IntelliPoint

What Does IntelliPoint Mean?

IntelliPoint is a Microsoft IntelliMouse series driver that is required for IntelliMouse compatibility on Windows and Macintosh operating systems (OS). An IntelliPoint driver must be installed for full IntelliMouse functionality.

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Techopedia Explains IntelliPoint

IntelliPoint supports all Microsoft mouse devices, as well as generic 3/5-button versions. A key IntelliPoint feature is that mouse buttons may be defined to run all executable files, programs and program functions.

Windows XP’s IntelliPoint version has a scrolling feature for user-defined mouse behavior, which is beneficial when working with windows of alternate sizes.

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