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Middle mouse button doesn't work after some MS updates this week

Q: Middle mouse button doesn't work after some MS updates this week

Hi all. I ask for any pointers to start looking at this if you can.

This week after some updates from MS in my W10 OS I noticed that clicking the middle button is not working at all. Normally in a browser you can open in a new tab or close a tab, etc.

I have a Microsoft wireless mobile mouse 1000. Whet I get this mouse and connected for the first time (windows 8 at the time) some driver was installed and also "Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard center" was downloaded and installed. Everything worked fine. I upgrade to W10 and no problem with this until earlier this week.

Testing the options in the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard center, none of them works when I click the middle button. I just download and installed the version from the site. Installed in a regular fashion and in compatible mode for W8. (can you believe this is not for w10?

The scroll function works fine even the Flip scrolling direction.



Later I went to a DELL desktop (W8) and I tried the MS mouse there and works fine. Maybe I have to "tell" W10 to forget his is a MS mouse and to have the default driver. If such, how?

Also, I tried the mouse from that desktop here in windows 10 and works fine. (dell mouse without installing anything myself).

Any ideas are welcome and appreciated,

Best regards and thanks for your time

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Preferred Solution: Middle mouse button doesn't work after some MS updates this week

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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A:my middle mouse wheel - the button click on it doesn't work!

it looks like a mouse issue, try with another mouse to see if the problem persist!
 

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I saw an old thread and mods can merge them if necessary.

So here is my problem:
Since few days ago my mid button doesn't work, so I can't open page in new tab with single click (Ctrl + click works and right click->open in new tab works). I don't care about scrolling faster because my mouse has that "fast scrolling" thing, but browser problem drives me crazy.

I have Logitech G500 mouse, and button is working properly, because when I change it to for example minimize window, it does exactly that. Tried another mouse - same problem.
Can anybody help?

Win7 works perfectly on my computer(s) ever since first RC version (or at least almost perfectly )
Updates are off, except for security ones.
I mean... There is one solution - I can always reinstall Win, but maybe something more sophisticated? ^^

A:Middle button doesn't work

d3us, welcome to the forums. Are you using setpoint?

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Hi, I am using the Dell Inspiron 26 7000 series.
I"ve recently encountered a very strange bug. Whenever I turn on my computer, whether from hibernation, shutdown my mouse doesn't work properly.
What happens is this, I'll go to open anything (Firefox, word, excel etc) and suddenly my mouse cursor would jump to another part of the screen. And suddenly, except for that one program that I have opened, i can no longer left/right click anywhere else. sometimes while moving, I would even end up dragging my menu bar and dock it somewhere else on the screen.
I thought it was the mouse, but I bought a brand new out of the box and that one does it too. i uninstalled the trackpad driver, and unplugged the mouse and use the trackpad and it still does it.
I cannot even use the trackpad, because of this issue because it won't recognize my trying to middle click. I can post a video of it later if you like to show yall what's going on.

My Warrenty is almost up and I want to see *** is going on. ty

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Dunno when it happened, months ago, but on my win7 64b folders my middle mouse button and the arrow at the end of the Scrollbar doesn't scroll to the right when in list mode.

In Details View, Large Icons View, etc the scrolling works up/down properly, only in List View which is left/right it only scrolls to the left using the mouse or by clicking on the left arrow on the scrollbar. So the only way i have to scroll to the right in a folder on list view is to either navigate the files or use the bar on the scrollbar.

This is super annoying since my preferred view is list.

If anybody knows of a fix please share.

Thanks

A:Mouse Middle Button and scrollbar doesn't scroll Folders on List view

Well have you installed any sort of explorer tweak or shell in the past that might have interfered with the default behavior?
Else you should try some registry fixers because it seems like this is either an issue with your register or with the "explorer.exe" application.

