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Kensington SlimBlade™ Trackball Firmware Upgrade Tool (V4.49)

Kensington Part No. K72080WW SlimBlade™ Pro Trackball.

Issue Statement: If you are experiencing cursor unstable issue especially with higher DPI settings, we recommend upgrading the firmware on your K72080WW SlimBlade™ Pro Trackball as detailed below.

Step 1

First, download the Firmware Upgrade Tool to your computer.

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Step 2

Ensure the trackball switch is set to OFF or centre position. Update option will not be enabled if dongle or Bluetooth positions are selected.



Step 3

Connect your SlimBlade™ Pro Trackball to a Windows computer running Windows 7, Windows 10 or Windows 11 OS via wired connection.



Step 4

Locate the downloaded content (typically found within your ‘Downloads’ folder). Double click to open the file labelled ‘Kensington SlimBlade Pro V4.49’.

SlimBlade™ Pro V4.49 folder open showing the updated app



Step 5

Once the Firmware Upgrade Tool is launched, left-click the button marked ‘Update’.

Pop up message highlighting the update button



Step 6

The upgrade process may take up to five minutes to complete. During this time please do not disconnect your SlimBlade™ Pro Trackball from the computer.



Step 7

When the firmware upgrade is complete, you will see the ‘Success’ label as shown below.

Pop up message notifying that the software has been updated

Note: Should any additional issues arise, please do not hesitate to contact our Technical Support team.

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