Asked by: Sherry Schmittle
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th April, 2020

Does computer mouse have memory?

Gaming mouse normally have more buttons than the right and left click buttons, like on the sides. So what on-board memory does is it saves every customisation you've done to personalize the mous so that you dont need to do it again when you use the mouse from one pc to another.

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Also asked, does mouse have memory?

It's like science fiction: a memory of something that never happened, planted in your brain. But a team at the French National Center for Scientific Research did just that to five mice. First, the researchers monitored each mouse's brain activity as it explored a large, open arena.

Furthermore, do keyboards have memory? Keyboards typically do not have any software or memory. There are a few rare exceptions, such as the Logitech G19 gaming keyboard which has a little computer built into it to run applications, but for a typical USB (or P/S 2) keyboard, you have nothing to fear.

In respect to this, can a computer mouse carry a virus?

Technically speaking a mouse can contain a virus, that's if it has enough write-able internal memory to store one.

Why are computer mouses called mouses?

The name “mouse”, was coined at the Stanford Research Institute, derives from the resemblance of early models (which had a cord attached to the rear part of the device, suggesting the idea of a tail) to the common small rodent of the same name.

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