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Disclaimer- I am not very tech savvy so please excuse my non-tech lingo as I try to explain my problem.
Two days ago I noticed that when I used my right mouse button on any file or folder it would start processing and the Windows little progress circle would appear and then it would eventually give me a message of "Not responding" and shut down/
freeze what I was doing. I will then have to do control-Alt-delete to bring up the task manager to close that program out. Sometimes I have to restart my computer to be able to use it again.
I use a wireless mouse. I got a different mouse from another computer that was functioning properly and I had the same problems when using it on my computer. So it isn't a mouse/ equipment problem.
I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my computer.
I use my computer for my home business everyday and I am in such a habit of using my right mouse button function that it is hard to use it.
Hopefully it is a simple fix.

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Time for your daily chuckle. And when you're done, some assistance.

We have down here that received a popup on her computer screen while she was using access, she thinks. She either clicked yes or no on the message. She doesn't remember what the message said. She noticed several hours later that her right mouse button wasn't working.

I've been searching the internet for reactivating and inactivating right mouse buttons, and I see lots of things about hardware (which this isn't), and turning off the right mouse function in webpages, but not much else.

Anyone with a constructive suggestion, send it my way please.

A:Right Mouse Button Doesn't Work

What kind of mouse is it, USB, PS/2, wireless?

if you happen to have another mouse around, you could try that.
another thing you could try is to uninstall and reinstall the mouse drivers.

If no luck then,

if USB:
try another USB socket

if PS/2:
examine the pins in the socket, any bent?

if wireless:
it's possible that the mouse may behave oddly when battery power weakens. try replacing them.

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With my old computer and mouse, I used to be able to use the middle button for various tasks susch as opening a link in another tab, rotating the camera in games etc and i have got very used to this.

I recently purchased a Dell XPS One and am using the mouse which came with it which, according to Device Manager, is the Logitech HID Compliant Cordless Mouse.
I am running Vista Home Premium x32, and i am unable to use the middle button for this. Instead, in firefox, it is a sort of zoom function. Yesterday it started working - i don't know why - but today it has failed again and is back to the zoom function.

If i hold down the CTRL button and left click, this is the same as middle button should be, so is there any way i can swap these functions around?

I don't know if this is a problem with the mouse or with vista, or with me not finding some setting.

If it helps, my mouse driver is version 4.0.101.0. which i think is up to date.
 

A:Logitech HID-compliant Cordless Mouse - middle mouse button issue

Have you gone to Mouse in the Vista Control Panel and see what choices you are given there to manage the mouse?

What does it say the mouse is if you look at the bottom of the mouse itself? Is there a model number?

If its a Logitech Mouse you may be able to install the Logitech SetPoint software to add extra functionality or programing options: javascript:downloadSW();
 

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I just bought new mouse from eBay. It's excellent and all that, but whenever I hold right mouse button and then press middle mouse button, my mouse locks down and unlocks only after I do that again. Is it possible to disable it?
All I know about my mouse is this:
2,4 ghz wireless optical mouse with mini usb
DC:3v 20mA

A:Mouse freezes on [Hold RMB + click middle mouse button]

I've never seen any other posts with that same problem so it may be intentionally built-in to that particular mouse to prevent others using your PC when you're away from it. Read it's instructions if you got any with it, it should tell you if it's got a built-in mouse lock, although that feature usually requires additional third-party mouse software to be installed to recognise when the appropriate buttons have been pressed.

If no instructions were supplied, go to it's manufacturer's website to see if it's mentioned there.

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I use a program that requires me to middle mouse click and sometimes holding the middle mouse button and clicking with the right one...

but it keeps coming up with a windows 7 open programs scrolling option in the middle of my screen... could someone advise me on how to remove it please.

A:Middle Mouse Button

Can you tell us what program you mean also what mouse do you have and have you installed the drivers for the particular mouse you have.

Depending on what you have you probably have options to set how the buttons and wheel work.

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I'm used to highlighting a sting and copying it with the middle mouse button. I notice this doesn't work with W7. Don't know if this ever worked with Windows. At any rate, does anyone know how to enable this feature?

My mouse is a LogicTech MX500.

Thanks,
Burt

A:Middle Mouse Button Copy

Hello Burt, and welcome to Seven Forums.

