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slick747
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Registered: ‎07-26-2012

G500 Software

Hey there fellas. I recently bought a new g500 after me old 1 died on me. The problem im having is i dont like the new version of setpoint that came with it (5. something or newer) so i tried and successfully installed an older version which is what im used to. The only thing is when i go into the options to change my mouse settings, there is mouse / keyboard tab. Iv tried numerous versions from 2.6 to 4.9 i think and to no avail.

 

Any help would be much apprecited. cheers

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daleLogi
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Registered: ‎01-06-2010

Re: G500 Software

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Hello slick747

 

The Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse is supported in the Logitech Setpoint 5.20 and later versions only. Any older version of Setpoint will not detect the mouse.  If you are having difficulties using the Setpoint in configuring the mouse, using the following as a reference:

 

This tutorial will show you how to use the following features in Logitech's Mouse and Keyboard Software (SetPoint):

NOTE: The G500 uses SetPoint 5.2, which is a special version of Logitech Mouse and Keyboard software (SetPoint).


Customizing the mouse buttons:

Change the function of a button to perform a specific task.

  1. Open SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Gaming Mice > Device Settings).

    NOTE: If you do not have SetPoint installed you can download it on our G500 Downloads Page.

  2. Double click on the G500 icon, and this will open the main configuration page as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab.jpg

  3. Click Buttons on the left-hand sidebar and choose the button you wish to configure:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_Buttons.jpg

    NOTE: If you wish to edit Left Click, you must first assign Left Click to a different mouse button.

  4. Select the task you wish to assign to the button from the drop-down list as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_SelectTask.jpg

  5. If you choose to assign a macro, you will be given the option to select a macro or open the macro manager. For instructions on how to create macros, please see Knowledge Base article 14176:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_SelectTaskMacro.jpg

  6. Click Apply to save your settings. Click Overview on the left side of the page to return to the main settings. Click OK to exit SetPoint.


Adjusting your mouse movements:

Change the pointer speed, adjust the scrolling size, and customize your cursor.

  1. Open SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Gaming Mouse > Device Settings).

  2. Double click on the G500 icon to open the main configuration page (shown below):

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab.jpg

  3. Click on the Pointers link on the left side of the page to open the Speed and Acceleration settings:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_Pointer.jpg

  4. Use the sliders to choose the settings that are best for you. Click the ‘more info’ links for detailed descriptions of the available options.

    NOTE: Pick a moderate USB report rate level unless you have an extremely powerful PC. High USB report rates can cause a higher than usual impact on the processors. Angle snapping will make movements smoother for more precise linear movement. This is disabled by default.

  5. Click Apply to save your settings. Click OK to exit SetPoint.


Adjusting your scroll settings:

Change your scroll options and settings.

  1. Open SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Gaming Mouse > Device Settings).

  2. Double click on the G500 icon to open the main configuration page (shown below):

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab.jpg

  3. Click the Scrolling link on the left side to open the Scrolling settings as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_Scrolling.jpg

  4. Use the sliders to choose the settings that are right for you.

  5. Click Apply to save your settings. Click OK to exit SetPoint.


Creating profiles:

The G500 uses profiles to associate its settings with designated applications. There are two types of profiles:

NOTE: The General profile is the default profile, and will apply to all applications that do not have a specific, predefined profile.

Universal profiles:

A universal profile is saved in the G500 mouse’s onboard memory. You can only create one universal profile, but this profile can be used on any computer with which you wish to use the G500. To create a universal profile, do the following:

  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Gaming Mouse > Device Settings).

  2. Double click on the G500 icon, and this will open the main configuration page as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab.jpg

  3. Click Profile Manager on the left side:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManager.jpg

  4. Check ‘Disable automatic switching..’ as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerDisableAuto.jpg

  5. Click New:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerNew.jpg

  6. Set your preferred configuration using the Buttons, Pointer and Scrolling links as described in the relevant sections of this article.

  7. Click Burn:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerBurn.jpg

  8. Click Apply to save your settings. Click OK to exit SetPoint.

Application-specific profiles:

Application-specific profiles are saved in the computer memory. You can create up to 30 application-specific profiles. To create an application-specific profile, do the following:

  1. Launch SetPoint (Start > Programs > Logitech > Gaming Mouse > Device Settings).

  2. Double click on the G500 icon, and this will open the main configuration page as shown below:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab.jpg

  3. Click Profile Manager on the left side:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManager.jpg

  4. Check ‘Switch profiles automatically using Application Detection’:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerSwitchAuto.jpg

  5. Click New:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerNew.jpg

  6. Set your preferred configuration using the Buttons, Pointer and Scrolling links on the left side as described in previous sections of this article.

  7. Click Application Detection:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ProfileManagerAppDetectionButton.jpg

  8. Select your new profile from the Select a profile drop-down menu and add or remove application for which you wish to use your new profile:

    SetPoint_5_2_MainTab_ApplicationDetectionManager.jpg

    NOTE: Do not assign a single application to more than one profile.

  9. Click OK.

  10. Click Apply to save your settings. Click OK to exit SetPoint.

     

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