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

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Notepad++ > Switch Tabs > Using side click of mouse scroll wheel

SHORT: How to switch between docs/tabs by side clicking mouse's scroll wheel? LONG: I updated Notepad++ to 6.8.3 and lost the abliity to switch tabs by clicking the mouse scroll wheel to the left ...
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Disable y axis mouse movement in DirectInput (Windows 10 x64)

How can I disable the y axis mouse movement in windows in DirectInput (Or the lowest level possible)? And for convenience have a hotkey to re-enable it back
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Using different receiver for a wireless mouse [duplicate]

Huge wireless devices being wasted everyday for not working the paired device or for losing such paired device. Best example is Wireless Mouse, Key Board. These devices work only with originally ...
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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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Windows-7 mouse and touchpad stops working, only restart helps

On my Dell Business Laptop (probably 3 years old) the mouse randomly stops working in Windows 7. The windows pointer will not move, even though I move the USB-mouse or use the built in touchpad. The ...
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Double click in any listbox in windows applications

I am facing a weird issue while double click in windows 7 embedded OS. Consider a listbox having several items and offers a double click functionality to open an item to show more details in separate ...
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How do I reduce the “touchpad mouse movement” area on Windows 10?

Whenever I click the left or right button on the touchpad, the mouse cursor moves a bit. This sometimes has the effect that when I for example try to click a button, the mouse cursor is moved and I ...
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Windows - Make it hard for mouse cursor to move between screens

I have a dual monitor setup on windows 10. I would like my mouse cursor to have a minimum velocoty to be able to move to another screen. Reason: I hate it when I am on the edge of the screen making ...
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Windows 10 applying registry mouse settings

When I manually change any mouse settings in the registry using either regedit or PowerShell (MouseSpeed, MouseThreshold1, MouseThreshold2 MouseTrails, etc.) in the registry under ...
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Sometimes when using VirtualBox the mouse “breaks”. Debian Stretch

When I'm setting things in settings many times I have a bug that my mouse doesn't respond. It's really annoying. It has an icon like when you're dragging something. I can't click anything and one ...
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Wireless mouse 4000 erratic with Windows 10

The last week my Microsoft mouse 4000 started being erratic. All the buttons and scroll functions work fine, it's the pointer: sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. Move the mouse a touch the ...
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Mouse/keyboard product, replaced twice, all have issues

I bought a mouse and keyboard bundle from Amazon a couple of months ago. Within a week of use, the mouse button stopped working. Requested a replacement from Amazon, which I received Within a week, ...
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Is it possible to run windows 8.1 without monitor, keyboard or mouse?

I have windows 8.1 and a macro recorder installed in my laptop. The macrorecorder executes some internet tasks automatically everyday in a schedule. I would like to transfer this automatization ...
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Mouse left click interlocked with a Fn key

This suddenly happened, whenever I left click my mouse, the windows help center is opening (which I figured out, comes up if you press F1 key) So looks like, my left mouse click has been mapped to F1 ...
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How to configure shift + left click to be 'copy link' in Firefox

I want to copy some links into clipboard manager; the standard right click -> copy link is not convenient.
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Some keys are not accepted until the mouse moves

Hardware in question: A Gateway NE56R09h I've had a rummage around and see similar threads, but not quite the same as this issue. Perhaps semi-related, this issue appeared after reinstalling ...
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How to bind clicking both left and right mouse button to close window in openbox

How to bind clicking both left and right mouse button to close current window in openbox? I want to keep the middle button for other action.
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Using Dell middle trackpad button as middle mouse button?

I have one of the various Dell laptops that actually has 5 buttons around the trackpad (a Latitude E5550): I really like the middle mouse button and use it quite often, so I would like to use the ...
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How do I make it so that I can move the mouse and type at same time? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Flex3 and it is Windows 10. The internet isn't really helping me on this. Like none of the instructions on other links are helping me. Does anyone now how I can make it so that I can ...
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Windows 10 automatic repair loop not showing mouse [closed]

I upgraded my pc to windows 10 from windows 7. Everything is installed fine. I signed into the microsoft account and i set the pin. After that I rebooted pc and showed it me this: Your pc did not ...
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Middle mouse button stopped working

My Dell WM123 wireless mouse's middle button has stopped working. Clicking the scroll wheel in chrome used to open new tab or clicking it on any app pinned to the taskbar used to open another instance ...
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Locking mouse movement

I would like to find a way in which I could completely lock mouse movement and unlock it under certain conditions. Why? I dislike automatic mouselook in some videogames and would like to be able to ...
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Muting mouse click on specific part of tablet screen

My surface tablet has broken screen. It just automatically clicks a very specific part of the screen. So I can't use it because mouse cursor goes to that part with frequency higher than 1 click per ...
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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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Strange focus/click issues with Logitech MX1100R wireless mouse

This is a wireless mouse used with a (also wireless) Logitech diNovo Edge keyboard, which has a mouse (trackwheel + buttons) built in. Both use a (different) Logitech BT receiver widget and worked ...
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Keyboard + mouse shortcut combination replacement for virtual desktop

I was fiddling with the virtual desktops feature on Windows 10 and would like to know if there's a way of replacing the standard Control + Windows Key + Arrow Keys with Control + Windows Key + Mouse ...
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Razer left/right click button swap without Synapse

I own a left-handed edition of a Razer Naga 2014 and am running Windows 8.1. I am tired of Synapse 2.0 and the extra "services" it installs. The only reason I require Synapse is because I am used to ...
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How to avoid ContextMenu after long mouse press in Firefox OS Simulator

I installed a chat app in Firefox OS Simulator. That app adds contextmenu event listeners, in which it allows me to remove individual messages. However, that event listener prevents me from ...
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How do I turn off the touch pad?

