How to Install Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2000

by Greyson Ferguson

The Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2000 is a mouse that uses optical tracking, making it much more accurate than any mouse that uses a ball. Additionally, the mouse uses a USB connector that acts like a signal receiver. This connector tracks the mouse's movements, allowing it to be completely wireless and capable of working on computers without Bluetooth technology.

Step 1

Remove the USB connector from the mouse: It is housed on the underside of the mouse.

Step 2

Plug the USB connector into the computer. A dialog window will appear, asking you to navigate to a specific Microsoft Windows website. Click on the link to be taken to the site.

Step 3

Tell the site what device you are connecting to your computer (Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2000). A prompt will appear, asking you to download the drivers for the mouse.

Click "OK" to download the drivers. The driver installation wizard should soon appear. Follow the prompts to install the Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2000's disk drivers. Once the download is completed, you can use the mouse on your computer.


About the Author

Greyson Ferguson is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in film and television. He currently resides in Lansing, Michigan where he works on independent film projects and writes for numerous publications. Ferguson primarily focuses on computer and electronic articles. Greyson produces, focusing on only upbeat news stories with daily updates.

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