Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Tip for straightening mouse cable

22 Dec 2012   #1

7 home premium 64bit
Tip for straightening mouse cable

So I went out and treated myself to a new mouse and keyboard(RAT 7/Steelseries merc stealth)bit of an upgrade from a trackball and basic mini keyboard,it's weird using a normal mouse again.But my problem is the braided cable on the mouse will not straighten,has any body got any tips, tricks,do's,dont's?It is a bit of a pain in the bum.I just need to get the hang of,game play now,from what I have been told once you get the hang of it,you won't go back.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Depending on vendors, each use a different type of braided sleeving, some more rigid and stiffer than some others. I use a Razor mouse and it's braided sleeving is very flexible.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2012   #3

7 home premium 64bit

It is a fine braid,and quite flexible,but where it was twist tied,the little sections keep getting stuck behind the desk/monitor,I've tried everything from slightly pinching even wrapping around a pencil,\i think I will have to invest in a bungie...
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Tip for straightening mouse cable

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
bundling HDMI cable together with USB 2.0 cable will be interferences?
If I tape together tightly HDMI and USB cables for a 15 foot run, will they cause any interference? I know they are digital signals so I think should not. But doing this does cause a herring bone interference with analog vga cable.
Hardware & Devices
Will this cable work to extend coaxial cable for cable box?
Getting a new TV and placing it in a different spot than where the old TV is and I realized the coaxial cable coming from the wall isn't going to reach the new location for cable box's "Cable IN" connection. Can I use this as an extension? It looks right to me but I just want to be sure.
Chillout Room
Digital Cable Advisor fails, can't install cable card. . . why? Uploaded with Uploaded with HD Radeon 6870 Graphics card
Media Center
Network Cable Unplugged error: cable is plugged in
Hello, Since last night, my LAN connection has been giving me the error "Network cable unplugged." I have tried swapping the cable with another, swapping the ports on the router, restarting the router, power cycling the router, turning off the router and my computer and then turning them back...
Network & Sharing
Network cable unplugged message when using ethernet cable
Hi, I have a brand new Dell Precision Workstation with Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. I have not been able to connect to networks or the internet. It does not recognize that it is plugged into the network/internet via an ethernet cable. The computer has a Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet adapter...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:57.
Twitter Facebook Google+