A mouse is a computer peripheral used as a pointing device for the on-screen cursor, or other 2 dimensional movement.

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Cleaning a Razer Lachesis mouse

(I hope this is on topic, the help said that questions regarding gaming related hardware were OK) I have owned the old style (4kdps) Razer Lachesis mouse for several years but have never worked out ...
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What are the proper steps to calibrate my mouse before playing FPS games?

I always have problem to properly calibrate my mouse when playing FPS games (Combat Arms). Sometimes it is too slow or too fast, sometime my movements are not smooth enough. My mouse is Razer ...
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What features to look for a gaming mouse that works as a full-time mouse?

What should we look for in a gaming mouse that would also be used for other stuff? Obviously any gaming mouse will work fine for anything else, but, for instance, I wish to have 2 axis wheel for ...
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution mouse lag?

I've just installed DX:HR via Steam, and I've noticed there's really bad mouse/keyboard lag in the game. Framerate seems fine for the most part, but when I move the mouse, there's about a quarter or ...
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How do I set my mouse settings per mouse (device) and per game?

I was wondering if anyone knew a way that allows me to change mouse settings per mouse (device) and per game (or program). I recently brought a new curse input device (trackball :P) but still like to ...
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Mouse moving out of the Game with dual screen

I'm using a dual-screen setup and some games seem to not lock the mouse to the screen, especially in Battlefield 2142 a while ago I often left the game with my cursor, which was bad when I tried to ...
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Mouse not being dealt with correctly, what should I do?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is not working correctly with my mouse. I have an extra monitor, off to the left. When I play the game, the mouse is not 'grabbed', so if I look to the left, I'll see the ...
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How do I lock the mouse to the screen in Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion?

This is really annoying: When Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is in full screen mode, you can still move your mouse outside of the window. So if you've got a monitor to the right of the game, it ...
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What mouse controls are available in Dwarf Fortress?

I've added [MOUSE:YES] to my init.txt to enable mouse control, but I haven't been able to find any info on exactly what mouse controls are available. So far, the only one I've found is changing the ...
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Hand exercises after a gaming session?

I hope this is not off-topic, but this is important for me, and I assume to many other gamers as well. Unlike most other computer applications, many PC games make liberal use of the mouse for most ...
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Mouse sensitivity too high in most games

It seems like in pretty much every game (examples are Skyrim, Deus Ex HR, Borderlands 2, CoD: Black Ops, PlanetSide 2, Far Cry 3), I have to reduce the mouse sensitivity slider to zero or almost zero, ...
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Is there mouse acceleration in MW3? If so, how can I disable it?

Mouse acceleration (also called "Enhance pointer precision") is a feature in which the distanced moved by the on-screen pointer is not simply proportional to the distanced moved by the mouse. Instead, ...
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How important is mouse DPI in games?

It seems that mouse DPI is getting pretty high these days. How much DPI do you really need? Update: This question is targeted at gaming, by the way :) I'm interested to know what is noticeably ...
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Mouse on the Xbox 360?

Conventional wisdom is that you can't use a mouse on the Xbox 360 (you can use a keyboard though). XNA Game Studio claims not to support it for example. (has anyone tested it? I should probably ask on ...
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Does overclocking the usb polling rate for a mouse have any side effects?

I have a 125mhz simple Microsoft mouse and have been using it overclocked at 500mhz. However I seem to face a little mouse lag. Is this possible? Can overclocking mice cause lag problems?
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Is there a way to bind a key to adjust mouse sensitivity?

Typically, I play with my mouse sensitivity really high, but when using certain weapons (sniper rifles, MANA AV turret) I want to drastically reduce the sensitivity. Is there a way to bind a keyboard ...
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Does StarCraft 2 ignore my OSes mouse sensitivity settings?

I recently purchased a Razer Mamba mouse. While I have been satisfied with the mouse it can be hyper sensitive. I haven't found the right feel yet for Windows or for StarCraft, but I cannot tell if my ...
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How can I fix the mouse lag on the PC version of Dead Space?

When I try and play the PC version of Dead Space the mouse is sluggish and unresponsive regardless of how high I set the sensitivity. Is there a fix for this?
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How to change Razer Mamba “sensitivity stage up” shortkey?

