Keyboard is comfortable to use.
User can choose between having the keyboard raised in the front or rear.
Microsoft's BlueTrack technology means the mouse will work on more surfaces.
No "Lock" indicator lights.
Mouse is not comfortable to use.
Mouse gets horrible battery life.
Not exactly plug and play.
Enhanced FKeys and other programmable buttons require installation of software.
A battery level indicator is absent from both the keyboard and the mouse.
By PC Advisor on March 25, 2011
Available for around £40 now (Microsoft’s estimated retail price is £60), this wireless keyboard and mouse set is good value and a high-quality offering. The Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 keyboard is well-made, comfortable to...80
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
We wish this wireless keyboard and mouse combo had battery conservation built...88
By Maximum CPU on April 15, 2010
I have mixed opinions about the Microsoft Comfort Desktop 5000. On one hand, I really like the keyboard. It is comfortable to use and in my opinion, when raised in the front has a very natural feel to it. However, this can vary based on user...-
By DigitalVersus on February 05, 2010
Mouse The kit includes the Wireless Mouse 5000, which is useable by left- and right-handers alike. Its tall, curvy shape make it easy to hold. That makes it perfect for office work, but some other mice are better suited to detailed graphics editing...80
By V3.co.uk on February 03, 2010
Every computer user needs a comfortable keyboard and mouse, and it’s often cheaper and simpler to buy the two together in a set.The Comfort Desktop 5000 pack from Microsoft includes a keyboard from the company’s Comfort Curve range and a...80
By About.com on January 01, 2010
The Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 is a keyboard and mouse combo that puts some of Microsoft’s best technology to work, namely BlueTrack and Quiet Touch keys. It has an ergonomic wave-shaped design that is both subtle and easy to adjust...80
By Expert Reviews on January 01, 2010
If you do most of your typing without looking at your keyboard, then this is an excellent replacement for the default Apple bundle. It's quiet, comfortable and looks great. We didn't like the mouse due to its simple, uncontoured shape. However,...80
By CNET Australia on December 11, 2009
Standing out from the many desktop combos, the Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 has an impressive keyboard but comes with a hefty price...70
By GadgetSpeak on December 01, 2009
Like fish & chips, bread & butter or UK Bank Holidays and their associated rain and traffic jams, the keyboard and mouse go together hand-in-hand....76
By Tom's Guide on November 03, 2009
Part 2: Keyboards, mice, and everything nice in between to help save your body from the pain associated with bad postures and designs. Our article from earlier this week about the causes of technology-related pain should've convinced most of us that...-