Questions tagged [mouse]

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

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How to fix Windows slow response to Bluetooth mouse and keyboard

My mouse and keyboard often lag for a few seconds after being idle, also for just a few seconds. It's like they go to sleep and take a few seconds to wake up. After a few experiments I concluded that ...
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Logitech option mouse software does not work when software is minimized

I am using windows and whenever I started my pc Option software is started automatically. But when I try to minimine or let is open at one of the active windows, functionality like horizonal scrolling ...
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Windows 10 trackpad suddenly overly smoothed/slow

Today my trackpad mouse on my laptop suddenly went from being sharp and responsive to overly smoothed. The scrolling was also smoothed out. I uninstalled my trackpad driver and restarted, and it went ...
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How to set exact DPI for mouse sensitivity in Windows 10

I would like to set mouse sensitivity in Windows 10 to a specific DPI value - 2100 in my case. I got used to the 2100 DPI using my previous mouse and would like to continue using it. It is possible ...
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linux screen how to allow mouse highlight text to copy and also mousetrack split windows still working

I using putty remote to Ubuntu server once I use mousetrack on it will not use mouse highlight text so anybody know how to use mousetrack and mouse highlight same time without disable mousetracking
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How to scroll with two fingers on Apple Mouse

On a trackpad scrolling is performed with two finger drag. On the Apple Mouse scrolling happens with a single finger drag. How do I change this to two finger drag? I don't see any options in ...
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Mouse Doesn't Respond Correctly To Some Screen Elements In Windows 10

In Windows 10, my Logitech USB Bluetooth mouse doesn't respond correctly to all elements on-screen, such as things that should be clickable, scrollable, selectable or have a context menu open with a ...
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Issue with Razer Mamba Elite and X-Mouse Button Control

I am having an issue with my Razer Mamba Elite mouse and X-Mouse Button Control on Windows 10. I recently made the decision to ditch Razer Synapse and other Razer software, so I uninstalled them. This ...
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How do I know what is my special mouse button doing and how do I change it?

I have a mouse, Havit model ms1020. It comes with two customizable buttons, but the proprietary software to change them does not work. It already comes with two preprogrammed functions, one of them is ...
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Forbid mouse to go up to menu bar area?

As it doesn't seem possible to disable the menu bar or at least increase the delay to make it reappear if hidden. I am wondering if there is a way to forbid the mouse cursor to go over that area at ...
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Mysterious jumping issue with every gaming mouse I buy. Am I cursed?

3 years ago, I purchased a gaming mouse (Razer Deathadder) to use on Windows 10, but it had a weird issue where it would jump randomly every few seconds. Nobody understood what I was talking about, so,...
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Toshiba Accupoint making mouse drag

I have a Toshiba Portege Z30, which has an Accupoint rubber stick in the middle that seems to be far too sensitive. Any time the laptop tilts, or even if I hold down the touchpad, it will drag the ...
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include terminating newline in middle mouse button paste

Ubuntu 22's gnome-terminal lets you click-drag a selection including a terminating newline (say, a command to run). But when you paste it back into the shell by clicking the middle mouse button, the ...
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Something is glitching up my mouse (Win 7)

Sorry if this was asked before, I had no idea how to search for it. There's something in my PC that appears to be gradually breaking my mouse. It gets to a point where the clicking gets wacky - one ...
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Is there a way to change MS PowerPoint default Arrow Options when starting presentating?

I know this option so the mouse cursor doesn't accidentally show up on the present screen: However the option doesn't persist even within the same session (every time you exit and return, the option ...
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Mouse Cursor Blob in Acemovi Editor Screen Recording

In playing back a movie made with the Acemovi Editor Screen Recorder, the existing mouse cursor is surrounded by a semi-opaque large yellow round mouse cursor which may partially hide or conceal ...
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Logitech M510 mouse reciever fell in a glass of filtered water, is there a way to fix it?

