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11/22/2017 10:05:29 PM
Posted: 10/25/2004 3:55:19 AM EST
I purchased this the other day:


The mouse works great, it's indistinguishable from my wired mouse. Oddly it's the keyboard that's giving me headaches. The key repeat doesn't seem to work right in games. I'll be driving a tank in desert combat - holding down the "w" key, and I'll just randomly stop. I have to release and repress the "w" key to resume moving.

Any ideas on how to fix that?
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:01:37 AM EST
wireless keyboards and mice are not to good for gaming
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:11:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By furball75:
wireless keyboards and mice are not to good for gaming



I use a wireless mouse for Black Hawk Down just fine.

The keyboard, however, I can't help you on. Sorry. I use a laptop.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:16:15 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/25/2004 4:16:58 AM EST by AW-101]
I have the same key repeat problems with my keyboard, but it's not wireless. I have an hypothosis why. Is it connected via the USB port?
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:19:33 AM EST
You need to disable the windows sticky key thing. It probably got turned on with the new keyboard.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:24:15 AM EST
StickyKeys only effects CTRL, ALT, and SHIFT.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:38:14 PM EST
As a matter of fact, the reciever is connected via the USB port. I have the option of using the conventional ports, if you think that will help.

-Lazy
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 4:42:05 PM EST
use the PS2 ports, there is no reason not to. it will free up USB ports and with a keyboard, you dont need the speed a USB port would provide.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 6:03:29 PM EST
Nope. switching to PS2 ports didn't eliminate the problem. It did make the mouse more jerky though - USB mouse is smoother.

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