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Patricia Siu-Lai HoCommented:
JPM, Thank you for your points.

In order to facilitate future searching of database in referring this question to be related to the topic "MOUSE", would you mind to put following text of original question in the captioned question window again?
One of my computers has a nine pin jack for a serial mouse.
Is it possible to install a PS/2 6 pin jack?
Thanks in advance!      Pslh
Patricia Siu-Lai HoCommented:
There is a small converter 9-pin (female) to round PS/2 for you to change 9-pin serial port (male) in the computer to a PS/2 port.
               [  ] ===           screw
ps/2  O[IIIIIIII] [9pin]   9-pin female jack
               [  ] ===           screw

You may find it in the computer accessories shop.
I have tested a Ps/2 version mouse and a “Serial or Ps/2 compatible” version mouse connected with the above-mentioned adapter.
A Ps/2 version mouse could not be detected.
However, a “Serial or Ps/2 compatible” version mouse can be no problem and be detected. It is detected by win98 in the control panel-system-device manager as a “Serial mouse”.
In conclusion, an Ps/2-DB 9pin adapter with a “Serial or Ps/2 compatible” version mouse are needed.     ;p) Pslh

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Patricia Siu-Lai HoCommented:
JPM, Merry Xmas and Happy year 2000!

Any queries still pending? Please feel free to let me know.    pslh
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