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

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Mouse wheel scrolls the page down then up, or up then down

On my Windows 7 system, and in all programs, when I scroll down with my mouse, it will scroll partway down then then scroll partway up. It is totally erratic and is driving me crazy. I do have a ...
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What are the default mouse settings on Windows 10?

What are the default mouse settings on Windows 10? In particular I'm interested in knowing about the number of lines for vertical scrolling, but this is really asking about all these settings in ...
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Mouse and KeyBoards Not Working after Power Failure

I was working with a small form desktop computer when a transformer exploded on the city power grid causing a power failure and flickering lights in the office. When I turned the computer back on, the ...
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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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Windows - Bluetooth mouse and keyboard disconnects automatically

I am using windows 8.1 on my Acer laptop and I have at office and at home Bluetooth keyboards and mouses, because of its comfort. But I got the issue that all of these devices are disconnected ...
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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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No USB mouse of any kind works with my laptop

I have a USB mouse and it does not work on my laptop, Actually, it stop working suddenly. I do not remember what was happen the mouse is stopped working. I try different mouse (wired/wireless) nothing ...
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Will USB mouse with lights work in ps/2?

I have a USB mouse that lights up and has a couple extra buttons https://www.amazon.com/Redragon-M602-NEMEANLION-Buttons-Backlighting/dp/B011HMDZ0Q My question is if I connect it to my ps/2 port ...
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Very strange behaviour of mouse / not able to click certain elements of UI

So from one moment to the other, in Windows 7, i wasn't able to click certain elements of the UI. I could click icons in the taskbar but not on the desktop (just no reaction), then I could click icons ...
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M325 logitech mouse is not working with new batteries

I have had this mouse for about a year now and it died yesterday when i was playing a game, so i wen't to find a new battery but none of them worked and i even checked that they were the right type. ...
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Wireless Mouse/Keyboard Seem to slow down my machine | Windows 7

Okay, so recently I got a wireless mouse and keyboard and tried using them, however after so may minutes (15-20) I notice a very abrupt plummet in performance power. Web Pages take forever to load up,...
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Program to use an Xbox controller as a mouse [on hold]

I recently bought an Xbox 360 controller for my computer (those things are really cheap now that the new Xbox is the norm) and I was trying to figure out if there was a way to use the controller as a ...
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Mouse malfunction with beeping noise

I have been having an extremely annoying problem for a couple of months now. My mouse spontaniously stops responding to clicks and scrolling and instead causes a beeping sound (from the speakers) for ...
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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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Excel bug with mouse cursor

Recently my colleague noticed problem while working in Excel: when she is trying to select more cells it doesn't do it, it selects only one and drags it around when she tries to click on cell to ...
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Mac OS X: Increase mouse speed on login screen

I have an iMac 27" and it takes so much time to move the mouse pointer from the upper left corner to the center of the screen to click my account entry on the login screen. Isn't there a way to ...
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Random mouse freezing

My mouse (mice actually, tried two different mice) frequently freezes, and becomes unresponsive. Sometimes I hear the Windows unplugging sound (as if I removed the mouse from my USB port) and ...
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x-Button Control dos not work properly?

i love it i used it but 2 days ago somehow its not working properly. i used it for changing music now it change music just when its opens ant its on top of the programs any body have any idea like ...
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Mouse Problems (Clicking) in Windows 7

I am having some problems with mouse clicking in Windows 7 64 bit. Certain programs (e.g. Visual Studio) don't respond to mouse click consistently. It's a very odd problem--certain types of mouse ...
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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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How can I permanently disable the Dell Pointstick?

I am using a Dell Latitude E6520, with a pointstick. I've tried disabling the pointstick, and disabling tap-to-click on the pointstick within the Dell touchpad control panel (screenshot below), but ...
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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 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....
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Windows 10 mouse pointer is stuck at the top left corner

My mouse cursor jumps and gets stuck at the top left corner of the screen. What is the solution for this? Windows 10, Sony VAIO
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Hum/buzz from PC speakers, but stops when the mouse moves?

