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

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iXCC Predator USB mouse shutting off

So I just picked up a new iXCC Predator USB mouse to replace my CMStorm devastator. I plugged it in, it was very smooth for about 10 minutes. Until it started shutting off randomly, it works when I ...
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Mouse wakes up computer even with the wake option off

I have a Windows 10 Laptop (which is used as a desktop) with a touchpad that I never use and a mouse that is not supposed to behave as it does. I have my computer set to use Away Mode, but I do not ...
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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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How to re-enable touchpad toggle in windows 10?

I have windows 10. Before upgrading, I could toggle the (Synaptics) touch pad via double tapping a soft button on the upper left corner of the touch pad, which (when disabled) lit up an amber light ...
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One bluetooth mouse for multiple windows in the same PC

I installed three windows 7 on my PC. Every time I switch from one to another, I have to unpair my bluetooth mouse and pair it again to use it, otherwise the mouse can not be found. Is there any way ...
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My mouse freezes for a few seconds then comes back every once in a while

I'm using Windows 10 and a Tecknet M268 mouse! The time varies, but periodically, my mouse disconnects (I know because the Windows sound effect for it plays) then after a few seconds reconnects. This ...
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Relative cursor (infinite mouse movement) for VirtualBox

I'm trying to play Fallout 2 in VirtualBox with Windows XP. The problem is that with low mouse sensitivity in game my mouse cursor is limited to a small box because it stops at the host system screen ...
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A non-exitable (with a mouse) fullscreen mode in a web browser

Let's imagine that I have some kind of a webpage which I want to display on a big screen in a public place. An interactive timetable, for example. I setup a computer, hide keyboard and leave the mouse ...
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Do KVM switches work with 144Hz Gsync gaming monitors?

I have a monitor that does 144Hz and Gsync at 2560x1440. It only uses displayport to support these features. Assuming I get a KVM that works with DisplayPort, if I use the KVM with this monitor, will ...
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How do I disable touchpad tap-to-click on an Acer Aspire v3 572?

Running Windows 7. I want to turn off the tap-to-click feature without disabling the whole touchpad.
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Laptop mouse power draw

I bought a mouse on amazon and one of the other customers was complaining about the mouse killing their battery incredibly fast so I tried to run the numbers and it doesn't seem to match my real world ...
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Mouse-scrolling nano in Terminal.app

In the OS X Terminal, we can use the mouse or trackpad to scroll in programs that use the alternate screen, such as less. This used to be possible in nano as well, both for local sessions as well as ...
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Can I change the acceleration for my trackpoint on Linux/X11?

I have a Thinkpad t450s with the physical trackpoint buttons. It uses the synaptics driver and shows up like this in xinput(1): ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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Why is my computer misinterpreting the behavior of the scroll wheel?

Short version: When I scroll up or down, it usually scrolls the way it should, but intermittently it scrolls the other way. Why? I'm using a wireless mouse on my laptop (Lenovo, Windows 7). When I ...
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Keyboard (and sometimes mouse) briefly disconnects then reconnects

Both are wired, so I doubt it's a case of connections being interrupted or weak, and oddly enough I do not have this problem at all when used on another PC. Under Power Management, I have disabled the ...
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Mouse cursor disappears about 30 minutes to one hour after booting Windows 10

I have now experienced on three different windows 10 machines, all with nvidia video cards (not really sure it has anything to do with it but just pointing out that they all have nvidia cards), ...
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Mouse disappears after unlocking/waking after Windows 10 upgrade

Ok, thus far, I haven't been able to find my specific issue online, so I'm turning to you guys. I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10 (pro). Sometimes (not every time) when I unlock or wake up ...
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GNUPLOT: want to zoom but y-axis range was previously fixed: only x-axis is changing

The command I used to plot the graph included a setting of the y-axis and total freedom for the x-axis: [:][-10:10]. After the window opened, I wanted to make the y-axis range smaller. I tried this ...
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Touch pad overrides mouse

My notebook touch pad overrides mouse. After attaching the usb mouse windows 7 installs driver and show in device manager but only touch pad works. If I install synaptics touchpad then it overrides ...
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Ps/2 mouse working with ubuntu but not with windows 7

I am using a ps/2 mouse with usb adapter. If I boot ubuntu with live dvd the mouse works but if I boot windows 7 it does not. My notebook model is HP pavilion g4-2005AU. It's a 3 button mouse. Any ...
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Middle mouse button not working in Windows 10

I recently purchased a new laptop and the middle mouse button no longer works. It is a Logitech M310 that works fine on another laptop, so I know the hardware is working. I checked the Mouse settings ...
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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, ...