Questions tagged [mouse]

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

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Auto Scrolling in Adobe Reader with middle click lock

In firefox (or may be in other browsers also), I middle click (and release the button) and there appears a cross hair/4 or 2 direction pointer. And now I just have to move my pointer in any direction, ...
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Mouse behavior strange after external mouse connected/disconnected

Recently my desktop mouse behavior went strange out of nowhere. For example drag and drop functionality on any app won't work and on top of that in apps like chrome, if I left click any other tab that ...
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Erratic left-click behavior with trackball

I use a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball with Mint Xfce (a recent distro change, and I'm still identifying weaknesses). It recently started to behave erratically with left-click operations: ...
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Ubuntu Laptop Mouse track only works when system is plugged in

I don't know what happened. I just wanted to use my system and discovered that the mouse track wasn't working. Then when I plugged my charger, it was working again. But when I remove the charger, it ...
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Using wired keyboard and mouse wirelessly [on hold]

Please read this question carefully before marking it as duplicate. I have a keyboard and mouse having USB connectors. I sometimes want to use them far away from the CPU, so I want to make the ...
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Mouse scroll speed decreases after some period of inactivity

... and restores after off/on the mouse. Wireless mouse Logitech M705 Arch Linux up to date with KDE Plasma 5 In Windows it's OK.
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Have anyone seen mouse's click button only works when pressed in certain spots or held down for a long time?

I have had the Logitech M500 mouse for about 2 years. I play games so I do use the buttons quite frequently. Today during a game, the mouse had no problems until a bunch of weird things all happened ...
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How to enable moving the mouse pointer from the left side of the left monitor to the right side to the right monitor in Windows 10?

I am working with 3 Monitors. Is it possible to make the mouse pointer jump from the left side of the left monitor to the right side of the right monitor when I move the mouse there? So I wouldn't ...
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How to unfreeze the mouse pointer which frequently freezes in Windows 7?

In my Lenovo laptop with 64-bit windows 7 my mouse pointer freezes periodically. I attempt the solution below, but it only works temporarily. Go to select Depending on which power plan you're in, ...
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Set DPI of Logitech MX master (2S) over Bluetooth in Linux

I have a Logitech MX master and a Logitech MX master 2S. Until recently I used a Unifying receiver to connect with the mouse. The sensitivity was a bit too low with both both mouses, but acceptable. ...
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Windows 10: Cursor remains a pointer in Excel on extended display

When working in Excel, the cursor remains a pointer when I drag and fill the cells, it should be a Cross/Plus icon. it does turn to a vertical line when you type. Issue started last week after the ...
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Emulate Touch Screen with Android-x86 in VirtualBox

We have a discussion about "normal" mouse pointer operation running Android-x86 in VirtualBox, but I would like to use my mouse like a Touch Screen over VRDP in VirtualBox. I can't seem to find a mode ...
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Only Allow Mouse and Keyboard USB

Is there a way (through Group Policy, etc.) to allow only mouse and keyboards to work via USB ports?  I would like disable the use of memory sticks or connecting phones, etc., to the laptop, but would ...
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VS Code locks mouse and keyboard

first time posting so please excuse any issues with my question. I'm a web developer working in VS Code and as of yesterday it has started having a very strange issue. I start working and work for ...
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Numeric Keypad, Touchpad, and Minimized Windows Not Working in Windows 10?

I'm having a problem with the above-mentioned components on my laptop. I really hope someone can help me out. First of all, I wiped down my laptop today (first the screen with window cleaner and ...
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Mouse cursor movement issue ('jumps') on large screens

I have a very large screen for my PC (49", 60FPS, 4K, Sony "Professional Display") where the 60fps limit is a real problem for the mouse cursor. Since I have 6 screens in total, and don't want to ...
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Spyder - touchpad scroll does not work

I use the scroll function with my mouse and it works fine. But either in script, or in terminal sections of Spyder, I can't use the touchpad for scrolling. I do not experience any problems with my ...
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Touch pad scroll not working after Windows 10 installation

