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

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The virtual machine disables the numpad

I have a Linux Mint host and a Windows 7 Pro guest OS in Vmware Player 12 with VMware additions are installed. Each time the mouse and the keyboard are "grabbed" by the virtual machine, at the moment ...
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Disable Cursor Capturing in Gnome

In the Gnome Desktop Environment, there are processes that capture the mouse cursor when one types. Some applications don't do this. For example, Firefox, when typing, does not capture the mouse ...
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Bluetooth mouse has to pair everytime for different device

Background: I am using Windows 10, I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse, I am using this mouse for my personal laptop(PC-A) and business laptop(PC-B). Situation: When I pair it with PC-A at ...
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mouse driver installed but not working

Recently, I reinstalled Windows-7 service pack 1. After, installing my usb keyboard is working but my mouse is not working. I am using a ps/2 mouse with usb adapter. It worked fine before reinstall ...
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Mouse shoulder buttons not working with Synergy

I'm using synergy to share my mouse and keyboard from my fedora 23 linux server to a Windows 7 machine, and the mouse shoulder buttons don't work (side buttons, thumb buttons, whatever you want to ...
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left Mouse buttons don't work - System Tray

I have a weird problem (running Windows 10). My left mouse button doesn't work on icons in the system tray and my right mouse button doesn't work in the toolbar. So for instance if I left click on ...
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Is there a left click modifier that will “save image” or “save image as”

Is there a left click modifier that will "save image" or "save image as" in the same way CTRL Clicking will open the link in a new tab or shift clicking opens in a new window? It would be a real time ...
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Windows moving like if keypresses/mouse is used, but they are not

Windows is showing weird behaviour, this happens without touching any button. I've used Passkmark KeyboardTest to verify. On Google Calendar it goes to the next momnth, in all browsers. When I ...
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Are air mice unable to wake a computer from s3?

I built a htpc and am happy with it, there are no problems. I have a cheap microsoft USB wireless keyboard and mouse that I use to control it. Recently I have been looking at air-mice to replace them. ...
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My mouse pointer freezes often but pressing esc key releases it

Lately my mouse pointer freezes very often and all apps load slower now or sometimes don't respond but if i keep pressing esc key, it gets released or solved. I have searched a lot on this, common ...
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USB mouse stops working on restart

I have a Corsair mouse which has worked great for about 6 months. A few days ago, I also bought a wired Xbox 360 controller to plug into my PC. Ever since plugging it in the back with my mouse, ...
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Windows 10 touchpad doesn't work after I use my keyboard for about 3 seconds

Whenever I type on my keyboard it takes about 3 seconds before my touchpad will actually work to make my mouse cursor move. How can I fix this?
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Annoying scroll icon next to cursor after installing drivers for mouse

I just bought a new mouse and after installing the drivers, this annoying thing appears and I don't know how to disable it! Or maybe I don't know what that is (Appears on pages where I can scroll the ...
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Right click only registers when i RELEASE (and not press) the button of the mouse

Not sure when this started (i think it was like 6 months ago when i upgraded to windows 10) but my right click mouse button only registers the click when i release the button and not when i click on ...
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Acer synaptic touchpad window10 mouse right-click not working and stuck in the active window

synaptics clickpad v8.1/PS2 port version 19.0.9.7 I used win 8.1 and mouse touchpad worked well. But after installing windows 10 education K, some functions of touchpad doesn't work as belows: ...
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How to improve optical mouse tracking on painted fiberboard surfaces?

My new mouse isn't tracking well on my desk, and I'm trying to figure out how to improve that. My previous mouse tracked well on the desk, but the buttons were starting to break, so I bought a new ...
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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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Cannot disable laptop pointing stick in Windows

The pointing stick (or mouse joystick/nipple whatever you want to call it) on my laptop (Toshiba Portege Z30t-A) has broken. This causes the mouse to drift off to random places. On Ubuntu I can ...
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Move mouse pointer to typing area

Windows contains settings to hide mouse pointer while typing, but doesn't contains a settings to move pointer to active typing area. I mean I can switch typing areas by tab, or enter, or alt+tab, etc. ...
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The keyboard and mouse both stop working at the same time

I am helping somebody with this issue, which is a very odd issue. Her keyboard and mouse will both stop working at random times, there is no pattern to it, just complete random. I can connect to her ...
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Mac Trackpad swipe desktop left/right on standard PC (logitech) mouse

How can I replicate the left and right swipe between desktop windows on my logitech mouse? I'd like to use [hold middle mouse button] + [move mouse left/right] in order to swipe! I'm on Yosemite and ...
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Mouse 4 and 5 for Mission Control pages?

I am not a mac noob, and I have searched through system preferences, and yet I cannot find a way to use the scroll wheel left and right buttons to switch between Mission Control pages on my mac. I ...
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Odd line of pixels under my mouse, only appears on one screen?

