Hardware

Cracking open Microsoft's Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000

Notebook Mouse 3000: Bottom view

Microsoft's wireless notebook mouse features the common holographic sticker that confirms the mouse is genuine Microsoft hardware, as well as four rubberized feet (which hide screws that hold the base and top plate assemblies securely together), a port for the mouse's optical eye and manufacturer, part and serial number information.

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...