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

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Win 7 Pro 64 will not recognize Keyboard & Mouse - defaults to OSK

I am currently running Windows 7 Pro on my PC (new computer). I have found that in the last couple of months my keyboard has ceased being recognized by the OS. By this I mean, most of my special ...
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Play/pause VLC with mouse click

Is it possible to play/pause a movie just by clicking on the window? I really miss this feature from Media Player Classic, but from what I could find, it's not possible in VLC.
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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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Loud beeping noise when USB port is used with dongle

I currently have a Msi latop and i often use a wireless controller that uses a dongle. Whenever i place the dongle in a different usb port along with my mouse or in some cases randomly i lose the ...
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Scroll wheel rubber strip detachment

The rubber friction strip on the scroll wheel of my Microsoft 4000 wireless mouse has broken free from the inner hard plastic hub. It has stretched to the point that I do not believe it could be re-...
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How do i configure a Logitech G502 Spectrum under Linux?

I'm thinking about buying a Logitech G502 Spectrum (the G502 with RGB LEDs) but as I am running Linux (Speciified in Debian @ work, ubuntu @work and archlinux @home) I am woundering how to setup ...
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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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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 browsers;...
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Is there a wireless mouse which works on glass surfaces and wood surfaces? [closed]

Does anyone know of any wireless mouse that has a wireless receiver, and can work without a mouse pad on glass surfaces and wood surfaces, and is not too noisy especially when I click and scroll? I'm ...
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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 set relative display size in Windows 10?

I'm currently configuring my displays in Windows 10. I have a central monitor which is bigger and runs at a higher resolution than the two surrounding monitors. As such, whenever I move my mouse ...
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Disabling mouse hiding in Gnome Terminal while typing

Does anyone know how to turn off the hateful behavior that is now default in Gnome Terminal — when a key is pressed the mouse pointer hides until it is moved again. I'm honestly ready to ...
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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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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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Windows 7 Dualview: Allow mouse transfer to smaller monitor on complete display height

I have a 2 monitor setup, a large 2560x1440 main monitor and a second 1080p monitor to the left. However, there's always a significant amount of screenheight where my mouse gets stuck when I try to ...
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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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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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tmux — any way to enable scrolling, but not selection?

I like that when mode-mouse is on in tmux, I can scroll through the buffer, but I don't like that I can't copy stuff to my OS clipboard by selecting it (as when tmux is disabled). Question: Is there ...
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Mouse is unresponsive when the computer is busy

I've been facing a very annoying problem with my Lenovo Thinkpad T430. Occasionally, when I'm performing some tasks that can use a good amount of CPU time, my mouse becomes highly unresponsive. It ...
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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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Is there a Win7 shortcut to position mouse in center of primary screen?

I have a three monitor set up on Windows 7 and I sometimes lose track of where my cursor is. Is there any Windows shortcut to reset the mouse position? I'm guessing there is not, but might there be a ...
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Disable touchpad on tablet

I use a tablet PC and I use the touch screen for navigating, so I would like to permanently disable the touchpad on the laptop. I've tried a few things but nothing seems to work. I've tried ...
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Where do I configure the default text selection behavior in Windows?

(eg. mouse click selects entire word vs. mouse click inserts an active cursor) I find the mouse click behavior of Windows XP and Windows 7 annoying and intrusive. I don't remember Windows NT being ...
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Synergy: Mapping Additional Mouse Buttons to Expose/Show Desktop on a Mac

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I have recently started using Synergy in order to use the same mouse and keyboard on both computers. As of right now, the mouse and keyboard are connected to my PC - ...
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Make the middle mouse button behave as a double-click in Windows 7?

What is the best, lightest-weight way to make the middle mouse button (i.e. clicking the scroll wheel) behave as a double-left-click in Windows 7? I want this to be universal, so that other programs ...
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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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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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VMPlayer, Windows 7 and mouse scrolling

I'm using VMPlayer 4.0 and Windows 7 image in it. My biggest problem is, that I can't use mouse vertical scrolling. Did anybody of you have the same problem and know solution? Thank you in advance, ...
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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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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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Should I use a rollermouse? [closed]

I have been using computers for many years now and i'm starting to feel some pain, especially in my arm and shoulder. I'm using my mouse for approximately 4 hours a day, sometimes more. I do think ...
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Wacom tablet or Evoluvent Vertical Mouse

Having tried a number of mice that didn't help with wrist pain, I am contemplating buying a Wacom tablet or Evoluvent Vertical Mouse. I have heard great things about both of them. What do you ...
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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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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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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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High-pitched noise from Logitech Performance MX

I have two Logitech Performance Mouse MX devices - I loved using it at home so much, that I bought one for work! While they generally excel in comfort and usability, they're both a bit annoying in ...
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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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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 home,...
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Good mouse tracking software that records position vs time with fairly high resolution?

I'm looking to record some data about cursor movements that will be correlated with other sensor data collected by another system. I hope to learn something about the relationship of the physical ...
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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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Broken mouse cursor on main monitor, Windows 7 64 Bit, ATI Radeon HD 7870

UPDATE: Please check out the new answer I've posted to this problem. It might be that a solution to this frustrating problem exists now. Scroll down to see it. Quite a while ago my graphic card died ...
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How do I scroll multiple lines (thus faster) in Adobe Acrobat Reader?

When I scroll a PDF with the mouse (two-finger gesture on a laptop to be more precise) the scrolling is way too slow. I am not referring to rendering issues nor some kind of lag. Simply put, the ...
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Issues with Microsoft Sculpt ergonomic keyboard/mouse

I have a Microsoft Sculpt ergonomic keyboard and mouse. When I switch the computer on, it makes a beeping noise and the keyboard and mouse are unusable. I have replaced the batteries and that didn't ...
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Rebind Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Mouse (Windows Key)

using the microsoft sculpt mobile mouse, by downloading the Mouse and Keyboard Center , i can rebind the mouse keys, but the WINDOWS key i can't change it, and that is the only key i may(and want) to ...
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My Microsoft Trackball mouse back/forward buttons no longer work

My Microsoft Trackball Optical mouse - back and forward buttons (the ones on the side) - no longer work. I have Win7 64bit and it's been working fine. I downloaded the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard ...
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Microsoft mouse makes an additional jump scroll after scrolling

When I do some scrolling with the middle button, often the page suddenly makes another jump and scrolls down after a short delay. This is very annoying if you just fixated on a sentence and the page ...
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How to enable scrolling in Visual Studio when it's run under admin privileges

I'm the owner of a Microsoft touch mouse and like it a lot. However it seems that it stops working when I startup Visual Studio 2012 under admin privileges. I read somewhere that I also need to start ...