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

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Mouse and keyboard take long time to activate when disks are connected

When booting up Windows 7, my mouse and keyboard (USB) take a small while before they are operational, depending on the number of external hard disk drives connected to the PC during boot (also USB). ...
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Weird Glitch with USB-Powered Mice

thanks for the support! I really do appreciate it. I'm having a weird issue with both the USB mice that I own. OS: Windows 7 It happens through my USB hub and via all of my USB ports. Issue: ...
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Acer Aspire S7 wireless mouse not working, already replaced battery

I only use this mouse when I am travelling, I have another logitec mouse, that is for home use. Last week the house mouse was not showing cursor, it was about a half hour to fix. This week, the ...
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Working KVM switch & wireless keyboard combination? [closed]

Is there a KVM switch that works with a full-size wireless keyboard? The switch must support a DVI monitor with 1920x1200 resolution. Wireless mouse support would be nice, but a wireless keyboard is ...
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Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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Doesn't “scrollwheelup/down” mapping work in gvim on windows OS?

I tried it all ways to make the mouse buttons ScollWheelUp/Down work in my vim. Checked in all other plugins if there is a conflicting map, no conflicting map. Tried this: :verbose map ...
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Unknown mouse dpi / comparisons [closed]

I have this mouse right here currently: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826105164 I am trying to figure out what the dpi of said mouse is, and if that dpi would be the same on ...
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Mouse light doesn't turn off when computer is off

I've bought a Coolermaster devastator bundle with my new PC. When i shut down the computer, the light on the mouse never turns off. The keyboard lights are off. Both peripherals are plugged with USB. ...
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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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My mouse fell to the floor

My mouse fell down the table, but it can still be used. However, when I drag / move the mouse, it's sensitivity seems to be not so good, and I cannot move to a place very accurately. I guess nothing ...
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Using a joystick as an alternative for a 3D mouse

I work in an industry that has me working with 3D models often, in software such as Google Sketchup and Cinema4D. I recently got the opurtunity to work with a 3D Mouse (a SpacePilot pro), and found ...
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Mouse acting funny, opening/closing tabs

My mouse is acting funny: In Chrome: Clicking bookmarks will open them in a new tab. Clicking forward/back arrow will open them in a new tab. Clicking tabs will close them. Clicking links acts ...
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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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What could cause a system reboot after 1 - 2 hours uptime?

Since about two weeks my system (Ubuntu 14.04) causes reboots itself (it seems to freeze for a fraction of a second). The reboot problem began at that time I updated the BIOS since I had weird ...
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Mouse cursor (pointer) changes when using remote desktop?

I have Windows 7 Professional on my laptop. I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my desktop. I often use "Remote Desktop Connection" to access my laptop from my Desktop. Usually this works great. Today, ...
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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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Input devices stop working when playing Battlefield 4 and Battlefield: Hardline

I just downloaded the Battlefield Hardline (BFH) beta only to discover that my mouse and keyboard input freezes every few seconds. It's just the input not the cursor, because in menus the selector ...
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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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How to make Windows reverse the direction of the scroll wheel [duplicate]

I work across platforms, using both Mac OS X and Windows [1], and find it frustrating that the scroll wheel on my mouse works in the opposite way on each. I realize that this is because Apple's ...
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How do I make my mouse close an app without clicking on the close icon?

I have a Logitech MX 1000 mouse with the latest SetPoint software. Even though I used Setpoint to set a button to do a Close action. It doesn't work with many apps. How do I make my mouse close an app ...
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Sharing keyboard and mouse between two boxes

I have a Mac and PC that I need to share the USB keyboard and mouse connections with. They each have a separate monitor. I think a regular KVM switch is overkill because of the separate monitors, ...
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How to assign a local mouse and keyboard to a seperate display accesible over VNC (ubuntu)?

I want to turn a laptop, a Nexus 10, a mouse and a keyboard into two usable "computers". My current best plan is to create a separate display accessible over VNC for the Nexus to connect to in view ...
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How to catch who slows my mouse cursor?

Often I have such an effect, that my mouse cursor slows like it adheres to the surface of the screen. Mouse is optical and surface of the desk if perfect, so it cannot relate with ball dusting. Also, ...
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How to disable USB Mouse only

I was developing a device driver for a USB mouse which uses the USB HID driver. The problem is that I cannot test out my module as Linux takes over the mouse directly. So how do I find out which ...
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How can I bind scrollwheel to a key in Mac OS X?

I am new to using a Mac, and I have used AutoHotKey applications that rebind the mouse scroll wheel (for example, E = scroll up by 1 mouse wheel "tick" of sorts) to a specific window title, eg. "Game ...
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How to make my mouse go faster?

