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Questions tagged [mouse]

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

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Shortcut to jump mouse cursor from one screen to another in Windows 10

I have two screens on my Windows 10 machine, and find it cumbersome to change the mouse cursor from one screen to another. The only way I know is to drag the mouse cursor from one screen to another, ...
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Can't disable mousekey functionality [on hold]

I've been trying to work this out for so long and it is driving me insane. I cannot stop the numpad on my ducky keyboard from functioning as mouse keys are enabled. Other keyboards do not have this ...
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Can you do something to a wireless mouse adapter to transform it in a wifi adapter?

Is it possible to transform a wireless mouse adapter in a wifi adapter for your pc?
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autohotkeyahk | holding a mouse-button to hold another key?

win10_v1803.17134.345_home autohotkeyahk_v1.1.30.00 How to hold w when holding XButton1 on Logitech G502 using AutoHotKey? Problem is when holding the key with the script below it just sends a single ...
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Vbox mouse cursor disappear only in text editor of a guest OS [duplicate]

The problem is following: Suddenly the edit text mouse cursor disappear in guest OS text editors and text fields. Instead of Text Select cursor only few pixels are visible. Issue related to windows ...
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Mouse doesn't work on my PC but works on other

My PC is HP 8300 SFF. First of all, I'd like to say that any other USB device that I connect to my PC is working. I have a mouse that worked flawlessly for 3 years (Zowie Mico) and today it is not ...
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Can I directly communicate over usb to inputs like keyboard and mouse?

Set mouse or keyboard button to simulate left click and hold or rapid left click repeating in Windows? I had this tripleClicker idea in a dream and my implementation is more like a turbo button for ...
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Why were mouse wheels designed with notches? [closed]

A few models have free turning mouse wheels, but why do most mouse wheels have a notched mechanism?
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Can't remove bluetooth mouse on Windows 10

I had issues with my bluetooth mouse today in that it lost connection. I switched bluetooth off and on again in settings and it still didn't work. So I removed the mouse from bluetooth by selecting ...
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Cant move the cursor using a brand new mouse on a brand new computer but the clicks work

I recently bought the mouse Dragonwar Thor and plugged it into my new Surface pro. The cursor does not move on moving the mouse but the right and left click of the mouse work. I had an older mouse of ...
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(XMBC) Reversed buttons 4 and 5 not working as they should

XMBC Version: v2.17 Windows Version: Win7 Mouse Information (brand/model): Zelotes T-80 A clear description of the problem: My mouse comes with inverted backwards and forwards buttons. I have no ...
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What drivers is windows currently using for my mouse?

I'm trying to find my mouse driver, so I can reverse-engineer it. The mouse I'm currently using has a problem with reversed thumb buttons. I want to decompile the driver and change the way those two ...
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Mapping of emulated mouse button - Linux

tl;dr: How to map the physical MIDDLE button to a different key than the emulated MIDDLE button? (Emulate3Buttons) When using the Kensington Expert Mouse as is, the 4 buttons are physical buttons to ...
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Random Click Count on Left Click With Mouse

I'm hoping someone can help me out with this, because the effects are driving me crazy. Basically, left-clicking with my mouse delivers a random number of clicks each time. Sometimes there's no ...
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TB18DC connectivity problems

I have a DELL TB18DC docking station connected to my DELL laptop and everything seems to be working fine except for my USB connected mouse which is currently failing to work as it should. Problem is ...
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Achieving precise mouse movement despite trembling fingers

I take some medication that causes a constant tremor in my fingers. My old mouse recently died, and I had read that people with essential tremor do better with a trackball, so I bought one. However, ...
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My Logitech Darkfield mouse stutters sometimes in its movement

My current mouse is a several year old Darkfield-type from Logitech, and my current computer is an HP Pavilion x360 laptop running Windows 10. About a week or 2 ago, I started having issues where the ...
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What's causing my window drag delay?

I have a strange issue: When I drag a window on its title bar with the cursor, nothing happens - the window stays there for a while until some time or cursor movement. In other words, there is some ...
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Using tablet as a computer draw pad

I want to be able to take, say my iPad mini, and be able to use it to draw on my computer. I don't care about graphics and all that fancy stuff, I just want the tablet to basically be a really fancy ...
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Mouse Leaves Dark Souls III Window

The purpose of this post is to inquire about a Windows 10 setting to lock the mouse inside of the game window. Whether I play in full screen or windowed, the cursor seems to delight in going out of ...
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How can I tell if a laptop's touchpad can be disabled before buying it?

It's annoying that my laptop's touchpad continues to function even when I have a mouse connected, and even more annoying that it doesn't seem possible to disable, at least without some complex 3rd-...
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Why does my Ubuntu 18.04 require really slow mouse double-click?

Ubuntu 18.04 insists on really slow mouse double-clicks for me. If I double-click too fast, it gets treated as a single click. I'm running in a VMware Fusion 10.1.3 VM on a Macbook Pro host. Ubuntu ...
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Using keyboard on HP pavilion laptop disables ELAN touchpad clicking on Windows 10

So I'm trying to play various games where you have to walk with WASD and aim and shoot with the mouse at the same time. Unfortunately, when I'm pressing keys on the keyboard, I can't click with the ...
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Two monitors: pointer sometimes gets slightly stuck on the edge on one monitor

Recently switched from one to two monitor setup. Sometimes, pointer gets stuck on the edge of one monitor (always the same) and I need to really insist by making huge moves to make the pointer finally ...
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Issues with USB devices and time in dual-boot computer

I'm a long time Ubuntu user, recently also using Windows. I bought a separate drive and installed Windows on it in UEFI mode and I have my Grub from which I boot into Windows. Initially it seemed to ...
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Mouse settings reset on reboot

I have a Windows 10 machine (v. 1803). A minor annoyance is the fact that recently, although I can't pinpoint the exact time, I loose my specific Microsoft Wireless Mobile 4000 mouse settings (extra ...
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How can I use a mouse with another USB receiver dongle of the same model?

