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

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Scroll wheel in Character Map

Why can't we use the scroll wheel in the Windows Character Map? In every version of Windows I couldn't ever scroll with the scroll wheel of the mouse, but it's the only program that behaves that way, ...
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I can click with a mouse but not move a cursor

It happened suddenly. I have not installed anything new on my PC. I restarted it and then my mouse seems not to work. The cursor was in the middle of the screen and it was invisible. I was not able to ...
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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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Disable TrackPad when physical mouse is plugged in

I have a Lenovo T450s running Windows 10. On my other laptops I had an option in mouse settings to disable trackpad when an external mouse is plugged in. However, on my T450s, the Synaptics control ...
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USB mouse incredibly slow on brand new laptop

Just purchased a Dell Latitude E6540 with a ~16" screen (Windows 7). The mouse is terribly slow, even after adjusting it in Mouse Properties (Pointer Options -> Motion -> Fastest). To move the mouse ...
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Simulating mouse (or joystick) movement with keyboard in Win 7

Pretty much what the "Mouse Keys" that can be enabled via the Ease of Access Centre do, only those are useless because they are extremely slow and have a delay at the start. Some more info: There's a ...
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Configure debounce time in Windows for mouse

My mouse is broken and I am too lazy to buy a new one. The problem is with the left click button. A simple physical click will result in several clicks in Windows. There is already a debouncing ...
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Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse not working

I got a new Dell WM524 Wireless Bluetooth Mouse with a new Dell E5550 notebook. It is simply not working, I have tried with three different computers (Win 7 x64, Win 7 x32, Win Vista) and it is not ...
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Disable trackpad on windows 10

I'd like to disable my laptop trackpad on windows 10 (ASUS type, should that matter). I've tried all the options found while searching via google, most of which target windows 7/8.x. In addition, I've ...
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touchpad/trackpoint latitude d830 not working

I have a Dell Latitude D830 notebook. It is working fine, except for the trackpoint/touchpoint. I have found another question here on superuser stackexchange, to achieve the opposite: enabling the ...
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OSX HID control from PHP

Here's a real challenge: I have created a command that types from the CLI in OS X 10.11. osxtype "hello" will send the actually keyboard keypresses for h, e, l, l and o. it will type into what ever ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server?

I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Windows Server 2003. I am able to remote desktop into the server and it all works fine. The only problem is if I go to the server ...
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Bluetooth not working on MSI GS60 2QE

I have a problem with my Bluetooth and honestly the Killer Network card makes me angry. The bluetooth worked fine since I've bought my computer, but earlier a bug has happened with bluetooth on ...
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Automatic Repair Loop due to faulty Wireless Mouse Driver?

So I've run into an issue. Working on my PC today my logitech mouse suddenly failed on me. Thinking it was just a dead battery I switched to another mouse, yet none of my mice (all wireless logitech) ...
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How to disable new multiple monitor behavior

It seems Microsoft has tried to solve this problem Multi-monitors and the corners of the screen. In previous versions of windows, at least Windows 7 (I haven't tried 8), there is no boundary between ...
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Emulate left mouse button with CapsLock key

I want CapsLock key on my keyboard to act like the left mouse button. I want to be able to perform clicks, double clicks, send mouse down and mouse up events etc. Now I am using AutoHotkey and the ...
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USB mouse pointer lags when external HD is plugged in

So I just discovered the cause of my mouse's "random" lagging. I have a Microsoft 3500 USB mouse and a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500 GB external hard drive. When the former is plugged in, everything is ...
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Center mouse button to move between worksheets

I have an excel workbook with about 30 worksheets. I know I can do Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown to move between the worksheets. Is there a way to do this using the center button on my mouse as well? ...
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How can I reverse mouse movement (X & Y axis) system-wide? (Win 7 x64)

Short Version I'm looking for a way to reverse the X and Y mouse axis movements. The computer is running Windows 7, x64 and Logitech SetPoint 6.32. I would like a system-level, permanent fix; such ...
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Disabling horizontal scrolling using mouse wheel

I am using Windows 7 x64 on an iMac (via BootCamp) with the button-less Magic Mouse that comes with the iMac. I would like to disable the horizontal scrolling that happens when you move slightly the ...
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Why is my mouse randomly deselecting and unclicking?

(Windows 7 x64, Logitech MX1100 mouse) If I click/hold/ the mouse, like on the title bar of a folder to move it, or to select text, the mouse will randomly "unselect" it and then randomly reselect at ...
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Hey guys. Programmable mouse button problems

I've contacted support for this many weeks ago. and have been asking everywhere on the net today. I have a Perixx M-1800B Gaming Mouse. http://www.perixx.com/en/products/mouse/game/MX1800-1.png ...
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Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working

Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working. Will I have to wait for updated driver or is there a way to change settings? I previously had windows 7.
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How to map/bind mouse button as keyboard button in Windows 7?

I'm trying to map/bind my mouse button 4 and button 5 to behave as kayboard num pad 1 and 2, does exist some way to do that? Maybe with some specific software?
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Windows 7 USB drivers corrupted, can't use mouse or keyboard

I recently rearranged the connections of the USB hubs on my motherboard and when I next booted Windows 7 it seemed to corrupt my USB driver store. When the computer starts the keyboard and mouse are ...
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Using Windows 7, how can you use multiple mice (to get multiple cursors)?

