: Macbook mouse problems.


acorscadden
Dec 19th, 2007, 02:51 AM
Has anyone here had responsiveness problems with external mice on macbooks? Even after fiddling with the speed settings, it still doesn't 'feel' right when doing precise things like photoshop work. The mouse works fine and is responsive on a linux machine, so it's not a hardware problem.

Is this a common problem with os x?

chas_m
Dec 19th, 2007, 08:23 AM
Brand of mouse, for starters?

No, it's not a "common problem" on OS X. "Problems" are not "common" in OS X.

The standard on OS X is "no problems."

monokitty
Dec 19th, 2007, 11:38 AM
No, it's not a "common problem" on OS X. "Problems" are not "common" in OS X.

The standard on OS X is "no problems."

Yeah... :rolleyes:


What kind of mouse? Wired or wireless? It's possible it needs supporting software and/or drivers to function completely up-to-par.

acorscadden
Dec 19th, 2007, 07:17 PM
it's just a standard logitech optical usb mouse....

jamesB
Dec 19th, 2007, 07:35 PM
Maybe take a 3rd party driver, such as USB Overdrive for a spin.
USB Overdrive X 10.4.8 - MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/7115/usb-overdrive-x)

This is what I use on my MacBook Pro, mostly for the programable keys.

jb.

acorscadden
Dec 19th, 2007, 07:56 PM
thanks james, I'll give that a go

monokitty
Dec 20th, 2007, 10:40 AM
You may also want this:

Logitech Control Center 2.4 - MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/8154)

MacDoc
Dec 20th, 2007, 10:50 AM
Optical what??

Bluetooth or RF??

Both are subject to interference - one reason we discourage clients from use especially for detail work.

RatsOnMacAttack
Dec 21st, 2007, 09:22 AM
He already said it was a USB mouse.