I have a Cyberpower laptop. All of my hardware was working perfectly bfore I upgraded to Windows 10. I have a USB mouse that is connected, however, my touch pad is still active. How can I turn off ...
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Mouse acting weird on old PC

So I have an old desktop computer with Windows XP on it(yes,shame on me--but I dont use it much so), and ive always had a problem on it that I never really took care of since I dont use this PC ...
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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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mouse not recognised after restoring pc back to factory default

Restored my pc back to factory settings as have bought new one. It is running Windows 10 but will not recognise the mouse now. USB ports are working fine but just will not accept the mouse - which ...
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Hacking using Wireless Mouse Dongle

Yesterday my boss borrowed my wireless mouse and returned it after using it for 2/3 hours. I want to know if he can install something in the connector/dongle to hack my system or access my system? ...
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Xorg and setting mouse properties

I bought myself a Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse and found some information about how to configure the buttons. I settled on the following configuration: xinput set-button-map "Logitech USB ...
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Mouse scrolling within a context menu [Windows]

For some instances, I do have a long right click context menu which results in some options being hidden, requiring clicking of the 'up' and 'down' buttons to see them. However, a mouse scroll is ...
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Can't switch screen in Mouse without Borders in both directions

I've been using Mouse without Borders for a while to control my laptop next to my computer. I already upgraded the laptop to Windows 10 and MwB still worked well, but some weeks ago i got a new 4k ...
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Keyboard/mouse 'sticks' while sticky keys are off on a custom built system

I have had issues with my keyboard and mouse “going crazy” when pressing buttons continously. System parts are listed below. motherboard: ASUS H97-PRO processor: Intel Core i5 graphics: Radeon R9 ...
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Mouse and Keyboard arent working

I have a Medion PC and over the last few weeks my mouse has stopped working completely. When I changed it to another usb-port it was working again. Today it suddenly stopped working at all. The mouse ...
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Logitech wireless keyboard(K270) malfunctioning on certain USB ports

I have a Logitech K270 wireless keyboard and a wireless M185 mouse that are connected via a single receiver to my laptop. When I connect the receiver to the port on the right(there is only one port ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when moving over the Virtualbox guest terminal? Why?

When I move the mouse pointer over the windows it disappears from that windows? What if I need to copy dome text from the guest terminal? Also, I cannot Use the menu key in the guest terminal in order ...
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Binding a button on my mouse to scroll wheel actions

To make this perfectly clear, I do NOT want to bind my mouse scrolling to emulate a button. I want to push my scroll wheel to the left and have it scroll up, while pushing it to the right makes it ...
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How can I block the ASUS Touchpad driver from working on Win10?

I need to turn the touchpad off, since it is gone crazy and keeps jittering CONSTANTLY. As such, I have tried to do it several times, but it doesn't work. Going on the Device Manager, and ...
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Disable USB's including mouse and keyboard, enable with key combo

I have a specific scenario where I have a computer displaying cameras on screen but the operators keep plugging USB's and keyboard/mouse into it. I am aware that I can disable the USB storage ...
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How to prevent mouse events being captured by an unfocused window?

Mouse events are being captured by unfocused windows when the mouse is over them in Windows 10. This is wreaking havoc on my ability to watch videos on my secondary monitor while playing a game on the ...
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Mouse selection in Office products? [closed]

I am always pulling my hairs out of my head when I have to use Microsoft Office. Especially when it comes to select a piece of text with the mouse. I would like to clarify this once for all. ...
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Windows 7 freezes when removing keyboard and mouse

I set up 8 or so rack mount Windows 7. I wanted to remote desktop into the systems after getting them on the network. The problem is I don't have a KVM and I moved the USB keyboard from system to ...
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Toggle Window Transparency With Autohotkey Mouse Hover?

I'd like to obscure a windows contents, until I very quickly "peek" at it with a mouse hover, and then have it return to being obscured/transaprent/etc. when I remove the mouse from the window. Ive ...
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Win7 x64 Taskbar: Add Icon for Specific Tab in Mouse Properties?

The touchpad on my laptop is OK when I need it, but I like to turn it off when I'm using the mouse. To do this, I go into Control Panel > Mouse > UltraNav tab > uncheck Enable TouchPad. I'd prefer to ...
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how to make less pager respond to scroll wheel and not clear the screen

I know about answers like how-to-make-mouse-wheel-scroll-the-less-pager-using-bash-and-gnome-terminal, which is to remove the -X flag from the $LESS environment variable. But I would like to do both ...
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bluetooth mouse and keyboard on surface pro interfere

Over the last few years, I've used a number (I've got 4 sets!) of: https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-and-mouse-combo/ to connect full size keyboards and mice to my tablets and ...