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

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How can I reset USB Hub in Windows XP without mouse / keyboard?

I have a PC with a Windows XP installation in which the keyboard and mouse are not working anymore. The installation doesn't have a password set so it logs in automatically. In Windows, when I unplug ...
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Weird mouse behaviour

Recently I have encountered a problem with my mouse: Sometimes I can't click normally but sometimes I can, My mouse only worked inb some specific parts of the screen. For example: When I open a ...
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USB key repeats, and mouse click repeats

I recently changed my motherboard and processor, and reinstalled Windows at the same time. Since then my computer has been acting quite strange and the only things I can put it down to is a short ...
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Why did my wireless mouse AND keyboard stop working?

I up-graded to Windows 10. About 3 weeks later, on switching on, I have no mouse or keyboard control. Both had been working fine on Windows 10. Both mouse and keyboard are wireless The screen does ...
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Using Synergy With Logitech MX Master, OS X

First, my setup: Server machine: Retina 5K 27-inch iMac, OS X El Capitan 10.11.2, Logitech MX Master. I am mapping the buttons solely using BetterTouch Tool. I do not have Logitech Options or ...
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How can I configure my mouse to move through multiple monitors continuously? [duplicate]

Similar to this question How to permit cursor to leave left side of screen with dual monitors? where the author asked how to switch which edge of the monitor has the mouse go into the next screen, I ...
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Device reenabling ability to wake PC from sleep on its own

I have problem. Some of my devices like wireless mouse and keyboard re enable option: "Allow this device to wake the computer" in Device Manager. I run command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed to ...
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Lost USB BlueTooth Dongle for Mouse [duplicate]

I lost my USB bluetooth dongle (from DEll) which I used for a wireless mouse. kindly provide solution
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Installing touchpad drivers

I want to install a different driver for my touchpad (synaptics driver) so that I would be able to use three fingers tap to middle click. I have no idea what kind of driver I have (my computer is an ...
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Pointer (mouse touchpad or touchscreen) click event not working in Win 8.1

So, my win 8.1 laptop click is malfunctioning, but in a very weird way: I can click icons in the desktop, i can drag to create boxes (update now i can't). I can use chrome freely. BUT I can't click ...
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How do I enable my mouse when also typing on a Lenovo with Windows 8.1?

I recently bought a new laptop. It is a Lenovo with Windows 8.1 and whenever I play games like mine craft it doesn't let me walk with W and look or move around at the same time. I have watched many ...
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Windows 7 mouse cursor sticks on the edge of windows

Not really sure how to describe it. When I have a window open but not maximized, when I move my cursor back and forth in and out of the application's window, the cursor sort of "snaps" to the edge of ...
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Second monitor mouse pointer has 2 dots under it

Suddenly today my mouse pointer has 2 dots under it when ii is moved to my second monitor. When I move it back the dots disappear. I have no idea how to get rid of them, does anybody know how I can ...
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Trackpad changes after Windows update

My computer auto-installed Windows update KB3120677 last night. This update changed my trackpad's behavior in two irritating ways that I can't figure out how to undo. My PC is an ASUS Zenbook ...
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Disabling Keyboard and Mouse

I need to disable inputs on a remote server so that I can update it remotely without someone coming in and stopping the update. I have found a blogs online that claim to have code that when used in a ...
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How to use mouse coordinates to trigger shortcuts within PDF viewer?

Was wondering if there were a way to use mouse coordinates to trigger shortcuts within a program? Essentially, what I would like to do is have my PDF viewer go to the next (or previous page) based on ...
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On Windows, is mouse responsiveness affected by CPU load or disk I/O?

On my Windows machine, I've recently switched over from a wired USB mouse to a wireless RF mouse. The RF mouse uses a USB "dongle" to connect to my computer. I've started noticing that at times when ...
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Computer freezes on start up w/Add New Hardware wizard on screen

Running Windows XP Pro on a Dell Optiplex GX620. After moving my office to a new location I cannot get system to complete boot up. When desktop appears the "add new hardware" dialog pops on with USB ...
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Terminator/vim Mouse Issue

Let me start off with saying that I do try to use the mouse in vim as little as possible, but there are times that I will end up using it to click around or highlight something. With that said, ...
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Mirrored display, mouse cursor missing

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 connected via HDMI to a TV. After the computer comes back from suspend the mirrored desktop on the TV display sometimes doesn't show the mouse cursor. The only way I found to ...
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How to customize the Windows mouse button to open Greenshot function?

I use the "Capture Region" function in Greenshot a lot. Is it possible to customize the Windows button to open the "Capture Region" function? The Windows button opens the start menu by default. I ...
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Weird Keyboard behaviour in Windows 10

I have a peculiar problem that has just started on my desktop running Windows 10. The keyboard input is accepted into CMD boxes correctly and into the Task Manager "Open New Task" input but in ...
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How to avoid mouse pointer flicker when capture a window by FFmpeg?

I used gdigrab for capture a window. it works well, But the mouse pointer blinks. (Especially when the window size is large) My command : ffmpeg -y -f gdigrab -framerate 25 -i title="MyWin" out.mpg" ...
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Mouse pointer gets very “swimmy” often

I recently got an intel NUC pc to use as a media computer. So I use this keyboard/mouse combo with it. I'm running Windows 10. When I plugged it in for the first time it installed all the necessary ...
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Is DSR the only way to get sub-pixel mouse movement accuracy?

Normally in a game, if you move your mouse, the minimum distance it can travel is 1 pixel in the current screen resolution making the camera movement jerky. One way to overcome this is to use DSR ...
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Mouse not listed in pointing device list in the device manager

I'm trying to debug the laptop of one of my friend. It's running Windows 8.1. The model is an ASUS X751DL The external (usb plugged) mouse is not working anymore. It is a wireless (usb dungle) Trust ...
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Is it possible to disable drag and drop in Kubuntu >= 15 (plasma5) for the task bar?

