Not long ago, I wrote about how I love my trackball.  Unfortunately, Kensington isn't providing software for configuring the Expert Mouse in Vista (or in 64-bit XP from what I can tell).  However, I did find a solution, for the most part.

  1. Install IntelliPoint for Vista.
  2. Select "Microsoft Trackball Optical" as your device
  3. Install X-Mouse Button Control

Double-click the X-Mouse Button Control icon that is added to your system tray.

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"Left Button" = Lower-left button
"Right Button = Lower-right button
"Middle Button" = Upper-left button
"Left X Button" = Upper-right button

However, I did say that I found a solution, for the most part.  The shortcoming is the inability to program chords like the MouseWorks software lets you do in XP 32-bit.

It's too bad that Kensington isn't providing a real solution, but this is good enough for me.  I was really going to miss my double-click button!

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