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Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000

Item: 792423    Model: MGC-00017

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000
4.5stars
( 508 reviews)
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  • Size: 4.6"(L) x 2.8"(W) x 1.7"(D) mouse, 1.8"(L) x 0.6"(W) x 0.3"(D) transceiver
  • Interface: USB
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000
 
4.3

(based on 508 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (278)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (174)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (18)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Glides smoothly (425)
  • Comfortable design (410)
  • Accurate tracking (404)
  • Fast response (394)
  • Works on any surface (371)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable design (26)
  • Poor battery life (17)
  • Slow response (13)
  • Inaccurate tracking (12)
  • Catches easily (9)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (438)
  • Web browsing (299)
  • Professional (156)
  • Gaming (106)
  • Travel (76)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (255), Power user (228), Quality oriented (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (355), Business (138)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (160), Other (13), Mac (8)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

UB3R

EXCELLENT but could have a more larger form fitting design life the old school micro soft mice.

EXCELLENT but could have a more larger form fitting design life the old school micro soft mice.

VS

Most Helpful Negative Review

 

Large and uncomfortable

Pros:
-multiple buttons and 4-way scrolling are great.
-smooth and accurate tracking.
-works on a wide range of surfaces.

Cons:
-no on/off switch...Read complete review

Pros:
-multiple buttons and 4-way scrolling are great.
-smooth and accurate tracking.
-works on a wide range of surfaces.

Cons:
-no on/off switch (see explanation below)
-large/bulky design
-inaccurate clicking (see below)
-inconvenient layout
-heavy

I found this mouse to be quite bulky and uncomfortable. It is really too large to slip into a laptop bag. It is a little awkward to use as it somehow just doesn't fit right in my hand. My hands aren't exactly large, but I never before had a problem with a computer mouse being too large for comfortable use. I also find that somehow, I am not exactly sure how, but I occasionally right-click when I left-click. I think it may be because of how the left and right buttons are all the same piece of plastic and my fingers just don't reach far enough down the front of the mouse. I can't MAKE it do it, but it happens at a rate of about once per 100 clicks.

What frustrates me most about this mouse is that there is no way to turn it off other than putting the receiver into the bottom of the mouse, so you have to unplug it every time you are finished using it. And it doesn't just snap into the bottom of the mouse, you have to actually pay attention to how you are putting it in, and double check that its in all the way, or the mouse won't turn off. It only goes in one way, and it isn't exactly obvious how it goes in. Not a big deal, but it is a real nuisance.

Bottom Line: I bought it when I bought my laptop, expecting to use it a lot. I had always used a desktop computer, and was never super comfortable with touchpads the few times I had used a laptop. However, this mouse now spending most of its time serving as a paper weight. I only use it rarely when I need the added functionality and accuracy of a mouse. Over all, a waste of money. I am sure there are better mice on the market.

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5.0

Microsoft Laser Mouse 5000

By Antonio Villoch

from Miami, FL 33176

Verified Buyer

Comments about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000:

This mouse is so easy to use that my wife is really happy with it because or the ease of sliding over the mouse pad. She says that all of the other mice that she has used are a little more awkward and harder to push around.

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5.0

boss right hand

By becky bencosme

from bronx, ny

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000:

I purchased this for my boss and he enjoys using it.

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5.0

Great Shape, Size, and Functionality

By Mitch D.

from Sea Cliff, New York

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000:

This is the best mouse I've ever used. It is larger than typical mouses, so hand-cramping is less likely to occur; it is well-shaped, so it's comfortable; and it works efficiently and has been trouble-free.

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3.0

It's alright

By Monica

from Conyers, GA

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000:

This mouse is uber sensitive and I find it hard to keep it "still" long enough to click on something in particular without it jumping up to the next line. I've went to the computer to adjust the properties but it is still doing it. It functions well enough but that is a bit of an aggrevation.

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4.0

Just what I was looking for

By fgermom

from arizona

Verified Buyer

Comments about Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000:

Great size, bigger than other wireless devices. works fine, accurate and easy to move

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