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Here are two utilities that will allow you to customize gestures on the Magic Mouse, including adding middle click: MagicPrefs Better Touch Tool


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Have you run Software Update on the MacBook Pro to obtain the updated drivers/software for the Magic Mouse?


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You may want to look into this utility. It will install the necessary utilities for touch scroll support. Have not verified that it works, but looks promising. http://www.trackpadmagic.com/magic-mouse/download


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I was searching for magic mouse drivers but unable to find it, So I applied my old technique and it worked!. Just Download Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033 or latest from apple BootCamp download page Here Unzip BootCamp5.0.5033.zip (use winrar, 7zip etc) Go to folder BootCamp->Drivers->Apple Simply install AppleWirelessMouse64.exe Restart and Done! ...


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You can download the latest installers (from Boot Camp 3.1): AppleMouse-31.exe AppleKeyboard-31.exe They are working with both Wireless products including the new Magic Mouse. I'm not sure if these are including only x64 versions.


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This worked for me (on Ubuntu 11.04): http://blog.matws.net/post/2010/10/16/Correct-magic-mouse-scrolling-on-Linux Summary: rmmod hid_magicmouse; modprobe hid_magicmouse scroll-speed=45 scroll-acceleration=1 Once you've adjusted the scroll speed and acceleration to your liking: echo "options hid_magicmouse scroll-speed=45 scroll-acceleration=1" \ ...


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Windows 8 is still new enough that Magic Mouse support (officially or unofficially) hasn't been added yet. Given enough time, Windows 8 should support the Magic Mouse as well. Not everything is forward compatible. Or backward compatible for that matter.


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No. Maybe later Apple or a third-part app will provide an update to add more feature.


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As of today I have the mouse working with Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a Dell D630 using the Dell bluetooth. Apple drivers from bootcamp 3.1, downloaded today, unpacked with 7-zip. The only things on your list that are not working are middle-click and gestures, but I haven't had it long nor used it extensively so it's early to call it "great" but already a ...


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With kernel 2.6.34 the Magic Mouse driver is included, so scrolling should just work(tm). I have Ubuntu 10.04 and updated to linux-image-2.6.35-23-generic, and scrolling is working without any other configuration. It doesn't look like 2.6.35 is available in karmic-backports or updates. So you would either have to upgrade to 10.04 or 10.10 or build your ...


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BetterTouchTool adds many new, fully customizable gestures to Magic Mouse and Macbook Touchpad


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This is answer is a bit late, but in case you never found it: Mouse Wizard ( http://www.samuco.net/web/node/23 ) works wonderfully well and has a mode that does exactly what you're looking for. You turn the mouse sideways and use it as a normal trackpad. I actually combine that with another program, so that I can use it as a trackpad and retain ...


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Did you try to run System Update to get the latest driver?


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It's a known problem: Battery Life in Magic Mouse Pulls a Disappearing Act Here are two tips from the link above. The Magic Mouse is supposed to go into hibernation when it detects a lack of use, which should help extend battery life. Turning the Magic Mouse off manually when you're done using it, with the switch on the mouse's belly, should ...


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Try Magic Prefs Again, not native OSX, but lots of useful enhancements. I've been using it for months without any issues.


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If it's USB, it will work on both machines. You can't switch from one to the other but they will work both at the sime time on the same computer. You can then disconnect them and put them back on the Mac or Vista and it's gonna work.


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Are you sure those gestures are actually supported by Windows? The article only tells us you can get it working under Windows so that it's not a complete waste of money. Sadly, everybody seems to be quoting this article (or Gizmodo quoting it), so it's hard to tell whether anyone else has actually tried it. Plus my guess would be that it's more aimed for ...


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http://uneasysilence.com/archive/2009/11/14588/ - apparently 32-bit and 64-bit drivers for Windows XP to Windows 7. Haven't personally tried it though.


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Yes the Magic Mouse works with Windows 7. If you are using Boot Camp 2.x from Leopard, you can acquire the driver from the Boot Camp 2.2 update. If you are using Boot Camp 3.0 from Snow Leopard, you can extract the driver from the Boot Camp 2.2 .exe file using 7-zip.


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Try to use regedit to go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop and set WheelScrollChars to zero. Ensure that you have installed the right drivers from bootcamp with procedures similar to those described in the following posts : Install Apple’s Magic Mouse Drivers on Windows 8 Magic Mouse scrolling on Windows 8


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Apple do not support Windows 8 on Boot Camp yet, and made the Magic Mouse specifically to require drivers (It's not completely HID plug n play). They never released the internal specs of the MM nor did they release drivers anywhere else than with BootCamp so nobody else is going to make their own drivers anytime soon. To put it simply, they don't want you ...


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You can try the XMouse drivers found here: http://www.highrez.co.uk/downloads/XMouseButtonControl.htm


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The relevant command is: defaults -currentHost write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.swapLeftRightButton -bool true (or "false" to set it back to normal.) However, I don't know of a way to get the setting to take effect without logging out & back in, which is generally more trouble than using System Preferences to make the change.


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Although I don't have the Apple Magic Mouse, it happens because each installed OS on each machine has its own list of paired devices. In addition, by your description it seems the Magic Mouse can only be paired to a single system. I don't know if there is any bluetooth mouse that can be paired to more than one system. I'm afraid your best options might be a ...


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I have an apple magec mouse running on my Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1. It supports vertical and horizontal scrolling. I haven't tried other gestures. You can install the drivers for apple magic mouse like this: Download 7zip Download Bootcamp software from here: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1336 Use 7zip to unzip the download exe (right-click > 7zip ...


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Not all mice work well on glass - this is a result of the sensor and lighting, and there's not all that much you can do about it. As for the glass itself, window film on top of the glass (this simulated frosted glass) may do the trick. An easier and probably better way though, is to spend a few dollars on a mousepad.


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I had the same problem. The connection process would go on forever until the mouse just locks up. What I found was that you could reconnect to it in Win7 after you had... (wait for it...) Removed and replaced the batteries to the Magic Mouse!



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