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

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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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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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USB port seemingly damaged, but USB devices work when a USB extension is plugged into the seemingly damaged port

Alright, I know this sounds crazy, but this was what I experienced. Basically this particular port, which I have been using for my mouse served me quite well. Until just a few moments ago. At first ...
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Start blank screensaver, disable mouse to wake

I'm looking for a way to turn off my monitor screen and disable mouse input from switching it back on (while staying logged in) I need to use the screensaver function as the default built in ...
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What does the “Hide pointer while typing” feature actually do?

I'm curious about this feature, which has been part of Windows for as long as I can remember. Maybe even Windows 95 or 98. To me, it means exactly what it says. The mouse cursor should become ...
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Reverse scrolling with Synergy from Mac to Windows

I have my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro and my Windows 7 Toshiba laptop connected via Synergy with the Mac serving as the server, and the PC acting as the client. I have an external mouse connected to the ...
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Set mouse sensitivity beyond maximum

There are many, many duplicates to this. I do not wish to buy a mouse with higher DPI. If setting my mouse speed higher degrades the performance, that would still be fine. I have tried setting ...
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Vertical mouse tracking reversed in OS X Lion at EFI Login Window

I am using a Razer Deathadder 3500dpi mouse and in 10.7, the vertical tracking is inverted at the EFI login window. I have FileVault enabled, so this is the password entry screen immediately after ...
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Does the Microsoft Arc mouse support middle click and drag functionality?

Writing software that I want to have click drag functionality for the middle mouse button (Like most 3d modelling software). I think that is one awesome mouse design, but I read on the Microsoft ...
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Windows 8.1 bluetooth disables after a while

Since my Windows forcefully upgraded from 8 to 8.1 my Microsoft Designer Mouse stopped working properly. It's a Bluetooth Low Energy device. It pairs well. Works for some 3-7min and stops working. ...
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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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Windows 7 Dualview: Allow mouse transfer to smaller monitor on complete display height

I have a 2 monitor setup, a large 2560x1440 main monitor and a second 1080p monitor to the left. However, there's always a significant amount of screenheight where my mouse gets stuck when I try to ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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Mouse rotated 90 degrees

Three hours ago I opened a PDF file and my mouse changed its movement, like moving it left is down, etc. I have been fighting with this problem ever since. I have read many forums but nothing helped. ...
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Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time

Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time Plus still be able to use numeric pad for numbers at same time? I bought a separate usb numeric pad in ...
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X11 evdev mouse generates duplicate events

Lately my x11 server started registering several duplicate mouse click events per single click. I've tried upgrading xorg server and drivers, but it didn't help. Using different mouse doesn't help as ...
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Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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How to automatically disable 'Enchance pointer precision' mouse setting

I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I'm using a Razer Taipan with Razer Synapse 2. Every time I reboot, the Enhance pointer precision option is re-enabled, so I disable it every time, as it makes the mouse ...
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Mouse and keyboard is not working in VMware

I installed Mac OS X in VMware. With that setup, Mac's mouse as well as keyboard is not working in VMware. How do I get my mouse and keyboard working?
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Synergy: Can I flash the screen when mouse enters?

I am new to Synergy, which seems like a very cool product! The problem I have is that with 6 monitors I can never find the mouse cursor. Is there a way to flash a monitor when the cursors enters, or ...
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How can I use a laptop pointing stick for scrolling up/down?

My laptop has a touchpad but it's not multi-touch so I cannot use it to scroll up/down with two finger gestures. I was wondering if I could use the "pointing stick" in the keyboard to do the scrolling ...
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Scroll wheel rubber strip detachment

The rubber friction strip on the scroll wheel of my Microsoft 4000 wireless mouse has broken free from the inner hard plastic hub. It has stretched to the point that I do not believe it could be ...
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Mouse button still controls settings of other Synergy client when changing window

I'm using Synergy as the server on OS X Mountain Lion. Now I have a strange problem using a specic piece of software on the Mac. It is a program for viewing medical images (Osirix). The left mouse ...
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Certain running applications cause middle-click in firefox to function differently under Windows 7

If I have photoshop, vlc player, or even just the Windows task list open, when I middle click in firefox to get it to open in new tab (by depressing both buttons on my Lenovo g550 with alps touchpad), ...
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Keyboards and mouse of my Laptop (HP DV7) behaving weirdly

I have HP Pavilion DV7 laptop.. for last few weeks I am having problem with the key board and the mouse.Few keys gets pressed automatically. Then few keys performs wrongly like "shift" key acts as ...
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Chrome in Xmonad - Mouse Unresponsive

