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Windows 7: How does one adjust mouse speed on the login screen?

07 Mar 2015   #1
450125

Win7 Professional 64
 
 
How does one adjust mouse speed on the login screen?

I know how to adjust my mouse speed/sensitivity when I'm logged into Windows.

But my work computer got a new mouse, I adjusted the speed, and now when I'm not logged in (that is, on the login screen), the mouse pointer just FLIES around the screen, and I feel like I'm on drugs or otherwise uncoordinated when I try to move the pointer.

I've seen this happen on other computers too.

How does one adjust settings (mouse speed like I mention here, and for laptops, tapping on or off, etc.) for the login screen?


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08 Mar 2015   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

It's hard to do since Windows may not have loaded drivers for the mouse at that point. Is it a USB Wired, USB Wireless or a Wired PS/2 mouse? For the USB I'd assure it's not plugged into a USB 3.0 port [usually blue], have seen issues doing that and fixed by moving the plug to the black USB 2.0 port. You may need to get into the BIOS and Enable Legacy USB support.
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09 Mar 2015   #3
450125

Win7 Professional 64
 
 

I'd not realized that it could be dependent on so many things. The computer at work is a USB 2 mouse. I've seen this also on a PS2 mouse computer though.

When you have a new computer, or a new Windows install, how is the sensitivity on the login screen set?
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