Many thanks for coming back.
Yes, The virtual 2010.07 was working through win7 to get onto the internet via a Telstra (telecom) usb dongle.
Although it is supposed to work with Linux, I have not yet got it to do so.
So.. I have a fully upgraded 2010.07, KDE 4.5.1 etc and I would like to transfer it to my main machine.
As you say, It was working with, I assume a synthesized mouse and keyboard. However, I was uderstanding that the system probed for new devicies on booting!!! So it should have found the new keyboard and mouse. It does probe the usb ports and I have found that the system works with keyboard and mouse so long as X does not run.
On the livecd I have """Deleted the X* in /etc""" I think, but X will not then start.
Although I have over 100GB assigned to my home folder and all tmp files are in home/user/temp I have not yet been able to create an iso including the /var/chache folder. so without this I cannot update or upgrade. I am again trying to crate a livecd with all the root folder in but not the home/user/temp folder which holds the tmp files for mylivecd, which I have now done for the fifth or sixth time. But this time running the BleachBit system first.
Any further thoughts greatfully received.