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I need to replace my wireless mouse, do i need to replace the wireless keyboard as well

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Hello
Up to you ..
You probably have a keyboard / mouse kit with a USB dongle
You can therefore leave the dongle in order to use the keyboard.
And buy a single mouse with its own usb dongle, if you have no other options.
Only you lose the use of two USB ports!
If not, maybe it's time to replace it all, and buy another keyboard mouse kit.

 

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@csw4 -- it depends.

 

By "wireless", do you mean BlueTooth or WiFi?

 

Does your computer support BlueTooth? If so, buy a mouse that supports BlueTooth.

 

What is the manufacturer of the mouse? It is possible that the WiFi transceiver will support a variety of mice from the same manufacturer. 

 

Or, buy a wireless mouse that includes its own transceiver, and hope that the current transceiver and the new transceiver can co-exist.

 

 

 

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Hello
Up to you ..
You probably have a keyboard / mouse kit with a USB dongle
You can therefore leave the dongle in order to use the keyboard.
And buy a single mouse with its own usb dongle, if you have no other options.
Only you lose the use of two USB ports!
If not, maybe it's time to replace it all, and buy another keyboard mouse kit.

 

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Thanks for all your help, I have just purchased a mouse and separate dongle, as they are both HP I did hope they would work on the original dongle but no luck. No problem as sufficient usb slots

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