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Product: Wireless Desktop
Company: Microsoft
Estimated Street Price: $74.95
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Mouse & Keyboard Design
3: IntelliPoint 4.01, IntelliType 2.11 & Autonomy
4: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for the Microsoft Wireless Desktop.


Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
Design: 70%
Mouse Accuracy: 80%
Features: 70%
Drivers: 85%
Price: 95%
Overall: 80%

Microsoft surprises the world once again by releasing an unexpected wireless combination that provides users with a very good wireless keyboard and wireless ball mouse for an attractive price. It’s clear that for such an affordable price you can’t expect an optical mouse with a top notch keyboard. Nonetheless we found the mouse and the keyboard very agreeable to use and we haven’t noticed any drawbacks. This product is  the perfect solution for every corporate or home user that wants to remove the clutter created by cords from their desktop. These cordless devices also  offer more freedom since you can easily put the keyboard on your lap and change position as you please. With outstanding drivers, this complete wireless solution is clearly a winner thanks to its unbeatable price and ease of use.


Specs & Package
Overall Score 80%
Version Reviewed Microsoft Wireless Desktop
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box 1 Wireless Desktop Wheel Mouse,
1 Wireless Desktop Keyboard,
1 Radio Receiver,
Set of batts,
1 Drivers CD-Rom,
1 Users' Guide.
The Good Points Affordable,
Great Drivers,
Good Autonomy.
The Bad Points Too few hotkeys,
No batteries monitoring through drivers
Reviewers PC Setup

Pentium 4 2.2 GHz
Asus P4TE Motherboard
Windows XP Professional
512 MB PC800 RDRAM
DirectX 8.1
19" Sony CPD-E400 Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet III Titanium 500
Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum
Adaptec 19160
Adaptec USB2Connect 3100LP

DVD Pioneer 106s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2200E

Olitec USB ADSL V92 Ready Modem

PC Required

Minimum System Requirements

Pentium 133MHz (or higher processor)
32MB of RAM (64 for Windows 2000, XP)
Microsoft® Windows®  98/98SE, Windows Millennium, Windows NT 4.0 (with SP6), Windows 2000 or Windows XP Home/Pro
60MB of hard disk space
Quad Speed or faster CD-Rom/DVD-Rom drive
Available PS/2 connector

Requires Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.5 is included)


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