I do not have much back story or explanation for this. I have about a 20px wide line of pixels under my mouse, and it only appears on one of my monitors. Any idea what is causing this?
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Cannot disable touchpad and cannot use headphones in Windows 7

Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer and now I am using Ubuntu in a Dual mode with Win7. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, I have noticed the following problems in ...
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How to Middle-Click on Touchscreen in Windows 8.1

I thought this would be simple, but I've searched previous SuperUser threads and on Google and I cannot find a way to middle-click on a touchscreen in Windows 8.1 (on a Lenovo laptop in my case). ...
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VMware - Mouse Not Moving smoothly when playing game

When trying to play a computer game the mouse does not move smoothly. Before entering the game, the mouse is fine. I am virtualizing Windows 7 on a macbook Are there any options that I can switch ...
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multiple mice having the same problems on one computer but not on others

so first things first i have a windows computer that i can't make any hardware changes to and with every mouse that i plug into the ports it messes up with either the left/right click either swapping ...
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surface pro 4 no longer connect to bluetooth mouse

After the January-2016 firmware update for the surface pro 4, I can no longer use my blue tooth Microsoft arc mouse. The blue tooth settings show that it is paired, yet I get no response. I cannot ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse not recognized in Linux Mint

I'm trying a friend's keyboard/mouse combo that's recognized by lsusb thusly: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0461:4d7a Primax Electronics, Ltd It works straightaway, no drivers needed, in Windows 7 and, ...
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Touchpad behaving erratically

Symptoms: Cant move pointer up and down, only side to side. When moving side to side it jumps around erratically. When using USB mouse the pointer jiggles from side to side. The touchpad can detect ...
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Mouse Freeze and Help window auto launch

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop. I am facing a unique problem here. My laptop mouse pointer will freeze automatically accompanied by auto launch of the help screen of the application i am viewing at ...
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Duplicate mouse and keyboard on several computers

I want to configure multiple of computers at the same time. The computers are brand new identical laptops, and they got identical spec, and same operating system. Lets say I want to install a ...
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OSX El Captian: How can I switch screen without Apple Magic Mouse or Tracking pad

I just update my mac to El Captian. I find that maximize button forces applications into full screen mode. I'm ok with this but I cannot switch screen since I don't have a multi-touch device. Actually ...
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Mouse polling rate too high

i have usb mouse logitech mx518 and i use tweaked windows xp sp3 for gaming . i like all tweaks in it except one issue Mouse or (usb) polling rate : because of this problem i hear noise in my ...
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How to lock Windows 10 screen without a keyboard?

I know I can lock windows (in particular I'm using windows 10) via the keyboard with Win+L. However, if I don't have a keyboard attached is there a way to lock the session with just the mouse? I know ...
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Touchpad one-finger directions are askew

I just upgraded a Lenovo Laptop to Windows 10. For some reason, the trackpad is messed up and moving the cursor in the wrong direction. The cursor moves right when I go up, down when I go right, etc. ...
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mouse is behind front screen how do i get it back

I have autocad open on my screen so I can do homework and somehow I got my mouse so it won't come onto that screen but I can still move it. I can see it if I go down to bottom of screen where the ...
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Screen rotation on Windows 7 – when do mouse directions rotate as well?

I own two laptops, an old HP Compaq nx8220 and a relatively more recent Lenovo ThinkPad T420s. The HP has an ATI Mobility Radeon X600 GPU, while the Lenovo contains an NVIDIA NVS-4200M, but both are ...
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How can I make it easier to use the mouse to expand column widths?

It seems like anytime I want to click between columns to expand them I end up miss clicking and dragging the column instead of expanding it. I've been told by an old friend that this is because the ...
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Restore(?) generic USB keyboard driver from command line in repair-mode

As the title says, I'm experiencing some troubles with a dead keyboard (and mouse, for that sake) at the Windows 7 (enterprise) login screen, and I can't find a way to fix it. Earlier today I decided ...
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AutoHotkey scrolling & middle click & mouse acceleration

Problems Assume a Windows 7 machine, especially a laptop. No mouse driver allows holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse to scroll, and yet retain the right mouse button ...
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USB port seemingly damaged, but USB devices work when a USB extension is plugged into the seemingly damaged port

Alright, I know this sounds crazy, but this was what I experienced. Basically this particular port, which I have been using for my mouse served me quite well. Until just a few moments ago. At first ...
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Logitech mouse wheel stops responding after some time of usage

I have got a Logitech wi-fi mouse M310 about a year ago. I recently noticed that scroll wheel stops working after some time. For example, I turn on the machine and after 10-20-30 min I see I can no ...
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Mouse cursor dimming/flickering on Window 7

My Windows 7 machine's mouse cursor occasionally starts flickering which causes it to be dimmer than normal. I have restored the machine and it still has the same problem which probably means it is a ...
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Can't get back from Sleep Mode using a mouse or a keyboard

I bought a new PC lately. I configured it so after 10 minutes my display turns off, and after 30 minutes my PC will go to Sleep. When my PC goes to Sleep, i'm trying to wake him up using my mouse ...
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How to simulate mouse click on LXDE desktop?

How to simulate a mouse click with a keyboard on LXDE desktop? Interesting question also would be: how do disabled people work without this feature? For example those without fingers?
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Tablet with only USB 3.0 ports, can't connect keyboard or mouse after fresh Windows 7 install

I recently installed Windows 7 on my tablet, and I can't get passed the login screen because I have no way to use a mouse or keyboard. My USB mouse and keyboard work just fine in the BIOS, but as ...
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Mouse movement left - right uneven in distance

I have an issue with my mouse after cleaning it (razor mamba tournament edition). When i move to the left and to the right for the same distance a couple of times, my mouse ends up moving more to ...
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New mouse interferes with my keyboard display

I have the Logitec G510 Gaming Keyboard with this little display on the top. And I recently bought this mouse off amazon. But somehow, as soon, as I connect the mouse, the display of my keyboard ...
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Laptop issue (wifi and mouse)

I have Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. If I put wireless mouse receiver to USB port, it works after a few minutes. (It worked right away before, but now it has some delay) Wi-fi connection is not very ...