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Installing MS Wireless Intellipoint mouse 5.2

by coeurdalene / January 21, 2006 12:31 PM PST

I ordered an MS Wireless mouse. I already have one at home but I'm gone for a couple of months, so I ordered one for here. When I put in the CD, it tells me in Spanish that this program is already installed and I can't really translate what it tells me to do, but it looks like I should be able to use the installed Intellipoint which I found in add and remove programs. However, it doesn't work. I've restarted the computer, pressed the re-set buttons etc. but no luck. I'm reluctant to uninstall the old and install the new,because I don't have the original CD from when I installed the first wireless mouse and I will need that when I return home to connect the original mouse. I went online to MS Hardware and they have a download for 5.3 but not 5.2. I am such a newbie that I don't know if those would be one and the same. If this makes sense to someone could you please advise me. Thank you.

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this is NOT a virus or security issue.
by dawillie / January 21, 2006 12:33 PM PST

post in our Computer Help Forum.

Link on left side of page.

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coeurdalene.. you can try..
by Carol~ Moderator / January 21, 2006 1:05 PM PST

posting in a variety of forums. As David succintly pointed out, this is a forum for ''security'' issues. Since you are a newbie, I can understand your confusion.

While you could post in the PC Hardware forum, I would suggest you post in the Newbies forum here:

http://reviews.cnet.com/5204-6121-0.html?forumID=45&tag=dir.forum

Or.. you can use the ''Search'' option at the very top of the page, where you should find some answers. (Try the ''Newbies'' first. ;))

Good luck..
Carol
(I'd try to answer your question, but I too just got a wireless mouse. :))

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thank you Carol. Very nicely put.
by dawillie / January 21, 2006 1:19 PM PST

better than moi by a mile <^_^>.

david

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(NT) (NT) We were all "there" at one time or another ;)
by Carol~ Moderator / January 21, 2006 1:45 PM PST
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Thank you
by coeurdalene / January 22, 2006 1:09 AM PST

Thank you all for your kind understanding.....and I did find my problem.

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(NT) (NT) glad it worked out.
by dawillie / January 22, 2006 1:39 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) You're quite welcome, coeurdalene!
by Carol~ Moderator / January 22, 2006 1:52 AM PST
In reply to: Thank you
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