Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000
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Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse
TJ Lord, ReviewStream
10 September 2014
Excerpt: Recently, my husband and I decided to purchase a wireless mouse for my laptop. Although my computer has a touchpad, it’s very sensitive and doesn’t always work well. We opted for the Microsoft wireless mouse, which is available for around $25 at Wal-Mart.
Excerpt: This is a very quick to install wireless mouse. I have never had trouble configuring the mouse to my new laptop or pc and never had trouble playing games with the mouse. But the mouse does require “rest”, it requires the wire to be pulled off a couple of times …
Excerpt: Your notebook is wireless, so why not have a wireless mouse? We are taking a look at Microsofts latest solution, which promises to offer a comfortable, and precise experience. Does it deliver?
Pros: Wireless!, 6 months battery life, Small, but comfortable for short periods of time, Incredibly precise, Linux & Mac friendly, Priced right
Cons: Had to connect to Windows Update to install driver, Driver not included with mouse?, USB receiver, when placed in mouse, sticks out
Excerpt: I have been using the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000 for almost a year now. I bought it on sale at the London Drugs chain store for Canadian $49, tax included. I haven’t looked back ever since. What I mean is, I have never tried another mouse …
Microsoft Wireless Optical Notebook Mouse 3000 Special Edition
Scarlet Hughes, ReviewStream
20 February 2006
Excerpt: This has been the first and only mouse I have used since I bought my first laptop almost two years ago. Actually I got it on the same day as my laptop at Fry’s for around 25 bucks. I was attracted to the color, a sort of metallic magenta …
Summary: Yes, this is a good mouse now the oil filled pads have been replaced (they leaked) with solid sides. The projecting sensor/dongle from the usb port doesn't cause a problem if placed out of the way! Mouse works well.
Summary: The perfect size for using with a netbook/small laptop; this is a small mouse but not a tiny one, so it sits in your hand very nicely. The ONLY downside with it, and the reason for 4* instead of 5*, is that the dongle is now a little on the clumsy side.