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

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Can my pc be hacked through a wireless keyboard / mouse dongle?

I have a pc not connected to the internet (to keep my files totally secure). Could the hard drive of my pc be accessed through a usb dongle used wirelessly to connect a mouse and keyboard?
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Scroll wheel boosts

I have a little over two years old Logitech Performance Mouse MX that has had a problem the last two months or so. When I'm scrolling websites, it sometimes gets a boost and can scroll a lot more than ...
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Keyboard and mouse being deatached during W7 work and cannot be reatached (even in differenet port) until system reboot

I have very strange problem with my USB mouse and keyboard: Sometimes during normal work in W7 they became deatached (there is that funky sound of deataching device in W7), without any my ingeretion. ...
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Mouse scroll need reset every time boot up

Every time I boot up, the mouse wheel scrolls 1 page each time. I need to disconnect the mouse from the computer, and replug in, then it will be normal and scrolls about 3 lines per scroll. How can ...
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Synergy with lineage2

Synergy v1.4.12 works fine with any application except Lineage 2. PC1(server) with Win7x64, PC2(client) with Win7x64. When a window of Lineage 2 is in the foreground, the mouse not move to another ...
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Windows 7 laptop - Jittery mouse

Toshiba Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit laptop. The Synaptic touchpad that comes with the laptop has always been erratic, mouse jumps around all the time. So I disabled it (even removed the device ...
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How to solve jumping mouse cursor event?

I have Windows 7 32 bit installed recently in my HP Pavillion laptop. Before this version, I used another Windows 7 32bit version. During that time, there was no problem with my mouse cursor. but this ...
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double click doesn't work on win8 desktop from first time

i have win8 and double clicking works fine after entering my computer. However, on the desktop when i double click any icon it doesn't open until the third click. i tried removing the domain user from ...
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Shaky pointer issue on a PC

I have a strange issue that is driving me mad. My girlfriend has a computer with this hardware specs: Asus P5QL-E Rev.2.05G Sockel 775 Mainboard Thermaltake 600W Intel e7500 Corsair ddr2 2x2Gb 800mhz ...
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Mouse intermittently freezes when laptop is closed but monitors connected via DisplayPort

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on an HP Envy 17 3D. I like to use extra monitors so I connected one via the DisplayPort port. I plan to add a second external monitor later, and use this laptop as a desktop ...
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Microsoft Mouse Installation

Can not find a resolution to error code 2146762485 I have looked on several Websites to no avail. I am trying to get my Microsoft Wireless Intellimouse Explorer 2.0 to operate. I have looked on ...
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How to do horizontal scrolling in a web browsrer by pixels?

Just pressing right or left button is no good for me - it makes too big skips. Using mouse by clicking and dragging the slide bar is better, but still I have a feeling that my hand is too rough and ...
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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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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 ...