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

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Listen for mouse extra-buttons in browser

I would like to use extra button of my Logitech mouse in a web context. I am on Ubuntu (but there is similar things in other OS), and I can bind these buttons with OS actions. -> Answer for: Is ...
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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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Disabling mouse hiding in Gnome Terminal while typing

Does anyone know how to turn off the hateful behavior that is now default in Gnome Terminal — when a key is pressed the mouse pointer hides until it is moved again. I'm honestly ready to ...
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Dell Latitude E4300 TouchPad - Odd Behavior

I'm seeing some intermittent behavior on the touchpad. First it wasn't working at all. Then during restart, for a little while it seemed like the buttons attached to the joystick and external mouse ...
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Can't right-click with Mighty Mouse on OS X Snow Leopard

I'm using an iMac with OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 in my office. I don't have a right click option for my Mighty Mouse. I checked with my System Preferences and I don't have any options to enable ...
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How do I install a virtual mouse to enable scroll wheel on a Synergy client?

Hmm, I fear I was unable to sum up the question clearly in the title. Here's what's going on.... I have a 3 computer setup and use synergy. My primary machine controls wake on Lan, Synergy and other ...
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Stop Synergy losing focus on “client” when UAC prompted for program installs

Edit: OMG - Really sorry if anyone wasted their time reading through the book I just wrote I thought I would give one last thing a try... Stopped Synergy service running on both machines -> ...
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How can I scroll horizontally with my regular mouse?

Normally, I only need to scroll up and down, but when using software like trello, waffle.io, a text editor with large amounts of code on a single line, etc, I need to scroll horizontally. Using the ...
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Strange Photoshop Problem: Can not select, zoom, paint, option button 'locked'

I have a very strange problem with Photoshop. I can not use any of the tools, since the cursor appears 'locked'. If I select v on my keyboard, it goes to the zoom tool, but the cursor does not change. ...
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Mouse takes too long to be discovered

I have a dual PC setup with a device that allows me to use one mouse, keyboard, and monitor (I don't remember what that's called). One PC is running Vista and the other is running Linux. When I switch ...
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How to change mouse to left handed but keep touchpad right handed?

:D I just had my pc reformatted and I have a change in my "Mouse" window. It shows something like this now: But it used to show something like this: In the upper picture, you can only swap the ...
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how does a ball mouse make a cursor move and how does it send signals when it moves? [closed]

can someone please tell me clearly 100% how does the cursor move when the ball mouse moves(not optical please not optical) all I know is that when you move the cursor then ball the rotates and ...
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Mouse click only works once with iterm2/tmux/mosh

I'm trying to set up iTerm2 + mosh + tmux to do my remote work. I can get everything to connect up, but for some reason, the mouse response is funky. If I split my tmux window so I have two panes and ...
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Disappearing program thumbnail on taskbar

I have a problem - when I hover mouse on icon of program/folder in taskbar, then the thumbnail shows, and when I hover mouse on the thumbnail, all that program's thumbnail disappears, and current ...
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Windows 8 multi monitor center mouse magnet

Running Windows 8.1, two 1080p monitors. When I slowly move my mouse to the center of the two (left side of right monitor, right side of left monitor) regardless of vertical position it sticks, at ...
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Shortcut to disable touchpad?

The computer I use doesn't have a hard button to disable the touchpad. I typically use a wireless mouse, so I want to easily disable the touchpad frequently. Other answers posted on this SE tell ...
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Google Chrome - Mouse Not Changing

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not in a VirtualBox) with Chrome, and I have a interesting issue. Currently there is a solution to a similar problem listed here and here, but my problem is ...
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How to disable weird scrolling change in Windows 8.1 Explorer

I've been having this issue where every time I scroll in a Windows Explorer window using my touchpad the cursor changes to this weird dot. For a lack of better words it just scrolls funny in explorer ...
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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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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-click or other short cut to select formatting you want to find and replace? (Word 2010)

I want to replace one style with another. Both styles are available to me. Before: 1.1 This Text is Styled as H2 with Numbers After: This Text is Styled as H2 without Numbers Instead of opening ...
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Black Screen With just mouse

I have an ACER Veriton. Desktop. 4 GB Ram and an Intel Processor. BIOS is American Megatrends. Version 2.15.1236. Whenever I start up my computer in the morning after logging in with the user ...
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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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Why do I now have two active mouse cursors, and how do I get rid of the second one?

