MCE Remote Keyboard mouse pointer problems

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by BillMead, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. BillMead

    BillMead Guest

    Hi - I've built up a MCE PC and after resolving many issues have most
    everything working. However, my big disappointment is that the mouse
    pointer on the new MCE keyboard is either useless or defective. While the
    pointer does slowly move, it is very erratic and impossible to place
    accurately. (An external mouse and the rest of the MCE keyboard works fine.)
    I've checked the drivers, installed the rollup updates and all. (Although
    I have not found any way to adjust the sensitivity settings in software.)
    Before I return the MCE keyboard for a refund, are there any ideas on what
    could be going wrong ?


    BillMead, Oct 6, 2005
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  2. Its the mouse. Most people have problems with it. I find it works a little better with some use, but its still somewhat erratic.
    Doug Knox MS-MVP, Oct 6, 2005
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  3. BillMead

    Deane G Guest

    It works better if you press down on it while moving, and set the mouse speed
    way down (Control Panel->Mouse). Or forget the "eraser" and get a decent
    wireless mouse (bluetooth or Gyration) to use along with the keyboard.
    Deane G, Oct 7, 2005
  4. BillMead

    valkyrie Guest

    I suggest you get that RMA. I was VERY disappointed with this keyboard. I
    really hoped it would be a perfect solution, but MS really dropped the ball
    on the mouse part. I absolutely love the design, layout, everything else
    about it. But they really should have gone with a trackball instead of the
    eraser point. Here's to hoping a v2 keyboard comes along shortly.
    valkyrie, Oct 7, 2005
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