Is it somehow possible to use two mice in Windows 7? I think this could be useful; like using two fingers on a multi touch display...
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Weird issue with mouse left and right button not working (but everything else seems fine)

I am having a strange problem with my optical mouse It is a generic mouse with left/right/middle button and scroll wheel Everything works fine, it is detected properly in different computers (so it is ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse no longer connects to Lenovo Z50 Windows 8.1 Laptop

I bought a Microsoft Designer Mouse about two months ago and had virtually no problems with it for about two weeks before it started to disconnect and I had to start manually starting the Bluetooth ...
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Mouse settings/properties dialog box won't open in Windows 7

I have a problem trying to open my computer's mouse settings by either going to the command prompt and typing, 'control mouse', 'main.cpl' (as researched online) or simply by trying to go to the ...
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microsoft designer mouse can't pair on Lenovo, windows 7 laptop

I've tried it all, I purchased a Microsoft Designer Bluetooth® Mouse, but unable to pair it with my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e520. Tried to update system with this, but installation process is stopped ...
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How do I automatically connect at startup to a bluetooth mouse on Debian 8?

I've got a Microsoft bluetooth mouse and I'd like it to work right away at boot. I've used bluetoothctl to pair and trust it, and I can connect to it, but only if I put the mouse in discoverable ...
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Mouse does not work with Remote Desktop

I have a Win 7 64-bit Pro desktop that I am trying to run Remote Desktop on to connect to my Windows Home Server 2011 server. When I connect, my server's desktop is visible and I can see and move my ...
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How to increase mouse sensitivity beyond normal limit?

It's one faster. My office PC (DELL) runs WinXP. It has an el-cheapo DELL laser mouse. I find that maximum mouse sensitivity in Control Panel is not fast enough for me. Is there a way to take my ...
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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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Microsoft bluetooth mouse on RHEL6

I am using rhel6 and I have a bluetooth mouse from microsoft I am trying to pair it on my system but my system won't recognize it. I have followed up with some information which might help with the ...
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keyboard shortcut for mouse right click

What combination of keys produce a right-click and a left-click?
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Is USB supported in safe mode on XP?

According Microsoft, "Universal Serial Bus Devices Do Not Work in Safe Mode" under XP. However, in my testing this is incorrect. USB keyboards, mice and flash drives seem to work fine in safe mode (I ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working Win 8.1 X64 , SSD, asus mb

Following a critical win update 2 days ago, the mouse and keyboard no longer work on win 8.1, X64 with SSD though mouse and keyboard work in bios, i have tried the following: I can get into the ...
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How can I changes trackpad gestures and mouse buttons to access Task View (Multi Desktop) in Windows 10?

I have a Thinkpad with the latest Synaptic driver/software installed and a Logitech MX Performance mouse with SetPoint installed. I know I can switch between desktops using Win+Ctrl and arrows, but ...
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Evoluent mouse user buttons assigned to cut/copy/paste don't work through Windows Remote Desktop

I have my Evoluent mouse user buttons assigned for cut/copy/paste (which saves a ton of time). This works great on my Windows 7 Pro desktop, and my other Evoluent mouse on my Win7 Pro laptop at work. ...
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Change middle mouse button function in Windows

Is there a way to assign a function (like cut/copy/paste) to the middle mouse button or scroll wheel in Windows 7?
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How to make the trackpoint behave like a wheel mouse for SketchUp

When using a wheel mouse with SketchUp, pressing the wheel allows to orbit the drawing. But when I use the trackpoint, pressing the middle button zooms in/out. How can I change the behavior to be ...
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How do I PROPERLY map a keyboard key to a mouse button?

Question summary: I want one of my mouse buttons to be registered as the left Windows button (Super_L) by X11. In my window manager, I can move windows around by holding the "left Windows button" ...
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Logitech MX518 Custom Clicker?

I got an old Logitech MX518 gaming mouse, that, despite its age (2009) still works like a charm. However, recently I decided to take it apart to clean it, but somehow lost the small metallic clicker ...
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Unresponsive desktop on all Linux distributions

I have an Asus X550LN laptop (Intel i7 4500U, 8Gb Ram, Nvidia 840M), I am trying to install any Linux distribution on this laptop for a year now and I am encountering the same problem. I downloaded ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth mouse jitter with Wifi on

I'm facing some weird mouse behavior with my Bluetooth mouse on a PC running Windows 8.1. The problem is that the mouse will periodically begin to "jitter" for some time and then stop again.. And by ...
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Is there a console command to switch the left and right mouse buttons?

My friend has a Mac mouse on a windows. When he clicks the mouse, its a right-click because the settings are reversed. Is there a console command to switch it back? Seeing as he can't fix it with ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices in Windows 7

My Lenovo ThinkPad E320 Laptop running Windows 7 64bit has recently been refusing to detect any Bluetooth devices. I have tried to connect, using 'Add devices' under 'devices and printers' to two ...
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Set mouse or keyboard button to simulate left click and hold or rapid left click repeating in Windows?

Does anyone know a way to configure Windows 7 or use third party software to do this? I would like to click my middle mouse button and have it tell Windows to left click and hold until I click the ...
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PS/2 mouse works with Windows 7 32-bit but not recognised by 64-bit, What to do?

Our USB mouse was stolen and a PS/2 OK_520 Mouse that works OK on my Medion PC, running Windows 7 32-bit, if plugged in before booting, is not recognised by Windows 7 64-bit on a Dell INSPIRONone_19T ...