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

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Mouseclick deselects programs unless 'run as administrator'

Whenever I click, using either of my laptop's mice, on any program, the program moves to the background. I cannot click in the program's window, anywhere. I can click on the desktop, and when I ...
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Two mice, two motion speeds

I have two mice attached to my notebook on the docking station: one BT and one USB. I expect they have different resolution or sensitivity because BT one moves cursor over the screen faster than the ...
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Nonphysical way to disconnect mouse USB

When I switch between two machines with a KVM, the wirelss mouse gets messed up for one machine (Ubuntu). To fix it, I unplug the USB dongle from the KVM switch then plug it back in. I don't know ...
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Dell Optiplex 755 - Windows 7 - Mouse buttons swapping at random

I have imaged a Dell Optiplex 755 with Windows 7 32-bit, at random, the mouse buttons swap themselves over. This is rectified when the user logs off and logs back on. The reg entry for the mouse is ...
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Turn off Windows 8 mouse/screen shortcuts

I recently installed Windows 8, and yesterday I tried playing some games on it. The games were running smooth, but every time my mouse cursor ( in-game ) was anywhere near the top left or bottom left ...
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How to disable middle mouse button calling Instant Viewer?

I am using middle mouse button to rotate 3D scene in blender. Unfortunately, sometimes, for some reason, Windows intercepts my clicks as some gesture or may be just as single middle-click and ...
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Win 7 — mice only work in safe mode — what does it mean?

My Windows 7 system on Mac via Boot Camp isn't seeing any mice. Mice were working fine up until yesterday, then suddenly stopped working for no apparent reason. Move the mouse around, cursor stays ...
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How to change the step of volume scroll in VLC?

When I roll the mouse scroll wheel in VLC, the volume changes. But it changes too rapidly: like 83%-70%-58% Can I change the step used like to 1-5% at a time?
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RDP: Using host's keyboard and mouse?

This may sound crazy... but is there any way to use the host's keyboard and mouse when using RDP? I mean there is a headless Windows machine in my room. I often use Remote Desktop on one of my idle ...
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USB Ports, Biometric device and webcam not working in Windows 8 after uninstalling a AT&T software

I had installed a VPN software some time ago. After I uninstalled that, my USB connections, the fingerprint reader and webcam stopped working. USB connections include memory stick, mouse, keyboard. ...
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How to enable/disable keyboard by pressing a key

I already have this code that holds the mouse on the middle of the screen. and by pressing CTRL+F5 it disables the script. I would only like to add a part where when the script is on, the letters of ...
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Windows 8 Dragging Touchpad and Keyboard Not Working

So i bought a new laptop the Samsung np300e5c it has windows 8, first i updated the bios and chip set drivers also touch pad using samsung SW update. Problem: When I'm using Cinema4d I can scale ...
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MS Word 2010/2013 Cannot select text after typing

I have a problem that started manifesting itself a week ago. I'm using MS Word 2010 to type a mathematical document (lots of diagrams, images and, of course formulae). I noticed that I was no longer ...
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Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center - Slow response for App-specific shortcuts

So a few months ago, I bought a new MS mouse, and was surprised that they'd discontinued Intellipoint in favor of this Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center. It seems to have the same functionality ...
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How to speed up scrolling in windows 7?

When I scroll a list for example in Total Commander Synchronize Dirs, or in a text file with its Lister, scrolling is very slow, if I do multiple scrolls at once. The problem is that if the lines I ...
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Switch between several connected USB mice on Windows

I have a Windows computer with two simple plug-n-play USB mice connected. By default, both mice have control over the pointer. I am looking for a tool/command line command that allows me to switch one ...
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Confused about the two extra buttons on the Cyborg R.A.T. 5

I got a RAT 5 today and it's working fine now. But there are two extra buttons I'm a little confused about. One is the one which switches profiles, and the other is by the scroll wheel and says "DPI" ...
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USB Keyboard and Mouse Stop Working Sometimes

Recently my USB keyboard and mouse has been stopping working randomly every once in a while, and only working again after I restart my laptop. Putting them in different usb slots doesn't help, and ...
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Create/add a non existing key to mouse

My Trust GXT 10 mouse, which I use on Windows 7, has 10 buttons so I can modify them to simulate other key presses. For example, I could put the Button 1 of my mouse to enter A every time I press it, ...
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Set mouse sensitivity beyond maximum

There are many, many duplicates to this. I do not wish to buy a mouse with higher DPI. If setting my mouse speed higher degrades the performance, that would still be fine. I have tried setting ...
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Mouse issue with Warcraft 3 FT and Wine

I'm using Linux Mint 15 with Cinnamon DE and my video-card is nVidia GTX 660. When I use Wine to run Warcraft III Frozen Throne, everything works fine, but I can't minimize the game. I've discovered ...
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Synergy: Can I flash the screen when mouse enters?

I am new to Synergy, which seems like a very cool product! The problem I have is that with 6 monitors I can never find the mouse cursor. Is there a way to flash a monitor when the cursors enters, or ...
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Using Surface as a CPU, is it possible to use a laptop's display + keyboard to operate it?

I was wondering if there is anyway that I could have the Surface Pro's screen extend onto my laptop's - in a dual monitor setup using something like MaxiVista (which does not work with Win8) but one ...
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Force mouse pointer to show on touchscreen Windows 8 device

I am trying to use VNC to control a Windows 8 tablet. Because the device does not have a mouse, it will not show a pointer, even when I'm connecting to it with VNC. The specific VNC client I'm using ...
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Mouse wheel stuck down, how to remap a broken button.

