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2 Keyboards and 2 mouses at the same time?

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I'm wondering if it is possible to have 2 keyboards and 2 mouses connected at the same time. I have my sig rig relatively near my television and have been using it as a HTPC. The problem is that my wired keyboard and mouse do not reach to my couch. I was wondering if I could connect a wireless keyboard and mouse for use on my coffee table while I'm at my couch while keeping my wired keyboard and mouse at the computer desk. That way I can effortlessly transition between using it like a normal computer and a HTPC.

I prefer wired keyboards and mouses. That's why I don't want to simply use a wireless keyboard and mouse as a primary system. I would use them simply for convenience from the couch.

And before any grammer police try to yell at me for saying mouses, I have read on more than one occasion that this is the proper plural word for multiple computer mouses, not mice.
Edited by Epitope - 4/2/11 at 5:34pm
    
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post #2 of 8
MICE is plural for mouse.
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yes you can. i have it setup like that for my htpc.
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What about mooses? LOL
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2nd mouse / keyboard will work fine, Maybe get a wireless mouse with an on/off switch as if someone knocks the wireless mouse while your at the PC it will get annoying.
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Originally Posted by Dirtyworks View Post
MICE is plural for mouse.
"4 plural also mous·es : a small mobile manual device that controls movement of the cursor and selection of functions on a computer display"

http://east.m-w.com/dictionary/mouses
    
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post #7 of 8
you didn't bother trying to just plug in two mice huh?

Anyway, I think a more interesting solution is to use something like the microsoft multipoint sdk that mouse mischief is built on. It allows you to have one person interacting with the computer on the desktop, and the other interacting with the second monitor in the living room via a second mouse and keyboard.
    
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Yes you can.
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