Questions tagged [mouse]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
12 views

Removing Windows PowerToys' Mouse Highlighter artifacts from screen

This is a question and answer pair for a problem I've endured for a couple of weeks and couldn't find an answer on the web. PowerToys v0.78.0 Microsoft's PowerToys has a useful Mouse Highlighter ...
Transistor's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
37 views

How do I change all of the cursors on my PC, not just the ones in customize settings in Windows 10 (Home)?

OS: Windows 10 Home I know how to do the basic customization of the cursor, I have changed all of that. what I want now is to customize all the rest of the cursors, like grab, zoom-in, and especially ...
Typography's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
14 views

How to configure Windows/Linux to support absolute-mouse-mode for remote operation via KVM?

I am working on a project where we want to connect different dual-screen PC systems (mostly Windows+Linux) with a dualhead KVM switch. The KVM switch uses absolute mouse mode to position the mouse on ...
Juergen's user avatar
  • 31
0 votes
0 answers
8 views

VNC server does not respond to mouse or keyboard on MAC

I have set up many VNC servers, but never come across this issue before. The VNC server is a MacBook Pro. It allows connection, but it does not respond to any cursor movement or keyboard input.
rlagreid's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
47 views

No reaction to click left mouse button - Windows 11

I have a problem in Windows 11. Randomly, the Laptop stops responding to left mouse button clicks. It doesn't matter if it's a laptop touchpad or another external mouse. After refreshing the system (i ...
szym3k33's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

How to change mouse to left handed but keep touchpad right handed in Windows 11?

Windows 10 had a 'Mouse Properties' window; if you had multiple mouse drivers installed, each device would show up in a separate tab allowing you to set left and right mouse buttons independently. ...
Barton Chittenden's user avatar
-2 votes
0 answers
25 views

Why has my gaming mouse been randomly disconnecting?

The lights on the mouse turn off and the cursor does not move when I move the mouse. Specs: Acer C733 Chromebook Bugha golden gaming mouse (I have no idea of the model number)
Conrad Porter's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
110 views

Window key does not bring up start menu and middle mouse button doesn't bring up scrolling

Subsequent to a driver update from Dell's OEM SupportAssist software, my Window key no longer brings up the Windows menu and the middle mouse button doesn't bring up scrolling. The Window key is ...
jeffrey's user avatar
  • 95
-1 votes
1 answer
119 views

Fix Bluetooth for Dell Precision M6700

For some reason Bluetooth is virtually dead on my mother's Dell M6700. The laptop is old but adequate desktop replacement for checking email, news, social media, watching YouTube and videoconferencing....
Serge's user avatar
  • 145
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Mouse integration logitech wireless on virtualbox for select, cut and paste

I've installed virtualbox and an appliance from bitnami "common-postgresql-16-16.2.0-r1-debia-11-amd64" image installed. I'm using a logitech wireless keyboard and mouse on my Intel I7 ASUS ...
Bill McDonald's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Solaar + Ubuntu how to set volume up/down to forward/backward buttons on logitech mx master 2s

I have a logitech mx master 2s that I connected to my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, using solaar. I try to change the key mapping so that the forward/backward buttons are volume up/down. However, the only options ...
sodiumnitrate's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
86 views

How do I fix my right mouse buttonwhen it's not working on my Windows PC

The mouse present on my Dell Latitude 7390 has worked fine up until this morning, until I can no longer use the right mouse button on my touch pad. I am running windows 10, and I use the default ...
Nnanna's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
2 answers
439 views

Relative Mouse only on Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu

I'm currently running Ubuntu + XFCE VM's, and accessing them with Chrome Remote Desktop. Until recently (last week or so?) everything worked great, but now in new VMs, mouse clicks only work with &...
bkanuka's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
0 answers
73 views

Bluetooth mouse connection takes about 20+ seconds to resolve on wake up on KDE Neon (Ubuntu) - why?

Can anybody help to clarify why the bluetooth resolution for simple bluetooth mouse would take about 20-30 seconds to usable? This is the bluetooth log: $ bluetoothctl Agent registered [CHG] Device B4:...
dusoft's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

How can I correct the horizontal movement of the mouse cursor?

