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

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Win 7 black screen and mouse cursor after boot

After booting my custom PC the screen stays black. It starts with a "beep- tone", then everything runs as usual until the blue welcome-screen appears. After that the screen turns black and only the ...
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Mouse acts like scroll wheel

I am having an issue where the main touchpad is acting like a scroll wheel. That is whenever I try to swipe up or down the page or selection scrolls up and down and the actual mouse pointer does not ...
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Trackpoint middle-click and middle-click scrolling in Linux

EDIT: TL;DR version (kinda): On a mouse with three buttons, is it possible to disable the actual middle button while still having middle button emulation in xorg? Full version: I bought a Lenovo ...
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Wired mouse disconnects after a minute of usage on Windows tablet?

I recently bought a Venue 8 pro and an OTG cable in order to plug in a wired keyboard and mouse. I have a regular Dell mouse that I used on both Linux and Windows machines with no problems. When I ...
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Wireless keyboard interfere with android STB

I have an Android STB that streams content from internet over 2.4 GHz wifi. It worked fine until I want to improve my life by adding a wireless air mouse. Once I plug the air mouse in, the STB would ...
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Can't assign volume controls to Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse

I have a Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse, I've installed the software required to change the functions of the different buttons. All of the functions I attach to the buttons work correctly, excpt for ...
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Prevent mouse pointer from highlighting item in inactive window?

Whenever my mouse cursor is over an inactive window, many apps will highlight content and fool me into thinking the window is active. As someone who is used to focus follows mouse in other desktop ...
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Weird layer of material on ball mouse “roling” sensors [closed]

So I’ve been using a ball mouse on one of the PCs, just to honor the old days, and it’s always been somewhat hard to roll horizontally. I opened it today thinking that it might not be just dirt in ...
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Mouse Cursor Dissapears in VirtualBox (windows 7)

I am currently trying to install os x mountain lion as a guest os on my windows 7 pc so that i can use Xcode. I am using this guide: ...
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Fix pairing issues with Bluetooth mouse between home, work computers

My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 works great with my MacBook Air at home, and I take my mouse to work as well to use with my corporate MacBook Pro. The only trouble is that I have to ...
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Scroll wheel in Character Map

Why can't we use the scroll wheel in the Windows Character Map? In every version of Windows I couldn't ever scroll with the scroll wheel of the mouse, but it's the only program that behaves that way, ...
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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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Random mouse click events all over my laptop. What can I do?

Details: I got a Dell vostro 1015 laptop. Recently I reinstalled windows 7 ultimate (32-bit) on the C: (By reinstall I mean create a new windows copy, which keeps your old files in C:/windows.old) I ...
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How do I get my logitech mouse to stop double clicking? [closed]

A week or 2 ago, my logitech darkfield mouse started double clicking things when I tried to single click them. It also doesn't work when I try to click and drag anything. Basically, the left mouse ...
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Mouse DPI options in Microsoft's Mouse and Keyboard Center [Wireless Mouse 1000]

I've downloaded Microsoft's Mouse and Keyboard Center for my Wireless Mouse 1000 and it seems like there are no sensitivity settings where i could change my DPI. Is it because my mouse supports only ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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How to restart mouse tracking in X windows?

I'm on a Centos 4 32 bit machine and have connected from my MacBook via VNC to a DISPLAY created with vncserver. All was working well for the past month, then suddenly today, the mouse stopped ...
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Hold a keyboard key to turn a left click into a right click

Ok, guys. I have a Logitech touch pad that I'm using with Windows. There are some games (Diablo 3 mostly) that heavily use the mouse's right and left clicks. It's not convenient for me to constantly ...
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Toshiba Satellite Touch Pad controls arrow keys

On my account on my wife's laptop, the touch pad has started to control the cursor keys instead of the mouse pointer. It works fine on my wife's account or on the main user selection screen. On my ...
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Can't click application with Powershell

I am trying to automate clicks on a software for which I do not have the source ... So I do not have a choice. When I execute my code, the mouse moves well, but the clicks do not perform on my ...
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windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow

I have being doing some research on Google but I cannot find what is the windows registry to manage Enable pointer shadow. I need to find it to do a global update for my citrix gold image.
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Mouse cursor moves and applications are opening automatically

I'm not sure what exactly happened but I've noticed that at first one user complained about his surface where just the mouse pointer started moving while programs are just opening and doing on its ...
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How to add a delay for mouse focus in Linux Mint with Cinnamon

I've seen a lot of answer about how to ACTIVATE the mouse focus but I cannot find anywhere a way to add a slight delay. I don't want to have the window getting active as soon as the cursor touches it ...
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How do you disable the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer (nubby button mouse) on a Dell laptop?

I'm really annoyed with my Dell laptop, as when I type the cursor sometimes jumps because the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer on the keyboard (the nubby mouse control between the G, H, and B) apparently can ...
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Mouse rotated 90 degrees

Three hours ago I opened a PDF file and my mouse changed its movement, like moving it left is down, etc. I have been fighting with this problem ever since. I have read many forums but nothing helped. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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How can I stop Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center from randomly popping up?

