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

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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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Windows 8 swipe gestures (synaptics no registry files)

I have an Asus s400c ultrabook and now some of its touchpad gestures like two fingers in metro UI, right egde and up edge swap wont work but rest of the gestures work pretty fine. I checked registry ...
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Is there a way to get Mac style gestures on my Windows laptop?

Is there a driver or program that will make my HP Windows 7 laptop recognize gestures similar to my MacBook or Magic Mouse?
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disable mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04

I use only ssh access to my 'slideshow' computer (which, together with a big TV screen are located in a public room). I'd like to disable generally (not only in X) all of the USB slots, and the PS2 ...
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How to prevent mouse settings from resetting after reboot?

Every time I reboot my machine the Enhance pointer precision setting for my mouse gets resets to "unchecked". I used to have similar issues in the past (with Logitech mice) but I don't remember how I ...
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Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Unable to click buttons on SOME apps/shell AND desktop locked at start-up

I am writing because I can't seem to figure out exactly what is going on here. I have reinstalled windows 7 64bit twice now to try and troubleshoot (clean install from 2 authentic sources). Details: ...
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Copy and paste text by using mouse, just as the functionality works in UNIX

Please excuse my ignorance, and possibly laziness if a similar question has already been asked. I am a UNIX user, and I am new to MAC. I am so used to copying text on UNIX by just clicking left ...
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How can I adjust only the vertical mouse sensitivity in Windows?

I've had a cheap Logitech M215 wireless mouse for years now. It still works perfectly. For my laptop, I've purchased a couple additional mouses- both Logitech- expecting the same performance. The ...
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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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Laptop Mouse Randomly Moving On Its Own

For the first few months after I got my Dell Latitude D820, it worked perfectly fine. I noticed a small problem after a while. The mouse would randomly and suddenly whoosh to the lower left corner of ...
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Corded USB Mouse not turning on

We got a new mouse recently, just an average, optical corded mouse, and one of our users has tried to switch it out with their current one. However, When he plugged it in to his USB Slot (he tried ...
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Bluetooth mouse vs 2x computers

I have a bluetooth mouse (Razer Orochi if it matters), and I regularly switch between two computers which I'd like to use it with. Is there a way to make it so that I don't have to re-pair it every ...
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Smoothing mouse wheel input system-wide

Is there any way to filter mouse wheel input, leaving out sudden direction changes? Whenever I scroll down the page, for example, one in a few scrolls suddenly happens to be in a direction opposite to ...
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How can I troubleshoot Chrome opening up multiple tabs when clicking on link with middle button?

I can't seem to reliably reproduce the issue. This begun happening about a month ago. My current Chrome version is 38.0.2125.58 beta-m (64-bit) on Windows 7. I have looked around for related bugs: ...
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x11vnc no update mouse on client

I have a tablet conect to my laptop with x11vnc, but when i move the mouse on the laptop in the tablet is not updated first i create a "VIRTUAL1" with xrandr $ xrandr --newmode 1280x800 83.50 1280 ...
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The mouse touchpad doesn't work after waking from sleep

Hey, I just bought a new laptop, the problem is that when I put my pc to sleep, after it wakes up the mouse touch pad is all messed up and doesn't work so I have to restart my laptop. Is this some ...
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Mouse buttons for copy/paste buffer no longer working for the Terminal program on Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04, the Terminal program suddenly decided that the text I select on it is no longer to be copied to the clipboard. Usually I'd select some text with the ...
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Seeing remote mouse through VNC

I partially understand VNC in that I know, by default, you can only see when desktop itself and the client's mouse is shown. But, I was wondering if there is a different technology out there that ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 8.1 after booting

I recently installed Windows 8.1 Pro. The only driver I installed was the chipset driver for my motherboard ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3. When I start my PC, keyboard and mouse are responding in BIOS. But ...
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My Samsung series 5 laptop's mouse is stuck on one spot and keeps clicking

I have a Samsung series 5 ultratouch laptop with Linux installed. Today my mouse just got stuck at the bottom middle of the screen and kept clicking every second. I tried rebooting the laptop, I ...
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Two mouse pointers with one mouse Win7/8

Hi guys i am doing some tests and i would like to have 2 mouse pointers on the screen and just one mouse. My aim is to just click on one location and the other pointer will also click at the same ...
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Mouse buttons - switch primary and secondary buttons on one computer changes them on another

I have two Windows 8.1 computers with USB wired mice (1 for each computer). The computers are only connected via an internet router (1 wired, 1 wireless). If I change the primary and secondary ...
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Windows 8.1 in a VMWare Workstation 10 guest's mouse is missing, but only sometimes

I have VMWare Workstation 10 running on a Windows 7 machine, hosting a k guest OS. Before upgrading to WS 10 I was using version 9, and the Win8 guest OS ran without difficulty or error conditions. ...
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Mapping Mouse to Oculus Rift?

I am constructing a VR headset using my iPod touch and some free software. The software, FreeTrackNoIR, allows for Mouselook output, which is what I am using to control the Oculus Rift game. However, ...
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Why does my mouse get slower and slower?

