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My Trackman Marble FX stopped working after dealing with a virus. Never could get it to work, maybe I just wore it out. Bought a Logitech optical mouse but the left click is messed up. It locks and does a drag when I don't want it to. Can't find replacement as comfortable as the original. When I plug the FX in the computer does not recognize it. I run XP home edition 5.1 (Build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.080814-1236: Service Pack 3). I used the PS/2 port but it just isn't recognized. Can I replace the PS/2 connector with a USB connector? Thanks

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It could be a bad Trackman or a bad PS/2 Port.

1st test if it's the port by trying another mouse, or by trying this Trackman in another known working PS/2 port on another computer.  (don't forget to reboot each time you plug in a PS/2 device)

2nd, you can try using a PS/2 to USB adaptor.

These two have great reviews...


$12 TRIPP LITE USB to PS/2 Adapter Model B015-000
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductReview.aspx?Item=N82E16812120006

$20 SIIG JU-ACB012-S2 USB to PS/2 adapter cable
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductReview.aspx?Item=N82E16812191021

Best of luck getting that wonderful Trackball working again!

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Posted on May 16, 2009

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