I own a cheapo Microsoft keyboard (the Comfort Curve 2000) and wireless mouse (the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3000) that I use with my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 8. They can be configured ...
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Metro apps make my mouse weird

I have 3 monitors connected and set up in the right order, but whenever I launch the Mail app (or any other W8 app) my mouse cannot cross the edge of the screen. Now the weird part is that it ...
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Are extra USB drivers ever removed from the system? (Windows 7)

On Windows 7 systems, whenever you plug in a new USB peripheral (mouse, keyboard etc.) the message always pops up that a new device has been detected, followed by one stating that drivers are being ...
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Disable trackpad on windows 10

I'd like to disable my laptop trackpad on windows 10 (ASUS type, should that matter). I've tried all the options found while searching via google, most of which target windows 7/8.x. In addition, I've ...
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OSX macro to simulate holding down mouse button

I would like to setup a keyboard macro on a Mac OSX that, when triggered by a keyboard command, (say ctrl+m), simulates the left mouse-click button being HELD DOWN. When I hit the combination again, ...
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Windows 8.1 shut down after I plugged my S5 into a usb hub now mouse and wifi won't work

So I have a desktop and I was plugging in my phone to move some albums over. Forgot I was plugging it into my usb hub which is notorious for being touchy. And as soon as the metal from the charger ...
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I/O randomly freezes [closed]

I have a selfbuilt computer (the best kind!) which has been running extremely well for a computer of such a low specification (see below) since it was built, but recently I have been encountering a ...
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How to send Chrome browser to URL with the mouse (without hitting the Enter key)?

I'm using Chrome because I'm finding it slightly faster than Firefox. However there was one nifty feature that Firefox has which Chrome doesn't seem to have. When I cut and paste a link with the mouse ...
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Edit Windows Key on Mouse/Keyboard? [duplicate]

So I just got the new Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/p/sculpt-ergonomic-mouse/L6V-00001 The built in software allows you to edit all the buttons, except the ...
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How to make the mouse wrap from corners when moving between monitors?

I have 2 monitors. The main one is horizontal, the secondary one is vertical. When moving from the right to the left monitor, if the mouse hits the areas I've shown in red, it gets stuck. I would ...
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How do I connect a monitor and mouse to a computer a long distance away? [closed]

I want to put a brain computer with cameras in 1 spot than have another one away from it at least a good 20m, with a monitor and mouse. How can I tend to do it? and what wires
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Any kind of Usb mouse does not work on my laptop

I have a usb mouse and it does not work on my laptop, Actually, it stop working suddenly. I do not remember what was happen the mouse is stopped working. I try different mouse (wired/wireless) nothing ...
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Switch middle and secondary buttons in Windows

Is there a way to switch the middle and secondary mouse buttons in Windows?
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Touchpad after-scroll delay fix?

I have an issue with my touchpad. Every time I scroll, there's a 1sec (not sure) delay before the scrolling stops when I lift my fingers from the touchpad, and it will automatically zoom when I press ...
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How to be more efficient when using the touchpad? [closed]

Is there any more efficient way to use the touchpad on Windows 8? Special gestures or some good hand position/pose when you are using it? I find the touchpad limits my efficiency since I can't move ...
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Record screen and mouse clicks

In my academic course I have an assignment were I have to perform an experiment with people using an website. The goal is to learn how to conduct an experiment and learn how to perform usability ...
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Mouse and keyboard glitches

(Ubuntu 14.04 Unity, Lenovo G500s, Logitech M-BJ58) Hi guys. I've recently noticed some glitches with my mouse and keyboard: Selecting text using mouse: when i clock-hold and hover over tekst, ...
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How is mouse stutter related to CPU clock speed?

This might sound really weird but it is true. When I play CS:GO with my CPU running at 3.3GHz I get very slight mouse stuttering/glitching occasionally. Using all the same in-game setting, I reboot ...
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less crummy “killmouseaccel” tweak for OS X

SmoothMouse is the standard way to do away with the default mouse acceleration behavior imposed by the operating system. However sometimes we find it necessary to switch it off because it interferes ...
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ETEKCITY Scroll T-142 Mouse Hold Failing

Weird issue, similar to others that I have seen but not the same... My new gaming mouse (etekcity scroll T 142) does not "click-hold-drag" properly. From what I have seen, it will click and hold ...
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Unable to Scroll In Arch Virtual Machine Running Gnome Shell

In my Arch VM (on VirtualBox), I cannot scroll in any program. System: Windows 10 with VirtualBox v4.3.20, r96997 Razor Deathadder Chroma mouse The VM is Arch Linux 64-bit, running gnome-shell ...
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Mouse being recognized as a keyboard and mouse

My CM Inferno is being recognized as a keyboard and mouse? The cursor doesn't even move and when it does move it will be stuck and not be able to move on the vertical axis.
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Normal USB Wireless Adapter is not recognizing Logitech Wireless Touch mouse

I understand that Logitech Wireless touch mouse can be connected with "Logitech Unifying Receiver". I dont have Logitech Unifying Receiver but I have 2.4 GHZ wireless receiver bought for another ...
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Is there a way to automatically move focus to whatever monitor the mouse cursor is on?

Let's say I have two monitors A and B. I have a program x open on A and another program y open on B. Currently, program x has focus. I would like the OS to maintain a stack of focused applications on ...