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X64 drivers for MS mouse

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
HI All,

Does anyone on this list know why MS is reluctant/late to provide x64
support for their mouse/keyboard (aka intellimouse/intellipoint) HW?

Cheers
Robin

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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    What support aren't you getting? My Intellimouse Explorer and Natural
    Keyboard buttons all work as I expect them to with the inbox driver.
    Granted, I don't have a pretty GUI to change the button assignments.

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842



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    HI All,

    Does anyone on this list know why MS is reluctant/late to provide x64
    support for their mouse/keyboard (aka intellimouse/intellipoint) HW?

    Cheers
    Robin

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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    The mouse and keyboard I have (wireless desktop elite) do work, but none
    of the fancy extra buttons.
    The Intellipoint/Intellitype apps won't install on x64.

    This is not really critical (like i.e. all the 'old' scanners and
    printers and webcams... that don't support x64),
    but I do find it disturbing that MS of all companies doesn't do
    something about it.

    Robin

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Philip D Barila
    Sent: Montag, 24. Oktober 2005 17:59
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: Re: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse


    What support aren't you getting? My Intellimouse Explorer and Natural
    Keyboard buttons all work as I expect them to with the inbox driver.
    Granted, I don't have a pretty GUI to change the button assignments.

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842


    ....
  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    Well, yeah, that would be annoying.

    All my extra buttons work on my ancient Natural KB Pro (although I only use
    one or two of them anyway), so I assumed all yours would, too.

    Hope you figure it out...

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842

    [email protected] wrote on 10/25/2005 02:16:56 AM:

    > The mouse and keyboard I have (wireless desktop elite) do work, but none
    > of the fancy extra buttons.
    > The Intellipoint/Intellitype apps won't install on x64.
    >
    > This is not really critical (like i.e. all the 'old' scanners and
    > printers and webcams... that don't support x64),
    > but I do find it disturbing that MS of all companies doesn't do
    > something about it.
    >
    > Robin
  • Doron_HolanDoron_Holan Member - All Emails Posts: 10,720
    Support for those extra buttons on your Natural KM Pro is built into the
    OS (they are just a defined collection from the HID spec), some of the
    newer buttons (like all the dual mode F-keys) require custom software.

    d

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Philip D Barila
    Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 8:55 AM
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: RE: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse

    Well, yeah, that would be annoying.

    All my extra buttons work on my ancient Natural KB Pro (although I only
    use
    one or two of them anyway), so I assumed all yours would, too.

    Hope you figure it out...

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842

    [email protected] wrote on 10/25/2005 02:16:56 AM:

    > The mouse and keyboard I have (wireless desktop elite) do work, but
    none
    > of the fancy extra buttons.
    > The Intellipoint/Intellitype apps won't install on x64.
    >
    > This is not really critical (like i.e. all the 'old' scanners and
    > printers and webcams... that don't support x64),
    > but I do find it disturbing that MS of all companies doesn't do
    > something about it.
    >
    > Robin


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  • Doron_HolanDoron_Holan Member - All Emails Posts: 10,720
    From the HW folks:

    x64 support will be provided in the version 5.5 releases of IntelliPoint
    and IntelliType Pro software. Release of Microsoft IntelliType Pro 5.5
    and IntelliPoint 5.5 software is anticipated to occur in January 2006.

    d

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
    [email protected]
    Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 1:17 AM
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: RE: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse

    The mouse and keyboard I have (wireless desktop elite) do work, but none
    of the fancy extra buttons.
    The Intellipoint/Intellitype apps won't install on x64.

    This is not really critical (like i.e. all the 'old' scanners and
    printers and webcams... that don't support x64),
    but I do find it disturbing that MS of all companies doesn't do
    something about it.

    Robin

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Philip D Barila
    Sent: Montag, 24. Oktober 2005 17:59
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: Re: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse


    What support aren't you getting? My Intellimouse Explorer and Natural
    Keyboard buttons all work as I expect them to with the inbox driver.
    Granted, I don't have a pretty GUI to change the button assignments.

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842


    ....

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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    Cool, Thx.
    Robin

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Doron Holan
    Sent: Mittwoch, 26. Oktober 2005 06:48
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: RE: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse


    From the HW folks:

    x64 support will be provided in the version 5.5 releases of IntelliPoint
    and IntelliType Pro software. Release of Microsoft IntelliType Pro 5.5
    and IntelliPoint 5.5 software is anticipated to occur in January 2006.

    d

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
    [email protected]
    Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 1:17 AM
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: RE: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse

    The mouse and keyboard I have (wireless desktop elite) do work, but none
    of the fancy extra buttons.
    The Intellipoint/Intellitype apps won't install on x64.

    This is not really critical (like i.e. all the 'old' scanners and
    printers and webcams... that don't support x64),
    but I do find it disturbing that MS of all companies doesn't do
    something about it.

    Robin

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [email protected]
    [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Philip D Barila
    Sent: Montag, 24. Oktober 2005 17:59
    To: Windows System Software Devs Interest List
    Subject: Re: [ntdev] X64 drivers for MS mouse


    What support aren't you getting? My Intellimouse Explorer and Natural
    Keyboard buttons all work as I expect them to with the inbox driver.
    Granted, I don't have a pretty GUI to change the button assignments.

    Phil

    Philip D. Barila
    Seagate Technology LLC
    (720) 684-1842


    ....

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