Microsoft Plug and Play mouse

Category: Input Device
Manufacturer: Microsoft/Intermec
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not specified
Operating System: Windows 95/98/98SE/Me/NT4/2000/XP/2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 2 / 05 Feb 2010

Windows device driver information for Microsoft Plug and Play mouse

Plug and play describes devices that work with a computer immediately it is connected. The goal of the plug and play system is to design intelligence into the Personal Computer, so as to prevent the interaction between the user and the machine, and thus ensure easy configuration and installation without involving the user. The plug and play mouse serves the same purpose. Unlike other previous devices, where you first had to shut down the PC before proper installation of the device, the plug and play device does not require you to shut down the system during installation. You can even plug and unplug it from the machine while the machine is still running. If you connect the plug and mouse to the computer, via the USB port, it will be detected it properly connected and start to work in a matter of seconds after plugging in.

Outdated Drivers?

Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.

To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates

The plug and play mouse is helpful to those who do not want to keep going under the desk to deal with wires trying to connect hardware at the back of the computer. Aside from the zero setup procedure, the mouse has a precise cursor control which enables one to edit documents and navigate through your documents easily. It is also convenient, stylish and feels good in the hands, making you feel comfortable as you work. Its ambidextrous grip in its design gives it the ability to feel comfortable in either hand. It also has an instant zoom in zoom out control, and horizontal and vertical scrolling ability. In addition, the mouse has 3 customizable buttons and a battery life of more that 6 months. It connects straight to the USB port and operates on the Macintosh and PC Platforms. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Microsoft Plug and Play mouse errors before installing any driver updates.