Yesterday am installed (fresh install) Windows 10 Pro May 2019 update for my laptop. After installation i can't scroll pages with touch pad. I have tried with touch pad driver (Synaptics Driver). ...
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Microsoft USB Mouse speed very slow after waking PC

Waking computer from power saving or rebooting the PC results in the mouse cursor moving extremely slowly. The only way to fix it is to unplug and plug in the mouse. I found this issue impossible to ...
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Middle mouse button changing functionality and muting sound on Windows 10

I use a laptop with Windows 10 and a gaming mouse (Foxray Demon Gaming Mouse FXR-SM-17) and have noticed an issue where the functionality of the middle mouse button switches from time to time. On ...
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when i use my track pad on my laptop instead of moving the mouse it write numbers and symbols?

I was in a class recently and my computer did a forced restart. when my laptop restarted my mouse has been outputting numbers when I try to move the mouse like this: +7202*.+26++#+3++#+37+6#+333........
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RealVNC 6.19.325 Connection from iMac to iMac but no Mouse? How?

I'm using iMac with OS X 10.14.5 and connect with my dad his MacBook OS X 10.14.5 Everything works but no mouse control? We have not found out how or where to turn it on! Ich verwende iMac mit OS X ...
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Window peek view on Windows 10 (not desktop)

Is there a feature or software that allows the user to view an open window (a browser for example) when they hover the mouse on a corner/edge of the screen or on a floating button ? The feature I am ...
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Use mouse buttons on screen corners to perform certain actions in Windows 10

I want to use mouse buttons on screen corners to perform certain actions. Specifically, I want to use the mouse wheel: -on the bottom left corner to raise and lower the sound volume; -and on the top ...
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Broadening the +/- range of the touchpad double-click speed

I'm running an Ubuntu 18.04 client on a Windows 10 machine, using VirtualBox. Thinkpad P52s with a Synaptics touchpad. I am able to adjust the touchpad double-click speed using Ubuntu's settings ...
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Android Studio: Why does mwheel click cause jump to source?

I have a Logitech m705 mouse. The wheel can be clicked normally and to both sides. I have side-clicks organised to act like normal wheel click. And it acts normal in all programs except Anroid Studio. ...
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How to adjust a custom mouse cursors click position in windows 10

I made a custom mouse cursor (a simple semi-transparent circle to look like a touch position instead of a cursor), and set windows to use it by selecting it in the mouse settings, however the position ...
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Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse lags on Windows 10 Bootcamp

Just bought a Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse to go with my macbook. I know this isn't a performance mouse, but the lag is unbearable in Windows 10 via bootcamp! However, it work ok on macOS Mojave. ...
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Dual Mouse Pointers with Independent Controllers Possible in Windows (7 Ultimate x64) Possible?

Is it possible to have two mouse cursors within Windows GUI interface, each of which is paired/linked to a separate mouse device? So basically two people could use two separate mouse devices and yet ...
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Why do modern multi-core operating systems still throttle scroll speed?

Someone asked Why did moving the mouse cursor cause Windows 95 to run more quickly? over on Retrocomputing. Raffzahn's answer mentions that it's also possible to observe the effect of things running ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not see USB keyboard and mouse

I have been looking on this forum for quite a long time and I havent found any answer to my question yet. I cant see my USB mouse and keyboard. Nothing helps or is only bundle of tasks leading ...
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Ubuntu - my keyboard no longer

Has anyone experienced this one? After installing realVNC on my Ubuntu desktop machine the USB keyboard and mouse no longer work. It works fine over RealVNC but the local USB keyboard and mouse no ...
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Windows 7 detects USB drive, but not HID devices (mouse & keyboard)

I'm encountering a weird issue with my Windows 7 x64. Suddenly (I don't know since when) my USB port is not recognizing any HID devices such as mouse, keyboard and card reader. But plugging in USB ...
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How can i get a log of what actions are being done with the mouse?

