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Mouse settings...do they sync to any system you sign on?

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    Scotsman living in the USA
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    Windows 8.1 Pro (64-Bit)

    Mouse settings...do they sync to any system you sign on?


    I have 3 machines all running Windows 8. I sign on to them all with the same Microsoft Account.

    On 1 machine I set the Mouse properties to NOT use "Enhance pointer precision".

    On another machine I like to have it on, but it seems to keep turning itself off.

    Is this anything to do with Windows trying to be intelligent and somehow pulling settings I've selected on 1 machine across to the other?

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    Scotsman living in the USA
    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1 Pro (64-Bit)


    PS- I wonder if in the past I did something to force the system to use raw mouse input only- I mean something like a registry edit or something? I can't quite remember.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello ScottishAxe,

    Sorry for such a late reply.

    By default in Windows 8/8.1, when you sign in to PCs with the same Microsoft account, they will sync your personal settings such as this one to the other PCs.

    On the PC that you don't want to sync this mouse setting, you could turn off syncing for the Other Windows settings option.

    Sync Your Settings - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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Mouse settings...do they sync to any system you sign on?
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