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Recommendations for wireless Keyboard/Mouse combo


compumac

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I now think that my current wireless combo will have to be put into the spares cupboard and am looking for inspiration for a replacement set. Any suggestions/recommendations?

Original posting on problems http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forums/1/tech-helproom/4164410/ms-1000-wireless-mouse-intermittent-movement--lethargic/

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Woolwell

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Jock1e - Hope you like it. Feel rather responsible. Should be plug and play but you can download Logitech Setpoint which allows you to customise buttons.

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dangerusone

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I bought one a couple of years ago from Aldi for about £15, brand Medion and haven't had a bit of trouble so far. I have only had to change the batteries a couple of times.

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compumac

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Just an update in my selection: In the end I purchased the Wireless Microsoft Comfort 5000 keyboard and mouse for £45. It is the one with a curved keyboard and I was a little apprehensive at first buying something a bit different .The mouse in the first instance I thought was a bit too large, but after three of four hours of use I have begun to appreciate its smoothness of movement.

The keyboard has row of keys for accessing your favourite programmes/websites although I know you can put short cuts on the screen. I did imagine that it would take up more room than a conventional keyboard but only in respect of the wrist board.

Overall quite pleased.............................(so far)

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Woolwell

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If you switch them off the batteries will last longer. I don't bother with the keyboard and usually forget the mouse. I find that if I've switched them off I've forgotten that I've done it and spend a few seconds wondering why the mouse doesn't work!

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compumac

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Jock1e. I have three PC's all with wireless keyboard and mouse and have not switched any of them of for .... yonks. I use rechargeable batteries as when I first purchased a wirless keyboard the general consensus was that the batteries did not last long. I would leave them switched on if you use the PC every day and frequently.

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wiz-king

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In my HP wirelss keyboard and mouse I use rechargeable batteries and I get about 4 months from the keyboard and 2 from the mouse and it is left on all the time.It has a warning that comes up to tell me the batteries need replacing

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Woolwell

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I've had the same keyboard as Jock1e now has for 9 months and I haven't changed the keyboard battery and it is still showing good and the mouse I've changed once.

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Woolwell

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It wont hurt. Just remember which I cannot!

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Woolwell

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Should be possible with a KVM switch. But I haven't used one for this purpose. Better ask some of the others.

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Woolwell

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Another idea Mouse without borders No idea how good it is though.

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