Using the mouse
Please be nice... How right clicking with the magic mouse?
We've all been through it.
You have two options. Hold down the CTRL key once you have the slider to where you want... and then click. Or go to System Preferences > mouse > and enable secondary click by checking the box. Then you put pressure on the right side of the mouse that you clicked.
When I use my browser firefox21 and use the mouse to select text
I would like to copy then right click on the mouse and select copy
Then, the highlight on the text disappears and won't let me copy and paste using the mouse
I tried to reset firefox is default - and still have the problem
I don't have any addons installed - I did a scan for malware using malwarebytes and erase all the shows
I also did a clean reinstall of firefox and still have the issue of copy and paste
I tried another browser chrome and has not had the problem with the mouse
Is this a problem with the browser firefox 21
Thanks - Steve
This happens on all sites, or only on certain sites?
Does make a difference?
(Incidentally, I noticed on the threads in Google groups if you select widely, the selection is cleared when you do a right click, but if you select a little less, it is not clear.) I have not studied the model in detail).
I downloaded the latest version of firefox and since then when I type a web address in the address bar, I can not only support on enter to get onto the site I want, instead, I have to use the mouse to point the arrow at the end of the address bar and click it.
Driving me crazy! Never had this before!
Which may be caused by the add-on AVG safe browsing. Disable this extension if you have it installed.
Copy and paste shortcuts do not work. Have to use the mouse or go to the menus. Any suggestions? Copy and paste work fine in Safari edition
I tried on two different machines of 10.7 and it seems to work for me on most sites, but there are certainly a few where it is broken. What extensions do you use? (Check the tools > Add-ons)
I will be typing along and all of a sudden, nothing shows up on the screen and must use the mouse to get back.
Also will be done solitare or another game and lose her and the mouse to move the things. Is this a virus?
I updated my windows and nothing showed as a problem here.
Start Firefox in Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is the cause of the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > appearance/themes).
- Makes no changes on the start safe mode window.
I can't use the "Enter" key to take me to a Web site, I typed in the navigation bar - I have to use the mouse to click on the arrow 'go. ' Why? How can I fix it?
An extension, probably "AVG Safe"
I use the mouse wheel to scroll on my desk and the button of "middle" in conjunction with the pointer on my laptop (lenovo thinkpad W500) node to simulate a mouse wheel. At the point in time, I upgraded firefox to V4, this function stop working. I tried it in IE and it still works there, and it still works in swriter OpenOffiice.org , so it is not something has changed in the hardware or the operating system (XP). Any suggestions?
Type of topic: config in the address bar, press ENTER, Firefox asks if you want to access the settings, say yes you know the risk.
When the list of configurations to come, type track point in the filter area, you will see a frame ui.trackpoint_hack.enabled , that change from-1 to 1. Now you should be able to scroll through the help of trackpoint and the Center button of the mouse on the trackpad again.
On Windows XP, I could type the window then u and U key to exit.
On Windows 7 I seem to need the mouse to exit, even if I did stop my setting of the default button.
In addition, Windows 7 wants to drag me through a few caveats that I've closed everything.
Sometimes, it's just my email that is open or a file folder, then there is no pending work.
But I want to just close without the quiz on my understanding of the risks of loss of work, etc..
I know that some applications such as Norton and Windows update can simply kill all ongoing enforcement programs to restart
during the installation of updates, so the 'risk' is not worth the constant reading.
Here are the steps to stop Windows 7 without using the mouse:
Press Windows (Windows key).
Press the right arrow key
Press ENTER key
If you don't want warnings to stop, you can create a shortcut on the desktop with the command-line ' shutdown/f' and assign a key combination.
See the following link for more shutdown command line options:
Once you create the shortcut icon on the desktop, you right-click on the icon, select Properties. In the shortcut tab, you can assign a key under the shortcut key combination to launch this program.
Salvation is a way to change the value (current line) of multicolumn listbox using the mouse?
Here's a way to do it.
Lately when I use the mouse the words text scrolling and copy on top of itself a million times. This happens when I am on line reading something to say on the MSN homepage. Sometimes I can click off on the side and separates the text and I can read it but when I use the scroll of the mouse or even the scroll bar on the sideit happens again and again.