After you double click on your mouse's SetPoint settings icon in the taskbar notification area, you can select to have the middle button to use the Copy option.



Hope this helps,
Shawn

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It just isn't. Its a HP optical mouse but I've noticed that if I try another mouse i have from compaq it still doesn't work. I dunno what kind of information you need, hope you can help me.
 

A:Middle Mouse Button not working

nevermind... mouse3 is working for the other mouse... but still... optical is so much more fun... is it possible that its the mouse thats broken?
 

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Hi I bought HP Pro x2 612 G1 ... original stylus doesnt have 3rd ("middle mouse") button ..but i need it for my work with Maya.. I also bought stylus Wacom UP-817E - PEN FOR PL-900 which is compatible..but 3rd ("middle mouse") button doesnt work ..driver have no option for this.. is there any solution? i already write mail to wacom but they dont help me. thank you!

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The middle button no longers scrolls through a window. It DOES, however, works as a middle button when I change its function to that.

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As in title. In browser, middle mouse button opens link in new tab, but instead of one, it opens two of them, just like i would click the button twice. I'm using opera and a razer mouse. Fresh windows 7 install.

A:Middle mouse button double clicks

Have you been able to get this figured out yet?

1. Check the Mouse settings in Control Panel.
2. Is there any software that came with the Razer mouse? If there is, install or re-install that, and check the settings.
3. Re-install the driver.

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When I play Far Cry 3 and try to aim or throw explosives, my field of view/crosshair to the left and down. Holding shift and clicking makes the crosshair move less... I tried installing the latest driver for my mouse, my graphics card but nothing changed. I don't know what could possibly be the reason for this. I would appreciate help very much.

A:Middle/Right mouse button click moves FOV in Far Cry 3

Why would there even be this forum if not a single one replies to anything?

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Hi, I have a Yoga 12 running Windows 10. Every time I press the middle mouse button, Cortana  launches. Does anybody know how to stop this?  Thanks in advance 

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Is it by any means possible that the premium segment XPS15 9560 Kaby Lake does not feature an out of the box possibility to perform a middle mouse button click with its touchpad?
Are you serious DELL?

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With my old computer and mouse, I used to be able to use the middle button for various tasks susch as opening a link in another tab, rotating the camera in games etc and i have got very used to this.

I recently purchased a Dell XPS One and am using the mouse which came with it which, according to Device Manager, is the Logitech HID-compliant Cordless Mouse.
I am running Vista Home Premium x32, and i am unable to use the middle button for this. Instead, in firefox, it is a sort of zoom function. Yesterday it started working - i don't know why - but today it has failed again and is back to the zoom function.

If i hold down the CTRL button and left click, this is the same as middle button should be, so is there any way i can swap these functions around?

I don't know if this is a problem with the mouse or with vista, or with me not finding some setting.

If it helps, my mouse driver is version 4.0.101.0. which i think is up to date.
 

A:Solved: problem with middle mouse button

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Basically.
I have a new mouse.
The middle button will only scross and tilt.
And wont press.
Like in games where you can move the screen.
And on Internet Explorer where you can click the wheel in and make a new tab appear, or delete one.
It's just really annoying having to do things the long way. Hope you can help.
Thanks.
 

A:Mouse Problems. Middle button/wheel.

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I have a Dell Laptop and on Windows 7. How do I activate or find my middle mouth button? I have been into the 'Buttons' tab in the 'Mouse' option in the Control Panel. I cannot access my mouse from the 'Devices and Printers' as it is a laptop.

Any help?
-KTG

A:How Do I Find A Middle Mouse Button on a Laptop?

Hello KTG and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think a lot will depend on your touchpad software. If you have a Synaptics touchpad you could probably create a tap zone on the touchpad itself that will function as a middle click. Or you could use an AutoHotkey script to do a middle click when the left and right touchpad buttons are clicked at the same time. This article gives more info.

