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Can I use a laptop mouse for a computor mouse? Answered

I have an old laptop mouse (a little pad thing that I took out of an old laptop) and I was wondering if I could wire it up to use it for a computor mouse.


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UziMonkeyBest Answer (author)2009-02-23

Sometimes. If it's just the touchpad, and no chip, then you probably can't. However, some have a small chip with the trackpad and buttons that communicates with PS/2. This would be easy to hack up to work with a normal PC.

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cosgrove (author)2009-02-27

Typically your "Laptop Mouse" is called a Touch Pad, Just to make things less Confusing =]

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