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Difference between MS Intellimouse Optical and MS IM Optical 1.1

Q: Difference between MS Intellimouse Optical and MS IM Optical 1.1

As the title says, I would like to know the differences between MS Intellimouse Optical and MS Intellimouse Optical 1.1. I will buy one of those, and they have almost the same price. Thank you in advance.

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Preferred Solution: Difference between MS Intellimouse Optical and MS IM Optical 1.1

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I ve upgraded to XP for a about 4 weeks now and I realized that I cannot use the 2 extra side functions of my mouse because i have not installed the intellipoint software. I installed it and now the mouse is slighty jumpier than it was before. Help?

A:intellimouse optical skipping

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Does anyone know if microsoft will ever release a Serial version of their IntelliMouse Optical? Yes, it's sad, I only have a serial port, and nobody seems to make mice that are compatiable with it(they're all USB and/or PS/2).

Take a mega-byte out of my mega-chip!

A:Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical

I'm not sure about this, but i think it'd be tehnologically impossible to make a Serial optical mouse. I don't thinik the Serial Port would be fast enough.

Just remember, i could be wrong.

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Hi all, my computer is all fine and dandy now. Yea! Except for one thing.. I just went out and bought an Intellimouse optical and I installed it. It works and all except the two little side buttons. In the quickstart guide it lets me choose the mouse as the Intellimouse Optical but it only tells about it. Then in the Intellipoint software v4.0 it doesn't have the option to choose intellimouse opt only intellimouse. I'm thinking of downloading v4.1 but it has LOTS of bad reviews. What do i do?

A:Microsoft intellimouse optical

I had trouble with the cd that came with my last one, ended up downloading the newer version, that one worked. 4.1 I beleive

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I tried to contact Microsoft Tech Support but they wouldn't help me since I was out of the 90 days for Free Tech support, go figure! Anyhow, I keep getting an Error 1101 when I install the software for this mouse. It says the following: Error reading from file c:\windows\TEMP\_isA164\1033.MST

How can I resolve this error so I can use the full capability of this mouse?

A:Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical

What OS are you using?

And what mouse were you using before? Does that one still work?

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I bought Intellimouse optical yesterday. I installed the software. I prefer using Netcape
rather then the explorer. My mouse doesn't work that has the back and the forward on my
mouse. I clicked on explorer and It works. Which version of Netscape will I have to use for the
back and forward?

Thanks a lot,

A:Microsoft Intellimouse optical problem?

I have a Wireless Intellimous Explorer and all 5 buttons work in every program that uses a back function. A little advice: I don't use the forward button much, but do use the back. I changed the forward button to function as the close button... because I use that one a lot... works great. Back to your mouse... it is possible it doesn't work with netscape because microsoft made it... and you know how microsoft is. It really should work though, even if you are using netscape. Try upgrading to the latest version and maybe even upgrade your intellimouse software, if there is an upgrade. Also, make sure you have the correct mouse selected in the settings of your software. If you have the wrong one selected the regular left and right buttons should work without software because they are basic, standard functions.

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I have been using this mouse for about a year now. I was just surfing on the net today when the mouse froze and would not work (light at the bottom did not light up like usual). I usually connect it to the computer with a PS/2 converter and decided to unplug it from the converter and just plug it in the computer, using its original USB plug and it worked.

However after every about 15 minutes it stops working, every 15minutes I would need to unplug the mouse from the USB port and reconnect again. I have tried my other USB ports, all did the same. Everytime it disconnects on the right bottom it would pop up a message saying "Unrecognizable tool connected" something along those lines however when I do reconnect it it'll recognize it sayin the mouse model.

I was wondering is there a problem with the mouse or is it the computer? Anyway I can "fix" this problem? I'm broke at the moment haha and have no money therefore can't get a new mouse at the moment and this problem is annoying me.

A:Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical 1.1A problem

Have you tried downloading and installing the latest MS Intellipoinit drivers? the latest version is ip5.4

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Alright heres the story...

girlfriends comp won't load her wireless logitech mouse, I disconnect my optical explorer bring it over and let her use that until she buys her own. No problems works fine on hers. She gets her new one I bring mine home and reconnect it, boot up, umm no mouse...wha? Yeah me = angry.

