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I'm looking for a wireless keyboard and mouse combo that will work on any Windows 7 system without a driver install. Do Logitech keyboards require drivers to have the basic functionality or does it work once it's plugged in?

I have a wireless Microsoft mouse for my laptop and I can switch it over to other laptops on the spot without drivers. This convenience is something I can't give up!

I'm currently looking at the Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000. BlueTrack and good reviews makes it a solid contender biggrin.gif
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I would recommend Microsoft over Logitech. The Arc keyboard and mouse look nice too. Most things like these keyboards are just plug in and play. They're usually supported in your OS. Your OS comes with built in drivers.
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post #3 of 6
Keyboard and mice do not require any drivers for basic functionality so wireless should be the same.. the only time software is required is for any special features they might have.
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post #4 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlkDrgn28;12816477 
Keyboard and mice do not require any drivers for basic functionality so wireless should be the same.. the only time software is required is for any special features they might have.

Correct.

Any keyboard/mouse you connect to Windows 7 will work right away. 7 installs the drivers that have code that all typical generic keyboards/mice use. The only reason you ever need to download extra stuff from MS/Logitech/etc. is to use things like the special shortcuts and volume knobs on keyboards.
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post #5 of 6
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Wasn't sure for wireless but thanks for the confirmation biggrin.gif
I'll still probably swing for the Microsoft keyboard just for drivers through Windows Update.
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post #6 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by crashnburn_819;12816600 
Wasn't sure for wireless but thanks for the confirmation biggrin.gif
I'll still probably swing for the Microsoft keyboard just for drivers through Windows Update.

Microsoft keyboard would meet your needs well.
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