I use a dock at work once a week. When I use the mouse attached to it and move it to the right horizontally, it moves about 12° clockwise from horizontal. This affects selecting text with the mouse, ...
CJ Dennis's user avatar
  • 1,001
0 votes
0 answers
14 views

Mouse and Audio Issues

I am new to computer building as I built my first one about a year ago. The computer ran fine for most of the time but recently the mouse skips around on the screen (kind of like the mouse is lagging) ...
Thatnewbie11's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
39 views

how to left and right click on MSI Cyborg 15

I've just recently bought the MSI Cyborg 15 gaming laptop. The first game I've tried to play is GTA V, and unless im doing something wrong, theres a problem. As far as I can tell, the mousepad on this ...
Ethan's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
66 views

Mouse scrollwheel scrolls many lines- but only Firefox

What I have: Latest Firefox browser with Windows 10 on a Dell laptop, and a Bluetooth mouse with a scroll wheel. In Windows Settings, the scroll value is set to 3. ("Choose how many lines to ...
Torben Gundtofte-Bruun's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
120 views

Mac does not handle multiple Bluetooth peripherals properly

I have a mysterious problem with Bluetooth peripherals on my Mac machine (MacBook Pro 2021 running Sonoma 14.2.1 (23C71)). I (usually) connect three devices via Bluetooth: Apple Magic Keyboard HP ...
MikeL's user avatar
  • 140
0 votes
1 answer
55 views

How to reduce startup lag in X Mouse Button Control

I have used X Mouse Button control to reroute my mouse button 4 to a right click auto clicker. I did this by setting the key to rmb and making it repeat (option 6). But whenever I press the button it ...
ItzzSync's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
55 views

Mouse and Keyboard not working on different HDD that I installed

Accidentally deleted windows on an hdd, so I replaced the hdd with another one that I had(already had windows). Took a while for it to boot into windows, but when it did I noticed my mouse and ...
B13Spark's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
103 views

Windows 11 with multiple monitors that aren't vertically aligned - how to *prevent* mouse from going between monitors if not on seam

My current monitor layout is like this: When I move my mouse from the top half of 3 to the left, instead of hitting a "wall" as it has done in previous Windows versions (I believe that was ...
BobtheMagicMoose's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

power on by mouse not working after installing windows 10

I had until this week Windows 7 and I was turning on my PC. Via my mouse in the bios is set up to power on the pc by mouse Now I have installed Windows 10 and it's not working. I have updated all ...
mikuzan's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
0 answers
113 views

What can I do to address mouse cursor vanishing under Linux Mint 21.2 ("Victoria")?

I have a mouse cursor intermittently failing on me. My search did not find anything in questions here, but https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=377066 did seem to indicate the same problem, ...
Christos Hayward's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

How do I enable a utility like screentogif or key'n'stroke to be able to record mouse position when inside vmware or "protected" applications?

I am making very complicated tutorials and I absolutely need these two features. I need to be able to display the distinction between right and left clicks, for example. It takes hours to make a ...
mlw19mlw91w's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
139 views

X-Mouse Button Control, is it possible to map: hold right click + scroll down = ctrl + page down

I would like to set X-Mouse Button Control, so it will detect that I'm holding down my RMB, and then it will send single CTRL + Page Down for every scroll down with mouse scroll. I would appreciate ...
Edward Noga's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
57 views

Remote control of third PC via video-conference?

I have a PC which controls a fabrication machine. On this machine-PC, no additional software can be installed and it cannot be connected to the internet. So, there is no way to install TeamViewer or ...
theozh's user avatar
  • 155
0 votes
0 answers
43 views

Mouse tilt buttons only work when window is not "active"?

For some reason I have a window where when it is active and I am working within it the vertical scroll will work on my mouse but not horizontal. When I click out of the window and mouseover it both ...
NickHallick's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
731 views

BT 4.0 Mouse not pairing with Mac OS Sonoma

I'm having trouble pairing my mouse to my new Mac M2 with Mac OS Sonoma. It was working previously on a Mac M1 with Mac OS Monterey and works fine with all older Mac configurations. When trying to ...
Khalil Hamani's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Problems with keyboard and mouse: shortcuts work 20% of the time, mouse no longer drags correctly

Hardware Issues I am running Windows 11. I have a Logitech wireless mouse (with USB dongle) and a Klim wireless mechanical keyboard (also with USB dongle). What is happening? About two weeks ago, both ...
CerisePelican's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

always find the wireless mouse not to be that fast

I use a laptop and I have used many types of mice. However, I always feel that the mouse is not that fast. Is there specific features for a wireless mouse that is fast or should I go with wired one?
Sahran's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Can one bluetooth device (mouse) automatically connect to alternating devices (2 windows laptops) depending on whether they are up?