So basically I've tried lots of junk, regedit stuff (may have missed a few files possible), updated intellipoint software, tried USB ports.

This is what has happened...it gets detected in the USB port however Win XP doesn't know what the device is...doesn't even know its a mouse.

The lights work, the camera light and the back one. So it doesn't seem to be the mouse. It worked fine on this system only 2 days ago.

Is it possible for viruses to spread to hardware peripherals like my mouse?

I've included pics from "msinfo32"...3 different shots...one showing I have no IRQ conflicts, another showing that I have an "ERROR" and the other telling me what my error is "Device Cannot Start"...real helpful...you'd think it'd tell me why.

My computer is an Alienware P4 1.7Gig...mouse worked fine 2 days ago on this computer and fine on my girlfriends recently bought Dell machine (don't have the exact specs on hand). Any help?


A:Intellimouse Explorer (Optical) Woes

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I have a totally new problem with my MS Intellimouse Optical. I have used this for some time (98, ME, XP) with no problems. I now have a new system - Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I have downloaded and installed the latest Intellipoint software (7) from Microsoft, and installed the Mouse. But...
- The Mouse is recognised not as an Intellimouse Optical, but an Intellimouse Web
- I cannot therefore change the side button settings on the mouse (via Control Panel>Mouse) from the default "Forward" and "Back", or the centre button either.
This is annoying. I have uninstalled and reinstalled a number of times, to no avail.

Does anyone know...??
(a) How to get Windows 7 to recognise my mouse as the proper type (Device Manager etc)....or
(b) How to hack the settings (XML / Registry / whatever) to change the default option, so the mouse does what I want it to without trying to change the buttons via the Control Panel.

Many thanks

A:Intellimouse Optical buttons can't be changed

Hi Walrus1963 and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

When you installed the driver, did you correctly select your mouse model from the dropdown list during installation? If not, uninstall the driver and reboot your machine. Now, reinstall the driver being careful to select the correct model when prompted. What is the model of your mouse?

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Recently I have tried to install my Intellimouse Optical USB and PS/2 Compatible mouse onto my dell computer(running with XP), replacing the Intellimouse 1.3A PS/2 Compatable mouse that came with the computer. I went into "Help and Support" and found the appropriate article to tell me how to remove mouse.

"IntelliMouse: The Mouse Pointer Moves Erratically or Does Not Respond with Windows XP (Q321122)"

After following the instructions I tried to install my optical and it still refused to work. One thing that I noticed is that some of the files that they told me to delete were'nt there in the first place. Would all the mouse need to be unpluged while i did this? I'm not sure if anyone could shed some light on what i did wrong with the info i'v given but any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:Can't intstall Intellimouse Optical USB and PS/2 Compatible mouse :(

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I'm very used to my 5 button mouse selecting, copy and paste with 1 hand is very convenient against the short cut Control C and Control V and single clic for double clic So I wonder if there is a solution to get a Windows 10 driver Or do I have to quite with this mouse? What can we expect from Microsoft to one of his own products ??

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Simple question here guys,
Are there any differences between these two Pioneer OD DVR-219BK and DVR-219LBK?

I suppose one is Retail Box and the other OEM but that's just my thinking because I couldn't find any info about it so..

A:Is there any difference between these two Pioneer Optical drives?

Hi TheTemplai.
DVR-219LBK has LabelFlash: Allows users to create custom labels by utilizing the drive's laser to burn images onto blank CD or DVD LabelflashTM media RoHS Directive & WEEE Directive Compliant.
DVR-219BK doesn't.
Hope that helps!

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i'm about to enter the 21th century and buy an optical mouse with scroll thing.

are all optical mouses created equal? i have a choice between a store brand or a name brand(the one with a green/white package--forget the name,but not microsoft).

the store brand is 4 dollars less.

A:Optical Mouses versus Optical Mouses

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Is it possible to add an hdd to the optical bay of the 15t-ay100?  I've purchased a caddy but when the drive is inserted into the optical bay I'm not able to boot my machine.  I have updated my bios and can confirm both of my drives work when placed into the main slot.  

A:hdd in optical bay

Hi, Yes you can install HDD to the ODD bay but you CAN'T boot from the bay and no point to boot from the bay because the interface is slower. It is good to store files/data. Regards.

