View Full Version : Unbind Mouse4 as Back in Windows XP?
11-19-2008, 10:31 PM
I've got my side mouse button as "generic button" on a G5, which maps it to mouse4. The back function is interfering with having it as a voicechat button. IE: I'm talking with someone, and keying the mic keeps sending my web page back, as well as sending some menus in games back (IE, map selection). Is there a registry edit or something that can disable this function?
11-19-2008, 11:08 PM
There is the mouse settings panel in the Control Panel. When I had an Intellimouse 4.0, that's where I configured it all. And shouldn't the G5 come with some software to map the keys?
11-19-2008, 11:39 PM
Nothing in mouse under control panel, I already checked that. And the thing with my mouse: I can bind the side button to either "middle mouse" which is mouse3, or "generic button" which is mouse4. Problem with mouse3 is, whenever I alt-tab out of a source engine game, and then tab back in, when I'm in game it reads the button as mouse4. And I can't even rebind the button in Vent/TS, as when I switch to those programs, it still reads as mouse3. Thus my dilemma; I got tired of using a key for push-to-talk when playing TF2/L4D, but having the talk key being the same as the back button is also a pain in the ass.
11-20-2008, 01:28 AM
Same problem, although I thought it was mapped in the browsers, not in the OS. Never found a way to unmap it.
I think if we used mouseware we could probably change it to some other mouse button number and then map vent/games accordingly.
11-20-2008, 06:22 AM
I don't know if this can be done with XP's standard mouse drivers. I think you need some sort of external program to do it (for instance, I know some mouse driver software offers this functionality).
I'm pretty sure I was able to change which of my buttons were back and forward on my Razer for instance.
11-20-2008, 10:31 AM
Logitec has a software utility for button mapping, you can download it from their site. I custom map keyboard keys to mine. Having alt, shiftan ctrla, and Backspace mapped to the mouse makes RTS play a lot better.
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