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How to disable “back” button on my mouse?

I have bought Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000. It's working just as I want it except that "back" button on the left side. I constantly hit it with the thumb and browser goes back. I am not ...
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Disable touch pad for mouse button region on new HP pavillion models?

i bought a new hp pavillion dv6 series laptop. the laptop itself is fine but it has the new hp touchpad mouse which i absolutely hate. its such a stupid problem to have with a computer. the left and ...
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How can I use the keyboard to switch the mouse between left-handed and right-handed?

We have both left-handed and right-handed users in our house. It would be handy to be able to change this setting from the keyboard rather than using the Mouse control panel. Is there a way to ...
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Switching left and right mouse button functions without switching mousepad buttons

I'm left handed and thus I've switched the functions of the left and right mouse buttons so that the right button is the primary. However, I find that when I'm not using the mouse and thus need to use ...
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How to change microswitches (left/right “mouse button”) on Logitech G700?

I already have the new microswitches (left and right mousebutton). Seems like the original ones are for 10 Million clicks, my new ones are for 20 M - OMRON D2FC-F-7N(20M). That's just for whoever ...
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Mouse button and keypress counter for Windows XP

I am trying to kick the habit of using a mouse where I could use keyboard shortcuts, for ergonomic reasons. I believe that if I see some statistics of my use of both input devices, I could reduce my ...
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Microsoft Intellipoint Mouse & control panel (Windows 7)

When at work (with laptop), I have a Microsoft Intellipoint mouse. The driver for this mouse replaces the default "Buttons" panel in the mouse control panel, which means that if I either remote ...
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In KDE, how do I assign a mouse thumb button to copy to the clipboard?

In Windows, I use the X-Mouse utility to remap my mouse thumb buttons. I have one assigned as copy, and the other as paste. In KDE, I was happy to discover that I don't need a separate utility to ...
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Win10: Unable to use left mouse button for clicking in popups

I have a very strange error with the PC in my family. Here are the symptoms: The system can be used just fine - opening programs, clicking on the windows button, ... Response times are as expected. ...
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Mouse side-buttons and keyboard browser buttons are reversed

A local overstock store had a sale on a wireless mouse/keyboard set, so I got one. It is very similar to the (cheap Chinese) kind available on eBay. It works fine except that the two side buttons (...
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Razer Mamba left-click doesn't stay pressed when I hold it

I have no idea how this just started to happen. Whenever I play a game and I'm supposed to hold the left button down the mouse/game/OS releases the button when I'm still holding it down. It also ...
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How do I carry a mouse with me without damaging the middle mouse button or other buttons?

As a student, I need to carry a mouse with my laptop, but I often end up busting up mice within a year because the middle mouse button gets pressed on hard enough in my backpack to damage it in short ...
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Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000: One side button far softer than other

On a Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 I just bought, the right side button (for next page) is far softer than the left side button (for last page). Specifically, the right side button travels much ...
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Apples Magic Mouse and pressing left and right buttons together?

How can I use left and right buttons together with the Apple Magic Mouse? More exact press right button and then left button also? Is there a way to do this?
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Right mouse button skips each 2nd click when CorelDRAW is running

After I start CorelDRAW x6 the right mouse button works every other time (I hit the button twice, but the PC behaves as if I hit it only once). This behaviour is the same whether CorelDRAW window is ...
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Dell Optiplex 755 - Windows 7 - Mouse buttons swapping at random

I have imaged a Dell Optiplex 755 with Windows 7 32-bit, at random, the mouse buttons swap themselves over. This is rectified when the user logs off and logs back on. The reg entry for the mouse is ...
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Mac OSX system with a non-Mac mouse

My operating system is Mac OSX Leopard, but I am using a non-Mac, two-button mouse. How do I enable the left button to automatically open files with a double click?
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Best uses for extra mouse buttons [closed]

I use Windows XP, and I have a 5-button mouse. My question is: what is the most useful thing you have used your extra mouse buttons for? Right now, I have set button 4 to be the middle click, and ...
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Create/add a non existing key to mouse

My Trust GXT 10 mouse, which I use on Windows 7, has 10 buttons so I can modify them to simulate other key presses. For example, I could put the Button 1 of my mouse to enter A every time I press it, ...
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Disable extra mouse buttons Win 7 and wireless mouse HK-250

The extra buttons on the side of my wireless mouse are a nuisance. My large hands always touches one of them when least needed. I am looking for a way to disable the extra buttons in Win 7
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Thinkpad, Windows, middle button for “open in new tab” and scroll

There apparently is tpmiddle to make the middle button work like a scroll wheel PLUS a wheel press click. But the link to the synaptics SDK is broken. How can I make my middle trackpad button work "...
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Can I change mouse bindings in Xcode?

Xcode, thankfully, lets me change almost all key bindings via its Preferences. However, I want to also unleash the power of my mouse's many buttons. Is there any way to change Xcode's mouse bindings?
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Windows/Windows Games only support 5 buttons

When playing any game on Windows, if I trying to remap any key on my mouse that is higher then button 5, it won't notice it being pushed. I doubt it's a problem with the mouse, because the software ...
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Intellipoint settings not working when VirtualBox is active

I have Slackware 13.37 x64 installed as guest OS on VirtualBox 4.1.2. Gueast Addition are installed. Everything works fine inside Slackware. It uses my secondary monitor in fullscreen mode. [Just ...
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Simple way to get keys/mouse buttons working in Synergy (mac client, pc server)

I'm trying to get Synergy working running as client on my Mac with SynergyKM Preferences panel. It's performing generally fine (just some real slow downs when my network is under heavy use, usually ...
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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 ...