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Old 11-22-02, 12:57 PM   #1
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Angry I have sworn off Logitech mice for good

I wanted to pick up a new, more compact mouse I could use with my laptop. I was using my old Intellimouse Explorer 2.0, which has been working wonderfully in the nearly 2 years I've owned it. Based on the positive reviews of its bigger MX500 and MX700 brothers I bought a Logitech MX300. I hadn't had good experiences with my previous Logitech mice, but that was over 2 years ago and I figured the software had improved.

Boy was I wrong. The scrolling sucks and the wheel still doesn't work right in my games (and I've tried all the workarounds). You would think after 2+ years, Logitech would have fixed these issues. I guess not.

Their products may be from "The Man" but Microsoft still makes the best mice with the best software and that's where I'll be putting my money when I return this POS Logitech.
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Old 11-22-02, 01:10 PM   #2
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Well, Logitech was actually my brand of choice before I gave a shot at Microsoft. Never really got problems of any kinds, mind you - I just prefer the "feel" offered by MS hardware.
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Old 11-22-02, 01:30 PM   #3
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the Logitech MX700 mouse has scroll wheel problems too. even so, it has gotten those favorable reviews.

if/once they fix the problem i'm seriously considering picking one up. i just don't want to bother with the hassle of finding a workaround.
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Old 11-22-02, 01:39 PM   #4
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The thing is, this problem has been around for long time now. I had a Logitech MouseMan+ when I was a sophomore in college and I suffered through the same problems until I got my Intellimouse Explorer. After buying the Microsoft mouse, I've not had a single problem with the Explorer's hardware or software.

I boggles my mind that after this long, Logitech still hasn't resolved the scrolling issues.
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. The scrolling sucks and the wheel still doesn't work right in my games (and I've tried all the workarounds).
I hope you installed this - it might help if not.

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Old 11-22-02, 02:02 PM   #6
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Read:

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(and I've tried all the workarounds)
So, yes, I've tried that. Still doesn't work. So back to Best Buy it goes.
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Old 11-22-02, 02:22 PM   #7
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Well excuse me - thought I would just mention it. My crystal ball here didn't show me what "workarounds" you've tried and haven't tried.
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Old 11-22-02, 02:40 PM   #8
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I thought having the word all in there was pretty clear, but I guess not. Believe me, I tried all the same **** I tried with my Logitech mouse of old, as well as other fixes I've read about and new drivers, nothing works.

I don't have the patience to wait for any more fixes, especially when I can pick up a Microsoft mouse, install the software and be good to go.
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Hehe, everyone is in a good mood today.
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Yeah, like I got all my work done for the week and my boss won't let me leave early.

I've had nothing but trouble with this stupid mouse (now the wheel won't scroll at all). Grrr. Banner freaking day today.
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I'm a trackball man and I've been please with Logitech's trackballs.

But I won't be using that MouseWare garbage anymore.
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Old 11-22-02, 04:01 PM   #12
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I've had my Logitech optical for about 1 1/2 years now, and it's worked perfectly, and never broke.

I owned an Intellimouse Explorer, and it broke 3 times before I got one that has worked for about a year now.
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