Installing IntelliPoint 4.12 On Vista RC1?

Le_Poilu

New Member
Hy

I'v got a little problem.

I own a Wireless Multimedia Keyboard and an IntellEye Explorer 3.0 (The non-wireless version)
No probleme for installation intelliType Pro for the Keyboard, but for the mouse it's not as good.

I Tried all of this version of IntelliPoint:

* 4.12 -> the best for my mouse but didn't install.
* 5.0 -> install great but this version of intellipoint is very bad (less programming option, no "per-program" option etc.
* 5.2 & 5.5 -> Doesn't support my mouse, only Explorer 4 and bouton configuration don't work

My question is simple: is there anyone who try to install intellipoint 4.12 ? Or is there a way for this ? This version seems to work different as 5.x.

Thanks for answer.
 

mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Stupid question, but, did you try running the 4.12 installer in XP compatibility mode?

Your best bet (if that doesn't work) is to install it on an XP computer and then grab the program files folder and the extracted drivers and copy them over to the Vista machine/partition...

Good luck!
 

Le_Poilu

New Member
Of course I Tried the compatibility mode. But as for the 5.x it doesn't work.
I also tried to replace 5.0 files by 4.12 files and put into systeme files those who comme with 4.12 .. without succes :dead:

I'm unluky, the only foncitonnal driver is the worst ...
 

mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Does the mouse work at all? I mean, do you have basic "mousing" abilities, or are you trying to make the intellipoint advanced options work?

Also, can you give me a link to the 4.12 drivers? I may be able to make it work on Vista.
 

Le_Poilu

New Member
The IntellEye Explorer 3.0 is well recognize by Vista as it is supposed to be. Basic fonction are here, but I juste want to use extra button and extra feature that commes with IntelliPoint 4.12

You can found this version here for example:
http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/Drivers/Mouse/mousexp.html

I think it' on the Microsoft's Server to.

Thanks for helping me
 

Le_Poilu

New Member
hy

just for giving some news about my problem.

Since a few days a new driver for intellimouse Explorer3.0 is available on Windows Update. With this new driver it's possible to use intellipoint 6.02 for XP.
This version of intellipiont doesn't need any tweak for installation, juste run setupstb.exe with compatibility mode for XP SP2 and it work really fine!
Now I can use all the features of my mouse under Vista.
Morover: the new feature of 6.02 version (the simili "expose" one) work fine .. for me it work better than MyExpose (see http://blogs.labo-dotnet.com/simon/archive/2006/10/06/11250.aspx).
 

mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member

Le_Poilu

New Member
I saw it for the 6.1 Vista version. But until there's no public release (december I heard), it doesn't help me a lot :tongueout:

About 6.0x:

6.01 was for MacOS X, you right, but 6.02 is the windows Version.
The funny thing is that 6.02 is unfoundable on microsofts server.

Look at this:

http://www.google.com/search?q=intellipoint 6.02
 

mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Wow, thanks for that info!

NST will be mirroring it for sure then! :smile:
 

reikka

New Member
I just downloaded the drivers for the intellimouse and keyboard
They now run perfectly on my Vista 5600 system

reikka
 

mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
That's great news reikka, glad we could help.


Welcome to NeoSmart Technologies BTW!
 
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