When my Mighty Mouse stopped scrolling down, I was sad. When I broke it trying to clean it, I was depressed. But now I have a Microsoft Wireless 5000 Laser mouse and I’m pretty happy once again.

I’ve never been a Microsoft Fan. I refuse to install Word or Excel on my iMac and, come to think of it, the I don’t have anything Microsoft installed. That was until I installed the Microsoft Mouse driver.

Microsoft 5000 Wireless Laser MouseThe Microsoft 5000 mouse is wireless, has five configurable buttons and a very nice scroll wheel that goes vertical and horizontal. For only $2, this thing rocks! That’s right, $2 on eBay.

So far, I’ve not had any of the issues I had with my two Kensington mice. That teaches me never to buy from them again.

If you’re looking for a mouse, don’t count out Microsoft mice just because of the company behind them. Yes it’s Microsoft, but this is something they’ve done right. 🙂