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Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2019-10-19, 8:06 AM

Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar. I configure it back in the mouse settings and after a couple of min is back in the scoll icon. It looks like some people is having this issue as well. But I couldn't find anything that worked. Any idea?

Below is a picture of a post about the topic with my mouse pointer. 

 

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Re: Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2019-12-15, 17:31 PM

I have exactly the same issue, really messes up working in office. However i'm unable to take a screenshot with printscreen, as the cursor is hidden. Only thing that helps (for a while) is restarting the computer.

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Re: Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2019-12-21, 15:13 PM

 I was having this same problem and finally found the answer!

 

Press windows key, type in "mouse".

 

In the Mouse Properties window, press tab labelled "Thinkpad".

 

Under the item, "Enable Trackpoint" and "Middle Button Action", click on the item, "use as middle click".

 

Then press "Apply".

 

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Re: Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2019-12-21, 16:16 PM

 

this is what I am doing now and it works, with the downside that you loose the middle click in the mouse. 

 

Thanks!

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-03-30, 6:15 AM

This is driving me insane! All I'm doing is running Office applications, PhotoShop, and Chrome on my Yoga. I think the ultranav drivers are the same but this is the only recent thread about the problem. Isn't there a solution to this problem? I do NOT want to lose the middle button functionality--it's one of the reasons I buy Thinkpads.

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-04-28, 15:19 PM

I have same problem with lenovo x1yoga.

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-05-13, 4:49 AM

I was having the same sort of thing, just with an arrow + horizontal scrollbar instead of vertical.  I have a Thinkpad 25 with Windows 10 and there's no option to change the function of the middle button, but I found that if I went into "adjust mouse and cursor size" and change the size of the cursor, then change it right back the problem goes away for a while.

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-06-01, 15:38 PM

hberg32 solution worked on my T460p windows 10 laptop.

 

winkey > "mouse settings" > Adjust mouse & cursor size > I clicked in the middle of the line under "Change pointer size" then clicked elsewhere on the line to get the size I desired.

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-06-03, 14:46 PM

Experiencing same problem in lenovo T460, Above mentioned "Adjust mouse & cursor size" work for some time, after sometime same problem happens. No permanent solution, expecting lenovo team to provide permanent fix.  

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Re:Mouse pointer keeps changing to arrow with vertical scroll bar

2020-06-12, 6:26 AM

X1 here and been having the same problem since what feels like just a few months ago


Think I found the solution (it's worked for me for a day anyway). The scrollbar/touchpad icon on the pointer vanished immediately.

 

Under Mouse Properties > Pointer Options uncheck "Hide pointer while typing". I usually have this unchecked, I suspect a driver update reset it to a default of checked or something. Hope this works for others

 

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