Helpful Tip: Middle-Click on a Touchpad Laptop Mouse

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Hey guys, I'm using the latest Firefox on Windows 8 and my USB mouse is having problems with its right click function. When I right click it thinks I'm pressing the middle mouse button so when I right click my tabbed windows it closes them.

How can I disable the middle mouse button?

Thanks!
 

A:Firefox: How to disable middle mouse button?

I assume you have a 3 button mouse. That mouse should of came with software that allows you to assign the buttons. I would check into the settings and verify what they are set at.
 

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Hey there. Recently I reinstalled the Sims 2 and many expansion packs on my computer. I have HP Pavilion Entertainment PC with Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit operating system. I connected the mouse I had bought and realized it wasn't working. The middle mouse button works fine outside of the sims 2 games. But when I get to the neighborhood and even the houses, I can't use it at all. It's like it just shuts off. The rest of the mouse works perfectly fine. I've read some things about Logitech mouses doing this but mine is an HP Compfort mouse so I can't do what they say to fix it. I've tried everything I can think of. Any suggestions? If I've left anything out I'll answer your questions.

A:Middle mouse button not working in Sims 2

You should try updating your drivers.

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I'm wondering if it's possible to change the default setting for the middle mouse button click in Firefox. When clicking on a link, rather than have it open the window in a new tab I'd like to set it to open in a new browser window. Is this possible? I'm using the latest version of firefox, fully patched on xp pro sp2. Thanks!

A:Customize middle mouse button click

In your address bar type - about:config

In the filter bar type - middle

Now from the few entries left locate - browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick and double click the line to toggle the value from true to false.

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I dont know whether this post belongs in hardware or software section but here goes...

When I use the laptop, the most I miss is the middle mouse button. The one which makes me open webpages in a new tabs while using firefox in a jiffy. Is there anyway I can get that function in a laptop? Some program which can sense some combination of keystrokes as the middle button Eg: Ctrl+Left button on the touchpad?

(I do have a USB mouse which I do connect to the laptop at home, but at work it is a pain without it.)

Any ideas?
 

A:Middle mouse button functionality in a laptop

I searched a lot for the answer to this problem and at last I figured it out.

You have the middle mouse button and more in your laptop. You must have to unlock all of these features. Go to control panel and then select mouse. Here go to the last option on the left "device settings". Then inside the device settings you will see "settings". Now explore all the options and you will see that you can do so many things with your touchpad including th middle mouse function
 

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Since I booted up my T470 today, when I press ?, it sends a middle mouse button click. When I press left mouse button directly under the spacebar, it sends nothing. This behavior persists with Live CDs in the Lenovo setup/BIOS menu. Has anyone else experienced this rather curious behavior?

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I recently purchased an XPS 15 9550 and I need middle mouse click in some of my applications. Under touchpad settings, It only allows mapping 3-finger click to Cortana or Activity Center. Does anyone know how I can get the touchpad to send a middle mouse click to my applications?  On previous laptops I have owned, they typically included a Synaptics touchpad, which always made it easy to perform this mapping using a 3-finger click, but it seems like Dell has included something custom and no such options appear to be available. Any help would be appreciated.

A:How to map 3-finger touchpad click to middle mouse button

Its nothing else than horrific creating a premium working ultrabook that doesn't provide a meriad of touchpad gestures. Not even middle mouse button klick ... frequently used to open links in a new tab.
I completely dont understand.
There is a way to customize it though:
forum.notebookreview.com/.../
worked for me

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I use win2000 pro.When I use my mouse middle button in internet explorer, windows is crashing and freeze.I use explorer 6 and I can not find any solution.I use mozilla firefox and I haven't got any problem with the mouse middle button.I think this is a explorer's bug.Anyone can idea about the solution for this problem.Thank you very muchfor your help.

A:mouse middle button crash internet explorer

Change your options in internet explorer, presing the midle buton could trigger an unfisible task, or just use firefox :D

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I?ve added a middle-mouse functionality to a toolbar button. How do I make the button look active (?pushed? - as it does on a left-mouse click) on a middle-mouse click?
Thanks

A:[SOLVED] A toolbar button and a middle-mouse click

Have you tried setting it up on the control panel/mouse ?