I have: A: a working Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a totally broken USB receiver dongle (in fact I already threw the broken dongle away) B: a not-working-great Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a ...
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Make Windows Explorer context menus open only on click

Right now sub-menus in the context menus in Windows Explorer open when my cursor hovers over them, but I want these sub-menus only to open when I click on them. How do I do this?
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Is there a way to change the mouse settings on ONLY a USB connected mouse?

I have an old IBM Model M13 keyboard with a PS/2-to-USB adapter that has a pointing stick built into it that I like using a lot. However, I think it has some unusual DPI or something because whatever ...
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How to stop this mouse focus action? It keeps reinstalling its action after I stop it

I cannot remember when I activated the mouse action that whenever my mouse hovers over a window, the window becomes my main focus. Last week I googled the cause and removal and it can be removed by ...
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How can I use a JB Burrows wireless base station with a Logitech mouse?

I bought a JB Burrows wireless mouse a few months ago, and the light defocussed after a while (I think, buttons were fine but tracking only worked on glossy surfaces). I replaced it with a Logitech ...
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Change other user's mouse sensitivity through rdp

At my company we have some "public computers" (accessible for everyone who passes by) on the workfloor. Those computers run in some kind of kiosk mode due to security reasons. They connect to a ...
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How do you disable that button in some laptop keyboards?

I'm working with an HP laptop issued to me by work. It's got that extremely (to me) irritating button, that's surrounded by the G, H and B keys. The button allows one to move the mouse. I HATE THAT ...
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Is there some way to change mouse scroll rows quickly from one value to another in Windows?

I have a laptop and there is a pointing stick (TrackPoint). It's convenient to use "mouse scroll rows" for 1 row and for mouse which comes from a dock station - 3 rows. Is there some way switch it ...
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Linux Mint, Apple Magic Mouse middle scrolling stopped working

Im using linux mint 18.3. linux kernel 4.15.0-29-generic. Seemingly randomly a while ago the middle mouse scrolling on my Apple Magic Mouse stopped working. It works on a Mac so I'm sure it's not the ...
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Why doesn't vim mouse in WSL work in any terminal emulator other than Windows console?

I can open the vanilla Windows console, type "bash," and use vim with mouse mode (placing cursor, scrolling, etc.). However, it DOES NOT work with the terminals in: Atom VS Code Cloud9 MobaXTerm ...
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Touchpad Scrolling and Mouse Wheel Scrolling

I have a mouse with a wheel attached to my laptop which has a touchpad. Can I enable the mouse wheel to scroll one screen at a time and have the touchpad scroll one line at a time? I can install ...
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How to let an Auto-Hotkey Script survive desktop-locking?

I got an Auto-Hotkey script #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases. #Warn ; Recommended for catching common errors. SendMode Event ; Input worked ...
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Disabled Mouse/Keyboard on Win10 ASUS Mobo, due to removing ASUS program files

I've been attempting to fix my fan control service, broken since Jan. I have a new installation of AI Suite III, from ASUS to install over an older version. In attempting to cleanup old files and ...
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How can I use Different keyboard and mouse for different programs (windows 8.1)

I have 2 mouse and keyboards and 2 monitors My computer runs windows 8.1 I want something like this- I want my one pair of mouse and keyboard to control 1 program and the other pair control the ...
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How can I use two keyboards and two mice to control two different programs on the same computer as if they were on separated machines?

I need to run two programs, each on a different display ( primary and secondary display ) on the same windows 7 machine. How can I use two USB keyboards and two mice to control these two programs ...
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How to correct a Windows 10 mouse pointer that hides during logon and also behind the Start menu and the taskbar?

This is a weird situation: my mouse pointer is invisible until I start typing into the Windows 10 password prompt. Then the mouse pointer reappears. It is also generally visible onscreen except if I ...
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How to make mouse pointer change to precision with coordinates below it?

I want my mouse pointer look like this and the same as this in terms of its use - on my Windows. The reason why I want it this way, is because I will measure the components from a given web template ...
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How to turn off or disable the middle (scroll) button's light on my mouse?

I just bought a new Canyon optical mouse, but the middle button (scroll button) has a blue light. It distracts me. Is there a way to turn it off or disable it?
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How can I make a window active without having to click in it in Windows 10?

I have both Windows applications (ie. Ultra Edit text editor) and Linux applications running through Xming and Putty in an xterm window. In previous versions of Windows, I could activate a window by ...
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Paste selected text on Windows like on Linux (middle mouse button)

I really like this feature on Linux systems. I want it too on my Windows systems, but I didn't find a proper solution. The solutions I found: -True X-Mouse -AutoclipX -Autohotkey script The ...
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MobaXTerm : How to change mouse scroll in to terminal screen scroll up/down?

The default behavior is history commands scrolling. Any way to change it?
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Mouse scroll wheel 3m ergo mouse Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 16.04, this worked fine for evdev config for my 3m Ergo Mouse to emulate scroll wheel by holding down the 'middle' button. It no longer works in Ubuntu 18.04. At /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/...
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Windows 10 Mouse hover effect glitch (With picture)

I am experiencing this strange glitch with my work station that is really driving me nuts. Basically after the PC has been running for a while (anywhere from 1 hour - 5 hours after boot), my mouse ...
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Why does my Logitech mouse sometimes ignore the scroll wheel turning?

About a week ago my Logitech G502 Proteus's scroll wheel intermittently stopped scrolling correctly. It appears to happen in a pattern; so if I scroll up 50 times in a row, it will ignore the 10th, ...