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Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 239 reviews of Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the durability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 user reviews of Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good reviews. Some have doubts about the durability and reliability, while there are some mixed reviews about the size.

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Rob Williams (

Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000


Microsoft recently announced an update to their Wireless Optical Desktop 4000 with the primary difference being updates for Vista and also the inclusion of a Laser mouse. We are taking a fresh look at this updated product to see if it's worth your $80.

Great looking product ; Keyboard layout ; Comfortable keyboard arm rest ; Keeps a great connection

Software could be more robust ; Mouse scroll wheel doesn't give you tight control ; Ergonomic/Ambidextrous design might turn a few away

Since the Desktop 4000 is designed for Windows Vista, that's the OS I used for testing. Installation was simple, no complications to speak of. Once completed, you will have Microsoft Mouse and Microsoft Keyboard icons on the desktop, which are...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : HardwareCentral (

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Comfort Edition Review


Specifically, the mouse is the Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0 model that Microsoft introduced in September 2003, featuring the company's Tilt Wheel Technology -- a somewhat soft, oversized scroll wheel that rocks left and right as well as rolling up and...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by : Jayesh Mansukhani (

Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000


Another winning combo from Microsoft, that offers a great working experience.

May, 2007

Expert review by : PC Review (

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Sep, 2005

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It's good


Wow. Well first I needed to find drivers and updates for the keayboard and mouse to FINALLY work

It's a great product, but...the space bar is a little stiff on the keyboard. And the wireless range is a little small, plus you have to keep it a foot or two away from your wireless router or the two frequencies might mix. I had to scratch my head...

Feb, 2011

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Ready to GAMBLE on a good Value?


I tried another name-brand keyboard/mouse combo after the MS 4000 mouse died but the mouse from that company was inaccurate and too small for my hand. I'm not the type that buys the same thing twice so I bought the 5000 model. Since I'm 50/50 with...

30-some dollars for a keyboard that's double the price at the local office store, how cool is that ; Thanks to the riser design under the keys the coffee I spilled on the keyboard did no damage ; I bought 2 of these MS 4000 keyboard combos. One of them...

Go look up some of the review for this keyboard posted in early 2009. The dud keyboard had traces of powered sugar around it. The dud keyboard had clearly been used by someone before I got it ; The dud keyboard was plagued with the annoying connection...

Feb, 2011

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Great Value


Love the programmable hot keys

Great Keyboard and mouse. Great range for the price on this set- about 25ft with no problems I use this gaming from my media center and don't experience any lag

The log off button is next to the Calc hot key. big problem unless you are very used to the board

Feb, 2011

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Good keyboard


This keyboard is loud meaning you will hear every darn click you type with it but as I wear head phones 99% of the time while on my computer it dosen't bother me at all. I am a heavy typer in the first place lol.

Ok i've gone through a lot of comfort style keyboards and this one is ok after using for over a year the buttons want to stick a little even after cleaning, BUT if you have kids or a family that likes to accidently spill stuff on your keyboard that...

Searching for a new keyboard after using this one for awhile there is only one thing I don't get, the "zoom" button on the side...for the whole time i've had this keyboard this button has never worked even once I got no clue what its supposed to be...

Jan, 2011

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Microsoft 4GC-00002 Silver/Black 102 Normal Keys Wireless Ergonomic Laser Desktop 4000 - OEM


Ergonomic keyboard is nice

Mouse is aweful. Using my wireless logitech laser mouse instead which by the way is great ; 2 stars for half of the product (the mouse) being lame

Jan, 2011

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Great for Teachers!


The price can't be beat for the set. It makes life easier for the teachers I help through volunteer work at school. The best thing to do is use high end lithium batteries for range.

First: To the people who write honest, technically oriented reviews on this site -- Thanks! You've save me lots of grief and time during builds. As for this Keyboard and mouse set, it is great for teachers using Smart Boards in various classroom set...

This set takes some getting used to the various key assignments available by software. If a person lacks patience to learn to set up the keyboard and mouse to fit their particular situation, it might not be advisable for them to use especially if they...

Nov, 2010

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