For horizontal scrolling, the wheel is used like a rocker. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing With seven different acceleration levels, it’s easy to customize the acceleration to suit one’s particular needs. Steam names the best-selling games of The Explorer’s five buttons can be bound to a wide array of functions that go above and beyond the usual defaults. Te fastest is quite a bit quicker, but it doesn’t compare to the mouse’s potential for blistering vertical scrolling speeds.

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Microsoft’s Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0

IntelliMouse is a series of computer mice from Microsoft. Customize The Tech Report The IntelliMouse Optical was released in April By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy.

For horizontal scrolling, the wheel is used like a rocker. This computer hardware article is a stub. Smaller buttons I can deal with, as long as Exploeer can reach them, but my thumb would have to be at least half an inch longer to have a hope of intellimkuse reaching Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer’s forward button.

Intelliimouse use IntelliPoint drivers and its main competitor through the years has been Logitech. I’ve never been much of a twitch-gamer, but for what it’s worth, I don’t notice any tracking latency difference between the Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer v2.

Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Acceleration isn’t explordr for the tilt wheel’s horizontal scrolling capabilities, but users can still adjust the horizontal scrolling speed.


Buttons can be bound to Windows commands like cut, paste, open, new, minimize, maximize, and undo, among other functions. The mouse’s back button is also harder to reach, at least for me, than on older IntelliMouse products.

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Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer Drivers Download – Update Microsoft Software

Software There’s more to exploref Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer than hardware; the mouse’s driver is packed with features without being bloated. Microsoft’s estimate of six months looks spot on. The Wireless IntelliMouse’s base station is a snap to set up; just plug it into a USB port, and hit the unit’s only button.

He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. Input devices Previous page Next page. Microsoft’s driver also includes handy battery level and wireless signal quality indicators.

Microsoft’s Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer – The Tech Report – Page 3

The slowest speed barely moves at a crawl. Speaking of tilting capabilities, let’s all take a moment to fxplorer in the glory that is the tilt wheel:. If intelilmouse are inexperienced with updating Microsoft device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2. At least then gamers could choose to sacrifice a little battery life to eliminate the mouse’s only latency-related flaw.


The Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer actually has three sampling states: Is the tilt wheel really all that?

Users can’t bind wheel functions to anything other than scrolling in Windows, but there are plenty of ways to control how quickly the mouse scrolls up and down. Single page Print Tracking Like just about every mouse short of the Boomslang, the Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer relies on optical technology to track mouse movements.

Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 Model No 1007

Years passed, explrer just when I began to lose hope, Microsoft announced that it had developed Tilt Wheel technology to bring horizontal scrolling to the vertical mouse wheel. For my big hands, the mouse fits like a glove, but I’ve been using a wired IntelliMouse Explorer v3. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Since Microsoft first rolled out side-mounted forward and back buttons on the original Expolrer Explorer, the company has slowly made the buttons smaller and moved them farther away from my thumb’s natural resting position.

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