I’m looking for a way to get a log of what clicking is doing. For example I click in the middle of screen, I want to see what coordinates i’m Clicking and how the command is logged.
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Did my arduino just kill all my usb ports?

The problem: One day, for no reason, my mouse doesn't work properly anymore. But only the cursor, I was still able to perform click. My attempts to solve it: So, I changed my mouse: same problem. ...
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Can't use three-finger middle-click in remote desktop

I have a HP laptop. I configured 3-finger tap to simulate a middle click, and it works fine locally on the laptop. However, when I connect to my desktop using Remote Desktop and I try to use the 3-...
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Can not pair bluetooth mouse in Xubuntu 16.04.6

I tried almost every suggestion I found to pair my Bluetooth mouse to my laptop(Dell Inspiron 3521 from 2014), I'm running Xubuntu 16.04.06 and I have, I think so,everything installed(blueman,bluez,...
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Mouse in Virtualbox stops clicking (but moves) unless logout and login

The problem is that I after sometime I can move the mouse but can't click while if I lock or switch the user, it works. Apparently the problem is related to Xorg of the guest machine but do not why it ...
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What is causing my mouse to “jump” to the windows icon on the task bar?

Several times a day, my mouse pointer jumps to the Windows icon and the menu opens, despite me either moving the trackpad there or clicking a button. This has happened on a couple of machines. What ...
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Exit full screen with Mouse only?

This might seem like a strange issue but I wondering if it is possible to exit fullscreen mode of any application by using the mouse. I know it is possible to bind meta/windows key to the mouse but I ...
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How to block mouse and arrows in Vim?

I kinda started right now with Vim... So, I'm using Janus and enjoying it. But it let me use the arrow keys. How can I block them? I would also like to disable completely the mouse. (make it desappear ...
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When I right click drag my mouse to the right and left click browser tabs open (Windows 10)

When I right click drag my mouse to the right and left click tabs open and this is a problem because I use my computer for games so when I aim to shoot and left click tabs open for my browser. Is ...
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Use mouse to activate window withou performing an action in the window

I have always hated that for most applications, when they are not the foreground window and you click on it to make it active, the click also performs an action in the application. For example, if ...
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Can I enable the scroll wheel while moving objects in MS Word? (Moving pictures faster)

When moving pictures in word it is painfully slow to move them to another page because once I have clicked on the picture I can no longer scroll using the mouse wheel - I have to move my mouse to the ...
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I need help connecting Logitech Mouse M215 with a unifying connector

I lost my connector that came with the mouse. I have managed to get a unifying connector from a friend. When I am using Logitech Unifying Software to pair my old mouse with a new unifying receiver, I ...
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My mouse pointer icon is blur and shows loading always after I installed CCleaner. How to fix it?

My system is Windows 10. I have tried solutions given in the below thread but no fix yet. https://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/307432-my-system-constantly-showing-blue-circle-mouse-...
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How to make left push of scrollwheel go back a page in Firefox (Logitech M-UAG120 mouse)

I'm running Firefox version 67 on Ubuntu 18.10 LTS. I have a Logitech M-UAG120 mouse with a scrollwheel. The scrollwheel has a way to push it sideways to the left and to the right. What I need is for ...
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VMWare horizon client invisible mouse pointer

Host: Windows Version 10.0.17763 Build 17763 VM: Windows 10 VMWare Horizon Client: 5.0.0 build-12606690 I attempted the fixes for VMWare Invisible Mouse Pointer, but they did not work. I figured ...
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Can't change focus away from certain Windows applications

In windows 10 desktop, having a problem with window focus. Only when I bring up certain Windows windows (e.g. Task Manager, Task Scheduler), anytime that window acquires focus I cannot switch away ...
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Setting a Max Speed on Mouse

I'm not sure if I would need a program to do this. I'm trying to get my mouse to move as soon as my mouse reaches a specific speed and then cap how fast it moves once it reaches the required speed. ...