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

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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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Dual monitors: how to enable cursor edge stickyness

I have recently put up my dual monitor setup, i was looking forward having the Sticky Cursor, but that feature didn't automatically turned on. So i have been looking around, tried messing a little ...
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Scroll wheel behaving erratically

I'm aware of this question, but I was wondering if there was a fix specific to my mouse. I have a perixx mx-2200 mouse, and the scroll wheel is being erratic - jumping up, down, ignoring the scroll, ...
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Switching left and right mouse button functions without switching mousepad buttons

I'm left handed and thus I've switched the functions of the left and right mouse buttons so that the right button is the primary. However, I find that when I'm not using the mouse and thus need to use ...
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Inverting direction of mouse scroll wheel

Is there a way to make a mouse scroll wheel invert its direction? I'd like to scroll upwards and have that action scroll downwards and vice-versa. There is no setting on the Mouse control panel that ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when moving over the Virtualbox guest terminal? Why?

When I move the mouse pointer over the windows it disappears from that windows? What if I need to copy dome text from the guest terminal? Also, I cannot Use the menu key in the guest terminal in order ...
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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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Mouse Not Working in Remote Desktop Connection

I am connecting from a work computer running Windows 7 Enterprise to my home computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I am able to connect and the keyboard works just fine, but the mouse is not visible or ...
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What is this mouse cursor? [on hold]

This mouse cursor is appearing when I try to play minecraft fullscreen, and bumps me to the desktop on any click (left or right). What is it?
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How can I block the ASUS Touchpad driver from working on Win10?

I need to turn the touchpad off, since it is gone crazy and keeps jittering CONSTANTLY. As such, I have tried to do it several times, but it doesn't work. Going on the Device Manager, and ...
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Binding a button on my mouse to scroll wheel actions

To make this perfectly clear, I do NOT want to bind my mouse scrolling to emulate a button. I want to push my scroll wheel to the left and have it scroll up, while pushing it to the right makes it ...
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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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Disable USB's including mouse and keyboard, enable with key combo

I have a specific scenario where I have a computer displaying cameras on screen but the operators keep plugging USB's and keyboard/mouse into it. I am aware that I can disable the USB storage ...
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How to prevent mouse events being captured by an unfocused window?

Mouse events are being captured by unfocused windows when the mouse is over them in Windows 10. This is wreaking havoc on my ability to watch videos on my secondary monitor while playing a game on the ...
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Mouse selection in Office products?

I am always pulling my hairs out of my head when I have to use Microsoft Office. Especially when it comes to select a piece of text with the mouse. I would like to clarify this once for all. ...
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In Mac OS X 10.6, is there a way to disable the trigger that shows the dock when the mouse is at the edge of screen?

I would still like to use the dock and toggle show/hide with the default keyboard shortcut, but just take the mouse trigger out of the equation completely. I know similar questions have been asked ...
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Windows 7 freezes when removing keyboard and mouse

I set up 8 or so rack mount Windows 7. I wanted to remote desktop into the systems after getting them on the network. The problem is I don't have a KVM and I moved the USB keyboard from system to ...
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The mouse pointer in my Ubuntu VM has turned into a little hand with a document, and clicks are ignored. How do I get out of this mode?

The mouse pointer in my Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS VM (running in VMware Fusion) has changed into a little hand holding a document. It doesn't show up in screen-shots. All mouse clicks (left or right) are ...
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how to make less pager respond to scroll wheel and not clear the screen

I know about answers like how-to-make-mouse-wheel-scroll-the-less-pager-using-bash-and-gnome-terminal, which is to remove the -X flag from the $LESS environment variable. But I would like to do both ...
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Toggle Window Transparency With Autohotkey Mouse Hover?

I'd like to obscure a windows contents, until I very quickly "peek" at it with a mouse hover, and then have it return to being obscured/transaprent/etc. when I remove the mouse from the window. Ive ...
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On Windows 7, is there any way to make the scrollwheel's focus follow the mouse?

On Mac OS X I can mouse over something (without clicking on it or giving it complete focus) and use the scroll wheel to scroll it. On Windows (7 at least) which I'm forced to use in my new job, it ...
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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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Windows XP runs New Hardware Wizard for usb keyboard and mouse, can't find drivers

I have a PC that up until a couple days ago was working fine. I moved it from one site to another and now when I plug in the USB mouse or keyboard (the same ones that were working previously) XP ...
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Win7 x64 Taskbar: Add Icon for Specific Tab in Mouse Properties?

The touchpad on my laptop is OK when I need it, but I like to turn it off when I'm using the mouse. To do this, I go into Control Panel > Mouse > UltraNav tab > uncheck Enable TouchPad. I'd prefer to ...
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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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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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Mouse missing on Nextbook computer tablet [closed]

My mouse is missing on my Nextbook 8.1. It was working in maybe June 9-22 and poof, it's disappeared. I didn't do anything to make it disappear and I have tried everything that people say around the ...
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What's the practical difference between raising sensitivity and raising DPI?

