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Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. Now power down again. The ScrollPoint does not light up for these ones. It appears there have been two manufacturers for the Slate Blue plastic bezels as the colour can vary from being more blue or purple. Have you tried plugging in a USB memory stick to see if it works while the mouse does not work? The dpi optical sensor is more accurate and faster than before. An item that has been used previously.

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Like all things, eventually these mice will be harder to find as time goes on. He won’t break-up the lot. As ScrollPoints offer superior functionality to the standard ‘wheel’ mechanism, it’s very curious why this alternative design never overtook standard mice.

The following input device driver ioctl operations are used for the USB mouse operations:. My Gigabyte mobo has a setting to enable USB mouse.

Ensure this works, then power off the system. The original ScrollPoint mouse debuted in to combine the similar TrackPoint mousse as found on the ThinkPads to replace a standard mouse wheel.

Vintage IBM Scroll Optical Mouse Model Mo27fo

A weekly newsletter featuring an editorial and a roundup of the latest articles, mluse and other interesting topics. USB mouse problems Actually, what you were saying about smoothness is exactly the opposite of what I heard. Click here to become a Hardware Analysis registered user. Some of the earlier ScrollPoint Pros suffer from misaligned buttons at the assembly process which results in a mo2fo response that isn’t as crisp and slightly spongy.


The client driver treats all the mouse devices as a single logical device. They are considerably lighter than the ScrollPoint II Pro mice lacking the heavy rubberized ball bearing. I eventually got fed up with having the mouse locked up at boot time and reverted to the PS2 connector.

USB Mouse Client Device Driver

I looked on IBMs website for drivers but gave up when I couldn’t find any easy link to driver downloads. This really gives the ScrollPoint a unique colour and helps keep with the theme a lot better.

See full item description. Do you know if any other USB devices stop working at the same time?

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Metallic Black Depth Metric: But at least it seems to be the ‘Pro’ shape. They came in black and ivory, with the exception that both used blue printing of the IBM logos.

USB mouse problems Re: First and foremost, it’s interesting the earlier IBM mouse lacked a detachable USB cable– and all of the sudden in the later models they implement this which is helpful when you have to disassemble these mice en-masse.

Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. USB mouse problems Hi John 1. Is there some special way to installing USB mouses i don’t know?

Other colours can be used as well, however not all will mix well with the IBM blue transluscent caps. I m having an IBM mouse 24P, and its works smooth unless i connect to internet, but as soon a I connect to internet, I goes dead.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. These early ScrollPoints were mistakenly reported to use pressure pads instead of the resistance measuring mechanism as found on the TrackPoint. Many used ScrollPoints will have little to no wear as they are generally not used in service extensively from users ultimately swapping them out for a wheel-based mouse; at least, this was common for a time when IBM bundled ScrollPoints with all of their computers such as IntelliStations but ended after m27fo period due to customer disastisfaction.


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Advanced search wanna switch? Disassembling the ScrollPoint mechanism itself reveals the pads which sense the resistance when compressed, along with the patent number for the technology on the back which doesn’t seem to be an IBM patent:.

Install the latest Lenovo driver which I think makes Chrome see it as a standard wheeled device– since that’s all it has been programmed to see. If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. If you rely on the ScrollPoint over a conventional ‘wheel’ mouse and are seeking to increase the performance and capability of your ScrollPoint; there are a few modifications that can help the existing sensor used in these mice.