I've let it sit in rice for about two days now, and my computer does acknowledge that it's connected, but gives me the standard "USB device not recognized" spiel. Troubleshooter does ...
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mouse focus is locked on one window

I am having a very weird behavior, and it is happening frequently since I installed docker desktop. The mouse focus locks to a certain window and cannot be changed. The keyboard works perfectly, but ...
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Copy Current Application Configuration and paste them into another application configuration in logi options+

I want to Copy Current Application Configuration and paste them into another application configuration in logi options+. For example configuring specific gestures for chrome browser. Now, I want to ...
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How do I copy a string into the midlle mouse button from GUI in Ubuntu?

I have a terminal script (let's call it otp_to_xclip.sh) which makes use of xclip to place a string into the middle mouse button clipboard: #!/usr/bin/bash otp_to_terminal.sh | xclip Now, to paste ...
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Text Selection in Web Browser?

When using a web browser (Chrome/Firefox etc) I have the ability to make the text cursor appear wherever I click using the mouse/trackpad. For example, I can select the side of this text box and a ...
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In less cmd, I cannot use mouse to select characters expect press Shift button. Why?

Refered to this post, I had set export LESS='-riF --mouse --wheel-lines=3', and solved the scrolling problem, but I coundn't select any charaters on the screen except pressing SHIFT button. This is ...
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How to create new tabs and close tabs in Google Chrome on macOS?

How to create new tabs and close tabs in Google Chrome on macOS? When I want to create a new tab, I need to move the mouse to the top right corner and click the create button. When I want to close the ...
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windows 10 mouse not working intermittently tried all solutions still not working

So I am a tech, but this has me stumped, I have a client that has a windows 10 HP touchscreen all in one pc. but her mouse intermittently stops working, they have replaced the mouse, tried different ...
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Loss of control over my computer mouse

I've had this strange thing happen to me on 3 separate computers running Windows 10 now (on my work computer at a previous job, on my previous home computer, and now on my work computer at my current ...
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Bluetooth Device Stalls / Hangs on Windows 11

I am using the Surface Arc Mouse from Microsoft on Windows 11 Home. The mouse is made by Microsoft so I was hoping it would work well with Windows. However, periodically there is a lot of lag / delay ...
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Windows-10 wired USB mouse freezes

Recently I started getting intermittent mouse freezes on my desktop PC. The pointer would freeze for several seconds, then usually it gets back to normal, but not always. Sometimes, the freezing is ...
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How to tell if a keyboard/mouse macro is triggered/running?

I have a Logitech G915 keyboard. I have a macro every 3 minutes to press a button. I want to know when the macro is running (triggered). How to tell if the macro is triggered/running? I thought of a ...
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Only one mouse at a time can move the cursor on my PC (Laptop accepts both at once). How could that be changed?

Only one mouse can control the cursor on my Windows 10 Desktop at a time. Example: 1. Mouse A plugged in. 2. Mouse B plugged in. -> Mouse A can move the cursor and interact with the PC. -> ...
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How can I trigger my gaming mouse driver software to run automatically when I plug in my mouse on a windows 11 laptop?

I use a RedGear Manta gaming mouse, and its main driver and optimization software is a ".exe" file and has to be started after plugging in the mouse every time. The mouse itself does ...
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Cursor shape of first monitor overlap shape of second monitor

I use a second monitor plugged at my laptop (that has only 1 HDMI port and 0 vga port) via usb, using WinUsbDisplay driver on Windows 11 (but the problem was present on Windows 10 too). Everything ...
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Is there a way to open a specific program when the laptop detects a mouse is connected?

