Getting a Logitech mouse to work with Visual Studio

Recently my trusty Microsoft Explorer mouse broke, so I decided to invest in a Logitech Performance Mouse MX. The idea was that I could use some of the extra button to help me do stuff in Visual Studio. However, once installed it didn’t seem to work with VS. The left/right buttons and the vertical scroll worked but nothing else. The solution is to go to the All Programs->Startup folder and change the Set Point program to run as Administrator. Sure you’ve opened up another security hole but I want a mouse that works.

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3 Responses to Getting a Logitech mouse to work with Visual Studio

  1. Hello,
    thanks for your tip, anyway I have the same issue but with windows XP and Visual Studio 2010 (visual studio 2008 works perfect).

    Any advice is appreciated

  2. vince says:

    thanks needed this, bought the mouse to work with VS and then couldn’t figure out what why it wasn’t working 🙂

  3. dtna7 says:

    Thanks for this…it helped me instantly!

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