Questions tagged [mouse]

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

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My mouse sometimes right clicks when I try to left click

This mouse has been working just fine for months, but this morning it started right clicking sometimes when I try to left click. It's a standard optical mouse with two regular buttons, a scroll wheel/...
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Wake from sleep with external Keyboard or mouse after these have been unplugged and replugged on Windows 10

I am working with two computers, an Asus laptop with Windows 10 and a Dell Optiflex Desktop PC with Ubuntu 20.04. The Asus laptop is also used as if it was a a desktop computer, i.e. the lid is always ...
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Mouse slows down and wireless receiver message

My mouse suddenly slowed down. Then I must wait about a minute so that it will get back to its normal speed, then after using about 10 seconds it slows down again. I turned my computer off and on, ...
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How can I fix Mouse/Keyboard input lag when sound/video is being played?

I have just updated windows 10 and after restarting the computer, an old issue that has mysteriously fixed itself before reappeared. My mouse/keyboard input is lagging whenever I open or focus on a ...
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Scroll continuously rather than in steps

I have a Logitech mouse, and when using it in the free scroll wheel mode (rather than with the physical steps), it feels very unnatural; the screen only is scrolled when I have pushed the mouse a ...
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wireless mice of all brands glitch occasionally with a “shortened” scroll wheel

Does anyone have an explanation for this? Wireless mice that I use, of all brands, occasionally have this "glitch" where suddenly the amount a page scrolls shortens to almost nothing. I can ...
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Adobe keeps scrolling on its own… or else

I am having serious issues with the adobe acrobat reader for Windows 10. I have uninstalled and installed it many times, tried different settings, but nothing works. I start by downloading the latest ...
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Bluetooth version for mouse [closed]

Does the Bluetooth version matter when it comes to mice? Does a Bluetooth 3 mouse by definition use more energy in identical configuration than a Bluetooth 5 mouse? So are there any advantages getting ...
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Mouse click (both left and right) deselects/unfocus window

I'm using an HP Pavilion laptop (model 15-cc1xx). It has a touchpad but I also use a USB mouse. Recently, the click commands from my mouse doesn't seen to work. Rather the windows get deselected ...
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Is there a way to get a parrallel mouse cursor between two PCs?

Is there a way to make one wireless/bletooth mouse move parrallel between two computers at the same time. I don’t want one of those Logitech mice that you can only switch between three computers and ...
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How to use two applications simultaneously, using mouse on one and keyboard on another?

Okay this may be too much effort for a thing which is not that effective, but while using dual monitors I want to play be able to type in one application, while clicking and navigating a browser ...
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Razer bluetooth mouse disconnects on linux

I connected the mouse with bluetoothctl sudo systemctl enable bluetooth.service sudo systemctl start bluetooth.service bluetoothctl > power on > default-agent > scan on > pair C0:56:C2:25:...
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Everytime I Move My Mouse A Snapshot of Active Applications Pops Up on Screen

I'm using Windows 10 and when I move my mouse a list of active applications pop up - blocking the active window. Please see . As you can see in the image above a snapshot of all active applications is ...
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otg for all usb types with usb female to female? [closed]

I need an otg cable for my different mobile devices usb type c, lightning connector and usb micro b. Can I use a usb type A female to usb type A female along with the original phone cables to connect ...
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Logitech MX Anywhere 2 needs to re-pair after reboot (Linux)

I recently bought a new laptop with a RTL8822CE Bluetooth controller (USB ID 13d3:3548). I have paired most of my Bluetooth devices without any issue, except for my Anywhere MX 2. Its behavior is ...
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USB keyboard / mouse dropping events

I'm using a wired USB keyboard and mouse on my Windows 10 PC. I've noticed that very occasionally I miss key and mouse events. For example I will be typing something and a character will repeat as ...
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Mouse pointer avoids RDP bar during screen sharing and moves irratically