My mouse wheel is pressed inside and stuck. I can't seem to fix it. I am not able to get a new mouse at short terms either. I have the feeling the middle mouse button is pressed continuously which is ...
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My old mouse for my old computer is broken. Where can I get another one or an adapter?

I have an old computer with the mouse not working because the cable connector is broken on the mouse. The mouse connection is directly on the computer, not on the keyboard. The mouse connection(which ...
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Boot CD - mouse enabled

Is there a boot manager (like Ultimate Boot CD) which enables the use of a USB mouse? The reason I need one is because I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 on a computer that doesn't have a PS/2 port. ...
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Windows/Windows Games only support 5 buttons

When playing any game on Windows, if I trying to remap any key on my mouse that is higher then button 5, it won't notice it being pushed. I doubt it's a problem with the mouse, because the software ...
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Experiencing periodic mouse/keyboard lockups when booting to Windows 8 installation USB, then BSOD

I'm trying to upgrade my new build from Windows 7 64 bit to Windows 8 64 bit. When I boot to the USB the mouse and keyboard cut out every 2-3 seconds for about 2 seconds. Then when I hit the install ...
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Cannot click on anything in Windows 7

I've searched this thoroughly and haven't found any solutions. There are no duplicates that I've found thus far. I'm running Windows 7, and just today (not following any Windows updates, driver ...
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GNU screen: change focus in split windows with mouse

Is there a way to enable proper mouse support in GNU screen so that I can switch the focus between split windows using my mouse? In other words, I'm looking for a mouse-driven alternative to typing ...
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I can drag my mouse over to my 2nd monitor while gaming

Just as the title says, I can drag my mouse over to my secondary monitor while playing some games. Not all games. For example, I am currently playing GTA 3 (practicing for a speedrun which makes ...
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Using a Griffin Powermate as a foot operated left mouse click

I thought my career in programming would ruin my wrist until I set up one of these bad boys as a foot operated left mouse click. It works well enough, but it won't execute a left click if I'm ...
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Mac OSX 10.6.8 - System settings through command line

I would like to be able toggling the "Ignore embedded trackpad when a mouse or a trackpad is connected" in System preferences > Universal access > Mouse and trackpad from terminal, from the ...
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Windows 7 often does not respond on the first click

I think the Windowing interface in my Windows 7 installation may be sick. Desktop icons and buttons in programs and the window close button often do not respond on the first click. Now and then they ...
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Operate mouse by drawn paths?

Can I set my mouse to follow a path? Not a recorded path but a drawn path? (with anchor points and handles) Better yet can I make it click at certain intervals?
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Android remote mouse: use data connection instead of WiFi

I've tried various Android remote mice apps that all require WiFi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.djpsoft.remote&hl=en ...
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Common tmux scrolling solutions are not working

I have the following in my .tmux.conf file: set -g mode-mouse on set-window-option -g mode-mouse copy-mode set -g terminal-overrides 'xterm*:smcup@:rmcup@' In all running sessions, I used C-b ...
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Windows XP (Home) Keyboard and mouse don't work

Okay, let me paint the picture: I recently got a new build, using an old (unused but slightly scratched) Windows XP disc until I can afford 7. However, my mouse (Razer Deathadder) and keyboard (Razer ...
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How to replace a USB wireless mouse receiver in this case?

My mouse is quite good, but unfortunately the USB wireless receiver is as big as an adult's little finger (pinky). It breaks easily when the laptop is moved. I want a micro receiver and the company ...
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mouse right click/left click/scroll don't work in the middle of the screen

I think this might be the weirdest thing I've ever seen a computer do. It's a Windows 7 SP1 machine. When I position the arrow in the middle portion of the screen, nothing I do with the mouse, except ...
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Use 2 Mouse Cursors on the same Computer

I understand that questions like this have being answered before, however mine is slightly different. Basically I run automated tests which mean that the mouse cursor is moving around the screen ...
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Mouse click highlights the entire word

I don't know how it happened but suddenly whenever i click anywhere in any text in any program it highlights the entire word, super annoying. How can i turn it off please? Windows 7 logitech mx1000
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When mouse pointer scrolls off right side of screen, can it re-appear automatically on left?

I thought I had seen this before, but I am not sure how to implement it. If I move the mouse to the right edge of the screen, when I move it off screen, it automatically re-appears at the left side of ...
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How do I set up the “Show Deskop” shotcut key for the R.A.T 9 mouse

I've programmed the back button on my mouse to execute the shortcut Win+D (Show desktop). But when I press it, its just opening the Start menu and typing D into any program that was active (ie. ...
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Mouse Quits Working in Linux After Login

I am having problems with my (USB) mouse! I'm reinstalling my computer, and every time I get started up, I can move my mouse for about 10 seconds from when I start moving it, then it won't move, ...
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Just upgraded to Windows 8 - touchpad scrolling now extremely slow

Just like it sounds - I had Windows 7 and the touchpad scrolling was smooth and quick. Upgraded to Windows 8 and now it's very slow when I scroll through things. I set the scrolling speed to fastest ...
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How can I stop missing the corners of my dual-monitor setup?

I have two monitors side-by-side at the same resolution. The problem with this setup is that Windows makes use of the far corners of all monitors for the Start Button, close buttons, desktop peek, ...
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Shaking cursor with laser mouse

I have a Sweex MI612 (cheap laser mouse) and a Logitech M705 (somewhat less cheaper laser mouse). But when using the Logitech mouse, I get a shaking cursor: http://youtu.be/aJOeISlWloA The software ...
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windows 7: mouse can't move or resize windows

When I mouse-drag a window's titlebar, the window doesn't move. When I alt-space, m, arrow keys, the window does move (and then mouse-drag works, until I click and release the mouse button.) Same ...