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

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Mouse clicks don't register until Ctrl + Alt + Del

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a new install of Windows 7, all drivers working, no hardware or software conflicts. On startup (and sometimes after that) I can not click on windows, icons on the ...
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How to Improve Middle-Click Sensitivity on Thinkpad X1 Carbon?

The drivers that came pre-installed on the Thinkpad Carbon X1 do not look like those in the online help and do not offer the choice of function for the middle-button. So, I installed those from ...
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Microsoft wireless mouse scroll speed too high

I am using arch linux. I have a new microsoft wireless mouse which scrolls(with the middle scroll wheel) too fast. I don't use kde or gnome but openbox and sometimes xmonad. I want to know how I can ...
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Prevent Moving Mouse / Pressing Key on Keyboard from stopping Windows from Locking

I currently have my computer set to go to screensaver and lock the workstation after 10 minutes. Everything works fine but if someone is near the computer and it is about to lock, you see the screen ...
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Logitech G600 mouse buttons started opening new tabs with Clipular website by itself

I have a Logitech G600 mmorpg mouse, which has 12 side buttons and an extra G-Shift button, which serves as Ctrl key. I have binded some of the buttons to ctrl+alt+num0 through num9, so I can control ...
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Touchpad response badly when connecting monitor

When I connect my laptop to a monitor through the HDMI connection, I have a hard time controlling the mouse using the touchpad. I'll try to explain as best as I can: The touchpad works perfectly ...
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Is it possible to log off windows 8.1 on wireless mouse disconnect?

I'm running a laptop with windows 8.1, I often run it in public places where sometimes I leave it for a few minutes and I started to think would it be possible to log off and log on when I switch off ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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why has my computer mouse started jumping and freezing?

I have an Imac which i have been running on 10.6 for ages and was fine but I just upgraded to 10.9.1. It was working fine for a week and now my mouse either moves with incredible slowness and short ...
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mouse won't connect properly

This is maybe a question from a lower than average level, but I figured this place was the best chance of getting an solution to my little problem... I've bought a Sharkoon Fireglider mouse with 7 ...
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Touchpad Freez/lag issue

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX , 4GB RAM/5400RPM 500gb HDD i5 I have a problem with my touchpad , my touchpad lag for (15sec to 2min) in worst case the button don't even work , i think my probleme come ...
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How to prevent two finger + click muting the audio?

On my new Fujitsu A544, when I touch the touchpad with two fingers and left click, it mutes/unmutes the audio. How do I disable this behavior? It's annoying doing it by mistake. The software is ...
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magic mouse scroll broken

I'm using an iMac with wireless keyboard and mouse. The mouse has stopped scrolling in email, but scrolls in face book and on internet. I can go up and down the mail list with the arrows, but when I'm ...
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Weird, Random Mouse Movements and Clicks in Ubuntu 12.04.02 - Nvidia Related?

I had some Nvidia issues recently on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop system - not a LAPTOP, so no touch-pad related issues... I tried everything I could think of, including purging all Nvidia drivers and ...
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How do I set vim to support mouse scrolling, but keep text selection on left click?

I would like to scroll my files opened in vim using mousewheel, but at the same time using the left mouse button to select text into clipboard. Setting :set mouse=nicr (or :set mouse=a) will only ...
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How to use mouse without borders in 2 separate locations

I found mouse without borders and it works great. I have my laptop and desktop at home setup and using it daily. I would also like to use mouse without borders at work as well. I want to use my ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Elan touchpad on Windows 8?

I just got a new Windows 8 laptop. So far the biggest problem is the hideous Elan-powered touchpad. It has a crazily-fast and sensitive scroll speed, and has the scroll direction inverted. The ...
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Windows 8.1 Mouse pointer will not switch from Default

I have a high DPI monitor, so I tend to use the large Mouse cursors. Recently, regardless of what cursor theme I select, it uses the default theme. It doesn't even work if I specifically change a ...
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Type to navigate and open anything on screen by using keyboard ? Similar to shortcatapp.com

Is there a way to let me type and navigate to anywhere on the screen ? It's definitely faster than searching for the text on the screen. On Mac, I knew there's such app: http://shortcatapp.com/ . Any ...
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MPC-HC Seekbar Not Jumping to Correct Position with Mouse Click

On my MPC-HC video player installation, the seekbar is not moving to the correct position whenever I click to move it. Instead, it moves either slightly ahead or behind where my cursor clicks. Since I ...
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Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
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Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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Windows 7 Touch Screen Stylus Appears to be stuck in a Mouse Down State

I work at a company where we work on software for some tablets that run full Windows 7. All of these devices have an attached stylus. Each of these stylus have a button on the side of them for an ...
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Set extra mouse buttons without extra software

I'm running windows 7 on a new computer that my work sent me. Security is a big thing for them and the whole computer is locked down to a very small subset of features. I can only access the desktop ...
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Win7 USB mouse driver no longer handling KVM switching

I have been using a 2-port USB KVM switch for years without problems, but in the last few days when I switch back to my win-7 PC the mouse is not working correctly; the mouse hover events register and ...
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Disabling scroll wheel acceleration on OS X Mavericks?

