The upper surface of the mouse uses a soft, velvet-like rubber material which is really comfortable during extended use. Price as of writing: You may see a dialog box stating that An unidentified program wants access to your computer. As I just mentioned, you can indeed pop the side buttons off. I cannot find a mention of it anywhere in the manual or on their website.

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The Best Gaming Mouse: Logitech vs. Razer vs. Microsoft

You will require an additional mouse to continue using your computer during the update process. Rob Williams Rob founded Techgage in to be an ‘Advocate of the consumer’, focusing on fair reviews and keeping people apprised of news in the tech habbu.

The Habu’s most unique and innovative addition to the wide stable of gaming mice is without doubt its removable thumb buttons. Windows Vista bit operating system Microsoft Windows XP bit or bit operating system Firmware update support for Windows Vista bit operating system is not yet available, but software update support is available below.

Before you install any updates, close all running software microsott and make sure that your Habu Laser Gaming Mouse is plugged in and working. If you put two huge peripheral developers in a blender, what would pour out? You can clean the mouse sensor using a Q-Tip lightly coated with rubbing alcohol and then letting the sensor mousw for 5 minutes before attempting to use it. If you have narrowed the issue to the mouse itself there is not really a cost effective repair center that would be able to assist you.


The scroll wheel is smoked color, but clear, thanks to the LED that lies underneath. Download instructions for your Habu Laser Gaming Mouse with firmware version 2. The Habu also incorporates Razer’s “Synapse” cache of 32KB of onboard memory, useful for saving customized profiles for specific games directly to the mouse for easy migration to other PCs without the hassle of downloading software a remapping a profile.

A nice touch is the fact that the on-the-fly DPI adjustment buttons can be remapped, useful for gamers who know their favorite setting and don’t need to change while in game. If memory profiles muose important to you, mousr is no need to install this new firmware. Their cooperation with Razer is really an understatement. This is simply so you can choose which one feels the best.

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Click Exit on the Update dialog box. This is just to verify that you are a human. Your firmware version is listed in the Razer Habu Configurator. We spotted several online forums of disgruntled Habu owners who also shared similar problems, so we assumed this was the work of a product rushed out to store shelves without proper drivers and firmware to support it.

While Microsoft has promoted its IntelliMouse line of peripherals for years, the company partnered with well known gaming mouse specialist Razer, maker of the Diamondback, Copperheadand Krait mice as well as the Tarantula gaming keyboard, to engineer the Habu.


Personally, I prefer this by far, although it usually leaves left-handed gamers in the cold.

Microsoft and Razer Habu Gaming Mouse Review

This update will not be successful and will request a restart; however, do not restart your computer until the update is complete. Microsoft has always produced some high quality mice which can be used for gaming as well as the everyday desktop jobs. Image verification required Please enter the characters that appear to the right in the space provided.

If you purchased product from an unauthorized reseller, all support and warranty issues should be directed to that reseller. Extract the hqbu zipped file to a location on your hard drive.

Because Microsoft includes two different sidepanels with the buttons in slightly different positions. Microsoft Habu software update version 2.

The tracking at all DPI levels was free of stuttering or lag in our testing. While the site won’t reveal its contents until December 1, which is the official release date of the product, since you’re reading you know doubt already know the subject of the tease is the Microsoft Habu gaming mouse. Post a Comment Comment. I was a bit disappointed to learn that I needed to update the firmware in order to take advantage of the on-board profile memory feature.

Late last summer there was an interesting announcement out of the Microsoft camp.