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matt161 Calculating status...
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Aug 27, 2011 9:03 AM

no scrolling with new magic mouse

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.1)
  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Aug 27, 2011 11:52 AM (in response to matt161)

    System Preferences > Universal Access > Mouse & Trackpad tab > Mouse Options.. button > check scrolling.

     

    Captfred

  • linda104 Calculating status...
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    Nov 10, 2011 4:01 PM (in response to captfred)

    Capt, Fred,

    I tried this but I don't have an area that says anything about scrolling in this area.

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Nov 10, 2011 4:17 PM (in response to linda104)

    Linda,

     

    This option is in Lion 10.7.x

     

    Screen Shot 2011-11-10 at 7.07.56 PM.png

    If you're on Snow Leopard 10.6.x  then it's in System Preferences > Mouse

     

    Captfred

  • Young Skywalker Calculating status...
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    Nov 15, 2011 8:59 PM (in response to matt161)

    If you have  an app called "magicpref" un install it. It doesn't work with Lion.

     

    http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33095/magicprefs

     

    Regards,

    Luke

  • menno hofsté Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 10, 2011 6:03 AM (in response to matt161)

    I had the same problem. I tried everything. I was angry on my stupid mouse. I restarted the computer twice. And there it was the solution. My computer was giving a crash report and I restarted it and my mouse was working again. Before the crash report shows up, i took out the battery's and put it in twice. Much succes and good luck.

     

    And luke I got magicpref and it works perfectly

     

    Regards Menno

  • AMIR MASOUD Calculating status...
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    Apr 11, 2012 10:03 AM (in response to linda104)

    could you solve your problem. I have the same prob and I tried almost everything, even I reinstalled my os, but still my magic mouse recognizes as a normal mouse, the special menue for magic mouse is not appearing for me once I am connecting it.

     

    My os is 10.7.3, but in universal access I do not have scrolling to check.

    best

    Amir

  • LoriTSD Calculating status...
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    Apr 17, 2012 1:48 AM (in response to AMIR MASOUD)

    Hello

    Very new to iMac having the same problem. In Mouse option in system preferences, clicked on set up bluetooth mouse, even though mouse connected it cannot find the mouse! So no scrolling, just two buttons - I think the same as you have Amir.

    Well, after a lot of fiddling and looking into this no joy. In exasperation, after clicking on the 'setup bluetooth mouse' button, I turned the mouse off for a few seconds then back on again. It found the magic mouse and I was able to set up scrolling. Yippee. Worth a try?

    Anyway, scrolling was too fast, went back to set it up and guess what? To do that I would have to turn the mouse off and on after pressing the "setup bluetooth mouse" button. I'm going to live with the scrolling for now, just in case.

    Good luck

    Lori

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Apr 18, 2012 7:26 AM (in response to AMIR MASOUD)

    Amir,  See if you have USBoverdrive installed.  If so, uninstall it and everything will return to normal.

     

    Captfred

  • AMIR MASOUD Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 18, 2012 9:06 AM (in response to captfred)

    Thanks Captfred, I reinstalled the os, by the way I think the prob was usbdriver.

     

    Amir

  • garageTroll11235 Calculating status...
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    May 1, 2012 2:37 PM (in response to captfred)

    Thanks Captfred. This totally solved my problem! Universal Access did the trick!

  • got2ride Calculating status...
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    May 20, 2012 5:40 AM (in response to matt161)

    Software update worked for me.  Now all is fine.

  • heatherdarnell7 Calculating status...
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    Aug 16, 2012 8:01 PM (in response to matt161)

    I have a brand new mac mini and a almost-new magic mouse (no more free applecare unfortunately). The mouse connected fine over bluetooth and my mini recognizes it as a magic mouse. I have checked all the scrolling/swiping boxes in the preferences/mouse screen and also checked that scrolling was enabled under universal access.

     

    I do not have magic prefs, USBOverdrive, or any of their extensions on this computer (so nothing to delete/uninstall as far as I can tell).I also checked for software updates under the apple icon (there are none).

     

    I have restarted my computer several times, paired/unpaired the mouse, switched the mouse on and off, rebooted computer a couple more times and the mouse still will not scroll or swipe...only track and left click.

     

    grrrr....so frustrated! Any ideas??

  • tong_hilap Calculating status...
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    Aug 28, 2012 3:20 AM (in response to matt161)

    i had the same problem with heatherdarnell but only after i reformat my mac and use time machine to back up all the data... it was working well but now only left click and track.... btw i'm still on mac os x 10.5.8.

     

    if anybody can help?

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Aug 28, 2012 12:57 PM (in response to tong_hilap)

    Try applying the mouse update for 10.5.8.   It might have been lost with your restore process.

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/DL951

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