What you need to know
- Microsoft updated its Mouse and Keyboard Center to support ARM64 PCs.
- The Mouse and Keyboard Center gives people more control over their Microsoft mice and keyboards.
- The update means that devices like the Surface Pro X can use the Mouse and Keyboard Center.
Microsoft recently updated its Mouse and Keyboard Center (via Neowin). The update brings support for ARM64 PCs such as the Surface Pro X. The update brings the utility to version 12 and gives ARM64 PC owners more control over their Microsoft mice and keyboards.
The utility allows you to customize certain aspects of Microsoft-made peripherals like the Surface Precision Mouse. You can use the utility to customize what certain mouse buttons do and control other functions.
The Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center doesn't work with Windows 10 PCs in S Mode and didn't work with Windows 10 PCs powered by ARM processors until this update. Now, more Windows 10 PC owners can customize their mouse and keyboard experience.
In addition to adding support for Windows 10 on ARM PCs, the latest update also adds support for the Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard, Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse. Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard, Microsoft Ergonomic Mouse, Surface Pro X, and other Windows 10 ARM-based PCs.
You can grab the Mouse and Keyboard Center for free from Microsoft's website (opens in new tab).
Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse
This wireless ergonomic mouse can connect to several devices, making it easy to jump from PC to PC. You can customize it with the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center to help it fit into your workflow.
Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at email@example.com.
Great - now how about putting it in the Store? It's not 2003 anymore.
Microsoft software should run in S mode. It's ridiculous.
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