I have a desktop Windows 10 computer (with two screens) and two laptops with Windows 10. During my day-to-day work I use remote desktop from my desktop to either laptop. That normally works perfectly ...
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Can't move mouse cursor

When I turn my PC on, my mouse cursor is freezed, I can't move it to any direction, but all buttons are working and the leds are on. First I thought my mouse had broken because if I test it on another ...
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Mouse not detected in windows 7 virtual machine

I have a gaming mouse with programmable buttons and led-lights. I want to customize the mouse with some software which came with the mouse. I got it in cd-form, but I downloaded it from the store's ...
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Timestamp: Pressing F5 notepad gives time 1st then date. How do I do date 1st then time?

When I open notepad, I can press F5 to give me the time in the format I desire and then the date in the format I desire, where the formats I desire are based on windows settings. The only thing ...
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Use mouse move, click, keyboard button press as a trigger

I would like to launch a screen record software every time someone touches the computer. for that, is there a way to use a mouse move, a click, a press on a keyboard button (or any sign of human ...
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Microsoft sculpt mouse - left click works intermittently

A little over a year ago I bought a Microsoft Sculpt keyboard + mouse wireless set, and I was very happy with it. However, in the past few months, the mouse has been acting up. The left click doesn'...
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Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse and Windows 7

I have question regarding to Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse RJG-00007 Is there known some issues/limitations to work with Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse RJG-00007 on Windows 7 ? On Microsoft site here ...
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My mouse went inverted (y and x axis). How can I fix this? (Windows 10, 64 bit)

I need software or something to fix this. Sakasa Mouse and most famous software don't work for me (I don’t know if there are others). It's a mouse problem because the touchpad is working fine. I am ...
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My mouse is out of control

I am using Windows 10 on laptop. Not sure why recently my mouse will suddenly keep left clicking by itself. It will move slightly as well. I have tried the following things but it would not work. ...
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Add second virtual mouse cursor

I'm currently using Zoom for online meetings and am looking for a way to add a second virtual mouse. With Zoom there is the possibility to give a participant control over the mouse. The disadvantage ...
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A 2nd mouse pointer is showing on my Dell Inspiron 15/3000 series, 64-bit. Why?

Today was the 3rd occasion that my Dell Inspiron 15 began to show a 2nd mouse pointer on the screen. Although it wasn't moving, it was interfering w/any movements I tried to do. I already disconnected ...
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How to use left and right mouse buttons to navigate back and forward in Firefox

In Chrome and some other browsers you can use the 3rd and 4th mouse buttons to navigate forward and back in the browser history. In Firefox this brings up a scroll wheel. Is there a way to change ...
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My mouse (G90) keeps on disconnecting and reconnecting

when i bought my mouse i quickly download a aplication called Logitech gaming software or LGS so i can set my DPI mouse, after that i started using it to play games, sometimes my game just crash with ...
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Is it possible to attach two pointing devices to a Windows 10 machine and either each have its own cursor or each its own screen?

I've just started casting from my laptop to a big TV for YouTube while doing programming stuff on the laptop screen. I've found that using my trackpad can be a bit annoying just because the TV screen ...
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Is there a way to make taskbar more sensitive to show, when hidden? Win 10 x64

I've got an external monitor set as primary monitor, directly above my laptop monitor (on extend). While I can hit win-key to show the taskbar it's very fiddly to actually get it to show on its own ...
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Mouse stops working in Virtualbox 6.1.6

I am running Windows 10 on a Fedora 32 host with VirtualBox 6.1.6 and the mouse behaviours in it is erratic at best. When the host has just started, it seems fine, but after logging in, the clicks do ...
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windows-7. Disable infobox while hover mouse

Windows 7. How to disable the info box when hover the mouse over about every item, in about every application. The info box appears when hovering over input fields and names as well. See also : "...
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Touchpad can not be used and missing from Device Manager

Last night my laptop was working properly. When I used it this morning there is some problem with the touchpad: There is no cursor displayed. I think the touchpad is disabled so I press fn+F9 but ...
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Accessibility: Bind meta+mousewheel to run dconf for desktop zoom

