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Microsoft-wireless-mouse-5000.32720920
8.1 out of 10

Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000

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Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000

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Overall 6
6.0

Too big for me

Carmen Hiti, Amazon
30 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought it for my new MacBook air and since I travel a lot, this mouse is much too big to carry around.
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Overall 6
6.0

Batteries

Alan, Amazon
18 March 2014
  • Summary: I am having to replace the batteries once every 3 weeks. I am using a 'Fellowes' memory form mouse pad. However the last set of batteries I put in it was about 2 months ago, so maybe it's behaving now? but it keeps good speed and tracking. It struggles at about 4-5 meters distance.
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Overall 6
6.0

good but flawedmouse

Lucas Amos, Amazon
18 October 2013
  • Summary: Nice mouse. But... Picks up dirt easily, after a few months use it will be disgusting. Rubber falls of wheel after about a years use. Buttons go a bit funny.
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Overall 6
6.0

Comfortable, but needs updating

Steve, Amazon
21 August 2013
  • Summary: This is a comfortable mouse until you try to use the side buttons (which I programmed for 'copy' & 'paste' ) whereby I have to take my hand off, look down at the mouse & reposition my thumb & 3rd finger. This would not be necessary if the LH button was further forward on the top edge of the thumb grip panel, where the end of my thumb rests. Likewise the RH would be better located on the lower edge of the finger grip panel insted of its current location at the top edge.
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Overall 6
6.0

decent

MR T G John, Amazon
15 May 2013
  • Summary: Decent enough mouse and works with mac. Not a huge fan of mouse wheels that don't provide any tactile feedback when scrolling but that it personal preference. Otherwise a good purchase for the money.
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Overall 6
6.0

Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000

Minowa, pricebat.ca
22 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Blue Track performs wonderful, shape fits my hand effectively, I'm picky about the side button layout (has to be a single on every single side) Scroll wheel and wheel center click problems!!This mouse does not play effectively with MS Intellipoint 8., I use a number of various CAD and pdf programs that use the scroll wheel to zoom the view in and out. This mouse with Intellipoint 8.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great mouse but 2 design flaws

R. D. Ellsmore "bobellsmore", Amazon
28 April 2012
  • Summary: I bought this to replace a wired Microsoft optical mouse that developed an intermittent fault after more than a decade of sterling service. It is a lovely mouse to use, a nice weight, it slides smoothly and all the buttons EXCEPT for the scroll-wheel (middle button) click operate beautifully.
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Overall 6
6.0

Heavy mouse

Tom123, Amazon
7 October 2011
  • Summary: Delivery was quick -Installs very easy on Win 7, its heavy compared to my old usb one, maybe a good mouse mat may help- as I find it drags a bit on my surface, feels like moving a small brick around-all the buttons seem ok, a little quieter-the wheel is very quick in action- click down is harder with a noisy clonk but Its more comfortable an has a good quality feal.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad, but some serious problems

Cliff Smith, Amazon
19 August 2011
  • Summary: Having used the Wireless Mouse 5000 for a couple of weeks now I have a few observations. First, the good points. The mouse is well made, comfortable to use with either hand, and looks suitably businesslike. It installed instantly with Windows 7, and for the most part operates smoothly. It the BlueTrack technology does work well on a wide variety of surfaces, although unsurprisingly it doesn't work on clear glass if there's nothing underneath it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but watch for installation problems...

C Richards "Graaf", Amazon
1 July 2011
  • Summary: Not easy to install, as in my XP set up I need the mouse to accept the use liscence agreement by which point in the instaltion has dismouned my old mouse/ trackball, and not yet enabled the new MS 5000 That's not very bright of MS setup is it! Still working out a way around that suprise for my machine. Otherwise these are great, user friendly, tactile delights. But if you're keen for trouble free set up think of alternatives...
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