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

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How Do I Stop HP X3500 Mouse Changing DPI Settings When I Hold Down Left + Right Buttons?

I have purchased the HP X3500 wireless mouse, and frequently interact with applications which require me to simultaneously click on the left and right mouse buttons. Every time I do this the DPI value ...
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Win7: Mousewheel setting lost after each standby/reboot

I use an external mouse (logitech wireless M305) with my Win7 64bit Lenovo X1 Carbon Laptop. After each reboot or wakeup from standby or hybernate the setting which controls the number of lines ...
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How to make mouse jump from one screen's border to another screen in a Windows PC with multidisplays?

My laptop, running Windows 7 Pro, is connected to a docking station with 3 monitors. The screens' disposition is something like that : Monitor 1 is 1366x768 (laptop) Monitor 2 is 1920x1280 ...
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How to get side buttons working on mouse in Linux running in VMware player

I have the Razer Deathadder mouse (left handed edition) and some of the buttons don't work on Linux. For example the back and forwards buttons on the side, pressed by the thumb don't work and pressing ...
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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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How can I prevent my USB mouse to interfere with standby, on Linux?

I am using RHEL workstation. My USB mouse interferes with standby - if I press the sleep button, the computer tries to standby, but instantly wakes up. If I remove the USB mouse, standby works. ...
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Why, on Windows, does the scroll speed increase when moving the cursor horizontally?

I've found that if I'm selecting text, cells in Excel, etc. by clicking & dragging, and moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen it scrolls automatically and has a constant speed. If I move ...
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Windows 8.1 - Automatically enabling enchance pointer precision?

I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I'm using a Razer Taipan with Razer Synapse 2. Every time I reboot, the Enhance pointer precision option is re-enabled, so I disable it every time as it makes the mouse ...
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left mouse click not function when click on windows start or double click on desktop icon in windows 7

When I left click on windows start in windows 7, no program menu is prompt(No reaction). And it is also no reaction when I double click on any icon on the desktop. What can I do? Thanks
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Program that enables autoscroll anywhere

Autoscroll is handy, but I can't use it in explorer and many other programs. Is there any application that could enable autoscrolling universally? Cheers
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How do I get PowerPoint drag with MouseWheel to work?

here in the office in some computers you can, when zoomed in a slide, go around by dragging the screen with the mouse wheel pressed. Like the hand tool in Adobe products. This does not work but in all ...
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Mouse scrolling doesn't work right, sometimes wont work at all

This is a problem Iv'e seen multiple questions about but all of them mostly got answered by answers that don't help me, hence I'm asking my own. Iv'e been having this issue with mouse for a while ...
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How can I best adjust the mouse in Linux for a high-resolution display?

I got a 4K (3840x2160) display, and haven't been happy with the mouse functionality in Linux. It feels aesthetically laggy / choppy, and functionally, slower to navigate. Has anyone spent time tuning ...
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pinch to zoom feature is not working?

When I try to pinch to zoom, My Pavilion 15 series notebook scrolls instead. I have checked the settings and updated the software.
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double click drag to select text in OSX

On windows I can double click a word and then drag the selection, which does a by-the-word selection change. It's a lot easier to select areas of text like this as you don't need to absolutely get ...
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Alt+Scroll speed up for Google Chrome

In Firefox I have grown rather dependent on the Alt+Mouse-scroll-wheel. It makes the number of lines scrolled with mouse to be at a much higher factor. E.g.: about:config ...
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Track pad stopped responding at all, but still appears in device manager

My laptop (14" Razer Bade) touch pad (Synaptics) has stopped working, but in a rather odd way. It started with the mouse pointer moving around erratically at times, a then it stared to freeze up for a ...
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Mouse & Keyboard don't work after restart

Seems to be driver problems with Intel USB 3.0 extensible Host Controller. I've done everything short of re installing windows so far. I've re installed all drivers. Here is where it gets weird. If I ...
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Laptop Shuts down when USB mouse is connected?

I have a MSI laptop,and using Windows 7, my sensor is not working so I bought a new USB mouse for a month it was working good but now whenever I connect it in any of my laptop ports, it automatically ...
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Water on Logitech M345 Wireless mouse.

I accidentally dropped water on it, and it seemed fine, so I continued using it. But after 20-30 minutes a red led light appeared on the mouse, and it stopped working. Is there anything I can do, or ...
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Click on the other side of a vertical split in Emacs

I split emacs vertically and have xterm-mouse-mode enabled (I am using PuTTY). If I split the left half horizontally, I can use my mouse to easily click between the buffers. If I attempt to click the ...
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How to change mouse scrollwheel lines on an Acer Aspire 7741?

My Acer Aspire mousewheel is set to the default setting and I need to increase the amount of lines it scrolls by. Normally this wouldn't be a problem on Windows 7, but the Mouse Properties Window does ...
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The USB mouse sticks in Windows 7 after automatic attempt to fix the boot

Avast Antivirus asked me to delete a probable virus and to restart to perform a checking. I had to stop the checking at the middle of the procedure as I needed the computer. It was imposible to turn ...
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Mouse hardware frustration

The mouse is a wonderful invention, but every one I've ever bought other than the very most basic has failed me in one way or another. Hopefully the collective wisdom of the superuser community can ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 8.1 after booting

I recently installed Windows 8.1 Pro. The only driver I installed was the chipset driver for my motherboard ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3. When I start my PC, keyboard and mouse are responding in BIOS. But ...
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Invert tab scrolling direction with mouse scroll button in Google Chrome

When using the Google Chrome, you can scroll over your tabs when you hover your mouse over them and then scroll with the scroll button. My problem is that I'd like to reverse the way it scrolls ...
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Tmux copy-pipe with mouse selection

I use copy-pipe on OS X to share the system clipboard with Tmux 1.8: unbind -t vi-copy Enter bind -t vi-copy Enter copy-pipe "reattach-to-user-namespace pbcopy" This works when entering select mode ...
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Gateway NE56R & mouse swipe gesture…how to disable?

