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  • The mousepad, the most common mouse accessory, appears most commonly in conjunction with mechanical mice, because in order to roll smoothly, the ball requires more friction than common desk surfaces usually provide. Special "hard mousepads" for gamers also exist.

    Most optical and laser mice do not require a pad, and using pads with such models remains mostly a matter of personal taste. One exception occurs when the desk surface creates problems for the optical or laser tracking. Other cases may involve keeping desk or table surfaces free of scratches and deterioration; when the grain pattern on the surface causes inaccurate tracking of the pointer, or when the mouse-user desires a more comfortable mousing surface to work on and reduced collection of debris under the mouse.

    Sunday, March 4, 2007 2:12 PM

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  • hey nice post buddy.. thanks for the info..
    Sunday, March 4, 2007 3:01 PM
  • initially the mouse pads were used to provide a clean flat surface on which it cud move freely...but now-a-days though a mouse pad is not necessary we r using it as we r used to it...
    Sunday, March 4, 2007 3:17 PM