- The good old mouse is something you can live without for sure, but let's face it, most of us still use it to perform almost every task on the PC.
- It's easy to see that if the mouse starts clicking twice or decides to throw random clicks on your Windows 10 computer, it can quickly become a serious issue that affects your workflow. Have a go at our solutions below to bring your mouse on the right track in no time.
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Your computer mouse is one of the most important components because you use it all the time in order to perform almost every task on your PC.
A number of users reported certain problems with their mouse, and one of the most troublesome issues was that mouse clicks twice on Windows 10.
There are many mouse problems that can appear on your PC, and in this article, we’ll show you how to fix the following issues:
- Mouse clicks registering twice – This is a common problem, and many users reported that their mouse clicks twice. Although this is an annoying problem, you should be able to fix it with our solutions.
- Wireless mouse clicks twice – This issue affects both wireless and wired mice. If you’re having this problem with your wireless mice, try connecting your receiver directly to your PC.
- Mouse automatically clicks twice – According to users, sometimes their mouse automatically clicks twice. This is an unusual problem that can be caused by hardware issues.
- Middle mouse button clicks twice – This is another mouse issue that users reported. According to them, their middle mouse button clicks twice sometimes.
- Mouse clicks randomly – This is another common problem that users reported. According to them, their mouse can click even while hovering.
- Mouse clicks too sensitive – Several users reported that their mouse clicks are too sensitive. This is most likely caused by your mouse configuration, but you should be able to fix this problem with ease.
How to fix mouse double-clicking issues
- Roll back to the older driver
- Install Logitech Gaming Software
- Change the mouse double click speed
- Change power management settings for USB Root Hub
- Use a third-party software
- Check if your mouse is working properly
- Connect your mouse or wireless receiver directly to the PC
- Install the latest updates
- Disable Enhance pointer precision feature
1 – Roll back to the older driver
Few users reported that this issue appears with mouse and touchpad after a certain Windows update, and in order to fix it it’s recommended that you roll back to the older version of the driver.
To do that, follow these steps:
- Press Windows Key + X to open Power User Menu and select Device Manager from the list.
- When Device Manager opens locate your mouse or touchpad and double click it to open its properties.
- Go to the Driver tab and click the Roll Back Driver button.
- Wait for the Windows 10 to roll back to the older version of the driver.
Alternatively, some users are suggesting to use the default driver instead. To do that open the Device Manager, and locate your mouse or touchpad, right click it and choose Uninstall.
After removing the driver restart your computer. When your computer restarts the default driver will be installed, and that should hopefully fix your problem.
2 – Install Logitech Gaming Software
According to users, you can fix the problem with your mouse by installing Logitech Gaming Software.
After installing this tool the problem with double clicks was completely resolved. Bear in mind that this solution should only work with Logitech peripherals.
3 – Change the mouse double click speed
Users reported that this issue is caused by clicking speed settings. According to them, you can fix it by changing the double click speed. To do that, do the following:
- Open Control Panel. You can do that by pressing Windows Key + S, typingn> control panel and selecting Control Panel from the list of results.
- Change the view from Category to Large icons.
- Locate and click Mouse to change the mouse settings.
- Locate the Double-click speed section and change it by moving the slider. Some users claim that you need to reduce the double click speed while others claim that you need to set it to the highest value.
- After you’re done, click Apply and OK to save changes and check if the issue is fixed.
4 – Change power management settings for USB Root Hub
Users reported that you can fix this problem by changing the power management settings for USB Root Hub. To do that, simply follow these steps:
- Start Device Manager.
- Go to the Universal Serial Bus controllers section and expand it.
- Double click USB Root Hub to open its properties.
- Go to Power Management tab and uncheck Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
- Click Apply and OK to save changes.
- Repeat the same steps for all USB Root Hub devices listed in the Device Manager.
5 – Use a third-party software
If this problem persists, you might want to consider using a third-partyn> software to fix it.
According to users, they managed to fix this problem by using tools such as Left Mouse Button Fix or X-Mouse Button Control.
To fix this problem using X-Mouse Button Control you need to start the application and go to Settings > Advanced and select De-bounce (ignore) rapid mouse button clicks.
After doing that, the problem with double clicks should be fixed. Bear in mind that you might need to start these tools every time you start your PC in order to permanently fix this problem.
FAQ: Learn more about mice on Windows 10
- Why is my mouse double clicking Windows 10?
In order to adjust this function, open the Settings app from the Start menu, go to Devices and select Mouse from the left pane. From this screen, click the link Additional mouse options and go to the Buttons tab in the new window. Adjust the slider for the Double-click speed according to your necessities.
- How do I configure my mouse?
Mouse parameters can also be set up from the Control Panel. To configure your mouse functions, go to the Hardware and Sound section and select Mouse. If you’re unable to open the Control Panel, follow the steps from this guide.
- How do I change my mouse click?
Click on the link Change the mouse pointer display or speed from the Control Panel. In the new Properties window, select the Pointer Options tab and hold the slider while moving the mouse to adjust its speed. Validate the changes by clicking OK.
Editor’s Note: This article continues on the next page with more solutions to stop your mouse from double-clicking. Bookmark our hub dedicated to fixing peripheral issues just in case you need to fix other issues later on.