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

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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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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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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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How to make mouse wheel to scroll control under mouse cursor?

Currently, mouse wheel scrolls the control that has keyboard focus. That's not good when window has several scrollable controls, because I have to click control first and then scroll. And the same ...
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How to prevent mouse settings from resetting after reboot?

Every time I reboot my machine the Enhance pointer precision setting for my mouse gets resets to "unchecked". I used to have similar issues in the past (with Logitech mice) but I don't remember how I ...
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Do optical mice actually take pictures from their surface?

I tested several optical mice and wondered whether they really Take Pictures of their surface or only of the reflecttion of the LED or LASER that is emitted from the mouse? If mice take a picture ...
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Block keyboard and mouse input of remote user in Teamviewer session

I'm using Teamviewer to help my family members with their computer problems. Sometimes they use the mouse and keyboard when I'm in the middle of something important. I don't want to tell them not to ...
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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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Mouse scroll wheel causes “back” in IE and Visual Studio

I am running Windows 7 64bit and the machine is connected via a KVM, so I have to use PS2 mouse connector (the machine is about 20' behind me in the office somewhere) as the KVM doesn't switch USB. ...
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What does it actually mean in windows when the cursor turns into an hourglass?

We're all familiar with the little hourglass mouse on our pcs, but what does it mean when: There's an hourglass next to the pointer the pointer disappears and there's just an hourglass, locking out ...
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Making a mouse scroll work in non-active windows?

One awesome feature I like about Ubuntu is the ability to roll your mouse and move up/down the page in a window that is not active. For instance, if I have two monitors and on one I'm reading a ...
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Disabling mouse acceleration in X.Org (Linux)

This is the Linux version of my Disabling mouse acceleration in Mac OS X question. Hopefully I'll get an answer this time. I am tired of mouse acceleration and want to have a completely linear mouse ...
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Focusing issues in OS X using Cyborg R.A.T 3 mouse

When I use my Cyborg R.A.T 3 mouse with OS X Yosemite (10.10.3) I get no focus on most apps unless I click. It works fine in games, but in the system UI the cursor won't focus unless I click. For ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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Windows 10: Any way to quickly remove and then re-pair a specific Bluetooth device?

I have a Bluetooth mouse which I generally like a lot. However, when I use it with Windows, the mouse will sometimes take an extremely long time (think upwards of two minutes) to wake up after being ...
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The scroll wheel icon gets stuck on the screen in Window 7

My Windows 7 install has a strange problem where sometimes the scroll wheel icon for the mouse gets stuck on the screen. It's hard to explain in words, so here's a picture (it's in the blank space on ...
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Why does my cursor speed slow down when my system is under intense network usage?

On some occasions of computer usage, my mouse acts very strangely. Whenever my computer is under intense network usage (i.e. watching an online video, downloading an application, patching a video ...
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Weird mouse problems. Accidental double-clicking, selection, drag-n-drop problems

My mouse has started to double click or not keep a selection. Middle click works on the 2nd-3rd try, it ruins drag-and-drops and confuses selecting with opening things. It feels like little ...
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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 ...
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How to permanently disable mouse integration in Virtualbox?

The "mouse integration" feature in Virtualbox is pretty handy in most cases, but I need to have it disabled. Unfortunately, it looks like I have to press Host+I at every boot of the virtual machine. ...
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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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Mouse Problems (Clicking) in Windows 7

I am having some problems with mouse clicking in Windows 7 64 bit. Certain programs (e.g. Visual Studio) don't respond to mouse click consistently. It's a very odd problem--certain types of mouse ...
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New Microsoft Mouse, Now Outlook Scroll Speed Slow

OS: Windows 8.1 Mouse: Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic I plugged in the mouse today, and even after adjusting both the Windows scroll speed settings in Control Panel and the settings within the "Microsoft ...
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How to permanently remove a device from Device Manager

For a couple of days now, whenever I start up my PC or Scan for Hardware Changes in Device Manager, a second 'HID-compliant mouse' appears. All this does is constantly move my cursor down, and can ...
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Chrome doesn't react to my mouse click on Wayland

I compiled Wayland myself and start it in TTY console by typing in: weston-launch -- --backend=fbdev-backend.so I also installed Google Chrome stable and I'm able to start it in Wayland. The ...
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Applications frequently losing mouse focus

I am programming in Windows 7 and the applications I am using are increasingly losing mouse focus; the system, at times, is unusable as a result. A restart does not solve the problem, Microsoft ...
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Odd, “ghost failure” random USB mouse disconnects

Like a month ago while playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive my mouse just randomly disconnected and reconnected a few times, for a few moments, then disconnected. I was using exactly the same PC ...
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Windows 10 HID mouse device driver corrupted or missing

