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Old Jul 26, 2012, 08:13 AM   #1
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Question Microsoft IntelliPoint PrefPane

Since installing Mountain Lion the Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse control settings are not active on boot, you have to open up the PrefPane to activate them again.

How can I get Windows like mouse movements. I've tried the terminal hack (defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1) which doesn't behave correctly.

What can I use now?
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Old Aug 5, 2012, 06:45 PM   #2
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Since installing Mountain Lion the Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse control settings are not active on boot, you have to open up the PrefPane to activate them again.

How can I get Windows like mouse movements. I've tried the terminal hack (defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1) which doesn't behave correctly.

What can I use now?
If you want windows-like movement, go to the intellipoint settings, go to Pointer Options and choose "Intellipoint pointer speed". Set it to max.


If not this, then search killmouseaccel
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 10:20 AM   #3
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Since installing Mountain Lion the Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse control settings are not active on boot, you have to open up the PrefPane to activate them again.

How can I get Windows like mouse movements. I've tried the terminal hack (defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1) which doesn't behave correctly.

What can I use now?
1. Open Finder.

2. Navigate to: /Library/PreferencePanes/.

3. Right click on "Microsoft Mouse.prefpane".

4. Select Show Contents.

5. Navigate through Contents > Resources.

6. Leave the above open, and now open System Preferences.

7. Select Users & Groups.

8. Click on your user, and click Login Items.

9. Go back to your Finder window, select the file "MicrosoftMouseHelper", and drag this into the login items area on the right-hand side of the login items page (in the System Preferences window).

10. Intellipoint settings should now be loaded at login, overriding the default OS X settings for pointer speed, scrolling, and buttons.

PS: thx Tim
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 01:39 PM   #4
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Thanks Yury. That works!
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