouse driver no longer handling KVM switching

I have been using a 2-port USB KVM switch for years without problems, but in the last few days when I switch back to my win-7 PC the mouse is not working correctly; the mouse hover events register and ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

USB Mouse disconnects ONLY on bootcamp (win7,works fine on OSX) [duplicate]

I have a mid 2010 iMac with a Logitech G500 mouse which works fine on OS X. I game on Windows 7 in bootcamp, and for a month now I have been getting random mouse disconnects while gaming. Sometimes ...
2
votes
0answers
226 views

Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
1
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0answers
154 views

Reverse scrolling with Synergy from Mac to Windows

I have my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro and my Windows 7 Toshiba laptop connected via Synergy with the Mac serving as the server, and the PC acting as the client. I have an external mouse connected to the ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Windows 8.1 in a VMWare Workstation 10 guest's mouse is missing, but only sometimes

I have VMWare Workstation 10 running on a Windows 7 machine, hosting a k guest OS. Before upgrading to WS 10 I was using version 9, and the Win8 guest OS ran without difficulty or error conditions. ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Windows 7 always shows cursor as scroll wheel

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit home premium. For some reason I have a scrollbar visible on my screen and it's really annoying. It looks like the scroll wheel that shows up when you start Task Manager. It ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Laptop touchpad not properly working

I spilled a cup of milk over my Dell Inspiron n5010 a few months ago. Since then I have problems with the touchpad. When I click the left button it's as I've clicked the right one. Second, when I ...
0
votes
0answers
93 views

High DPI mouse/low sensitivity = slowwww trackpad

How does one fix this issue on a Windows 7 machine? I have three mice inputs actually. The new mouse with the high dpi, the touchpad, and the Thinkpad trackpoint. If I bring up the dpi on the (ext) ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Make a HID-compliant mouse act like a single-button mouse in Windows 7?

My three year old is very confused by the multiple buttons on the mouse and frequently accidentally right clicks or presses the scroll wheel button when he means to just normal click. Generally ...
0
votes
0answers
597 views

How do I enable middle click on my mouse?

I just got a new computer recently that has been downgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 7 Professional. I've had this mouse for quite a while. The only information I have on it is that it is wireless, ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Diable automatic pointing stick recalibration

I have a Toshiba Tecra R840-S8450 running Windows 7. I prefer using the accupoint (eraser-looking pointing stick thing) over the touch pad or a separate mouse. Periodically, however, it has a really ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

Disable dell touchpad - reverts back to enabled upon reboot. How to permanently disable?

I turn off the touchpad using "dell touchpad" in control panel Reboot my computer Touchpad is back on again! How do I keep it off? (But still have the option to turn it on down the track if I am ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Why does the mouse still work when the system hangs?

This is not a problem exactly, but interesting. When windows pc hangs for any reason e.g. WinExplorer crash, internal crash or HDD fault, most of the time everything stopped working except mouse. we ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Can the scrolling increment that is used to zoom in/out in Visio be changed?

When I'm using CTRL + mouse wheel to zoom in/out in Visio, the jump in percentage of zoom is ludicrous. It jumps from 50% to 132% and then to 397%. It seems like there should be some middle ground ...