Suddenly after a power failure which caused my PC to shutdown abruptly, I noticed that the mouse pointer was missing after I started the PC. When I went to see the device status, the device was ...
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Microsoft Edge - back button on mouse not working

Back button on my mouse doesn't work in Microsoft Edge. It works in IE 11, Firefox, Windows Explorer etc. just not in Edge... Is this issue of Edge or is there something wrong with my setup? I'm ...
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Updated Laptop From Windows 8.1 to 10. Mouse now functionally disappears after logging in

I've just updated my laptop to Windows 10. Everything seems fine: I can type and move my mouse up until I enter my password to log into the laptop. From there the mouse not just "disappears" but is ...
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Touch Pad and External Mouse Behaving erractically after installing Synaptics Drivers in Samsung Laptop

Everything was going good, before I installed Synaptics touchpad drivers. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 so my previous drivers were incompatible so i decided to upgrade drivers, in previous ...
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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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PS/2 Mouse not recognized at Windows XP startup

I have a PS/2 Logitech optical mouse connected through a KVM to a system running Windows XP. When the system starts up the mouse will not respond (does not appear to be getting power, optical light ...
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How to use mouse actions (left-click) in combination with keyboardshortcuts

I would like to include mouse/trackpad actions (specifically left-click) into a keyboard-shortcut. Example: [CTRL]+[⌥]+Left-Click ---> to start an application or lookup a word in the dictionary, etc. ...
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Mouse(s) double clicks instead of single click (its not the mouse)

I am aware of this very similar question: But I have tried with 3 different mouses and everyone of them exibit the same behavior. Simple enough, 1 out of 3 times I get a double click when single ...
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Toshiba C75D B7202 Windows 10 disable laptop trackpad and mouse

My fiancee and I just got a new Toshiba laptop, but whenever she uses the keyboard while on the Internet - any graze of the touchpad, or mouse buttons wreaks havoc on the Firefox and Waterfox ...
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Nasty Virus, can't find or remove, prevents from clicking or interacting with forms, even task manager

two days ago I opened a GIF file that apparently wasn't really a GIF file. Now, my left mouse click button is the middle mouse button, forms are unclickable or typable (they are "frozen" but not ...
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Linux/KDE - How to stop trackpad cursor jumping when scrolling with one finger and clickin with thumb

I like to scroll with my index finger and click with my thumb in the lower half of the trackpad (rather than tapping, I like to actually click). Quite often when I do this, the cursor will jump to ...
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set the mouse pointer to be always on top (Windows 10)

Is it possible to have the mouse pointer always on top, Even if the current program hides it? I am using windows 10.
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How to increase mouse sensitivity beyond normal limit?

It's one faster. My office PC (DELL) runs WinXP. It has an el-cheapo DELL laser mouse. I find that maximum mouse sensitivity in Control Panel is not fast enough for me. Is there a way to take my ...
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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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How to change color of mouse pointer on OS X El Capitan?

I am trying to increase the visibility of my mouse pointer when using text editors with dark backgrounds. I cannot see the black mouse pointer and increasing the size does not help. The new feature ...
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Can't select text with touchpad

I have Acer v3-371 with Linux Mint 17.2 and I have some problems with touchpad. I don't have right touchpad button, it only works if I turn on in settings that two fingers on touchpad are recognized ...
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Issue with Logitech G700s receiver (Linux and Windows)

I have a Logitech G710+ keyboard and the G700s Wireless Mouse. As i have a bad reception if I plug the receiver of the G700s in the back of the Computer I wanted to use the spare USB port on the ...
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Kensington mouse no longer working

I have a Kensington Pro Fit Wireless Mid-Size mouse. I also am using Windows 10. I have been using this mouse for a long time now and it all of a sudden stopped working. Now, I've tried updating the ...
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Mouse on VirtualBox (Ubuntu host) disfunct in full screen

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.4Ubuntu on a Ubuntu 14.04LTS host (Gnome Shell) with Windows XP and Windows 7 guests with current guest additions installed. The guests are running full screen with ...
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Mouse scroll wheel stops but sleeping computer fixes it

I have a Microsoft PS/2 mouse going through a LinksKey KVM to a Windows 8 desktop computer (and a laptop, but the laptop isn't affected). The mouse usually works fine, but occasionally the mouse ...
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Difficulty with middle click - MS Wireless 6000 scroll wheel sensitivity

(Microsoft Windows) When I try to middle click on the scroll wheel, I usually just get a little bit of scrolling instead. I am using the Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000, which is very ...
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To reverse the scrolling of Mighty Mouse in Windows 10

I read this post but there is no Device Settings in my mouse configurations. How can you reverse the scrolling of mighty mouse in Windows 10?