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Just bought a optical mouse from walmart with driver disk and setup utility. I used the setup.exe and install the browse mouse utility which apeared in the tray. The mouse goes nuts. The pointer jumps all over the place and opens everything. I uninstalled it and removed all mouse's from my device manager. Then click add/remove hardware and install the ps/2 driver off the driver disk and it worked fine? Then when I restart the laptop it plug and play installs the original ps/2 driver and the mouse acts up again? Thanks for the help.

A:Optical Mouse

I would check the website of the manufacturer for any updates for driver. It sounds like the wrong driver or a faulty driver came with it.

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Is it possible? THAT is the real question.. I've been researching a ton online and can't seem to find anything that I can get that will allow this. I have Windows 8.1 OEM and I can stream any video I want that's already downloaded to my computer using the video app and my xbox 360's use of Play formerly known as AllShare Play or Play To. But the question I have is, how can I stream a blu-ray movie from my computer over a wireless network, either using the internet wi-fi or an external hookup, to my Toshiba LED TV or the XBox 360? Is this a possibility? If so, what hardware and software would you suggest I get to make this happen? My personal computer is in the living room not far from the TV. I could technically run HDMI wires from my GPU to the TV, but I'd rather have it done over some sort of wireless connection so I can push a button and let it do its thing rather than having to go through a major ordeal every time I want to watch a movie.

Thank you in advance for your replies
EDIT: Oh, my budget is limited. I could push maybe $200 a month on hardware/software if needed..

A:Blu-ray Optical to TV/Xbox 360


No ideas?

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I have been asked to fix a friends pc. The problem is this - the optical drives are not displayed in My Computer and when I look in Device Manager both the DVD & the CD drive have an exclamation mark beside them. When I right click on them the Device status is as follows;

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

When I click Update Driver Windows says it cannot find a better driver than what is already installed.

I also tried Scan for Hardware Changes as in the MS docs but no joy.

Any advice on what to do next?

A:Optical drives

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Is there a way the images captured by an optical mouse be sent via USB and saved in any format?

It's my understanding that the captured images are processed and then the movement data only sent to the USB port. Is there a way I can tweak this?

Little experiment I thought I'd try out

A:Optical Mouse as Cam

That would be aaaaaa negative. Optical mice do not capture images, they just have a sensor that detects reflected light back to a sensor.

How would you use a mouse as a camera?

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I have plugged into the optical port on my Lenovo desktop and the other end into my soundbar. However, I am unable to get any sound from the soundbar. Using the auxil port of the Lenovo and the red and white inputs in my soundbar I do get normal (stereo) sound but this cannot be a permanent solution for me as I need the red and white ports for my TV. What do I do in settings to make the optical port work? At the moment it's showing Realtek HD Audio as the connection.

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Is there a way to take and optical signal and send them to analog speakers? For example, I have a PS3 which offers an optical output and want it to output on my logitech x-530 5.1 surround sound speakers. Are there any adapters or mechanisms anyone can think of? Thanks

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I've tried everything logical!

but I cant get my PS2 Optical Mouse to work on XP.

It's supposed to be compatable, so no drivers or software came with it.

Any ideas?

A:XP & PS2 Optical Mouse

My first idea is that you need to give more information. Like the name brand and model of the optical mouse. Is it wireless ? Is it new ? Did it EVER work ?

If it did, what happened just before it went bad ?

Was there an "old" mouse? Did you uninstall that mouse's drivers ?

Does the optical mouse work on another computer ? Does another mouse work on your (main) computer ?

Does a conflict show in the Device Manager ?
Does the device show up in Device Manager ?

Is it plugged in ?
Is it plugged into the PS2 port, and not the keyboard port?

Does it need batteries and if not are they still good ?

What do you mean by "can't get it to work". Is it completely dead, or do you have partial function?

Does your BIOS have a switch to enable/disable a PS2 mouse and did you make sure it is enabled ?

Does your Motherboard have a jumper to enable/disable a PS2 mouse and is it enabled?

What's the history of your system ? Is it new or used? Have you owned it for a long time or did you just get it ?