I have been working my way through setting up accessibility on Ubuntu 20.04 which uses the latest GNOME 3. Unfortunately, I did not get any response on AskUbuntu, hence I am asking here - under new ...
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ArchLinux KDE sometimes mouseclick on the touchpad not working

I'm running Arch Linux with KDE Plasma as desktop environment. Sometimes it happens that I suddenly can't use the double tap gesture on the touch-pad to make a mouse click also the two finger gestures ...
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Strange issue with mouse

Hardware in question: Mouse: Skiller Sharkoon SGM3 (usable wireless or with cable) Laptop: Lenovo Legion Y740-15 When I turn on my mouse or plug it in via cable I can't do a left click anywhere. That ...
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Disabled Touchpad Permanently, don't remember how I did it. How can I get it back?

Linux Mint, Mate desktop A few years ago, I didn't like the touchpad that came on my computer and was getting annoyed with it, and I wanted to disable it. Either there were no ways in Linux to ...
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HDMI USB-C External Monitor and Mouse

I have a monitor that is connected via (i) HDMI to HDMI cable that goes into a (ii) HDMI to USB-C adapter (so two wires). The USB-C connects to my laptop. Video is transmitted fine. Audio is ...
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How to make mouse move between vmware and host without ctrl+alt

I have VMware Workstation 15.5 player, and i have a linux machine installed as guest. I recently upgraded it and since then i have to release the mouse by clicking ctrl+alt, where it was moving ...
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Windows does not remember “select your primary button” setting with Remote Desktop

I have "select your primary button" set to "right". However, when I connect via Remote Desktop, this setting (for that very same user) is set to "left". If I change it back to "right" (while ...
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What is the logic behind the scale command in the PS/2 mouse interface?

I was reading about PS/2 mouse interface and it says the host (computer) can send the devise (mouse) a scale by 2 command (code 0xE7) that will cause the device to scale the movement it reports to the ...
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LogiOptionsMgr.exe Logition Options software is blocked from sending data from my PC

TL;DR / Question: How to enable an app to use internet and send packets on Windows 10? Other than FireWall what else could block a process from accessing internet? Hello, I recently bought a ...
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How to duplicate mouse cursor movement and clicks on windows?

Basicly what I'm trying to achieve is when moving my mouse I want to have second cursor duplicating everything I'm doing with my mouse ideally on second monitor or at least in second window or maybe ...
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How to copy text from vim to external application without using mouse?

I am trying to avoid usage of mouse by using keyboard only so that I can speed up things. Also, I am not great in VIM. My only motivation to vim is that everything should be possible through keyboard ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth connection does not work

I was working on one of my Arduino projects today, (currently just a bare Arduino board) and had it connected via USB to serial converter. At a code upload, I've got a blue screen of death, and I ...
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Mouse click issue

Hi I have a huge Problem with my Mouse. Problem: My mouse clicks don't get register. It's not that it dont work at all. It most of the time working at a certain area but on others it does nothing. For ...
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What happens when multiple devices with different bluetooth versions connect to the same receiver?

For example, a keyboard that supports v3.0 and a mouse that supports v4.2 with LE connect to the same Bluetooth receiver. Will the receiver default to the standard of the oldest device (v3.0) or will ...
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I'm trying to remap a keyboard key to a mouse/touchpad button. Is it possible?

So, I'm trying to remap CTRL+X to be RIGHT CLICK. I've tried X-mouse button control, KeyExtender, etc. NOTHING seems to be working. Could someone help? (I am on a laptop by the way) EDIT: Solved. But ...
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Can I extend a USB cable of a mouse and keyboard to more than 3 meters? [duplicate]

I have an USB mouse and keyboard, both of which have a cable 1.8m long. However for my purposes this is too short. I read that USB standard limits the length of a cable to 5 meters for high speed ...

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