Mechanical Mouse to Optical Mouse Question

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1946wdx

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Hi, My daughters Computer is a Dell Dimension 2400 and has a mechanical mouse that is really a pain to use. I have a spare Optical mouse but it has a different Plug in than the mechanical. The Mechanical mouse has a round plug, the Optical mouse has a long rectangle conection. Will the optical mouse work?
 
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The optical mouse uses a standard USB connection. As long as the computer has a hole of the correct shape, it should work fine.
 
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The optical mouse should work fine, if she has a USB port available. If not, you can get a USB to PS2 adaptor...
 

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Thank you for your Help!
I have it pluged in to the computer and the mouse light is on, but the computer doesent seem to be recopnizing it as a mouse. If i unplug the mechanical mouse I have no mouse control. What am I doing wrong?
 

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I just looked at the Mouse and it is a Memorex it also reads on the bottom (recharge the batteries over 8 hours!) Maybe it will work tonight or tommorrow?
 
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