I recently purchased a mouse. My old one was fixed at 1,000 DPI, so the only way that I could make a mouse more sensitive (i.e., I need to physically move my hand less to move the cursor the same ...
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rebind microsoft sculpt mobile mouse (windows Key)

using the microsoft sculpt mobile mouse, by downloading the Mouse and Keyboard Center , i can rebind the mouse keys, but the WINDOWS key i can't change it, and that is the only key i may(and want) to ...
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scroll bar stuck at bottom of screen

This problem has been occurring since yesterday. My laptop in on dual boot-Windows 8/Ubuntu. As soon as a webpage is opened or some folder is accessed, the scroll bar shoots to the bottom of the page ...
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bluetooth mouse and keyboard on surface pro interfere

Over the last few years, I've used a number (I've got 4 sets!) of: https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-and-mouse-combo/ to connect full size keyboards and mice to my tablets and ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Swap Mouse Buttons

I use my mouse with both hands and like to switch back and forth for comfort reasons. However, this is made difficult by needing to go through about a zillion layers of menus to swap the buttons each ...
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Make Logitech G502 mouse do nothing in certain applications

I bought a Logitech G502 mouse and installed software from here. But when I opened it up to customize my mouse buttons, there was not an option to make the mouse button do nothing in a certain app. ...
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How to change microswitches (left/right “mouse button”) on Logitech G700?

I already have the new microswitches (left and right mousebutton). Seems like the original ones are for 10 Million clicks, my new ones are for 20 M - OMRON D2FC-F-7N(20M). That's just for whoever ...
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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10

It seems Microsoft has tried to solve this problem Multi-monitors and the corners of the screen. In Windows 7, there is no boundary between monitors and the mouse can move freely across the top of ...
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Mouse clicks suddenly stopped working in Ubuntu

This is a weird one. For some reason, last night my mouse partially stopped working. Movement is fine, but the mouse buttons don't work. Mainly it's the left button, but occasionally the right click ...
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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 ...
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Can I use touch input instead of a cursor with Chrome Remote Desktop?

I'm currently using my mobile device to access my laptop running Windows 8.1 via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. It works fine, however I find it not user friendly having to drag my finger across the ...
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How to set relative display size in Windows 10?

I'm currently configuring my displays in Windows 10. I have a central monitor which is bigger and runs at a higher resolution than the two surrounding monitors. As such, whenever I move my mouse ...
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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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Often mouse stutter on windows 10

I have a really annoying issue where windows 10 freezes/stutters almost every second for a small period of time. It's best noticeable when I move my mouse around in circles. As the mouse moves, every ...
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My mouse scroll button changes volume instead of scrolling

Since yesterday, my mouse scroll button isnt working as it has to. Once i try to scroll down a page, my sound goes down, same with scrolling up->sound increases. Other buttons also not working as ...
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Vagrant / VirtualBox, share mouse and keyboard (mouse integration)

I want to run my IDE within a Vagrant/VirtualBox VM. So I would like to open a view of the VM and interact with the IDE GUI as if it were running on my host. However I've only found two modes for the ...
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While using RDC with two monitors, mouse click occurred not where mouse was

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and a local machine running Windows 7. Local machine is connected to two monitors and when connecting via RDC to the server, both monitors (TVs) are used ...
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Mouse cursor intermittently skips around (Win7)

On occasion my mouse cursor will inexplicably skip to another part of my text. This happens both in my email client (Windows Live Mail) and in text fill-in fields in my browser (Firefox, several ...
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In Windows Chrome, how can I reduce the scroll wheel speed, including in the developer tools?

Running Windows 7 and Chrome. For some reason, one tick of my scroll wheel jumps something like 20-30 lines at one time, far too fast. It's most annoying when trying to use the developer tools, ...
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My VAIO laptop isn't detecting my Bluetooth mouse

I have a Microsoft mouse called Designer Bluetooth, anyways... when I click on add device, I click the button on my mouse, but my laptop doesn't detect it, I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1.
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How do you enable focus follows mouse in Windows 10

I'd like raise-on-click and sloppy focus-follows-mouse on Windows 10 because this is the setup I've been using on Windows and Linux for years. Under Windows 10, I tried the regedit Xmouse changes ...
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How to reconnect a mouse to its receiver?

I have a cheap wireless mouse and it was working great but I bought a new mouse and both were connected but after a few hours the old mouse connected to the new mouse's receiver and won't work with ...
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How do you swap the primary mouse button via commandline in Windows 8 without a reboot?

I've tried RUNDLL32.EXE USER32.DLL,SwapMouseButton But it doesn't work, even when run as administrator. My goal is to make a .bat file that I can call via my fancy shmancy new mouse I bought that ...