1. This only happens when you are on the MSN Web site?
2. did you of recent changes on the system?
You can try to change the scroll settings and check.
For more information, see the following article
You can also check if the problem occurs in safe mode with network.
If you do not experience the problem in safe mode with network, then perform a clean boot.
A clean boot to check if startup item or services to third-party application is causing this issue.
You can read the following article to put the computer in a clean boot:
Note: Make sure that you put the computer to a Normal startup once you are finished.
Hope this information is useful.
How to disable the touchpad when using the mouse?
Please contact Microsoft Community.
Most laptops have a function key (FN) which can be used in combination with other keys for example FN + F2 or FN + F7 to disable or enable the touchpad.
You can also disable the touchpad in Device Manager.
To disable the touchpad in Device Manager, follow these steps:
- Click Start.
- In the start search box type devmgmt.msc, and then on enter.
- In Device Manager, expand mice and other pointing devices and locate the touchpad.
- Right click on the touchpad and click on the disable option.
Following the steps above should help you disable the touchpad.
While using the mouse, the right click button is continually pressed inadvertently. IS THERE A WAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL CLICK RIGHT TO ACTIVATION?
If the manufacturer of your laptop includes options for your touchpad, I would check those to see if the right click function can be turned off or customized how make you these options I can't tell you, because Microsoft is not build to tap keys or options software for them. Only your PC manual or manufacturer can tell you exactly how to set these options (if they exist).
possibility to choose the simple click instead of double click for selection using the mouse is not seen more in Win 7 Pro.
where you can select the option, please? Thank you
You do not tell us where you are looking for it.
"Click or double-click to open an item".
See you soon.
Original title: mouse W7 disorders linux Instalation
so I had linux on my computer, but now I myself bought a treat - W7 Home premium 64-bit. So I had wiped the hard disks and clean. Everything worked before (on linux), but while I was installing W7 something must have gone wrong - I couldn t move the mouse , from the moment of the instalation was started - so I thought maybe it s a few pilot missing, but now (after completing the instalation) I ve tried four or five mouse (usb, ps2, usb wireless), but none of them work. I did remember to restart with the mouse still connected. I also tried a different usb port, restart the pc and not even a simple memory card is able to load... and then I thought to try the live CD (it was linux yet) and the mouse works - so tell me, where could be the problem? It seems that there is something wrong with the windows software, but I Don t have an idea what is...
the keyboard works very well (thankfully), that the screen resolution is still correct ;)
thx for any helpful answer :)
Hi again once, thank you so :)
After confirming that it s probably related to drivers, I found a driver CD for my motherboard (I built the computer at home with parts) and learned how to use "mouse keys" and managed to install a few drivers - after restarting the pc, (after some time) everything went very well-> the PC works great now.
The greatest difficulty before was that I was luckily able to use the "mouse keys" and he kept breaking the feet,, I thought that it s associated with the mouse, but it was just my incompetence :D (I forgot to keep alt + shift)
Thank you so much, again :)
I lost the usb connector for my 2000 microsoft wireless optical mouse for my laptop to recognize it. Y at - it a download for my wireless laptop, so I can still use this mouse or is it still possible without the USB?
· Are you referring to transmitter/receiver for the wireless mouse?
If so, you won't might be able to use the mouse, unless you have the device. See the following article for more information.
Separated from this thread.
Problems with clicking and scrolling when you are using the mouse
I have the same problem. My touchscreen responds but my touchpad and mouse are unable to save a click in IE. I need to reboot to rectify. It seems to be more common when the laptop comes out of fashion 'sleep'. I tried all the steps above, everything is up-to-date.
Thanks for the reply.
I appreciate your efforts to resolve the issue.
I would suggest trying the following methods and check if it helps.
Run the hardware and devices Troubleshooter and check. Please follow these steps:
a. press Windows + W keys, type Troubleshooting in the search box and press on Enter.
b. click on 'show all' and then click 'hardware and devices'.
c. click 'Next' and then follow the on-screen instructions.
If this does not help, then use method 2.
Start your computer in safe mode and check the number.
Refer to this article:
Start settings for Windows (including safe mode)
I hope this information helps.
Please let us know if you need more help.
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