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Two mice for one laptop


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Hi there,
I have a laptop that I bring back and forth to my office and home. So I wouldn't have to also bring my mouse home everynight I bought two mice (one for the office and one for home). One is a Microsoft optical mouse and one is a Logitech wireless. When I installed the Microsoft mouse it said that it had to uninstall any other pointing device software in order to function properly. So it removed the Logitech mouse from my system. Is it possible to have two different mice configured to work on the same computer at different times?
Thanks,
Ryan
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Welcome to G2G rfisher

Yes it should be possible to have the laptop setup for running either mouse.
Basically, mice don't generally require any special software in order to work. I realise that Logitech in particular seem keen on getting you to install god-knows-what in terms of drivers & utilities but most of it shouldn't be necessary.

The microsoft mouse should definately work without any software.
If I were you, I would remove the microsoft mouse software (if you installed any). The mouse should work fine as it is.

The Logitech being wireless may actually require a 3rd party driver so install this if needed.
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Thanks a lot, both are working fine now!!
G2G rocks!!
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You're very welcome :tazz:
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