I am using an application called Fastkeys which is a gestures app, but it only comes in handy when I am using a mouse. So is there a task scheduler script that I can use to automate opening this ...
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The login screen does not appear after the computer is idle for a long time

Ubuntu 22.04 (I have also Windows on my computer) AMD5950X, rtx 3080TI I have a problem with Ubuntu. The login screen does not appear after the computer is idle for a long time, although I can see ...
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Laptop mousepad too fast

Sometimes, after the laptop wakes up by opening the lid, the mousepad is too fast and also detecting movement when touching the switches. Also scrolling (two fingers on the pad) is not working. Most ...
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Keypress from keyboard will override longpress from mouse (Ubuntu)

I recently adquired a M908 Redragon. I am using the following program to bind keys from my mouse to my keyboard. In Ubuntu 20.04, if I bind a keymapping (such as Button1 of my mouse is a "Number1&...
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Where is my Touchpad toggle button missing (Windows 11)?

I'm using a Windows 11 machine and I'm trying to disable the touchpad when an external mouse is plugged in. But, when I go into the settings for the Touchpad: Settings > Bluetooth & devices >...
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Strange cursor behaviour

I seem to be having issues with my trackpad and any mouse I plug into my computer. When I have no mouse plugged in and I move the cursor it seems to stop randomly while i'm still moving my finger ...
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Downloaded ubuntu virtual machine for vmbox and mouse & keyboard do not work

I have downloaded a virtual machine for ubuntu, loaded it into oracle virtual box, and it loads correctly. However I can see my mouse move, but I cannot click on anything, and it does not register my ...
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Mouse not showing and uncontrollable

One week ago I had a problem when I started my PC. The mouse (HyperX pulsefire surge) was invisible. The RGB works, left click, right click, DPI button works too. But the cursor were invisible and ...
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Disabled HID device within RDP Windows session

Asking a new question because I do not have enough reputation to comment on AviD's answer to the question "Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX" I managed to forward a ...
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Windows 10 laptop will not recognise USB mice or keyboards

I am looking at a Windows 10 laptop (a surface pro 3), that will not recognise USB mice or keyboards. The USB port is happy with storage devices (including microcontrollers), USB UART devices, USB ...
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Is there a way to disable ability to change (horizontal) slider's value (e.g. volume) by scrolling mouse wheel (over it) in GNOME or KDE Plasma?

At first, it was a great feature, but after a while it started to bug me every time I want to scroll through a page of horizontal sliders (e.g. pavucontrol). And after several times of searching, I ...
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Mouse click fails and only Ctrl Alt Del brings back the functionality

I've had this issue for 2 months. I've tried a number of things but the issue still persists. The problem is that my mouse randomly don't drag, left click, right click or double click. In this ...
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Mouse Scroll Wheel does not scroll in *some* Excel worksheets

I am using Excel (MS 365 MSO version 2205, 64-bit) in 64-bit Windows 10; and recently (seemingly at random) my mouse wheel has stopped working in certain spreadsheets (by which I mean: certain sheets ...
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Logitech M510 not working after battery replacement?

I've had this mouse for well over a year now and have never had a single problem up until now. My laptop notified me saying the mouse was low battery, so I changed the batteries out for 2 fresh ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard as mouse without ease of access?

I'm using Windows 10 and I'm playing Grim Dawn. I don't want to click to death and develop tendinitis, so I always have the ease of access enabled to click with the numpad, but that doesn't work in ...
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Bluetooth headphones + wireless mouse and keyboard = interference

I have Logitech wireless mouse and Logitech wireless keyboard connected to Ugreen usb hub. Ugreen usb hub is connected to USB 2.0 computer port (I tried also 3.0 USB computer port). My mouse and ...
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Does a computer mouse store or transmit the ‘images’ it takes?

Does a computer mouse temporarily store or send to a computer the images it takes when tracking its movements? Or does it just send updated coordinates to the computer and the images are temporary and ...
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How do i stop my mouse cursor from going to my second monitor that's turned off?

This summer has been very hot so I decided to turn off my second monitor. For some reason, my mouse cursor can go to the second monitor(that's turned off). It's getting annoying, I tried updating ...
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QEMU Mouse & Keyboard

So I've been experimenting with QEMU recently, and I've run into 2 main problems: In fullscreen mode (Ctrl+Alt+F), the mouse dissapears. Is there any way to make QEMU capture all keyboard shortcuts (...

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