I have some old PC speakers plugged into my laptop and I get a fairly constant buzz from them. This is perhaps not that surprising considering they are old and cheap. But I've noticed whenever I move ...
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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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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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Synergy prevents click and drag actions in some windows applications

My synergy setup is a Windows 7 x64 server and an iMac client. The problem I'm experiencing is that synergy prevents click and drag actions in 'some' windows applications. I notice it most often in ...
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See all open windows on windows when mouse is in top corner

This functionality exists on Ubuntu and the result is this It's triggered my moving the mouse to the top left of the screen, is there something similar in windows? 3rd party programs are fine, its ...
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Disable y axis mouse movement in DirectInput (Windows 10 x64)

How can I disable the y axis mouse movement in windows in DirectInput (Or the lowest level possible)? And for convenience have a hotkey to re-enable it back
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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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Keyboard And Mouse Won't Work, but works on BIOS

today i'm using my laptop because i have problem with my mouse and keyboard on the other pc. I cant access to device manager because of it, even on safe mode, still don't work. This problem occur ...
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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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mouse right click/left click/scroll don't work in the middle of the screen

I think this might be the weirdest thing I've ever seen a computer do. It's a Windows 7 SP1 machine. When I position the arrow in the middle portion of the screen, nothing I do with the mouse, except ...
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Optical mouse pointer moves opposite lateral way to mouse motion

I have a Logitech wireless optical mouse and Vista 32 bit. When I booted up the other morning I found that the mouse pointer now moves left when the mouse is moved right, and right when the mouse is ...
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Tmux doesn't respond to scroll in OS X Yosemite Terminal

Recently, I updated to OS X Yosemite and was delighted to find out Apple has added mouse support to their Terminal app. This works great in a standard Terminal window scrolling through my history and ...
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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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any way to disable mouse gesture in microsoft mouse for Linux?

Beginning to migrate to natural keyboard, I bought a wireless keyboard/mouse from Microsoft, and am quite happy with it. I can live with the "Windows" button on the mouse. But every time I (...
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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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Why does my mouse lag while streaming media within any browser?

I'm using a Lenovo Flex series laptop running Windows 10 Home edition. Whenever I try to view media streams within any of the installed browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox, the cursor of my ...
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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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Run app before login on Mac OS X

I'm using the ShareMouse application to share my keyboard/mouse between my Windows and Mac Mini computer. It works great after logging in and having the app on startup. However, for the login screen I ...
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Firefox opens multiple and sometimes duplicate tabs when closing tabs and opening links?

I don't think this could be Firefox itself but it is the only software that seems to have an issue. It seems that when I open a link into a new tab sometimes two of the links are opened, also ...
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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 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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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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Logitech M705 Wireless Mouse: Are the batteries dying, or does the device have a hardware failure?

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse. I'm first time using a wireless mouse, so I don't have much experience with the hardware features and behavior. It is rated that it runs for 3 years with the ...
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Prevent mouse over to give focus in ConEmu

In ConEmu, when I have multiple pane active, if I move the mouse cursor over one of these panes, they are going to get the focus (even if I don't click on them). Is it possible to disable this ...
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usb port doesnt provide enough power for my mouse

The happened about 2-3 days ago. The problem is that my mouse suddenly stopped working and it said that the device not recognized or something like that. I just bought a new one but this one isn't ...
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VLC media player show mouse cursor on the top of the video

I'm using VLC media 2.03 player on Debian Weezy. I want mouse cursor to visible on the top of the video. Currently I cannot see the cursor inside video play when it entered from left or right.When ...
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Two mice, two separate settings on mac

Is it possible to have separate settings (tracking speed, scrolling speed etc...) for each individual pointing device on OS X? In system preferences there are separate settings for mice and trackpads,...