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Windows 7: Will 2.4 Ghz mouse interfere with wi-fi?

28 May 2015   #1
lbeck

Win 7 pro 64 bit
 
 
Will 2.4 Ghz mouse interfere with wi-fi?

I just purchased a 2.4 Ghz wireless mouse. Then it occurred to me that my wi-fi network also is 2.4 Ghz.

Will one interfere with the other? How would I know? Would the cursor become jerky, streaming become unreliable? Or should I not worry at all?


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28 May 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I haven't seen my Logitech M505 interfere with wireless before. Maybe it would be a problem if there were lots of 2.4Ghz devices in the room, perhaps like an Internet café/classroom/etc.?
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28 May 2015   #3
lbeck

Win 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Thanks GokAy. That's encouraging. I'll remove the packaging and start using it.

I'm inviting other responses also in case there is some evidence or other information that I should consider. I just don't want to have a wi-fi problem and start suspecting my mouse.
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28 May 2015   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

The WiFi and the mouse work on different sub-frequencies and there is enough space between them so that they shouldn't interfere with each other. In fact, they are designed not to and it's legally regulated by the FCC and other regulatory bodies.

I don't think you have anything to worry about as far as interference goes.
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28 May 2015   #5
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

i have not had any problems with the three computers that i have with wireless mouse interfering with the wireless internet connection.
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