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Windows 7: Increasing mouse speed beyond the arbritrary maximum

05 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7 Home Premium (OEM) - Install date: 02-2010
 
 
Increasing mouse speed beyond the arbritrary maximum

Is there a utility that I can use to increase my mouse speed beyond the maximum that can be set in the Control Panel? (Win 7).

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05 Feb 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Is there a utility that I can use to increase my mouse speed beyond the maximum that can be set in the Control Panel? (Win 7).
I would think that limit is set in the driver and is the maximum that the mouse can handle.
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05 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Is there a utility that I can use to increase my mouse speed beyond the maximum that can be set in the Control Panel? (Win 7).
Can I make my 50 mph motorcycle go faster? NO

Are you talking about the speed it crosses the screen?
If so what type of mouse do you have ball. laser or ?
You can increase the movement speed in the Control Panel under Mouse.
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06 Feb 2010   #4

Win 7 Home Premium (OEM) - Install date: 02-2010
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Is there a utility that I can use to increase my mouse speed beyond the maximum that can be set in the Control Panel? (Win 7).
Can I make my 50 mph motorcycle go faster? NO

Are you talking about the speed it crosses the screen?
If so what type of mouse do you have ball. laser or ?
You can increase the movement speed in the Control Panel under Mouse.
That's a little abbrasive, Iggy. My question does not pertain to motorcycles and no comparison can be drawn between them. The mouse is a touchpad, but I don't think it's relevant. Like I said, I've set it to the maximum in Control Panel and I want to go beyond that maximum. TweakUI allowed this for Windows XP. I'd like a similar utility or work around for Windows 7.
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06 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Is there a utility that I can use to increase my mouse speed beyond the maximum that can be set in the Control Panel? (Win 7).
Can I make my 50 mph motorcycle go faster? NO

Are you talking about the speed it crosses the screen?
If so what type of mouse do you have ball. laser or ?
You can increase the movement speed in the Control Panel under Mouse.
That's a little abbrasive, Iggy. My question does not pertain to motorcycles and no comparison can be drawn between them. The mouse is a touchpad, but I don't think it's relevant. Like I said, I've set it to the maximum in Control Panel and I want to go beyond that maximum. TweakUI allowed this for Windows XP. I'd like a similar utility or work around for Windows 7.

Sorry if I sounded abrasive but I was just trying to show a compaison.
Originally you said you had a mouse. Now you say you have a touchpad.
Definitely two different types of hardware.
I have a multi dpi laser mouse and the most I can get out of it is 2000 dpi. It won't go any faster because it is a hardware issue and not a software issue.
I'd still like to see what others may suggest on your solution.
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06 Feb 2010   #6

Windows Se7en Ultimate 7600.16385.090713-1255 (x86)
 
 

Did your try TuneUp Utilities 2010? It's not a freeware, though.

Good-luck
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08 Feb 2010   #7

Windows xp, Windows 7, Fedora
 
 

Same problem here, I would like the mouse to go faster.
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08 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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09 Feb 2010   #9

Win 7 Home Premium (OEM) - Install date: 02-2010
 
 

Hey JK; in the registry, mousespeed was set to '1'; I increased it to '2' so now when I restart, the speed should be double. I left the thresholds as they were. Thanks

WiNd0Ws7, thanks for the suggestion but no, it didn't feature a mousespeed option
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09 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thx1139 View Post
Hey JK; in the registry, mousespeed was set to '1'; I increased it to '2' so now when I restart, the speed should be double. I left the thresholds as they were. Thanks

WiNd0Ws7, thanks for the suggestion but no, it didn't feature a mousespeed option
I'd be interested to know if it works. Would you mind just dropping a quick reply here with the results?
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