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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
14 views

Mousing to the edge of the window to bring the rest of it on screen (How to?)

Moved from StackOverflow I have searched (what I feel) to be more than a reasonable amount of time on this and the results keep bringing up answers that are almost right (ie. Turn on Aero Snap). In ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

Disable touch pad for mouse button region on new HP pavillion models?

i bought a new hp pavillion dv6 series laptop. the laptop itself is fine but it has the new hp touchpad mouse which i absolutely hate. its such a stupid problem to have with a computer. the left and ...
0
votes
0answers
982 views

Reinstalling Windows 8.1 PS/2 keyboard and mouse drivers

While troubleshooting PS/2 keyboard and mouse problems in Windows 8.1, in Device Manager I uninstalled the grayed out "Microsoft PS/2 Mouse" and "Standard PS/2 Keyboard" and rebooted. Those drivers ...
7
votes
1answer
299 views

How to make the pointer glide on Mac OS X?

I just moved from Dos To Mac. On my old laptop I could configure the touchpad to "glide" with the synaptic driver. That is the pointer would continue to move a bit after I lift my moving finger off ...
1
vote
5answers
4k views

Mouse and Keyboard don't work with Asus z87 motherboard

I just set up a new desktop computer. I am running an Asus Z87 style motherboard. It supports USB 3.0. After installing windows, I started installing some of the drivers from the Asus Z87 drivers ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

X11 evdev mouse generates duplicate events

Lately my x11 server started registering several duplicate mouse click events per single click. I've tried upgrading xorg server and drivers, but it didn't help. Using different mouse doesn't help as ...
84
votes
11answers
101k views

Using Windows 7, how can you use multiple mice (to get multiple cursors)?

Is it somehow possible to use two mice in Windows 7? I think this could be useful; like using two fingers on a multi touch display...
3
votes
4answers
3k views

How do I disable the trackpad in ubuntu 10.04?

I have an usb radio mouse, so I would like to disable the trackpad to while i have the mouse plugged in. Is there a nice and easy way to do this ?
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Can't move up or down with the mouse wheel toward the left of the screen

My mouse wheel doesn't work on the left of my computer screen: I can't go up nor down using my mouse wheel when my cursor is hovering a strip which width is about from 5% to 30% from the left of my ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

How to control multiple PCs with one pair of mouse and keyboard?

I found two softwares: Mouse Without Borders and Synergy. They allow to move my mouse without borders on multiple PCs. I'd like to control all of the PCs at once. In example: I have 3 PCs with ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

How can I prevent my Apple Magic Mouse from becoming disconnected while using it on a laptop running Windows 7?

I have an unused Apple Magic Mouse, so I paired it with a Dell Latitude E5530 running Windows 7. The connection is unstable at best. I have periods of connectedness (sometimes lasting an hour or more) ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

vim: mouse click to resize split but not move cursor

How can I configure vim to use the mouse to resize window splits but not reposition the cursor when I click elsewhere in the buffer ? :set mouse=n enables window split resizing in Normal Mode but ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

display the default windows mouse cursor always visible on the screen

I have a problem, I have disabled (hide) ArtRage default cursor because it is to big (any of them) and it gets recorder by camtasia (even if I turn on camtasia option> hide cursor), so now I dont have ...
4
votes
2answers
618 views

Stop touch screen press from moving mouse pointer Windows 8

I have a 2 screen setup with Windows 8 pro, one is a normal monitor and the other is a touch screen. When using the touch screen to do anything it moves the mouse pointer to that location and then I ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Mouse DPI on startup

I'm on Windows 7 with a Gigabyte M6-6800 mouse. Its DPI settings are 800 and 1600, defaulting to 800. I find that using 800 is quite uncomfortable whether its in gaming or general use, even with mouse ...
0
votes
1answer
123 views

Mouse scrolling down in vim inside tmux via PuTTY, but not up

I'm experiencing an issue across multiple platforms where scrolling down with the mouse wheel works fine, but not scrolling up, while using vim within a tmux session within PuTTY. Any ideas? Maybe ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Screensaver won't start in windows 8

I had windows 7 on my computer for some times, I decided to install windows 8. Had no problem with windows 7 with the same hardware. But now the screensaver won't start. Even if I set it to start ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
0
votes
0answers
326 views

Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse 0x80070015 error code (Win7)

I bought a Microsoft bluetooth mouse today. At first it was fine, but after 5-10 mins it stopped working. Every attempt to reconnect ends up with 0x80070015 error code. I tried restarting, updating ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Is there any way to control my corsair vengence M95 with third party software?

Is there any way to control my corsair vengence M95 with third party software? I find the GUI to be quite confusing for when I want to assign my buttons to something like a macro or keystroke. ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How do I find the mouse button properties tab when Windows 8 defaults to the “Mouse and Keyboard Center”?

I am trying to switch my primary and secondary buttons on my mouse. This used to not be a problem for me. I would go to "change mouse settings" and click the "button" tab. Now, however, I see a new ...
7
votes
2answers
256 views

How can I drag the start screen (instead of scrolling)?

I have many tiles on my start screen, which gives my start screen a scrollbar at the bottom. My mouse has a problem with the scroll wheel so that I can't scroll where I want. Because it is a great ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

Windows 8 seems to be remote controlled?

Recently I have detected that my mouse pointer moves by itself sometimes and even clicks/open random programs/files. I have no idea if this is hardware related since I am using my laptop connected to ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

How to disable turning on computer by mouse clicking?