I have Xmonad installed on Ubuntu 10.10. When using google Chrome, sometimes the mouse becomes unresponsive (only inside chrome). The problem goes like this: I have several tabs open Click with the ...
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High-pitched noise when USB mouse receiver is plugged in and CPU is idle

When my wireless USB mouse receiver is plugged into my laptop, my laptop generates a high-pitched hissing noise that's very irritating -- but only if the CPU is idling. (It goes away when there is CPU ...
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How to change scrollwheelspeed in Xubuntu

Two things I hate about Xubuntu: Mouse is crazy fast in the slowest setting, and the scrollwheel is crazy-slow, scrolling only 2 lines of text per scroll, and this cannot be changed at all. For the ...
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Microsoft BlueTrack technology on cotton surfaces

I have recently acquired a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. It has a Microsoft BlueTrack technology for motion detection. Microsoft claims that it should work on practically any surface. Well, when I use ...
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Can I force the system mouse cursor image for a selected application?

Short Question Is it possible to force the system mouse cursor image to a fixed image (Arrow) on an application by application basis? Background I have been trying to hide an annoying hourglass ...
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dual-monitor “infinite desktop” for the cursor

I have a dual-screen Windows 7 set-up. The monitors are set side-by side, and I have it configured so that I can move the cursor directly from one screen to the other. i.e. The right edge of Monitor 1 ...
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Mouse 4 and 5 for Mission Control pages?

I am not a mac noob, and I have searched through system preferences, and yet I cannot find a way to use the scroll wheel left and right buttons to switch between Mission Control pages on my mac. I ...
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Windows 10 Alt+Tab and Opening Programs Use Display That Mouses is on

I used to use Ubuntu for my web devlopment, but I've had to switch to Windows because of Windows being able to handle dual Nvidia cards much more nicely. Anyways, in Ubuntu, if I pressed Alt+Tab, the ...
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tmux mouse passthrough mode?

How do you make mouse-wheel scrolling in tmux work with programs such as less and man? It will work properly with emacs and vi/vim in xterm mouse mode, but less doesn't. EDIT Is there a way to have ...
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Device reenabling ability to wake PC from sleep on its own

I have problem. Some of my devices like wireless mouse and keyboard re enable option: "Allow this device to wake the computer" in Device Manager. I run command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed to ...
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Installing touchpad drivers

I want to install a different driver for my touchpad (synaptics driver) so that I would be able to use three fingers tap to middle click. I have no idea what kind of driver I have (my computer is an ...
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How to customize the Windows mouse button to open Greenshot function?

I use the "Capture Region" function in Greenshot a lot. Is it possible to customize the Windows button to open the "Capture Region" function? The Windows button opens the start menu by default. I ...
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Mouse not listed in pointing device list in the device manager

I'm trying to debug the laptop of one of my friend. It's running Windows 8.1. The model is an ASUS X751DL The external (usb plugged) mouse is not working anymore. It is a wireless (usb dungle) Trust ...
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optical mouse only works near an electric field

two days ago,i faced a serious problem my optical mouse stop working suddenly. it just simulate a click and hold instead of single click and other strange things. i released that it works fine only if ...
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Chrome devtools: How to change the touch emulation pointer shadow color

The devtools in Chrome/Chromium provide a device emulation for hand-held devices with touch screens. In this mode, the mouse pointer changes into a circular "shadow" to emulate a finger tip. The ...
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How to match windows and linux mouse speed (with acceleration turned ON)

I have Ubuntu at work and Windows 7 at my home. Mouse speed on both OSes are very different so I feel very painful to adjust from one to another when I get to office in the morning and get back home ...
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Windows - Make it hard for mouse cursor to move between screens

I have a dual monitor setup on windows 10. I would like my mouse cursor to have a minimum velocoty to be able to move to another screen. Reason: I hate it when I am on the edge of the screen making ...
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Strange focus/click issues with Logitech MX1100R wireless mouse

This is a wireless mouse used with a (also wireless) Logitech diNovo Edge keyboard, which has a mouse (trackwheel + buttons) built in. Both use a (different) Logitech BT receiver widget and worked ...
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Mouse acting weird on old PC

So I have an old desktop computer with Windows XP on it(yes,shame on me--but I dont use it much so), and ive always had a problem on it that I never really took care of since I dont use this PC ...
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Xorg and setting mouse properties

I bought myself a Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse and found some information about how to configure the buttons. I settled on the following configuration: xinput set-button-map "Logitech USB ...
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Can't switch screen in Mouse without Borders in both directions

I've been using Mouse without Borders for a while to control my laptop next to my computer. I already upgraded the laptop to Windows 10 and MwB still worked well, but some weeks ago i got a new 4k ...
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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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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 ...