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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Reinstalling Windows 8.1 PS/2 keyboard and mouse drivers

While troubleshooting PS/2 keyboard and mouse problems in Windows 8.1, in Device Manager I uninstalled the grayed out "Microsoft PS/2 Mouse" and "Standard PS/2 Keyboard" and rebooted. Those drivers ...
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X11 evdev mouse generates duplicate events

Lately my x11 server started registering several duplicate mouse click events per single click. I've tried upgrading xorg server and drivers, but it didn't help. Using different mouse doesn't help as ...
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How mouse button re-mappings work?

I installed my new mouse (Anker 2000 DPI Wireless) and then the driver which installs a program named '5-button mouse' that allows me to remap what each button does, standard stuff and everything ...
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How to control multiple PCs with one pair of mouse and keyboard?

I found two softwares: Mouse Without Borders and Synergy. They allow to move my mouse without borders on multiple PCs. I'd like to control all of the PCs at once. In example: I have 3 PCs with ...
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Share desktop monitor/keyboard/mouse with laptop

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 setup on a traditional desk. From time to time, I would like to plug in a Windows 7 laptop and share the keyboard and mouse, (monitor - I am ok with using the ...
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Windows 8.1 multi monitor setup with a vertical taskbar grabs mouse when moving across border [duplicate]

So I'm having a problem with what I believe to be a recent Windows 8.1 update (probably KB2919355). I use a vertical taskbar on the right side between two monitors. When I move my mouse across the ...
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vim: mouse click to resize split but not move cursor

How can I configure vim to use the mouse to resize window splits but not reposition the cursor when I click elsewhere in the buffer ? :set mouse=n enables window split resizing in Normal Mode but ...
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Mouse DPI on startup

I'm on Windows 7 with a Gigabyte M6-6800 mouse. Its DPI settings are 800 and 1600, defaulting to 800. I find that using 800 is quite uncomfortable whether its in gaming or general use, even with mouse ...
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Windows: Is there any way to disable UI resizing?

I'm on Windows. As I always insist on the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any way to disable resizing (like they are locked)? ...
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How do I find the mouse button properties tab when Windows 8 defaults to the “Mouse and Keyboard Center”?

I am trying to switch my primary and secondary buttons on my mouse. This used to not be a problem for me. I would go to "change mouse settings" and click the "button" tab. Now, however, I see a new ...
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How to disable turning on computer by mouse clicking?

I have a PC with installed Windows 8. If I want to turn it on after computer sleeping (or however it is called :P), I can simply do mouse click. The problem is: my mouse is really sensitive and ...
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Windows 8 seems to be remote controlled?

Recently I have detected that my mouse pointer moves by itself sometimes and even clicks/open random programs/files. I have no idea if this is hardware related since I am using my laptop connected to ...
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USB mouse gets stuck on top right corner

My USB mouse every now and then (which means pretty often :) gets stuck in the top right corner of the screen with no apparent reason. If I unplug and plug back the USB cable, then it resumes working ...
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Change effect of Back and Forward button on mouse

I have a mouse and it has two buttons : Back and Forward . Is there any method to change the function of this two buttons ? For example, i want to change them into : PageUp and PageDown.
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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 ...