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Logitech G5 2007 Edition with Mac OS X Snow Leopard, 5th button not invoking Exposé

Logitech G5 2007 Edition with Mac OS X Snow Leopard, 5th button not invoking Exposé

"I'm using a Logitech G5 2007 Edition mouse with my Mac. I've had it since Tiger, and everything has worked fine. I use the 4th button (the back arrow button) to show all windows
in Exposé and I use the 5th button (the forward arrow button) to show the desktop in Exposé."

Asked by: Guest | Views: 68
Total answers/comments: 2
Guest [Entry]

"So the solution I found - after a hell of a lot of googling and research - was that the preferences file was screwed.

If you have this issue (where a mouse button is assigned to a function, but that function doesn't work as expected) simply delete the symbolichotkeys.plist file from your preferences folder and logout and log back in. You can then reset your mouse button assignments and everything should work as normal - no rubbish Logitech or other 3rd party software needed.

The full path is:

~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.symbolichotkeys.plist"
Guest [Entry]

"It went really fine!
I had the same error after updating 10.5 -> 10.6 at my iMac and using a Logitech Laser mouse.
After deleting the file in the users folder and immediate logging off and back in I could reassign the button and it works again now!
Regards
Lars aka Bolti22"