My second idea is that you should first let go of the notion that WinXP has anything to do with your malfunctioning optical mouse. Unless you have some red-haired ******* step-child of an optical mouse manufactured by some highly isolated cult located off the Fiji Islands, and imported by Boolong-Bang tribe for distribution in the United States, chances are that your XP and your mouse are just fine, and that the problem is more in the... Read more

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A while back I smelled a burning smell from my computer and after some investigation figured it was my PSU. So I buy a 650( old was 750) PSU and install. I turn my computer on to find out my hhd and optical drives aren't working. My ssd which has my operating system shows some file damage on it. So I buy another ssd and get rdy for a Windows move. My new optical drive comes in and ends up not working. So I try another one from a older computer and it shows up in Windows and the light for power lights up but the tray wont open from emergency eject, regular way or from windows eject. I tested it on the old computer before and it worked. Anybody know a possible solution?

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I purchased an optical mouse 6 months ago and just now it started flashing erratically and I could no longer control the cursor. I have just fitted an 80Gb SATA hard drive and a RAID controller card. Could it be anything to do with that or is it just that optical mice 'wear out' after a while?

A:Optical Mouse

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Hi all, This is more of an informational question or inquiry. I like optical drives with my laptops as I like to watch movies and such while traveling, during downtime at work, and on planes where you really can't easily log into Netflix, for example, and stream. Obviously, a lot depends upon the airline but that's generally true. Anyway, I've noticed that as beautiful as HP's newer laptop and convertible laptops are, they don't seem to include optical drives. Has HP completely gone away from them? I am in the market for a 15" laptop with an internal optical drive, not an external drive, whch sort of defeats the purpose of a lightweight and portable laptop. Are there any left? I can't seem to find any. I'm looking for a Core I5-ish processor laptop, with at least 500GB of hard drive size, with a 15" screen. Acer has exactly what I'm looking for in their Aspire E575 series, but as a longtime satisfied HP user (one desktop 10 years back, two Envys, an X2, and a Star Wars laptop) I wanted to give HP my business first, if possible.  Many thanks for any suggestions, Bob

A:Has HP done away with optical drives?

Hi,               Check the below unit from the HP Shopping site and this unit as Optical disk drive. http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-pavilion---15z-laptop-%28touch-option-available%29-v0n65av-...  Or call the HP Shopping customer care and they will be able to give more options.

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I went to control panel/backup and created a system image on my WD USB Passport portable drive. When it finished, I tried to create a system prepare disk I couldn't because my CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. I went to my computer and my hard drive is shown but no optical drive is present anymore. I have tried restarting and that didn't help. I went to the device manager and it has a yellow mark by the optical drive an it said this "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19)". Can someone please help.


A:optical drive gone

If the problem is at the registry then this fix is supposed to work.

Try this, I hope this helps
1. Click on Start --> Run --> and type in 'regedit' followed by the enter key ( if Vista Start search or windows+R )
2. Expand the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" key (looks like a folder) by double clicking it (or
3. clicking the "+" next to it.)
4. Expand the "SYSTEM" Key
5. Expand the "CurrentControlSet" Key
6. Expand the "Control" Key
7. Expand the "Class" Key
8. Please look for a key containing the following string of letter and numbers:
9. High light this key by left clicking once on it
10. On the right hand side you are looking for "UpperFilters" and "LowerFilters" under the "Name" column, once you find these please delete them by right clicking on them and choosing "delete"
11. Please exit the registry by clicking on the "X" in the top right hand corner of the screen

Reboot your computer

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Just recently finished installing new Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H mobo into existing case and new installation of Win 64bit on a new HDD. I have two HDDs - C and D and two CD/DVD optical drives which should be E & F but am only seeing E - that is, only one of the drives (in both Device Manager, Disk Management and Explorer).

I have proved, by swapping the SATA leads over, that both optical drives work - and their LEDS both blink when I am booting up. They are connected, respectively to SATA ports 6 & 7 on the mobo. Both optical drives worked with the previous MSI mobo before it gave up the ghost. FYI, my HDD 'D' drive holds the previous OS so is effectively not acccessible, though it is visible.

When I go into BIOS Features / Boot Option Priorities / Boot Option #1 or #2, I can see:

However, when I go into CD/DVD ROM Drive BBS Priorities / Boot Option #1 or #2, I see:

From this, it would appear that the BIOS is seeing both of the optical drives

I don't know if it is of any relevance, but under CSM support / Display Boot Option Control it is set for Legacy Only.