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Hi

I have a windows 7 and whenever I play anything on Windows Media Player Classic, the middle mouse button does not work as a vertical scroll in my web browser (firefox), but instead shows a horizontal scroll but does not scroll the web pages. How can I fix this problem?

I hope that was clear.

Thnx
 

A:Media Player Classic and middle mouse button issue

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Is there a way to stop the middle mouse button (i.e. click of the scroll wheel) from opening Cortana/search?

Things I've tried:

1. Searched Google. No useful results. The closest I found was that Windows 10 may be confusing the click of the middle mouse button as the 3-finger tap on the touchpad - which opens Cortana/search by the default. But I don't have a touch pad. I have the Toshiba PX30T (Toshiba Qosmio PX30t 23 inch Touchscreen All-in-One PC - Black/Silver (Intel Core i3 3120M 2.5GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 64-Bit): Amazon.co.uk: Computers Accessories).

2. Tried re-configuring the middle mouse button in (a) Windows 10 Settings > Devices > Mouse & touchpad, (b) Control Panel > Mouse, and (c) my desktop's manufacturer's System Settings utility application (upgraded just now from their website). Interestingly, none of those three configuration tools had any control setting for the middle mouse button.

It is obvious that Windows 10 doesn't "fully" support the wireless mouse that comes with my PC.

My question then is...

Is there a way to "unbind" the middle mouse button from opening Cortana/search? For example, via the Registry Editor - maybe?

Thanks for any replies!

A:stop middle mouse button from opening cortana/search

Originally Posted by kuertee


Is there a way to stop the middle mouse button (i.e. click of the scroll wheel) from opening Cortana/search?

Things I've tried:

1. Searched Google. No useful results. The closest I found was that Windows 10 may be confusing the click of the middle mouse button as the 3-finger tap on the touchpad - which opens Cortana/search by the default. But I don't have a touch pad. I have the Toshiba PX30T (Toshiba Qosmio PX30t 23 inch Touchscreen All-in-One PC - Black/Silver (Intel Core i3 3120M 2.5GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8 64-Bit): Amazon.co.uk: Computers Accessories).

2. Tried re-configuring the middle mouse button in (a) Windows 10 Settings > Devices > Mouse & touchpad, (b) Control Panel > Mouse, and (c) my desktop's manufacturer's System Settings utility application (upgraded just now from their website). Interestingly, none of those three configuration tools had any control setting for the middle mouse button.

It is obvious that Windows 10 doesn't "fully" support the wireless mouse that comes with my PC.

My question then is...

Is there a way to "unbind" the middle mouse button from opening Cortana/search? For example, via the Registry Editor - maybe?

Thanks for any replies!



Hi kuertee, welcome to tenforums.com!

What's the model of the mouse?

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i had a system crash the other day could not open windows in normal mode only had safe mode. i had to disable alot of services to make windows run in normal mode again. after i got normal mode running i tried to turn my antivirus back on to find out it was the reason windows was not running. anyways old antivirus removed new one installed and now when im on my browser i used to be able to open links in new tabs by clicking on them with the middle mouse button however this does not work anymore. is there a setting somewhere i need to re-enable to make this work again?

A:[SOLVED] middle mouse button wont open new links anymore.

Quote:




i had to disable alot of services to make windows run




Well, I would start with Enabling any services you disabled. You can try and download a driver for the mouse.

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After several clean re-installations of Windows 10 I've found the following:The driver "Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver 19.5.19.26" alone does not enable the middle button to work.The middle button works only if the "ThinkPad UltraNav" app is installed from Microsoft Store, as shown in the screenshot below.Sometimes downloading this app from Microsoft Store requires signing in with a Microsoft account, which is unacceptible. Why would I need to create a Microsoft account to get a driver?This app is not yet available in Microsoft Store for Windows 10 1809 as of 11/Oct/2018. A clean installation of Windows 10 1809 has no access to this app.Windows 10 LTSC 1809 does not have Microsoft Store, and therefore has no access to this app.Copying SynapticsIncorporated.SynLenovoTBGDApp_19005.19026.0.0_x64__* in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\ from a Windows 10 1803 installation to a fresh installation of Windows 10 1809 works, but why would I need to go through such harassment just to get the middle button work?Suggested solution: Lenovo please add this app to the driver installer, not as a Microsoft Store app. 