Is it possible to change button "sensitivity stage up" or "down", to any other keyboard key? For example I want change to "Enter" the shortkey for "sensitivity stage up".
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How can I get the Razer Spectre to auto change profile?

I got this gaming mouse for Christmas and I've been fiddling with the profile settings but it won't change colour. For example, I set a profile for VLC, but when I open it nothing happens. Do I set it ...
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Is there a way to get Windows to handle Shift + numpad keys differently? [closed]

I have a Razer Naga gaming mouse. The mouse has a number grid on the side that acts like a numpad. I know this can be remapped, but I would like it to use the Numpad keys. In Windows, when you hit ...
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Unable to use UI prompts

On Skyrim for PC, whenever a yes/no dialog pops up ("Are you sure you want to exit alchemy?"), or a dialog with just 'ok'("You learned the _ enchantment"), I can't do anything. I can't right click ...
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Are there Tools which help to develop aiming capabilities?

I've just bought a gaming mouse, and had to disable the acceleration (windows settings) for decent movement. My question is, are there any tools available where I can find optimal settings (dpi)? I ...
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n52te: program a long mouse button press

I have a Belkin n52te. I'm using the Razor programming software to program it. What I'd like to do is program it to hold down the right mouse button for 5s and then let go. I've tried recording that ...
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What value does Starcraft 2 mouse sensitivity refer to?

In Starcraft 2 I can set my mouse sensitivity to some percentage value. What does 100% mean? Is 100% my Desktop mouse sensitivity or the fastest possible speed for my mouse? I want to have the exact ...
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How can I sync vertical/horizontal mouse sensitivities?

Is there a way to tweak Skyrim so that vertical cursor sensitivity = horizontal cursor sensitivity?
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Mouse in games - Alternative input methods

My shoulder hurts if I use the mouse for more than 30 minutes at a time, that's why I currently only play games with an xbox 360 gamepad. However, with Diablo 3 I will not be able to do that. Does ...
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How can I turn off mouse acceleration for PC Games in Windows XP?

I've heard turning off mouse acceleration can help precision in games. How do I do this in Windows XP?
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What does “Touchpad mode” change in Flight Control HD?

Flight Control HD, available for Windows and Mac OS X, has a little option called Touchpad mode. The in-game help says: Ensure "Trackpad mode" is enabled in the options for optimized controls. Well, ...
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How to increase mouse sensitivity in Skyrim?

How can i increase mouse sensitivity in Skyrim? on the main menu the mouse cursor is sluggish in-game mouse sensitivity is too low Things i've tried: increasing Look Sensitivity in-game: In ...
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What is the best way to clean a cloth mousepad?

I have a SteelSeries QcK mousepad (cloth), and I've notice that it's been getting dirtier and dirtier from regular use. What would be the best way to clean this using common household cleaning ...
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Is a wireless mouse less reactive than a classic mouse?

When I play a FPS with my wireless mouse I feel that the game reacts more slowly than my movements. Is a wireless mouse less reactive than a classic mouse? Is there a loss of performance with wireless ...
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Keep mouse in window?

I run a dual monitor setup, and Skyrim only plays on the left monitor in fullscreen mode. But when I'm playing, and my mouse goes too far to the right the cursor actually shows up outside Skyrim. And ...
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How can I fix mouse lag in Skyrim?

I have insane mouse lag in Skyrim. I have changed iPresentInterval=0 in Skyrim.ini file and bMouseAcceleration=0 in Skyrimprefs.ini But I still have mouse lag and the game is unplayable. What ...
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Is a trackball good for playing games?

I toy with the idea of purshasing a trackball, because I've heard it will greatly reduce the strain of the hand, that normally occurs when using a mouse. But I have some doubts if it will fit all my ...
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Enabling mouse 3 in Bloodline Champions with logitech mouse

I can't seem to get my MX Revolution mouse's extra buttons to work in Bloodline Champions. I am using the drivers from Logitech with UberOptions. I have never had a problem using this setup in any ...
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Where can I buy a mouse cable supporter?

Where to find mouse cable supporter as seen in this video?
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Are wireless mice still a no-no for gaming?

I remember when I tried a wireless mouse years back and it was horrible. It did not feel responsive enough in games. Should I consider buying a wireless mouse if it otherwise seems good?