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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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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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1answer
41 views

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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25 views

Touchpad Freez/lag issue

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX , 4GB RAM/5400RPM 500gb HDD i5 I have a problem with my touchpad , my touchpad lag for (15sec to 2min) in worst case the button don't even work , i think my probleme come ...
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24 views

How to prevent two finger + click muting the audio?

On my new Fujitsu A544, when I touch the touchpad with two fingers and left click, it mutes/unmutes the audio. How do I disable this behavior? It's annoying doing it by mistake. The software is ...
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2answers
48 views

Is it safe to uninstall Elan touchpad on Windows 8?

I just got a new Windows 8 laptop. So far the biggest problem is the hideous Elan-powered touchpad. It has a crazily-fast and sensitive scroll speed, and has the scroll direction inverted. The ...
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100 views

Reverse mousewheel scrolling for Windows 8 Store apps

I'm using this method for inverting the scrolling direction for my mouse. It works perfectly fine in Windows 8 desktop mode. However, in Windows Store apps, the mouse direction is apparently inverted ...
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1answer
72 views

My mouse has two buttons on the side. How do I program them to change song?

Hi I got a new wireless sandstrom mouse and a n new keyboard. The new keyboard has a play/pause button but no song forward or song back button. I would like to know how to set that up on windows 8. ...
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260 views

Lenovo Y510p Windows 8.1 Suddenly mouse and keyboard go crazy

I just bought an Ideapad y510p and it came with windows 8.1 Everything works fine, but sometimes my mouse and keyboard stop working correctly. The mouse starts moving by itself, clicking as well. ...
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116 views

Mouse with forward/back buttons and remote desktop

I have a logitech MX518 that has nice forward and back buttons built onto the mouse directly. They work great locally. However anytime over remote desktop these buttons do nothing. This happens both ...
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1answer
75 views

Enable mouse while typing [duplicate]

I know it's a frequently asked question, but I don't manage to find a solution. I have a new Asus laptop (Asus S551LB-CJ003H) on Windows 8.1, and a Logitech Mouse M125. The problem is : when I type ...
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197 views

Windows 8 swipe gestures (synaptics no registry files)

I have an Asus s400c ultrabook and now some of its touchpad gestures like two fingers in metro UI, right egde and up edge swap wont work but rest of the gestures work pretty fine. I checked registry ...
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81 views

Touchpad mouse pointer disappeared after external mouse connection

I used before many times Logitech m325 with VPCF11 sony laptop windows 8.1 Last time I inserted its usb stick mouse pointer blinked, erratically moved and disappeared. I rebooted machine and it ...
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58 views

Windows 8 Start screen mouse wheel scrolling

I have my mouse wheel set to scroll one page at a time. I'm usually happy with this, but the behavior for the Apps page of the Windows 8 Start screen isn't too good. The problem is that whatever ...
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1answer
403 views

How Do I Stop HP X3500 Mouse Changing DPI Settings When I Hold Down Left + Right Buttons?

I have purchased the HP X3500 wireless mouse, and frequently interact with applications which require me to simultaneously click on the left and right mouse buttons. Every time I do this the DPI value ...
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0answers
32 views

Very Strange USB Issue

So, I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 (Raring), and I'm having a very strange USB issue. From time to time, I am experiencing hard system locking any time the mouse -MOVES-. When the mouse is stationary, the ...
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0answers
185 views

Enabling/Disabling Mouse Pointer Precision in Windows 8

Does anyone know a way to enable/disable the Enhanced Mouse Pointer Precision (EPP) via command line? I'm a gamer and installed a fix, ...
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0answers
122 views

How can i configure different X and Y sensitivity for my mouse in Windows 8?

I have a Logitech M505 Mouse which seems to be way more sensitive in the vertical plane than in the horizontal. Is there anyway I can configure sensitivity individually for the X- and Y-plane? Either ...
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1answer
70 views

How to know if my mouse is installed?

