Windows: How to swap Mouse Buttons: Right-Click, Middle-Click

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Swap your right-button & middle-button's actions.

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Microsoft Mouse

If you have Microsoft mouse, its bundled software IntelliPoint can easily do that. Just go to Control Panel, find the mouse icon.

Using AutoHotkey

You can also use AutoHotkey.

; AutoHotkey code to swap middle and right buttons

Create this file, save it as swap_buttons.ahk, and you need to tell AutoHotkey to start it when your computer starts. For how, see: AutoHotkey Tutorial.

Gaming Mouses

Also, most gaming mouse have programable buttons that lets you swap buttons. Once set, you can plug the mouse into any computer and have your own keys. See: Mouse Reviews.

Why do you want to swap the buttons?

Why Swap Mouse Middle-Click and Right-Click?

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