A few months back, Microsoft released Mouse and Keyboard Center software for its Windows 8 OS, a software which works as a replacement for Microsoft IntelliPoint and IntelliType Pro. In other words, Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse Center is for computer users who are using a Microsoft keyboard or mice with a Windows machine.
The good news is that the latest version of Mouse and Keyboard Center is compatible with Windows 7 as well. Windows 7 users who are using a Microsoft mice or keyboard can now download and install Mouse and Keyboard Center to make the most out of keyboard and mice.
Mouse and Keyboard Center helps you personalize and customize how you use your Microsoft mice and keyboard. Wit the help of this software, you can easily modify mice and keyboard settings, register your Microsoft device, and change application specific settings such as keyboard shortcuts and mouse clicks. That is, you can assign keys to perform different actions in different applications.
Using Mouse and Keyboard Center one can also access the online how-to and troubleshooting library and healthy computing guide.
During installation, you will see option to enable Dynamic content. Enable get dynamic content option to automatically check with Microsoft online and download device updates.
Using the software is fairly simple. Connect your Microsoft keyboard or mice, install Mouse and Keyboard Center, restart your PC, launch Mouse and Keyboard Center by typing Mouse and Keyboard Center in Start screen or Start menu. Once launched, select your mouse or keyboard to start configuring default settings. Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.
If you are running Windows 8 on a notebook with Synaptics touchpad, see how to enable or disable touchpad gestures in Windows 8.