I caught a cab to work this morning and I'm not sure if i left my mouse inside. I can remote into my home machine from work but I'm not sure how to ascertain whether my mouse is still plugged in. I ...
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1answer
1k views

Unable to drag and drop / select multiple with mouse

I'm running into a perplexing issue with Windows 8 Pro x64, where randomly I'm unable to drag to select multiple files (i.e. in Explorer or Directory Opus). I've also noticed that a similar issue ...
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1answer
155 views

Mouse cursor sticking / dissapearing, regardless of OS

I bought a computer a year and a half ago (it was a custom PC) with Windows 7. 6 months later I upgraded to Windows 8. Everything was fine until a month ago, when my cursor started to stick to the ...
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1answer
225 views

double click doesn't work on win8 desktop from first time

i have win8 and double clicking works fine after entering my computer. However, on the desktop when i double click any icon it doesn't open until the third click. i tried removing the domain user from ...
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1answer
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Turn off Windows 8 mouse/screen shortcuts

I recently installed Windows 8, and yesterday I tried playing some games on it. The games were running smooth, but every time my mouse cursor ( in-game ) was anywhere near the top left or bottom left ...
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2answers
324 views

How to disable middle mouse button calling Instant Viewer?

I am using middle mouse button to rotate 3D scene in blender. Unfortunately, sometimes, for some reason, Windows intercepts my clicks as some gesture or may be just as single middle-click and ...
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0answers
143 views

USB Ports, Biometric device and webcam not working in Windows 8 after uninstalling a AT&T software

I had installed a VPN software some time ago. After I uninstalled that, my USB connections, the fingerprint reader and webcam stopped working. USB connections include memory stick, mouse, keyboard. ...
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395 views

Windows 8 Dragging Touchpad and Keyboard Not Working

So i bought a new laptop the Samsung np300e5c it has windows 8, first i updated the bios and chip set drivers also touch pad using samsung SW update. Problem: When I'm using Cinema4d I can scale ...
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1answer
230 views

Using Surface as a CPU, is it possible to use a laptop's display + keyboard to operate it?

I was wondering if there is anyway that I could have the Surface Pro's screen extend onto my laptop's - in a dual monitor setup using something like MaxiVista (which does not work with Win8) but one ...
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1answer
685 views

Force mouse pointer to show on touchscreen Windows 8 device

I am trying to use VNC to control a Windows 8 tablet. Because the device does not have a mouse, it will not show a pointer, even when I'm connecting to it with VNC. The specific VNC client I'm using ...
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171 views

Reverse vertical scroll direction on Logitech K400r

Is it possible to reverse the scroll direction on Logitech K400r? I downloaded the SetPoint software for windows 8, but can't find the option to change it.
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Experiencing periodic mouse/keyboard lockups when booting to Windows 8 installation USB, then BSOD

I'm trying to upgrade my new build from Windows 7 64 bit to Windows 8 64 bit. When I boot to the USB the mouse and keyboard cut out every 2-3 seconds for about 2 seconds. Then when I hit the install ...
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2answers
919 views

Just upgraded to Windows 8 - touchpad scrolling now extremely slow

Just like it sounds - I had Windows 7 and the touchpad scrolling was smooth and quick. Upgraded to Windows 8 and now it's very slow when I scroll through things. I set the scrolling speed to fastest ...
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2answers
262 views

How can I stop missing the corners of my dual-monitor setup?

