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How do I 'click' in Device manager w/o a mouse?

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#1 Mac29


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 06:39 PM

I know if my mouse is not working I can use the Windows key, enter key and arrow keys to navigate to Control Panel's Device Manger. Then tab and enter will open it. But once in Device Manager I can arrow down to usb controllers and hubs but I can't open it; enter only opens a Properties tab that doesn't give much information.


Anyone know how to open usb controllers and hubs w/o a mouse? Not sure if these steps & solution differ in XP. Seems easier than turning on the 'handicap' function for the numeric keypad.






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Posted 24 October 2013 - 07:11 PM

Try holding shift and pressing the right key

EDIT - Just figured out it's just pressing the left/right keys. This opens and closes it.

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:55 PM

Try this:

Windows key>type mmc devmgmt.msc > press Enter>click Tab and arrow key to select

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 12:11 PM

Pressing Tab brings your Cursor all over the page from top to bottom. Its a slow and tedious method but you can press TAB and follow down the page (along with using your arrow keys) to navigate the page w/o the mouse.   :)


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