So I've been issued a nice new Macbook Air from work. When I use it with a mouse, the scroll wheel is driving me absolutely nuts. There's such a high degree of acceleration that I find it impossible ...
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Reverse mousewheel scrolling for Windows 8 Store apps

I'm using this method for inverting the scrolling direction for my mouse. It works perfectly fine in Windows 8 desktop mode. However, in Windows Store apps, the mouse direction is apparently inverted ...
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Mouse disappears in VirtualBox

I had VB 4.2.8 installed on Mavericks and was working just fine till today, when I suddenly lost the visibility of the mouse pointer in the Guest OS window (Unubtu 13.10). I know that mouse quirks are ...
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USB Mouse disconnects ONLY on bootcamp (win7,works fine on OSX) [duplicate]

I have a mid 2010 iMac with a Logitech G500 mouse which works fine on OS X. I game on Windows 7 in bootcamp, and for a month now I have been getting random mouse disconnects while gaming. Sometimes ...
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Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
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Reverse scrolling with Synergy from Mac to Windows

I have my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro and my Windows 7 Toshiba laptop connected via Synergy with the Mac serving as the server, and the PC acting as the client. I have an external mouse connected to the ...
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Autostart Synergy On Boot Working Until I Mouse Click

So just as the title says, Synergy is autostarting on boot. My mouse works but as soon I clicked in the password box to login, I lose all functions of the mouse. Windows 7 is the server and Ubuntu is ...
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Sculpt ergonomic keyboard goes to sleep on its own, anyway to extend the time?

It's designed to work with the sculpt mouse but I'd rather use it by itself with a different mouse. The problem is when you use it with the mouse that came with it, it stays awake, when you use it ...
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mouse click not working in Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I have been using Xubuntu and Ubuntu on our older home PC for almost 2 years without much trouble until today when the mouse seemed to not work properly. I can move the pointer around and click but ...
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Mouse disappeared after reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10 from CD-Rom

The problem is in the title. Here is the details of how it appeared: Previous, 13.10 was fully working. I had my motherboard changed by DELL tech. the tech also reinstalled the original Windows 7, ...
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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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Windows 8.1 in a VMWare Workstation 10 guest's mouse is missing, but only sometimes

I have VMWare Workstation 10 running on a Windows 7 machine, hosting a k guest OS. Before upgrading to WS 10 I was using version 9, and the Win8 guest OS ran without difficulty or error conditions. ...
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Control Arrow Keys with mouse?

Is there any way to have the arrow keys react on mouse movement? Not to be confused with moving the mouse with arrow keys, but vice-versa.
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My mouse has two buttons on the side. How do I program them to change song?

Hi I got a new wireless sandstrom mouse and a n new keyboard. The new keyboard has a play/pause button but no song forward or song back button. I would like to know how to set that up on windows 8. ...
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How to Determine if USB mouse supports PS/2?

Without having the mouse in hand, is there any way if I can determine if a USB mouse (ie: http://dx.com/p/usb-2-0-wired-red-laser-3200-2400-1600-800dpi-gaming-mouse-black-225631#tabProInfo) supports ...
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Windows 7 always shows cursor as scroll wheel

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit home premium. For some reason I have a scrollbar visible on my screen and it's really annoying. It looks like the scroll wheel that shows up when you start Task Manager. It ...
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Tool for sending mouse movement/click signals to a browser tab periodically [closed]

I'm running a flash application in the browser. The problem is, the application halts if there is no mouse action in 5 minutes. I need an extension or userscript which periodically sends mouse ...
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Mouse I/O in assembly 68K [closed]

I had a problem with reading the position of mouse in screen in assembly 68K, what I have to do? I even read the the help of Easy68K, but I couldn't understand what it exactly says. I would be ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse works in BIOS but not in Windows

Like the title says, my Logitech EX100 Wireless M/KB work fine in BIOS, but as soon as Windows starts they stop working. I have a wired mouse and a wired keyboard plugged in as well, and they work ...
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Why does my Startech SV231 USB KVM Only work with some devices

I have a StarTech SV231 USB 2-Port KVM switch. I can't get it to connect and work with two different computers... I have three computers I have tested it with and it only works with 1 of them. (Yes ...
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Laptop touchpad not properly working

I spilled a cup of milk over my Dell Inspiron n5010 a few months ago. Since then I have problems with the touchpad. When I click the left button it's as I've clicked the right one. Second, when I ...
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Disabling laptop monitor when external HDMI monitor is plugged in

I can connect my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to my television via HDMI, and use the TV as a monitor. Unfortunately, it's a second monitor; I want it to be an only monitor. (I get annoyed moving the mouse from ...
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High DPI mouse/low sensitivity = slowwww trackpad

How does one fix this issue on a Windows 7 machine? I have three mice inputs actually. The new mouse with the high dpi, the touchpad, and the Thinkpad trackpoint. If I bring up the dpi on the (ext) ...
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Apple keyboard slow to load when connected to Dell laptop

I have a Dell Latitude E5400 running Windows 7. I connect it to an Apple keyboard via USB. I also plug in a Pleomax mouse into the keyboard. I use a Samsung monitor as a projector. The keyboard and ...
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Tab switching for google chrome via mouse wheel for latest versions of chrome?

There have been a lot of updates since the last answered question on this topic, including removal of the chrome toolbox from the extension site. While I have been able to, for some time, continue to ...