I have two monitors side-by-side at the same resolution. The problem with this setup is that Windows makes use of the far corners of all monitors for the Start Button, close buttons, desktop peek, ...
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1answer
1k views

Left mouse click stops working in hyper-v after a minute

I'm having a really weird problem with Hyper-V on Windows 8 Pro, and I can't seem to figure out what's going on. Problem: I created Win8 vm in Hyper-V and booted it up I use vmconnect (right click ...
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0answers
141 views

USB mouse frequently turns on and off for a couple of seconds and eventually dies

My A4Tech X760H mouse keeps turning off by itself for 1-2 seconds randomly. Sometimes I hear a Windows sound like when you plug/unplug a device, sometimes not. I tried plugging it into another USB ...
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2answers
421 views

Disable startscreen *being triggered* by touchpad/mouse [duplicate]

I happily run stock Windows 8 on my own devices, i am not another "i do not get/like the start screen" whiner. A laptop running windows 8.0 is hooked up to a 2nd display (LED wall, or a beamer) to ...
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2answers
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Closing laptop lid and using external display causes mouse to move on it's own

I plugged my ASUS Taichi Laptop into an external monitor via the VGA Adapter that it comes with. It was working fine, but then I configured a power option so I could shut the lid without it going to ...
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362 views

windows 8 tablet, touch screen and old applications

Yes it's true! old foxpro 2.6 for windows applications are still alive and working great on windows 8 32-bit. However there is a problem on tablet pc: tapping does NOTHING in those old applications. I ...
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Windows 8 random mouse bug

I have been experiencing a quite annoying bug on all three of my windows 8 PCs. The bug is the following: The mouse randomly gets positioned on the screen when I do not move it for 1-2 minutes. The ...
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2answers
965 views

Is there a way to force the mouse to act like a touchscreen?

I'm getting very annoyed at the way Windows behaves differently depending on whether or not it thinks you have a touch screen. Using the mouse is very clunky and I would like to get the mouse to ...
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0answers
143 views

How to setup middle button action in IntelliPoint?

I have Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 and it's Control Panel applet allows to setup: (1) left button, (2) right button, (3) wheel, (4) second left button (tiny one) and (5) second right button (tiny ...
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1answer
437 views

Windows 8 hides cursor when mouse is unplugged

I have a Windows 8 desktop, Mac Mini, two monitors, and a KVM. The KVM has two settings: Setting 1 Monitor 1 -> Windows 8 desktop Monitor 2 -> Windows 8 desktop USB Mouse -> ...
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3answers
968 views

How to make mouse pointers left-handed friendly in Windows 8?

In Windows 7, I could follow this tutorial on How-To Geek. However, it doesn't seem to work for Windows 8. How do I force the left-handed pointers to fit Windows 8 style now?
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1answer
533 views

Stop touch screen press from moving mouse pointer Windows 8

I have a 2 screen setup with Windows 8 pro, one is a normal monitor and the other is a touch screen. When using the touch screen to do anything it moves the mouse pointer to that location and then I ...
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3answers
115 views

Close windows 8 warning/error overlays using the keyboard

How can I close / interact with popus / overlays like the following using only the keyboard? It seems you can only close it with a mouse which is not always very practical.
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2answers
236 views

How can I drag the start screen (instead of scrolling)?

I have many tiles on my start screen, which gives my start screen a scrollbar at the bottom. My mouse has a problem with the scroll wheel so that I can't scroll where I want. Because it is a great ...
3
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6answers
17k views

How to disable the laptop touchpad driver?

I want to disable the driver for my touchpad. It is called "PS/2 Compatible Mouse". If I go to properties the disable button is grayed out. There is also no option to disable in the context menu if I ...
3
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1answer
644 views

Typing and Windows 8 - Lag of .5s

Sorry to be asking so much in the 8 tag, but I'm having "growing pains". I am having problems with Windows 8 and mouse performance: While gaming, I noticed that there is lag of approximately 500 ...
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2answers
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Windows 8 doesn't detect my MacBook Pro trackpad

I have to plugin an external USB mouse in order to use the cursor. Specs: Boot Camp 3.3 systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" OS Name: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro OS ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does mouse behavior differ in Windows 8?

Why do the default mouse driver and settings feel different in Windows 8, as compared to Windows 7. Is there is a way to make the mouse behave more like it did in Windows 7? Others have also noticed ...