wireless keyboard delay

  widdy 15:25 PM 29 Oct 12

Just Got a brand new computer with wireless mouse and keyboard with windows 7 but when typing in word 2010 there is quite a delay and very often letters are missed out. Had no problems with xp and word 2003 I have substitued another keyboard, mouse and requisite dongle and result is the same. Typing this has proved no problem Any thoughts

  woodchip 16:01 PM 29 Oct 12

Have you tried in Compatibility Mode for word

  widdy 17:59 PM 29 Oct 12

Where do i find this and how do i change setting please

  woodchip 18:13 PM 29 Oct 12

In Windows Explorer you need to look for Word.exe or do a search for the file, right click on the File and try running it in XP mode

  Woolwell 18:15 PM 29 Oct 12

If you do a google search then you will find that you are not alone in having this problem with Word 2010. Is it a Dell?

See first post office 2010 typing delay and tech tips.

Don't think that compatibility mode will do anything.

2 thoughts - are you running the 64 bit Office? MS recommend 32 bit on a 64 bit machine.

Have you tried a non-wireless keyboard?

  widdy 09:20 AM 30 Oct 12

Thanks for all your sugestions . answer was pretty simple, I would have thought that about 5 ft from the base unit would have been ok but when i extended the usb port onto my real desktop about 1 foot from the keyboard and mouse, all seems ok.

Many thanks


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