I want to use my bluetooth mouse (Rapoo) with any of two laptops (running windows 8 and 10, resp.), depending on which laptop is powered up (I have only one up at any time). What I would like to have ...
virtualnobi's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

Pointer movement causes apps to slide out of VDU view

I use a laptop with Windows 10 and MS Office applications, and extend the display area to two additional VDUs (VDU 2, VDU 3). If I display an app (e.g. Excel, Adobe Reader) on VDU 2 in near-full-...
HappyZappy's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
165 views

Cmdline to swap mouse buttons back

As a non-admin user without access to the reg command, how do I swap the mouse buttons back so that the primary button is the left button. The command rundll32.exe user32.dll,SwpmMouseButton will set ...
cup's user avatar
  • 301
7 votes
7 answers
4k views

VMWare Workstation Keyboard and Mouse stop working

I'm having a problem with vmware and keyboard/mouse detection and I'm hoping that you can help me. I use an Oracle vm and sometimes (worryingly enough) I can't write with the keyboard or click with ...
CofeeTimes's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

Mouse wheel scrolling is jumpy only on some boot ups

Sometimes I boot a windows 10, the mouse wheel is scrolling stably, not a single jump, but in some boots of windows it's all jumpy that I can't even scroll and have to use another method. It doesn't ...
qwaz's user avatar
  • 163
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

tmux 1.8 + mobaxterm mouse-mode clicking refuses to work

Trying to get mouse-mode clicking panes to work in a tmux session on mobaxterm, but mouse-mode wont work. Scrolling works fine. I have confirmed mouse-mouse is on using show-options -gw This system is ...
Dave's user avatar
  • 142
0 votes
0 answers
30 views

I can type in Google Chrome only, any other application does not receive keyboard input (just beeps). Possibly Radeon update made this

I don't understand what is happening. I saw that my CPU was consumed by Radeon install (no idea, what is that, I have not used it consciously). After that Radeon desktop opened as soon as I type 'r' ...
TomR's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
0 answers
140 views

Windows Pointer Speed 1/11 Left/Right Difference

I found this very old post, where someone cited a long guide about setting mouse sensitivity for CS. https://www.overclock.net/threads/cs-s-mouse-optimization-guide.173255/ Antigen states that if you ...
Lange Zeit's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
81 views

How to prevent my mouse from automatically clicking, grabbing and selecting text in Parrot OS

I'm running Parrot OS. Whenever I'm using the keyboard or mouse, random clicks or selection of text happens. I accidentally end up deleting the text I was typing or ends up doing some other ...
regexpilot's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

Mouse action within apps

Running Ubuntu 22.04.3 Since upgrade, mouse is acting weird. ie: Any time any app wants me to browse to a file, the mouse only works to click on Documents, then will not advance to the next folder I ...
standeg's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
111 views

Cannot autoscroll using middle mouse button when using Adobe Reader for PDFs

On every web page I visit, and also when I am reading one of my outlook emails and also whenever I am reading a Word document, simply by clicking and releasing the middle button on my mouse I can then ...
Kath K's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
176 views

Mouse volume control via designated scroll wheel

I have a mouse with a designated scroll wheel which on windows controls volume by default, no driver install needed. So far every distribution (which includes Ubuntu, Arch, Fedora) I tried doesn't ...
qKweint's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
56 views

cannot scroll down to click okay in libreoffice settings

I tried to follow the instructions here - LibreOffice 4.2.1.1: do not display list of recent documents Open the LibreOffice config: Menu "Tools" -> "Config"; In the TreeView: &...
cardamom's user avatar
  • 155
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Does anyone know how to permanently lock security key in MouseWithoutBorders app on windows 10/11?

Does anyone know how to permanently set/lock security key in MouseWithoutBorders app on Windows 10/11? It keeps on changing every time the pc reboots. I don't see anything in settings, or a command ...
TMK's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

I am running an app in 'xterm' under MacOS or Linux. Can I disable the middle mouse button paste? [duplicate]

Do you know of an application that runs on xterm, and uses all the mouse buttons with all the modifiers? Or an argument to show this is not possible? I have an application that uses the mouse. I ...
Richard Kirk's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
110 views

Mouse cursor randomly jumps to screen edges

I have the problem that my mouse randomly jumps to the edges of the screen every minute. I use a Lenovo Yoga 7 with Manjaro (KDE Plasma; v5.27.8). I've already posted this question in the Manjaro ...
chraebsli's user avatar
  • 166
1 vote
0 answers
84 views

Perixx Perimice-718 wireless mouse lagging on Linux

I've tried using Perixx wireless mouse Perimice-718 under Ubuntu 22.04 (kernel 5.15.0-86, Xorg 21.1.4-2) but the mouse keeps lagging behind even with fluent movement over single screen. I'm moving the ...
Tombart's user avatar
  • 1,615
3 votes
1 answer
53 views

Notepad++ search result window does not respond on keyboard commands

As you might know, the keyboard shortcut ALT+SPACE opens a popup menu, which you can use to move, minimise or maximise the window you're working with. Using this popup menu on Notepad++ in general is ...
Dominique's user avatar
  • 2,181
0 votes
0 answers
116 views

Bluetooth LE Mouse keeps freezing in after a while

My mouse keeps freezing after an hour or so of not using it. Tried a lot of tweaks like disabling Selective Suspend in registry keys but to no avail. Everything goes back to normal and connects when I ...
George's user avatar
  • 47

1
2 3 4 5
53