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I couldn't find a way to get the back button of my Razer mouse to work with both Safari and Chrome, is there a workaround for this issue? I'm so used to surfing the web this way.

EDIT I apologize for being unclear. I'm not using the Mac mouse, I'm using Mac mini with my Razer mouse. I installed the driver for that Mouse, unfortunately it only allows me to set the sensitivity and acceleration. I also tried to install Google Chrome, but it doesn't work either. When I click the side button of my mouse, it doesn't go back to the previous page. Under Windows, the default behavior of the back button in a mouse is to navigate back to the previous page, but it's not the case under Mac.
I really try to find a solution since I'm so used to the "back" button in my mouse. I feel so uncomfortable when having to click on the back arrow on my browser. Could any one help me out? Thank you.

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I assume you are looking at the Back button of the browser. Is this a general problem or just occurring on specific sites? What does "doesn't work" mean? –  patrix Dec 4 '11 at 15:20
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Are you referring to the software back button in the browser's toolbar, or some hardware back button on your mouse or keyboard? –  Nathan Greenstein Dec 4 '11 at 16:36
    
I added some more information. I meant to say the physical button on the side of my mouse. –  Chan Dec 5 '11 at 5:47
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i use a Microsoft Bluetooth mouse which also has a back button. Will try the USB Overdrive suggestion below. I really miss my back button. –  the0ther Dec 30 '11 at 14:36
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If there is no such preferences in Razer preferences then you may try USB Overdrive to assign the button to an action.

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I do not know what you mean by the back button, but if you use lion, you can just swipe with 2 fingers on your trackpad and it will go back to the last page.

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Thanks a lot, however I'm not using Mac mouse. I'm using a Razer mouse. Any idea? –  Chan Dec 5 '11 at 5:48
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You can assign ⌘ + [ for back and ⌘ + ] for foward to mouse button 4 and 5

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And how would you do that? Can you please add some details to your answer to make it more useful for others? –  patrix Jun 2 '13 at 15:49
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I just did this under the Razor synopsis 2.0 wizard. You can select the mouse buttons on the side. I had to time hitting the ⌘ + [ to get it to accept it, but once done it works like a charm.

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All you have to do is go into the button map, go to shortcuts and select back (or forwards if you want to map that to)

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