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know of any thanks?

I'm looking around at amazon and newegg for it
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Im not sure what you mean by "not laptops". Most wireless mice work through the USB ports with a sensor, so they work on either laptops or desktops.

Here is a cheap one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826250008

I would trust something like this a little better though. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104360

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826105414
Edited by Chuckclc - 7/24/11 at 9:20pm
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Im not sure what you mean by "not laptops". Most wireless mice work through the USB ports with a sensor, so they work on either laptops or desktops.
Just help me get a good one for a decent price. Amazon has decent prices on Microsoft and Logictech ones. I want to know which brand works better etc. And some wireless mice claim to be for notebooks which is not a pc or laptop. So, I'm assuming those ones won't work right?
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know of any thanks?

I'm looking around at amazon and newegg for it
The only mice that work with a desktop but not a laptop would be ones that utilize PS/2 (meaning not USB).

If you just meant that it working with a laptop wasn't a requirement, take your pick of absolutely any mouse on the market.

(sorted by lowest price first)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...CE&PageSize=20
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Im not sure what you mean by "not laptops". Most wireless mice work through the USB ports with a sensor, so they work on either laptops or desktops.

Here is a cheap one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826250008
That one has bad reviews, 3 stars out of 5 with many ppl complaining it dies on them.
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Why not just go down to the local Biglots and pick up something cheap there. Last time I went I picked up a good Microsoft mouse for $23
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post #7 of 7
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Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone View Post
That one has bad reviews, 3 stars out of 5 with many ppl complaining it dies on them.
My GF just picked up one at Walmart for 12 bucks. She loves it. To me mice are a very picky thing. The way it feels, clicks, the size of it, all that stuff matter to me when picking one out. So I would go to a local place that have some mice out to get a feel of first, then pick a cheap one. Cuz shopping online who knows. And going by reviews seems kinda useless to me as well.
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