new mouse problem (another)

  siouxaber 14:58 26 Dec 2003

Just bought new mouse (250sp TRUST wireless optical)but cannot work out how to uninstall current mouse which came with my pc (Windows XP)
On Settings/Control Panel. I cannot find any reference to mouse software.
1. How do I uninstall?
2. Would I be able to re-install the old mouse if ever I had to? (No mouse disc came with my system - I assume it's built into Windows XP??)

  Djohn 15:06 26 Dec 2003

If your original mouse is just a standard mouse then no need to un-install. You can find reference to your mouse from control panel, then click on printers and other hardware, you'll see the mouse Icon then.

If you need to remove drivers for a specific mouse, then this is done from Control panel, add/remove programs.

It will be quite safe to go ahead and install the driver for your new mouse without removing the standard one, [PS2] in fact that will remain there all the time. j.

  siouxaber 13:49 27 Dec 2003

Thanks Djohn but I think there may be a problem with the new mouse. The instructions tell me to to use the same channel on the receiver and the mouse itself.
1. There is no button to select a channel on the receiver &
2. There is a switch inside the mouse to change the channel but it doesn't tell you which channel is which!
It looks as though the mouse has been updated but the instructions haven't!
I have now managed to e mail so eagerly await ther reply!
Just one other point - if I do uninstall my old mouse how do I reinstall without a disc?

  Djohn 14:48 27 Dec 2003

If your original mouse is a standard PS2 mouse then windows will install the drivers for you when you reconnect your mouse.

  siouxaber 17:08 27 Dec 2003

Thanks a lot Djohn - great help!

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