[Help:] How to remove custom mouse tabs in \Control Panel\Mouse

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by moderate, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    #1 moderate, Oct 12, 2014
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    Hello,

    for my touchpad I use an unofficial driver (higher version and more tuned than official), which works nicely.

    However it also installs some add-on to \Control Panel\Mouse, which causes about 1 minute delay (of waiting for Mouse window to appear), when I try to run \Control Panel\Mouse icon (for mouse pointers and acceleration). That add-on is probably new custom tab, however it don't show up, so I don't know. It is probably some DLL loaded at start maybe via Task Scheduler, maybe via system service. (I have already checked more common autoruns - both StartUp folders and also Run registry keys.)

    I want to keep the driver, but remove that add-on, what causes delay (by identifying the file and renaming it).

    What is the best procedure to identify the add-on?

    Thanks for opinions...
     
  2. neofita

    neofita MDL Junior Member

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    I often use Autoruns from Sysinternals
    a small executable that works wonders in finding all automatic starts
     
  3. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    Probably you can open touchpad options by pressing the software that come with the driver. You will (probably) not find it in control panel separately from mouse options , but you can find it in Apps screen on the right side of the screen (where found the softwares but not applications).