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Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4.0 - How to remap tilt-wheel

Q: Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4.0 - How to remap tilt-wheel

I have the latest IntelliPoint drivers (5.5), but there is still no way of re-mapping the tilt wheel functions at all. It would be great for games if i could remap to arrow keys for example, because horizontal scrolling isnt recognised in many programs, or ANY games.

Please someone help if they have any idea...

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A: Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4.0 - How to remap tilt-wheel

not too sure about remapping tilt wheel, but i would try a google search and check with M$

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disciple said:





After starting up, whenever I click on Games it takes a while to show all the icons; once it has done it once then it will show the icons immediately every time.Click to expand...

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Has the HD been FDisked/partitioned and formatted?
 

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A:Any USB Mass Storage Device won't appear in my Windows Explorer

try the FAQs
 

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A:Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Everybody complains about this. I think the program is a resource from the jump.

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A:Mouse Wheel Problem with MX518

Have you tried another mouse?
 

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A:Viewing Microsoft windows network

Hi

when you connect via the wire, and via wireless is the ip address,subnet and default gateway in the same range ?
 

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Scan your laptop for virus and other malware infections
 

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A:Cooling problem with Apevia Explorer case

Hi,

Which direction did you place the fans? Are all going into the PC? Is the top one blowing out? Is your power supply a single or a dual fan model?

I think I found your case on Newegg:

newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144104

What I would likely start with, depending on the location of the case, is on the back 120mm pulling air in and only the 80 mm on top blowing air out. My PSUs are usually dual fan. If my case is in an area where it is close to a wall then I don't want the exhaust air being brought back into the case so I would have the 120mm on back blowing out and the 80 mm on top blowing out as well.

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A:Microsoft 6to4 adapter

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A:XP C: drive ok in Explorer not in Disk Management

Raja,
can we have your complete system specs?
 

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A:XP C: drive ok in Explorer not in Disk Management

Yea. That's pretty strange. A couple observations / things to do

Disk Management issues
Disk Management does require the two Logical Disk Manager services tho your screen shot does show them as Started so they should be OK
=> Have you rebooted? Does this problem occur after rebooting? If so, reboot again then
=>Let's see if anything is appearing in your Windows Event Logs

Click Start->Run, enter: cmd
Copy the loooonnngggg command line below and paste it after the prompt in the command prompt window. Then hit Enter. When complete (may take 30secs or so) you'll find the file events.txt on your desktop
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cscript "C:\WINDOWS\system32\eventquery.vbs" /l application /l system /r 35 /v /fo table /fi "Type eq error OR Type eq warning" > "%userprofile%\desktop\events.txt"

​Device Manager shows an unknown device
Don't know that it's related, but Do you know what that is?
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Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32
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Go with a moderately priced Logitec gaming mouse
 

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If no one can help me with my problem, can anyone point me in the right direction on where I can resolve it. (Other than Microsoft Customer Support that is, that's definitely a last resort).
 

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A:Microsoft bus should be loaded into your system.... "error"

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1




Right click on My Computer, go to Properties, Hardware Tab, Device Manager. Look for any yellow bubbles next to the devices. If you see any, right click on it and click install driver. Select the option to find the drivers yourself, the next screen should allow you to browse and navigate to that folder. If the drivers still don't install then go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com in IE and get any hardware updates you can get. The MS bus driver might be an update you need to get.Click to expand...

2




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A:Still unable to open Microsoft Outlook

I dont think just upgrading to service pack 3 would do any good.

May be you need some more luck there.

Hope you get the help you need

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A:Laptop Boot Problem: Evesham Explorer 2007

The only thing you can really do is take it back and demand it be fixed.
 

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A:Microsoft ACPI compliant system? too many?

That is not a normal thing imo.

In Bios;

Make sure your Advanced setting for Plug and Play OS is set to Yes.

Then, under Power, set the ACPI APIC Support to Disabled for now.

Boot and see what, if anything, changes.
 

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A:Microsoft Razer Reclusa Keyboard

Haven't looked up that keyboard, but I think I know what it is (the fix) anyway.

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A:Sony Vaio (FZ290) doesn't go into standby correctly, explorer.exe crashes on resume

I was going to suggest SP1 but it looks like you're in the process.
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A:ATI Radeon 9200 only works with Microsoft drivers

Fully uninstall the ATI program
You may also use the ATI uninstall program to be very thorough.

Download the most up to date ATI program(drivers) for your card
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A:Cannot connect only to Microsoft sites

what operating system did you install?
did you also install a firewall program or any other "freeware" utilities for internet security and stuff?
did you try a different browser such as firefox?

please post back
mscrx
 

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Thanx
 

A:ATT Tilt

I've used AT&T as a cell provider for years and I've had good service wherever I travel domestically (Nokia 6102i).

Word on the street from iPhone users is the DATA portion of their network is slower than should be expected.
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A:Can't access ext HDD, causes slowdown in Explorer

Chkdsk at the command prompt

Click Start and then Run or hold the windows key & R
In Open, type cmd, and then press ENTER
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A:Internet explorer will not respond

It sounds like you may have a malware problem.

Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

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A:help! I deleted explorer.exe

(IF) you can call up 'task manager' (during the startup process), you can restart explorer.exe. Go to 'file' tab and use 'New Task'...Run. I've never tried to call up task mgr. during startup. Good Luck.
 

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A:Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000 on Ubuntu 7.04

...bump...
 

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For now, use the Internet Explorer (no add-ons)" versions. It's here:

Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Internet Explorer (no add-ons)

Then replace rlcrvcc.dll. Just do a web search for it and save the new copy to c:\Windows\System32
 

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http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/314060
 

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A:Pc restart whenever I'm on microsoft word

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A:Microsoft Zune

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A:SATA drive doesn't appear in XP explorer

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A:Apparantly Microsoft "Needs My Help"

Your problem IS with ffdshow.

ffdshow is much more than just a simple movie viewer... it also replaces several windows media format CODEC's with it's own versions of these.

Most games use several Win XP CODEC's, which in your case, have now been overwritten by beta, open source, untested or unsupported CODEC's. Oblivion, for example, uses the Windows CODEC For MPG2 video streams. Users of both ffdshow, DVD X-Copy Platinum and dozens of other 3rd party packages have been experiencing this problem as these packages replace the supported, tested Win XP CODEC's with their own.

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Navigate to:
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Now navigate to:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avi\shellex\PropertyHandler\
Delete the value (default). It will then appear as an empty value.

Close the registry editor and reboot your computer

there are no DiX entry on the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

& i can't delete the default on this one: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avi\shellex\PropertyHandler\

i aslo posted this here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?p=275802 coz i'm not sure where to post this...
 

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Is this as clean as it is going to get?

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A:How to get rid of network in Windows Explorer for a new clean install?

CrashDummy said:



Is this as clean as it is going to get?Click to expand...

Yes.Those folders are the way XP organises things.
 

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A:explorer acting retarded, please read

A faulty Explorer shell extension appears to be the problem.Known culprits include Photoshop,Divvx and Spysweeper.

- http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Right_click_or_Ctrl-C_causing_crash

1.Go to Regedit

2.Key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

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3. Choose "Registry" - "export registry", so you can revert your changes later. Choose to export only the selected branch.

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You may have to repeat this with the keys

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You should try to fond out what is using 100% CPU. It could be your antivirus program or Windows itself or the USB storage drivers. Could be a damaged filesystem on the drive too. Or maybe the drive is bad..
 

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Use Disk Management to format it...

patio.
 

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