Can anyone tell me how to shut off the swipe gesture mechanism on my computer? It's driving me crazy. I cannot use a single application without having my computer screen minimize every time I move my ...
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How do I enable scrolling with mouse wheel in Ubuntu 12.10 running in Win 8 Hyper-V?

I created a virtual machine with Ubuntu 12.10 on it in Hyper-V on Windows 8. I have a Logitech mouse with a scroll wheel that works fine when I'm not in the virtual machine. Is there a way to enable ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux 4 Tegra

I am a new person in Tegra Linux development. I have Tamontem NG Evaluation board with Tegra 3 Chip. I installed L4T sample file system from NVIDIA tegra Resources ...
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Experiencing mouse lag after upgrading to Windows 8.1

After I upgraded my PC to Window 8.1 I'm experiencing mouse lag when playing any of my Call of Duty games. I'm using an Anker 8000 USB mouse and the lag is really noticeable.
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Why I have to replug my mouse occasionally?

I've got two USB wired mouses (mice?): "Mad Catz R.A.T.7" and "Canyon CNL-MBMSO02". From time to time when I start my computer I find the latter mouse not working. But it starts working if I replug ...
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How to permanently TURN ON “inspect element” on CHROME and FIREFOX

i mean, how to turn it on, as the elements should be selected with mouse click, like in OPERA. (i know, there is such option to "select with mouse click" in FF and Chrome, but they are turned on only ...
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Is there a way to access the profiles stored in my Logitech G700 mouse with a Windows 7 Virtual Machine?

I am running Debian Wheezy and there is not any way (that I know of) to modify the mouse profiles on my Logitech G700 mouse. On this system, I have a Windows 7 virtual machine that I run in Virtual ...
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Elementary OS Luna 0.2 Synaptics Touchpad settings persistent

I have a problem making my touchpad settings persistent. I have installed Elementary OS Luna 0.2 few weeks ago, I'm quite new to linux but know my way around the computer. By default my Two Finger ...
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Mouse and keyboard is not working in VMware

I installed Mac OS X in VMware. With that setup, Mac's mouse as well as keyboard is not working in VMware. How do I get my mouse and keyboard working?
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Chrome: middle mouse button overriden on certain web pages? [duplicate]

Normally when I click on a link in Chrome with a middle mouse button, the page open s in a new tab. I find it useful and would like it to always work that way. But on some sites, specifically ...
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Disable mouse support for Linux

How does one disable all mouse support on Linux? Be it USB mouse, be it PS mouse, how does one make all of the connected mouse devices to be disabled? I'm working on a surveillance camera monitoring ...
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Mouse Hang with voltage fluctuation

I bought a new assembled PC about a month ago, but for the past 7 or 8 days I found my mouse cursor hangs every time there is a voltage fluctuation on my UPS (when sound comes from the ups the mouse ...
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Left click and enter not working

Sometimes when I turn on my homemade desktop computer (running 64-bit Windows 7), the left mouse click and enter key doesn't work. They work well in BIOS, as well as on the Windows 7 BCD and login ...
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Notepad++ disable document switcher mouse shortcut

Notepad++ has this feature where you can right click + mousewheel to scroll between documents. My problem is that I hit this all the time by accident resulting in minor (yet cumulative) annoyances ...
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Mousepad and keyboard freeze

I have a brand new Asus P55VA laptop. From time to time at random moments the mousepad and the keyboard freeze for about 1 second. If there is an external mouse or keyboard attached then this external ...
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Very Strange USB Issue

So, I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 (Raring), and I'm having a very strange USB issue. From time to time, I am experiencing hard system locking any time the mouse -MOVES-. When the mouse is stationary, the ...
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Mouse wheel suddenly scrolls 7 times faster than usual

I'm using a Windows XP image in VirtualBox. Then my scroll wheel suddenly began scrolling 21 lines at each tick instead of the usual 3. Why it does this and how can I reset it? It's very annoying and ...
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PC automatically moves pointer/cursor without mouse

My computer has suddenly started to move the mouse pointer to the upper right direction, then I unplugged the mouse and after that tried with another working mouse and it did the same, then I've did a ...
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Accidentally uninstalled my touchpad drivers from Device Manager

I had a problem with my cursor jumping to top-right of the screen and I found an answer here to try to disable the touchpad driver, but I couldn't find the disable option and I uninstalled it instead. ...
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USB device (Mouse receiver) not recognised

I have a Logitech MX 1100 wireless mouse. The receiver suddenly stopped working. It was working just fine when I turned off the computer last night. On turning it on again approximately 14 hours ...
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How to install Windows Vista mouse drivers without mouse or keyboard working

I can boot into Vista just fine, but the mouse and keyboard (both USB) are not working. However, they are both working fine up until Vista boots. Immediately after boot, the found new hardware dialog ...
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Left mouse click doesn't hold (not a mouse hardware issue)

When I left click on my mouse and try to drag something or scroll down a page, it often loose the hold... I first though it was a hardware mouse problem, so I try to switch the left and right button. ...
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Using keyboard disables touchpad left button for a second on Acer laptop in Windows 8.1

The problem is present in the whole system not only in games: desktop, chrome, games, everywhere. When I press any "input key" on a keyboard for example in desktop I can't select the file by left ...