I got a new mouse which makes annoying interruptive drags. It happen something with Firefox tabs, but mostly with the KDE task bar. Indeed we can drag and drop programs opened from the task bar to ...
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Prevent bluetooth mouse waking Windows 10 tablet

I have connected a bluetooth mouse to my Windows 10 tablet and unfortunately it wakes the tablet from sleep whenever I move the mouse at all. I would like to disable this, but when I go into the ...
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Mac OS X 2011 VLC player Fast forwads and i can't stop it

I have no idea what I did to my VLC player but hopefully someone here can help me. Everytime my mouse is over the VLC movie playing, it fast forwards. But if i right click and have my mouse in an ...
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Cat playing with mouse broke my Windows/Explorer :( Cannot click buttons in most of standard apps/menus

My mouse was laying on a sofa (I was going to clean it a bit) and my cat suddenly decided to play with the mouse (while the start menu was opened). Nothing serious happened with it during these 10 ...
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Does Xserver work like Pulseaudio?

Ive ran to some problems understanding how does X server work. Here are my questions: 1)I know how Pulseaudio works, it takes input from several applications and make one output to ALSA(for example). ...
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My cursor moves without me touching it

This is a Lenovo r60. I suspect this is a hardware issue because the same thing happened on my previous OS (Linux Mint) and now its happening again on my new OS (Debian Lenny). After logging in my ...
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optical mouse only works near an electric field

two days ago,i faced a serious problem my optical mouse stop working suddenly. it just simulate a click and hold instead of single click and other strange things. i released that it works fine only if ...
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Drop-down menus on websites won't stay open — Chrome & Firefox — Windows 10

In a nutshell, the problem is that when I go to a drop-down on a web site (e.g., Amazon's drop-down on the left side of the search box, or eBay's "All Categories" drop-down on the right of its search ...
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Using USB to RS232 adapter makes mouse go wild

I use a USB to RS232 adapter to connect to routers and switches at work. Sometimes after little use the mouse goes wild and clicks uncontrollably, moustly mouse1 but mouse2 aswell. When at worst it ...
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Windows Updates restore wake-armed state of mouse, keyboard and NIC, why?

I notice that every now and then, especially when Windows updates were installed, my mouse, keyboard and NIC regain the ability to wake up the computer. This happend the last time when the "big" ...
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Combination of Citrix Receiver and RDP results in mouse lags

I'm logging in to a remote machine running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise via Citrix Receiver (via my web browser and Java). So far, everything works fine. However, when I use RDP on the Citrix ...
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External Wifi Mouse cursor moves 270(or 90) degrees rotated

My wifi mouse has issue about movement of cursor. It moves Right when I move the mouse Up etc. Is there any program that rotates the mouse on Linux/Ubuntu 15.10? Actually, I need to calibrate it but ...
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WiFi mouse prevents Wifi network

I have recently bought Defender MM-025 black mouse. I use it for laptop which is connected to home WiFi network. The problem is that when I connect the mouse receiver to the laptop, the internet speed ...
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(MAC) - Is it possible to be running a macro loop in the background while I work in another window?

I'm trying to essentially create a virtual mouse of some sort to run a macro in the background whilst I do other things in other windows without disrupting the process. Any software available to ...
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Disable touchpad when using mouse in Win 10 on HP EliteBook 8440p

Is there a way of doing this on my laptop? I once found a solution on an old Toshiba for Win7 (something I had to download) but that one died and I got a Dell (also Win7) where that option was ...
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Chrome devtools: How to change the touch emulation pointer shadow color

The devtools in Chrome/Chromium provide a device emulation for hand-held devices with touch screens. In this mode, the mouse pointer changes into a circular "shadow" to emulate a finger tip. The ...
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Not disable, but make the windows button on sculpt ergonomic mouse send XBUTTON2 message (winapi prespective)

As expected, the two extra buttons on all mosuses send XBUTTON1 and XBUTTON2 message. However with sculpt ergonomic mouse, the windows button does not send this. Apparently it sends the right windows ...
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Weibo wireless mouse problems

So about 2 weeks ago I bought a Weibo wireless mouse. In the beginning it was great. Then the cursor started moving about 3-4 on the screen (usually up). No matter if use the mouse or not. It just ...
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wireless mouse causes loss of conecction on windows 8 hp laptop netgear router

Every time I plug my wireless mouse in I lose my wifi conecction seconds later it comes and goes but never stays on very long the mouse keeps connection what is causing this and how do I fix this ...
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Missing cursor when using dual display

Setup: Mac OS X 10.10.05 , VMWare Fusion 7.1.2 , Windows 7, dual external displays. Requirement: I need to use specific drivers for a ThinkPad keyboard with TrackPoint and TrackPad so I have added ...
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Lost keyboard control using Virtualbox to guest Windows 7 on Mac

I run Vbox on a Mac(latest update) to run Windows 7. Updated to new version of Vbox and guest edition. Now everytime I try to run Windows 7, I get a message that I lost control of keyboard and mouse. ...
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How do I change the batteries in my wireless mouse?

How do I change the batteries in my Logitech M215 wireless mouse? I have lost the instructions and it has a blinking red light.
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Prevent mouse over to give focus in ConEmu

In ConEmu, when I have multiple pane active, if I move the mouse cursor over one of these panes, they are going to get the focus (even if I don't click on them). Is it possible to disable this ...
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How can I disable touchpad functionality of the mouse keys of my Fujitsu Lifebook E744?

My Fujitsu E744 notebook has an integrated touchpad, i.e. the mouse keys are also part of the touchpad and sensitive to finger swipes translating into cursor movements. This is extremely annoying for ...