I had an old Omega mouse. A really cheap one and it got broken. Now I bought an Elephant 2000 DPI mouse and it is going really really slow. Almost half the speed of my other mouse. I checked ...
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How to align Explorer's context menus to the bottom edge of the screen? (rather than having them open above the mouse)

In windows explorer when you move your cursor towards the bottom of the screen and right-click, the context menu opens upwards, above the mouse. Is there a way to open the menu as far down as ...
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tmux middle mouse paste

I have the following tmux options set and the selection works fine and I can paste using <bind key> p. But it doesn't seem to paste when hitting the middle mouse. It just does nothing. The ...
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Is there a signal standard for wireless mice?

I have a wireless mouse (OEM, no information whatsoever) for which I lost the dongle which connects to the PC. I would like to replace it and I am wondering whether there is any standard for the ...
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Change default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks

Is there any way to change the default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks? More precisely, I'd like to make it look like in windows, and even more precisely I want to move the 'point' where the mouse ...
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Cursor moves when left or right clicking on trackpad

I'm on an acer aspire v5-572p. When I am using the touchpad, and I left or right click something, the cursor moves every time by a couple pixels because unfortunately the clicking area, is also a ...
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How can I pause a web page's events while I move my mouse?

Many web pages alter their content depending on where the mouse is (using event listeners such as focus and mouseover). How can I preserve the layout and content of such a web page while I move my ...
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Ghost Scroll on Virtualbox

I'm having a problem with a virtual machine I have in Virtual Box. From time to time it starts scrolling by its own and I don't even touch the wheel in my mouse, it happens regardless of the ...
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Mouse pointer not captured in virtual box

I've installed android x86 into my windows 7 OS via virtual box. Though I can see a small window saying "The Virtual Machine reports that the guest OS supports mouse pointer integration. This means ...
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how can a web page change my mouse speed?

I usually have many tabs open in Firefox and I haven't been able to find one specific website that causes this because I don't seem to notice it right away. I'm going to click on something on my ...
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Scrolling with a mouse on a Mac - either too fast or too slow

I have a Macbook, and love the trackpad. It works like nothing else. However, I've changed the setup of my computer, now use it as desktop with separate monitor, mouse and keyboard. The mouse is a ...
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Windows 8: Occasional cursor movement, clicks, and interface interaction without a mouse or touch pad attached

My cursor is moving (it'll go in a direction, turn, etc, not totally random) and clicking (left and right) without any mouse or touch pad attached. I've uploaded a video of the weird behavior I've ...
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How to enable scrolling and pinching on a Synaptics touchpad?

A Windows update broke the touchpad functionality mentioned in the title. I downloaded the latest software from Synaptics for my SUS VivoBook S400CA, but I still can't scroll or pinch. How can I ...
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Windows 8 - Driver conflict issue

Recently, all USB devices stopped working on my laptop. Devices are powered but not working. Mice, drives, keyboards, and all other devices. For example, when I plug a mouse in, it is identified ...
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How to duplicate a firefox window

I want to know if there is a way to load two firefox windows side by side and whatever i click on the one should be duplicated on the other. I am not talking about tabs because there will be some ...
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Mouse right click for keyboard shortcut [duplicate]

I need when I click on Mouse Right-Click do the same effect like I clicked on keyboard Ctrl + shift + alt + D It will be temporarily event, I hope no restart or any complex settings.
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Is this over sensitivity, driver, or hardware issue

I can't figure out what kind of problem this is. Here is the scenario: Suddenly, the Synoptics touchpad on a Lenovo Yoga 13 started to behave strangely. The most strange thing is when the ...
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Synergy error - can't move mouse vertically on client screen

I'm using synergy - a software to share mouse and keyboard between many computers. I have two machines. One runs ubuntu 14.04, other runs windows 7. And synergy server is running on ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Lenovo Y500 Invisible Mouse Cursor

Title pretty much says it all. I downloaded an automatic quality of life update for WIN8 last night and ever since then have been unable to see my mouse cursor. I can still highlight/click things ...
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Does any mouse really have 11 buttons? [closed]

I have been an OSX user for long, and today while using a scroll mouse I realized in Mission Control it gives us option to choose from Secondary Mouse Button to Mouse Button 11. If I press the scroll ...
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Left click not working on touchpad or mouse

I have a very strange problem. I own a Lenovo ThinkPad E530c. At one point in its life, the left click on the touchpad simply decided to stop working. That keyboard-bound left-click button also did ...
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Mouse clipping between screens even with modified registry key

I am using Windows 8.1 with Two monitors and I am having the most frustrating bug. My mouse will be clipped on the edge of my monitor when it should carry on over to the other screen. I understand ...
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Optical mouse pointer moves opposite lateral way to mouse motion

I have a Logitech wireless optical mouse and Vista 32 bit. When I booted up the other morning I found that the mouse pointer now moves left when the mouse is moved right, and right when the mouse is ...
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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 ...
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VirtualBox/Ubuntu mouse disappears

I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (the host is Windows 7) and have noticed a strange "bug" occurring with the mouse. And yes I installed guest additions. About 50% of the time, when I ...