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

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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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Pressing any key stops mouse from working, Backspace acts as “home” (Windows 7, Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319)

The Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319 I'm working on has two seemingly related problems. Firstly, the backspace key deletes one letter then acts as a "home" key. Del also does this. Surrounding physical keys ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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Alienware TactX Mouse does not connect. Device Manager says it has malfunctioned

My alieware tactx mouse was working fine a month ago but now is off and does not show up. I have windows 7 64 bit Alienware. Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) ...
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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 ...
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Weird selection behaviour in Word 2010

I am not a very avid Word user, so I stumbled across this: When selecting text with the mouse, Word automatically aligns the selection to word boundaries. Can I disable this behaviour? I usually click ...
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PS/2 keyboard and mouse issues

I've experienced an incredibly weird problem with my PS/2 mouse and keyboard. For a few months now I've been running Windows 8.1 Pro and everything seemed to work fine. Today I removed all of the ...
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Why does the light on the bottom of an optical mouse light up brighter when clicking or scrolling?

This seems like a very obvious question, but I could not find the answer anywhere. Why does the little light on the bottom of an optical mouse light up brighter (very briefly) when you click a mouse ...
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External HP Mouse Suddenly stopped working In Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have an external HP mouse which was working fine with this Toshiba laptop, now suddenly it is not working anymore only on this laptop. On other laptops, the mouse is working fine and any other ...
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How does Windows 7 taskbar “color hot-tracking” feature calculate the colour to use?

This has intrigued me for quite some time. Does anyone know the algorithm Windows 7 Aero uses to determine the colour to use as the hot-tracking hover highlight on taskbar buttons for ...
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Panasonic CF-31 Versapad mouse pad

I have a Panasonic CF-31 and the default setting on the Versapad mouse pad is for scrolling bar on. When I turn it off it is set until I restart. How can I make the scroll bar off permenant?
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Windows not recognizing mouse or keyboard

I purchased myself a Wild Dog Performance from System76 for Christmas and I am loving it; I've been forced to use Windows at work and having a machine that runs Ubuntu perfectly is a welcome relief ...
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How does a packet of RDP mouse/keyboard click look?

I just cant find it on wireshark when sniffing the RDP connection.. Can anyone show me how they look and how can I distinguish between them? Of course it would be encrypted but the main question is ...
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Change necessary mouse speed to get mouse cursor to monitor with smaller resolution

I use two monitors (22" and 27") with windows 7. They differ in screen resolution that's why there's always a part of the bigger monitor "overlapping" the smaller one. To pass this overlapping part ...
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When I reboot going from Linux to Windows, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work

When I'm on Linux and I reboot the machine and choose to boot on Windows 7, the keyboard and mouse are turned off, like they aren't receiving power. After another reboot they work fine (unplugging and ...
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Mouse Not Recognized Driver Issue Ubuntu 13.10

To clarify, my mouse works perfectly fine in Windows 7 and it auto installed the drivers. It also came with a button configuration disk for Windows (gaming mouse). However when I use it on Ubuntu it ...
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Multiple left mouse click causes Windows 7 OS to hang

I've this strange problem for sometime on my Fujitsu Windows 7 laptop 64 bit. If I left double click my USB mouse too many times or too rapidly (I'm not sure which), my OS will hang completely, the ...
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Brand new (bought today) acer travel mate's mouse stopped working after I did something (wrong!)

Today I bought an acer travel mate notebook 253M (intel core i3-3110) from amazon.de. I clicked on something (in German) without knowing its meaning, and then the laptop's mouse is not working, it's ...
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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 ...
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Do we have a mouse + touch pad input device for PC?