Any assistance to see and use both optical drives will be appreciated.
Thanks Pedro

A:Have two optical drives but can only see and use one

Hum Pedro mate just what is showing up in Computer management like in my pic.

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i want to buy a new optical drive. which is the best? samsung, pioneer, lg, sony, or asus? your help are much appreciated

A:Best optical drive


Pioneer DVR-116D followed by LiteOn, is presently reviewed as the best

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My DVD drives seem to be running slow. I am having trouble loading games.
Seems to take a long time. My system specs are the same as in my profile.
Any ideas anyone?

A:Optical Drives

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Optical or Laser mouse? Merits?

A:Optical or Laser

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i ran a read and wright test on my optical drive and got an error code RUOAKT-63587S-QFPKO1-6HHWO3  i also ran everything on all the forums and nothing worked my drive will read and play cd/dvd even oned a coppied but will not wright to a blank cd and when i say i tried everything evryone sugested i mean everything please help   agin its hp pavillion dv7 entertainment notebook

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i ran a read and wright test on my optical drive and got an error code RUOAKT-63587S-QFPKO1-6HHWO3  i also ran everything on all the forums and nothing worked my drive will read and play cd/dvd even oned a coppied but will not wright to a blank cd and when i say i tried everything evryone sugested i mean everything please help   agin its hp pavillion dv7 entertainment notebook

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hi! I am just bought a laptop Acer Aspire E 15, E5-523G-93E3,but there is no optical drive, i wonder do we have option to get one??thanks

A:optical drive

Hello, If you remove the dummy ODD, do you see a SATA connector located in the bottom of the housing? 

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hi i am just bought a laptop v3-575t but there is no optical drive, i wonder do we have option to get oneand where can i buythanks

A:optical drive

Hello, Have you removed the dummy ODD (see attachment) and seen a SATA connector in the bottom of the housing?Could you give me the first ten characters of the computer serial number (S/N)? Only the first ten.

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I have installed an extra dvd burner to my tower the system has recognized the drive as D.and it shows in my computer as D. but if I go into my docs or any other folder and right click the send to box it will not show drive D - E together it either shows one or the other.
I have reinstalled it but that does't work. When i do access it it does work correctly.

A:Optical Drive

You can't send to multiple locations, so I'm confused as to what you're trying to do.

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Yesterday I noticed that my DVD Reader & DVD burner were not displayed in MY Computer.. They are detected and shown in the bios and during initial startup but not in windows..
What WAS bad timing I've since turned off System Restore while bug hunting and so cant go back..
I've also found that my Acronis True Image claims it cannot detect ANY hard drives... and I have 3, all of which I see and can access...

I tried running sfc /scannow from command but it tells me the cd I put in was incorrect, it isn't.. so I guess its either not seeing the drive either or is , like me, confused..

I can do a restore from boot but I'm hoping someone can shed some light upon this strange abberation. In CP/Device Manager it show a yellow exclamation next to the optical drives and says its probable the drivers are corrupt.. but its looking more like the IDE system has problems as clearly the HDDs are not being perceived as they should be..

Any ideas??

ND.. the only program that was installed around that time was a trial version of XPRepair which, after it demanded registration to do anything other than detect, I uninstalled thru Add/Remove.. but it didnt go ( ???.. hmmmm?) so I took it out of the startup and physically removed it.. Still no go on the CD/DVD..

A:Can't see my optical drives in XP Pro

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At school we are currently learning sth. about the subject media. You can probably imagine me laughing all the time. The teachers shows us a documentation about cookies etc. Of course, they are presented there in an over-dramatized way. Later we talk about that we should use a virus scanner. Kaspersky, of course.
The teacher says he thinks it's great that Kaspersky sets a green frame around the browser when he visits a banking page. (Sandbox)


An antivirus solution should also cost something, he thinks. Cheap can only be bad.
In summary, it can be said that inexperienced people love the feeling of security, even if it is sometimes faked. This is optical manipulation, isn't it?

A:Optical manipulation

askalan said:

Of course, they are presented there in an over-dramatized way.Click to expand...

There's never too much of over-dramatization.

Dancing Cookie Robots [x]
Not any optical ..whatever you call it. Just makes identification easier to understand.

