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Installing / Operating the Microsoft
2.1A Mouse Port Compatible Mouse
XP, XP5, XP5 Pro, FX, LM, XL
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Installing the Mouse
- Power the WinBook down.
- Plug the mouse into the PS/2 port on the
back of the WinBook.
- XP/XP5 The port is located on
the back of the unit inside the large access door and is at the far
left when viewed from the back.
- XP5 PRO The port is located on
the right side of the unit near the rear of the unit.
- FX The port is located on the
back of the unit on the right when viewed from the rear. It is marked
with a keyboard symbol.
- LM The port is located on the
back of the unit on the right when viewed from the rear
- XL The port is located on the
back of the unit inside the large access door next to the serial port.
- Turn the WinBook on and let it boot to
Windows 95. The mouse should be operating at this point since the drivers
are already installed to operate the internal pointing devices.
- XP/XP5 The internal pointing
devices, touchpad or trackball, and trackpoint will no longer function
- XP5 PRO The internal pointing
devices will continue to function.
- FX The internal pointing devices
will continue to function
- LM The touchpad will no longer
- XL - The trackpoint will continue to
operate, the touch pad is now disabled. Only two PS/2 pointing devices
will function on the unit at one time.
- Other issues.
- XP/XP5 If you wish to use a PS/2
keyboard at the same time you will have to use the Duplex adapter
- LM If the mouse does not function
but you can suspend and recover and the mouse works then contact WinBook
Technical Support for the further assistance.
- XL In the BIOS, you must have
PS/2 set to Auto, TrackP & ExtPS2, or ExtPs2|TrackP for a mouse
attached to the PS/2 port to work.
- Double-click speed.
- You can adjust the double-click speed
to faster or slower using the Mouse properties in the control panel.
It is located on the General tab at the bottom of the page.
- You should test the changes you make
before exiting the Mouse properties, if it is adjusted to too high
a double-click speed you will be unable to activate item using the
double-click. To test click the Apply button and then try your
new settings in the Test area (the jack-in-the-box) on the same page.
- Visibility: You can adjust the visibility
of the mouse cursor using several features.
- You can add mouse trails this will display
a trail of cursors behind the mouse making it easier to see the cursor
while it is moved. This setting is found on the Motion tab. The slide
bar allows you to adjust the length of the trail.
- The size of the cursor and its appearance
can be adjusted on the Pointers tab. You should click the down arrow
on the Scheme box and select the type of cursor that will be easiest
for you see and work with. Once you have the scheme selected simply
click the Apply button, and the change will be made.
You can adjust the pointer speed on the
on the Motion tab. The slide bar under Pointer speed can be adjusted
to make the mouse cursor react more or less to the movement of the mouse.
Set all the way to Fast the cursor will move faster and further and
when adjusted to Slow the cursor will move slower and will not move
as far when the mouse it moved.
There is no right or wrong for adjusting the features for the mouse.
It is a matter of personal taste and what works for you personally.
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