I bought a new PC yesterday, and it has a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Pro. I am now a little confused. Everything was perfect last night. I noticed there were like a billion pending Windows Updates ...
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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 select pane in tmux via mouse over

As the title suggests, I want to select a pane in tmux by just doing mouse over on the pane. I don't want remove the need to click the pane to select it. Is that possible?
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Two mice, two pointers, one mac

I've been looking for a way to have two mouse pointers on my Mac, like this article: http://ohsonline.com/Articles/2004/01/TwoFisted-Mousing.aspx I've found these threads but no success: Using ...
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Touchpad response badly when connecting monitor

When I connect my laptop to a monitor through the HDMI connection, I have a hard time controlling the mouse using the touchpad. I'll try to explain as best as I can: The touchpad works perfectly ...
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Mouse and Keyboard don't work with Asus z87 motherboard

I just set up a new desktop computer. I am running an Asus Z87 style motherboard. It supports USB 3.0. After installing windows, I started installing some of the drivers from the Asus Z87 drivers ...
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My mouse has two buttons on the side. How do I program them to change the current song?

I got a new wireless sandstrom mouse and a new keyboard. The new keyboard has a play/pause button but no song forward or song back button. I would like to know how to set that up on Windows 8.
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Create key combination to run script action

I am having shoulder problems and the mouse movement is hurting my arm, so I am trying to create a simple way of navigating the mouse with vim-like movements. I found xdotool and can, for example, ...
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Right Drag on Mac

How do you perform a right-click-drag operation on Mac hardware? I know you can right click, but there does not seem to be a right click drag gesture. In my specific case I am using a MacBook Pro, ...
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My USB mouse is not being recognized

I'm having a problem similar to this guy's (Why is my USB mouse disconnecting and reconnecting randomly and often?) My mouse was working perfectly until yesterday, and now everytime I try to use it, ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...
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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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How to enable scrolling in Visual Studio when it's run under admin privileges

I'm the owner of a Microsoft touch mouse and like it a lot. However it seems that it stops working when I startup Visual Studio 2012 under admin privileges. I read somewhere that I also need to start ...
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Logitech Anywhere Mouse - even new batteries show 'need to replace' red blinking light

I have a Logitech Anywhere mouse that I've had for a while now. It's been doing great but since it last gave the orange/red blinking light showing that the battery needs to be replaced, no battery is ...
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How do you disable the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer (nubby button mouse) on a Dell laptop?

I'm really annoyed with my Dell laptop, as when I type the cursor sometimes jumps because the Trackpoint Mouse Pointer on the keyboard (the nubby mouse control between the G, H, and B) apparently can ...
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How to disable windows auto driver install

I plugged in my BarMouse Slim ergonomic roller mouse (I have been unable to find a live manufacturer site but believe they were produced for a Swedish company) into a machine with Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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OSX Apple Magic Mouse disconnects

I'm having constant disconnects/reconnect on my Apple Magic Mouse (bluetooth). ... following output from Console.app: 4/1/13 8:29:06.000 PM kernel[0]: [AppleMultitouchDevice::willTerminate] entered ...
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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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Whats the difference in power usage between a ball mouse and a laser mouse?

What I'm interested in finding out is if a ball mouse uses less power than a laser mouse and if so, is it significant enough to warrant carrying a ball mouse with my Ubuntu laptop to save battery? If ...
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Disable Mouse Horizontal Scrolling on Linux

Recently my mouse fell on the ground and now whenever I move it, it scrolls to left or right insanely! (the problem is with the mouse, it scrolls to left/right all the time) I'm wondering how can I ...
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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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Synaptics Touchpad Windows 7 Driver Continually Installs HID-Compliant instead of Proprietary

My Problem My Acer e5-521-66sn Synaptics Touchpad in Windows 7 uses no gestures and installs as a generic Windows mouse and not Synaptics brand. I have recently undergone the extremely annoying ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Disable Moving on Clickpad area

Really frustrated with the Laptop I have bought, it's a Lenovo M30-70 with Windows 7 professional. It has the synaptics touchpad driver. What annoys me is the whole click pad, I get very frustrated ...
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Weird triangle on mouse

I seem to have a very weird pointer on my Samsung S22C200 22in monitor (second screen plugged into laptop). I'm seeing a weird triangle/arrow next to my mouse. I see it any time the mouse is not the ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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Mouse click event, left click visual basic [duplicate]

I need to know the code so that when I press Button1 it move to a certin point and then it will LEFT CLICK. Any help is appreciated. My code so far: Public Class Form1 Public Declare Sub ...
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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 ...