O'Reilly logo

Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Solve Input Device Problems

Under Boot Camp, the keyboard and mouse, trackpad, or trackball that function perfectly in Mac OS X may not work correctly in Windows. Users of notebook computers and Bluetooth input devices have additional problems. But you can solve them with a few easy steps.

Right-Click with a One-Button Mouse

Many actions in Windows require right-clicking. In Mac OS X, you can press the Control key while clicking to display a contextual menu (the Mac equivalent of a Windows right-click menu), but this doesn't work under Boot Camp. If you're using a Magic Mouse, Apple Mouse (previously called "Mighty Mouse"), or a third-party mouse or trackball that has two or more buttons, you can right-click just as you would under Mac OS X. Similarly, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required