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I have a Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0 and my middle click doesn't work, although my scroll does. I installed the latest Intellipoint and I even set my middle button to middle click yet nothing happens when i press the middle button. How can I make it work?

A:Middle click doesn't work

Hi, welcome to TSF

Has it ever worked or is this a new problem?

Try setting it to a different command, not 'middle click'. If the new setting doesn't work and the drivers and software are installed correctly, then it could be a faulty button. When you push the button does it feel like it's clicking or does it feel like it could be jammed?

What software are you trying to use the middle click in? Sometimes you have to set it in both the mouse settings and the program's options, like in games for example.

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Yes, there was a post several years ago describing this same issue which was supposedly fixed with an update of the Synaptics driver.  However, I am seeing this issue again on my X270 Windows 10 x64 Pro with latest driver version 19.3.4.219. If I set the mouse pointer size to something larger than default "1" it stays at the larger size until I use the trackpoint middle button to scroll.  the pointer then shrinks back down to size "1".  Just as with the previous report of this issue if I set the middle button function to "click" rather than "scroll" the pointer retains its larger size.  I constantly use trackpoint scrolling so that is not really a fix for me. Has anyone else seen this issue recently and perhaps found a fix that allows continued use of trackpoint scrolling with a larger pointer? Thanks.





Software EngineerThinkPad T470s (20JT) | ThinkPad X270 (20HN)ThinkVision P24h-10

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I am at my wits end here. My usb mouse quit working. Let me explain.
The mouse lights up but will not move the cursor. I have tryed 4 different mice and they all do the same thing.
When I go to Device Manager There is no longer a HID.
When I go to the mouse setting from the control panel there is no mouse under advance tab.
I suspected the usb ports where bad so I plugged different devices in, Android phone, Camera, Web cam..They all loaded the drivers and installed on all ports. They all ran just fine???? only mice will not run.
??? I am very confused as to why it is just the mouse that will not install.
I tried a earlier restore point..mouse still will not work.
Ran a sfc scan...no integrety probems..
I tried loading a driver from HP web site.....Nothing
Even tried an old fashion Hardware search..Nothing...I cannot even find a mouse driver in the manual install selections. Its like the computer was never designed with a mouse.
Crazyness....It worked fine untill 2 days ago. the computer has a 2007 build date. Hp wants to charge me 60 dollars to load new drivers but I have tried that and do not want to waste my money..Someone Please HELP!

A:Cursor Froze in middle No mouse will work.

Try going back a week before the problem with System Restore
System Restore - How to

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I am working on a sony vaio vgc-rb40 in which the mouse and keyboard don't work. I have tried the ps2 ports and the usb in both legacy and 2.0 the computer sees the new device and installs it in usb but it still does not work. no keyboard or mouse in safe mode but it does work in the bios and both the keyboard and mouse worked when in desperation a ran a bit defender rescue cd just to see if by chance is was malware. The computer other wise boots and seems to run perfectly it just has no input devices what so ever. The one strange thing it does is 2 quick beeps at post but I cant figure out if that is normal for a vaio or not, all the codes I see for a vaio are multiples of 3 beeps so I think it is just the post beep but I am not sure. Thank you for any help

A:sony vaio vgc-rb40 mouse and keyboard dead after updates last week

Since when do you have this problem? And what did you install/uninstall/change settings that can cause this?

