IBM 390x 1998: What mouse Windows 98

What kind of Mouse for IBM 390x Thinkpad with Windows 98.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you need a ps/2 mouse or an adapter for usb to  ps/2
☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
I'd go PS/2 as well, it does have a USB port though so a USB mouse would be a possibility, Win98 supports three-button and scroll versions.
A wireless remote USB adapter (with Win98 drivers) is also an option (but more difficult to source).
But you have a trackpoint on the keyboard  which will give you mouse functions. it that not functioning or are you after a "real mouse"?

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Windows 98 has limits on USB, but a very standard wired USB Microsoft Mouse should work. These are time-tested mice that work well.
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
As John noted, W98 support for USB was spotty and it depended on which version of W98 you had.  An early USB mouse should work, but I would feel more confident with a serial mouse ... if you can find one these days; you'd probably have to look on fleabay.
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