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haha something that has agrovated me is that you can hook 2 mice to a computer to move one cursor... but is there a way or moded explorer.exe or anything that anyone has herd of that allows you to have two mice and two cursors or is that just a cool wish lol?

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found something interesting from microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details...;displaylang=en

seems to be cool.. i tried that one cpnmouse but once i installed the mouse filter and rebooted i couldnt get it to work.

BUT the one from microsoft came up with an error "Only works with XP SP2 and Vista"

haha ideas? im running sp3....

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WARNING! I'm not responsible for your system not working if you try this! WARNING!

If you modify these two registry settings...

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\CSDVersion from 0x00000300 to 0x00000200

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\CSDVersion from "Service Pack 3" to "Service Pack 2"

Reboot the computer----

Install MultiPoint SDK----

Set the two registry keys back to their original values-----

Reboot the computer once more----

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well it worked to install the software that required sp2 lol and thanks!

but i should have read the fineprint, it allows 2 cursors for 2 mice WITHIN applications instead of just in general on your desktop lol

im starting to run out of ideas :wacko::wacko::wacko:

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mice! lol

what would be the point of this? sounds neat tho

I already found one program that a customer of ours uses that I feel is completely useless without being able to use two cursors. This happens to be one of those DJ software programs where it looks like real sound equipment. I've worked as a Sound Engineer as a hobby, and I couldn't fathom the idea of only being able to use one hand to work with that stuff!

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This works in 98 only:

http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/mid/

MacOSx has something:

http://www.dualosx.com/dualosx_en.htm

and Linux has MPX:

http://wearables.unisa.edu.au/mpx/

so NT based systems appear the only ones where it doesn't work? :w00t:

Would the things referenced here:

http://weblogs.asp.net/cfranklin/archive/2...2/21/77787.aspx

(courtesy of the Wayback Machine):

http://web.archive.org/web/20060219114740/...rcade/rawmouse/

be of use? :unsure:

jaclaz

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