Its a mouse, so you can maneuver it on a mouse pad rather than moving your finger. Its a touch pad, so you dont have buttons that produce annoying clicking noise. You left "click" by tapping on the ...
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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 ...
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Microsoft wireless mouse scroll speed too high

I am using arch linux. I have a new microsoft wireless mouse which scrolls(with the middle scroll wheel) too fast. I don't use kde or gnome but openbox and sometimes xmonad. I want to know how I can ...
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Prevent Moving Mouse / Pressing Key on Keyboard from stopping Windows from Locking

I currently have my computer set to go to screensaver and lock the workstation after 10 minutes. Everything works fine but if someone is near the computer and it is about to lock, you see the screen ...
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Logitech G600 mouse buttons started opening new tabs with Clipular website by itself

I have a Logitech G600 mmorpg mouse, which has 12 side buttons and an extra GShift button, which serves as Ctrl key. I have binded some of the buttons to Ctrl+Alt+0 through 9, so I can control my ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to log off windows 8.1 on wireless mouse disconnect?

I'm running a laptop with windows 8.1, I often run it in public places where sometimes I leave it for a few minutes and I started to think would it be possible to log off and log on when I switch off ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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why has my computer mouse started jumping and freezing?

I have an Imac which i have been running on 10.6 for ages and was fine but I just upgraded to 10.9.1. It was working fine for a week and now my mouse either moves with incredible slowness and short ...
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mouse won't connect properly

This is maybe a question from a lower than average level, but I figured this place was the best chance of getting an solution to my little problem... I've bought a Sharkoon Fireglider mouse with 7 ...
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How to prevent two finger + click muting the audio?

On my new Fujitsu A544, when I touch the touchpad with two fingers and left click, it mutes/unmutes the audio. How do I disable this behavior? It's annoying doing it by mistake. The software is ...
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magic mouse scroll broken

I'm using an iMac with wireless keyboard and mouse. The mouse has stopped scrolling in email, but scrolls in face book and on internet. I can go up and down the mail list with the arrows, but when I'm ...
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Weird, Random Mouse Movements and Clicks in Ubuntu 12.04.02 - Nvidia Related?

I had some Nvidia issues recently on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop system - not a LAPTOP, so no touch-pad related issues... I tried everything I could think of, including purging all Nvidia drivers and ...
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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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How to use mouse without borders in 2 separate locations

I found mouse without borders and it works great. I have my laptop and desktop at home setup and using it daily. I would also like to use mouse without borders at work as well. I want to use my ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Elan touchpad on Windows 8?

I just got a new Windows 8 laptop. So far the biggest problem is the hideous Elan-powered touchpad. It has a crazily-fast and sensitive scroll speed, and has the scroll direction inverted. The ...
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Windows 8.1 Mouse pointer will not switch from Default

I have a high DPI monitor, so I tend to use the large Mouse cursors. Recently, regardless of what cursor theme I select, it uses the default theme. It doesn't even work if I specifically change a ...
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Type to navigate and open anything on screen by using keyboard ? Similar to shortcatapp.com

Is there a way to let me type and navigate to anywhere on the screen ? It's definitely faster than searching for the text on the screen. On Mac, I knew there's such app: http://shortcatapp.com/ . Any ...
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MPC-HC Seekbar Not Jumping to Correct Position with Mouse Click

On my MPC-HC video player installation, the seekbar is not moving to the correct position whenever I click to move it. Instead, it moves either slightly ahead or behind where my cursor clicks. Since I ...
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Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
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Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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Windows 7 Touch Screen Stylus Appears to be stuck in a Mouse Down State

I work at a company where we work on software for some tablets that run full Windows 7. All of these devices have an attached stylus. Each of these stylus have a button on the side of them for an ...
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Set extra mouse buttons without extra software

I'm running windows 7 on a new computer that my work sent me. Security is a big thing for them and the whole computer is locked down to a very small subset of features. I can only access the desktop ...
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Win7 USB mouse driver no longer handling KVM switching

I have been using a 2-port USB KVM switch for years without problems, but in the last few days when I switch back to my win-7 PC the mouse is not working correctly; the mouse hover events register and ...