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 Hi everyone, I currently own a T430S, and just recently the FN button on my laptop started to malfunction. It would work sometimes work but most of the times it doesn't register at all(refer to the video). Also I encountered another problem which is my laptop will wake up right away after put into sleep mode. This happens either when I put it into sleep mode or when I close my laptop(please also refer to the video). I have tried to reset my BIOS, tried unplugging my keyboard, but still no luck. Is there a way to fix this issue? This issue really has been bugging me for the past few days. I would appreciate any kind of support! Thank you!

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Greetings,

I do not know why or how, but my mouse's middle button changed the way it opens the current opened windows:
instead of opening in an all screen pane, with all the windows which are opened disposed along the pane, it shows the "alt+tab" system.
I would like to know how do i get the all screen pane again, i like it a lot more.
I hope i've been clear enough.
Can someone assist me? Thanks.

A:Mouse Middle Button changed it's "show open windows" function

Hello Tomas, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What is the brand and model of your mouse? If we know which one you have, then someone with the same one will be able to help better.


For now, click on the Mouse icon in the Control Panel (icons view) to see if you may have a Settings type tab like in the screenshot below. This will vary depening on what brand you have, and if you installed the mouse's drivers/software.
I have a Logitech mouse, so I get this when I click on my SetPoint Settings tab. From here, I can change what the middle button function will be. This is brand specific though.
Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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Hi Everyone, A couple days ago I noticed that my middle mouse button which I use for scrolling started to activate the Context Menu (aka anytime you right-click, a menu pops up). Then I noticed that my right-button will also activate scrolling as well. Is this a hardware issue? I've already tried reinstalling the drivers and played around with the settings to no avail!  Anyone experience a similar issue? Cheers,  

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I am on a Toshiba laptop. My (numeric) four button doesn't work, when I push it nothing happens onscreen. Is there anything I can do to fix it.

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My mouse wheel doesn't work in IE 6.0 (on WinXP) unless the mouse cursor is actually over the window. When the mouse is over the window, it scrolls normally, but when it's off (even if IE is still the active application), it doesn't scroll. My mouse wheel scrolls other programs even if the mouse cursor isn't actually over the window (like Word), so why doesn't it work for IE? Any way to turn this on? I don't have anything like X-Active turned on or anything like that. It's not a serious problem, but it is kind of annoying, so if anyone knows the answer, please let me know, thanks.
 

A:Mouse wheel doesn't work in IE unless mouse is over the window

I don't know the reason why, but I believe it's normal. My mouse wheel also only works when in IE if the cursor is over the window.
 

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All clicks are inactive. right clicking, left clicking and even when you leave the mouse over the start button or any folder for a description it doesn't work.

I currently am running Windows XP Home Edition. I have to run in system recovery mode (safemode but you are still running the OS). It is very hard to because nothing runs on startup in recovery mode so I am very limited because my spyware protection does not work.

If you can help me please do.

Thank you!
 

A:Mouse clicking doesn't work only moviong around the mouse

You have told us absolutely nothing about your system so all I can answer with is do XP Repair:
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
If you do not have a Windows XP cd, then you will need to buy one. Or use system restore disk to wipe out drive and return to clean and new as once was....those are the only options for what you have told us or if you have a ps2 mouse try a usb mouse, but I still think your system must be totally corrupted and need the XP repair bare minimum.
 

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When there is stuff in the recycle bin, I will double click the reycle bin icon on my desktop and then click the "Emplty the Recycle Bin" button/tab at the top of the window but nothing happens. Its as if the button has no purpose. If I right click the recycle bin icon on the desktop and click "empty recycle bin" it works. Can somebody help me out with this. Thanks!

A:Recycle Bin Button Doesn't Work!

thanks for all the help guys......

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Hi guys, I've this problem: the novo button doesn't work at all. I pressed it when the computer is off and then my Lenovo z50-70 boots normally,ideas??

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A couple of years ago, my Compaq desktop PC started having a problem:  more often than not, the start button wouldn't work.  As my current computer is now acting up, I tried that one again last night, and while it seemed to be starting it immediately stopped.  I'd like to be able to use it, but can't afford to have it repaired.  Is there anything I can do to get the start button to work correctly and consistently? 

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