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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    @leon: I've used those before in kiosks, it's impossible to type comfortably on those at a decent speed.

    I say install them :twisted: :twisted: 8)

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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    They look ideal... but £200 a go! *Imagines Bursar passing out! *

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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    Heh, you could threaten to install them in all rooms if the vandals didn't stop. Or just hang on that bit longer... :-P

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4074869.stm

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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by leon
    Heh, you could threaten to install them in all rooms if the vandals didn't stop.

    .... and cross-charge them to the relevant department of course!

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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by plexer
    The RM ones have captive button that can't be lifted up so easily.

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    We have used these with quite a bit of success - not saying they are indestructible but better then some we have used.

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    Re: Student-Proof Mouse?

    I wonder if there is a piece of software that can detect when the mouse is disconnected. Something that makes the internal speakers go nuts or any speakers for that matter. These people often vandalise in plain site. The ony other method is to cam the classroom, small webcam that has a vague eye on all computers. It is possible to work out when someone is using a mouse and when they are destroying it and relatively chepa to set up. Then make vandals pay.

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