Similar to how using a web browser's incognito mode, the window will appear with a darker theme. Users are aware after closing the browser, nothing is saved (cookies, logins etc). So the colored borders indicate that the window frame or application has been isolated, and that changes will be discarded.

Third-party Free Antivirus software usually have In-app promotional Ads or notifications. It's annoyance you generally do not see in Paid-for Antivirus / Security Suites, except when your license is to expire.


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Just purchase a Sony optical mouse for my laptop. It is usb/ps2. When I plug the mouse into ps2 it works fine until I reboot? I startup with the original mechanical mouse unplug it, and plug in the new optical mouse and it works fine. Then I reboot with the optical in place and It does not work? I would like to use the ps2 socket because of the limited number of usb ports on the laptop, one. I do have a usb hub, hate to tie up. Thanks.

A:Optical mouse

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"My Computer" in WinXP SP2 no longer displays my 4 virtual, and 1 physical optical drives.

Device manager reports that windows successfully loaded the drivers for each "drive".

Honestly I am totally puzzled by their disappearance. How can I go about getting them back?


A:XP: Optical drives gone?


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Ok, I recenty purchased a Sony Playstation 2 and it has an optical output on it to hook up surrond sound or speakers of some sort. Here is my quwstion, I have this sound card Model #CBIC87386S It has Optical In and out. What I would like to do is use my computer speakers for the Playstation 2. But I can not get them to. I have audio mixer, or the software that they gave me with my sound card, but i am not seeing anything about optical input, only optical output.

Here is a link that has the manual online....

'priciate it

A:Optical Inputs

Hi, Do you have the analog speaker setup set to 2 spkr mode ?
When you hav it set to 2 spkr mode that is suppose to enable the optical SPDIF outputs digital mode and so automatically disables Analog Mode. So you won't see a setting for it in the softwr. From what i can see you still need to run a digital output to a Dolby Digital Receiver or to special speakers that have an optical input and output with a Digital Processor built into the spkr's amp.
This is how i interpret what you have and what you need to have to do that. Hope this helped.

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I have final realized I need a new optical drive. Mine will not read a DVD although it does still read
CDs. My question is what is a good replacement for a ATAPI iHAS124 C ATA Device? It has a
SATA interface. Bottom line is, what is a good inexpensive SATA optical drive?

A:need a new optical drive

Here's a link for a decent one. It has 6000 views so far it's popular Asus brand.

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is wireless optical mouse good for gaming?

if so, plz state, if not, plz state which wired optical mouse is good

A:wireless optical?

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I just installed the MS trackball optical and I can't get the back-forward buttons to work. They only work if I'm in the USER'S GUIDE or in Explorer. I went to the web page and I downloaded the newer version of Intellipoint(version4) and I also downloaded their user guides. When I tried to access them the computer said "file hh.exe could not be found." I am a novice-please go easy on me-I need details. I have an eMachines computer and Windows ME.

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I just got a wireless M$ Optical Mouse and so far I am not impressed. It seems more jumpy than the regular mouse. Is this normal? I will be using the mouse when the pointer dissappears and shows up over the start menu at the bottom of the screen. I had better performance with the wireless mouse I had before. I thought these were supposed to better and smoother. Is this a common issue or did I make a bad choice with the M$ brand mouse, or did I get a lemon. Any thoughts? Thanks.

A:Optical Mouse

The surface you use it on makes a difference. To eliminate the surface, Try it on a clean sheet of printer paper and see if that works smooth.

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I have a gigabyte ds4 connected to my samsung amp via optical, im sure i should be able to get dolby digital and dts if i am playing the correct file.

Every video i play in vlc will only work with sound when the amp displays neo 6, if i change vlc to sound via spdif and the amp displays dolby digital i get just noises, most of the time white noise.

I have unistalled all my codecs so if you could also advise me on what is best to use.

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I have two DVD drives on my pc. When I eject the disk in one drive, it says that it is prepairing to eject and takes several seconds to eject.

I can put the same disk in the other drive and it will eject immediately.

Does anyone know why the two drives act differently?

A:Optical Drives

How long it takes to eject depends entirely on the make & model of the CD drive; Some can do it more quickly than others.

(Please don't shoot me down in flames by saying both of your drives are the same model!)

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