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How to install Windows Vista mouse drivers without mouse or keyboard working

I can boot into Vista just fine, but the mouse and keyboard (both USB) are not working. However, they are both working fine up until Vista boots. Immediately after boot, the found new hardware dialog ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not responding in Windows Vista when the computer starts

I have this weird problem with a Windows Vista desktop PC. It uses a wired USB keyboard and mouse and they both worked perfectly for several years. Then all of a sudden one day the keyboard and the ...
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Why no “da-doomp” (disconnect notification sound) sometimes when unplugging wireless mouse receiver?

Sometimes (maybe one case in 3), when I unplug the wireless mouse receiver on my Sony VGN-CS215J laptop, there is no "da-doomp" sound, even after a minute or two. And if I plug the receiver back in ...
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Is there a way to access the file in a "Open file dialog window" without using the mouse and/or without typing the entire filename? I was thinking of [Tab] but it doesn't work. Right now "down ...
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mouse side buttons not working in Windows Vista (jsco jnl-101k)

I have a jnl-101k mouse (see noiseless-mouse.com). It doesn't have any drivers to download, and Vista reports that the driver is up to date. However the side buttons don't work in web-browsers for ...
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bluetooth doesn't recognize mouse (and other devices)… sometimes [duplicate]

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mouse failure on laptop Windows Vista

I have a laptop running Windows Vista, and when I am logged on the curser will not move. However, when I log on as a different user, it DOES work. What is up with that? I did shut it down and tried ...
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Wired USB mouse left button stops working

My wired USB mouse's left button stops working properly after being plugged into the computer for about five minutes. The mouse button will become sticky and not allow me to select things or the left ...
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Increase mouse pointer speed

I have a Microsoft Basic Optical mouse on a Windows Vista 32-bit machine, with IntelliPoint 8.0 installed. In the Mouse properties in Control Panel, I have my pointer speed set to the maximum setting ...
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Vista Remote Desktop Mouse Drag Not Working

I've been using Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows Vista machine to a Windows XP machine. Everything used to work fine, but a few weeks ago I found that I could not drag things with my mouse. ...
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Mouse clicks stop working sometimes

I am having a serious issue with my mouse in which it will randomly not be able to click or cause other problems. Here is the breakdown: Sometimes, I can no longer left-click on many of my ...
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How can I disable the mouse scroll wheel in Windows Vista

In Windows Vista, I have tried to set the setting 'the following number of lines at a time' to zero. I assumed my scroll wheel would not scroll anymore. But it still works. I'm trying to disable the ...
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Moving mouse to newly opened window

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No Mouse During Windows 7 Install

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Control audio playback using mouse only?

When listing to music on laptop, with the lid closed, the only control available is through mouse. I'm looking for a software that I can use to map different audio playback features to mouse buttons, ...
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How do I enable in-place tablet pc input panel for non tablet PCs?

Is it possible to enable the in-place tablet PC input panel on a non-tablet PC? I have checked the "For tablet pen input, show the Input Panel icon next to the text entry area when possible" checkbox ...
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How to force detection of PS/2 mouse in multi-media Windows environment?

Windows now thinks that I have some sort of infrared mouse hooked up to my new TV Tuner (mouse properties show "human input device on eHome infrared" something or another). How can I dissuade it of ...
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Remapping Logitech G5 mouse buttons

I just got a Logitech G5, which is a great mouse, but one 'feature' is really annoying: the middle mouse button has 3 click points, namely scroll left, scroll right and the standard scroll wheel ...
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Mouse settings won't stick?

I like to swap my mouse buttons (like a left-handed person) and use a slightly faster pointer speed than the default. Why on Windows Vista Home Premium do I have to restore these settings again and ...
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USB mouse freezing up on all ports [closed]

I have tried all ports on my Windows Vista HE laptop, I have tried different USB mice as well. I still have a problem that when the mouse moves too fast or when the cord dangles down by putting the ...
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Why doesn't my mouse work when my computer is woken by keyboard?

Whenever I wake the computer by the keyboard, the cursor doesn't move, and the mouse buttons don't work... But when I wake up computer by mouse move or click, all works correctly! This doesn't always ...
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Mouse and keyboard “frozen” for a second when opening laptop

When I open my Compaq laptop running Windows Vista, the mouse and keyboard are "frozen" for 5-7 seconds before they become active and I can enter my password to unlock the computer. This is very ...
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Why does “drag & drop” stop working after a while?

In my Vista SP2 desktop PC, after some houres I'm not able anymore to drag & drop any file to any window. There is only (IMHO) one way to solve this problem: to log off and open a new session. I ...
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How can I disable the side buttons on my Mighty Mouse in Vista?

I'm currently stuck with using an Apple Mighty Mouse I had laying around on my Vista (64-bit) workstation right now. I always accidentally press its left side button with my thumb, and, of course, ...
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Mouse wheel scroll setting spontaneously changes

On my ThinkPad R500 running Windows Vista 64-bit, in the Mouse control panel, I have Vertical Scrolling set to scroll 3 lines per notch, which is the default. At random times, it gets changed to 1 ...
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How to calibrate your mouse's X/Y in Windows Vista

I've just installed a new Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 and it's X/Y calibration/alignment seems to be off. If I move the mouse from left to right, the cursor will go up and down slightly. If I ...