I bought an excellent 5600 DPI mouse a few years ago, and it was really fast. Now (I don't know why) it seems to be going a bit slower. I haven't changed any settings or changed my operating system. ...
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Converting a VM to Hyper-V, can't get past Windows Activation dialog

Note: this is not the standard "Windows Activation Hell" question where the user gets stuck in a loop. Background: I keep an old VM with XP and Office 2003 on it, to support an elderly couple who ...
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how to swap scroll with right click in a specific application?

my mouse's scroll is not working well.when I push it down, It sometimes not works, sometimes works twice. What I want is a tool, to swap middle mouse button(pushing scroll down) with right click ...
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program to simulate keypressing and holding mouse buttons down

I need a program that can simulate pressing some number keys then holding down mouse buttons for in game testing. Is there a program that can do this?
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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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Mouse will not click and drag

My mouse is currently having trouble with Click and Drag. It moves well, it clicks well (including double click); but it will not click and drag correctly. When dragging it just drops the ...
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Can bluetooth peripherals work without the USB device?

I have a keyboard and mouse that came with a USB "transmitter/receiver" (for lack of the right word). My PC has bluetooth built in. Is there a way to get my keyboard and mouse to talk directly to the ...
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How to permanently TURN ON “inspect element” on CHROME and FIREFOX

i mean, how to turn it on, as the elements should be selected with mouse click, like in OPERA. (i know, there is such option to "select with mouse click" in FF and Chrome, but they are turned on only ...
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Weird mouse problems. Accidental double-clicking, selection, drag-n-drop problems

My mouse has started to double click or not keep a selection. Middle click works on the 2nd-3rd try, it ruins drag-and-drops and confuses selecting with opening things. It feels like little ...
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How do I get my my Razer Deathadder drivers back to normal without Synapse?

I have razer deathadder 3500 dpi, my settings were like 3rd to fastest and enhance pointer precision. I got the synapse drivers thinking it would help my mouse like 6 months ago. It made my mouse ...
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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 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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Mouse-Wheel paging difficulties in Adobe Reader

My new mouse works fine everywhere except in Adobe Reader, where in Two-Up View a single click of the mouse wheel randomly pages by 0, 1 or 2 pages. It may depend on how fast I rotate the mouse wheel, ...
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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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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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How is it possible to emulate mouse wheel scrolling using the touch screen on Windows 8.1? I.e. remapping touch gestures to mouse events

I recently bought the Surface Pro 3 and noticed a very annoying problem concerning all applications that do not yet support touch input. For example: The note taking application "Evernote" does ...
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Unable to use cursor in Google Chrome on Surface Pro 1

When I'm using a USB mouse, or the trackpad on my type cover (Type Cover 2, if it makes a difference), I've noticed that the cursor is not recognized when I move it over a Google Chrome window. What ...
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Is there a way to automatically switch profiles for a RAT mouse?

So I bought a Cyborg RAT 7 mouse a while back, and I love it, except for one thing: it's not automatically selecting the profile for the game I've just started. This is annoying because, for ...
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My cursor will randomly jump around erratically, in a southwest or northeast direction

Occasionally the cursor on my laptop will leap to either the bottom left corner or the top right, though it prefers to go to the bottom left. It occasionally just slowly slides, and sometimes can't ...
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Keyboard and Mouse not working on Windows [closed]

The keyboard LED's light up for a split second, I can move it around to make the keyboard's numlock, caps lock, and number lock LED's blink. The mouse is a Dell wireless keyboard and mouse connection, ...
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Mouse selection based on initial mouse movement direction

Sometimes when selecting with the mouse, I select everything other than what I intended to select due to the mouse moving slightly above or below the line being selected. For example, in your address ...
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Microsoft Optical mouse - cursor moves

I have that mouse connected to my thinkpad via usb. It has worked for years. Recently when I have the mouse inactive over text, at times the cursor begins to move to the left in little short regular ...
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Natural/Australian scrolling on Asus Chromebox

I am using a Logitech T630 mouse on my Asus Chromebox and would like to enable Australian scolling. Unfortunately this option is not available in the mouse settings dialog. Any suggestions on how to ...
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Alternative to setpoint that allows key configuration profiles for multiple mice?

I have 2 mice: Logitech MX Revolution and Razer DeathAdder. I use my mx revolution for browsing internet (I set up a lot of hotkeys on all my buttons to make browsing really convenient) and the ...
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Rapoo dual-mode wireless mouse no longer works in RF mode, how to troubleshoot?

I have a Rapoo 6610 dual-mode wireless mouse (like this: http://www.amazon.com/Rapoo-Bluetooth-Wireless-Optical-6610/dp/B00ANGBCF8). It supports both RF mode (that requires a dedicated receiver) and ...
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How do I Prevent My Mouse From Losing Power After Cold Boot?

Problem Description This problem started for me after upgrading my hardware and re-installing Windows 7 Professional. After starting the computer, when Windows 7 Professional gets to the log-in ...