I have a PC with installed Windows 8. If I want to turn it on after computer sleeping (or however it is called :P), I can simply do mouse click. The problem is: my mouse is really sensitive and ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How to make recording area not to follow the mouse in Debut Video Capture Software?

I have dual monitor configuration and want to record everything what happen on second screen. I have selected second screen area successfully. During record I was wishing to press some control ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

USB mouse gets stuck on top right corner

My USB mouse every now and then (which means pretty often :) gets stuck in the top right corner of the screen with no apparent reason. If I unplug and plug back the USB cable, then it resumes working ...
3
votes
1answer
524 views

Web for teaching how to use the mouse for super-beginners

I remember there was a mouse use teaching application on the Macintosh 128k computers. It was something about a city and it guided you about how to click, double click, etc... Does it exist something ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Why does the mouse still work when the system hangs?

This is not a problem exactly, but interesting. When windows pc hangs for any reason e.g. WinExplorer crash, internal crash or HDD fault, most of the time everything stopped working except mouse. we ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Autohotkey … modifying the mouse/touchpad pointer speed?

Is there any way (using autohotkey or not) to create a shortcut (two, actually) for modifying the mouse/touchpad pointer speed ? I have two mices, and one touchpad, which I use alternatively ... and ...
15
votes
4answers
6k views

Setting mouse sensitivity per device in Windows 7?

Is there any way (built-in or 3rd party application) to set per-device mouse sensitivity settings in Windows 7? Two mice behave differently and constantly need to switch sensitivities when switching ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

Change effect of Back and Forward button on mouse

I have a mouse and it has two buttons : Back and Forward . Is there any method to change the function of this two buttons ? For example, i want to change them into : PageUp and PageDown.
0
votes
0answers
38 views

The scroll wheel image gets stuck in window 7

My windows 7 install has a strange problem of sometimes the scroll wheel picture that the mouse has gets stuck on the screen. It's hard to explain in words, so heres a picture. Picture of my problem. ...
4
votes
5answers
5k views

Keyboard Shortcut to Swap Mouse Buttons

I use my mouse with both hands and like to switch back and forth for comfort reasons. However, this is made difficult by needing to go through about a zillion layers of menus to swap the buttons each ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Mouse not working in Windows XP

My friend has a system with Pentium 4 processor and Windows XP. Please help me figure out why the mouse is not working. The mouse cursor is showing even if the mouse is removed from the system. It is ...
1
vote
5answers
3k views

Mouse pointer shaking, maybe usb fault?

the mouse pointer of my girlfriend computer (Win7) has been shaking for the last couple of months. Since the mouse has fallen from the desk quite few times, we thought that was broken and we didn't ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why does mouse behavior differ in Windows 8?

Why do the default mouse driver and settings feel different in Windows 8, as compared to Windows 7. Is there is a way to make the mouse behave more like it did in Windows 7? Others have also noticed ...
2
votes
2answers
111 views

Mouse focus on Popup window

I have a very anoying issue with my Win7. I have a Dell Latitude E6430, I recently installed win7 and I didn't have the Aero theme because my Intel Graphic driver was obsolete. I searched in the web ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Windows 8.1 Update

Not much earlier today, I read of an update for Windows 8.1 that would seem to bleed the classical and Modern UIs together by doing things such as adding the minimize and close buttons to the corner ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

Can I change delay on mouse over action in Windows 7 [duplicate]

when you point your mouse over a taskbar pinned icon - there is some action happens - in Windows 7 you can see the windows opened (if its running) or there is a tooltip with the program name (if its ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

USB port confusion

I have 4 USb ports into my computer and all 4 are working. Now, I am testing them by simply connecting my mouse to it. Anyways, somehow when i connect it to two USB ports on one side of my computer ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Evoluent vertical mouse manager won't install on Windows-7

Just bought left-hand, wired, regular size Evoluent mouse 4 from Amazon. When I try to install evoluent_mouse_manager_v5.0.msi And I get this error 1001. Could not load 'sorttbls.nlp
3
votes
1answer
121 views

setting up a mouse loop mac server, dual monitor client

I'm trying to set up Synergy 1.4 in a format that resembles: Win7Client monitor 1 | MacServer Monitor | Win7Client monitor 2 Is this possible? I was able to set it up in the past with Windows being ...
0
votes
0answers
201 views

Touchpad left-click not working - Linux Mint on Dell Vostro 3640

This is a question on behalf of my friend, so it might take me a little while to run tests and stuff. The problem is that periodically her touchpad won't left click, either by pressing the physical ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Is it possible to show key presses and mouse input visually?

Is there a way to visually show if keypresses and programmed mouse-buttons are properly sending their input? Obviously, my keyboard is registering letter keys. But I can't tell whether my programmed ...
3
votes
2answers
475 views

Very strange behaviour of mouse / not able to click certain elements of UI

So from one moment to the other, in Windows 7, i wasn't able to click certain elements of the UI. I could click icons in the taskbar but not on the desktop (just no reaction), then I could click icons ...
14
votes
6answers
10k views

Back / Forward mouse buttons do not work in VMWare Workstation 6.5 Guest OS

I am using a Logitech G9 mouse and running VMWare Workstation 6.5.3 on Vista x64. The guest OS is Win XP, and has the most current version of VMWare Tools installed. Left / right buttons and mouse ...
2
votes
5answers
2k views

Alternative to middle click for Linux in Parallels on a MacBook?

I'm running Ubuntu on Parallels on a MacBook, and there is no middle-click on the MacBook trackpad - which is annoying because it means you can't do X's paste action. Is there an alternative? I'm ...