Weird that it didn't remove it. Mine poofed without a problem.
I'd say the keyboard/mouse purchase isn't worth it, if what you've got is working. I'm thinking about getting one of their bluetooth ones, or a 3rd party bluetooth one (provided it has 1 or 2 USB ports on it), just to free up a USB port on the back of my iMac. Then again, it's cheaper to just get a hub.
I'm a fan of ergonomic keyboards (MS Natrual, Logitech Comfort, etc), so I'm not really liking the pack-in Apple keyboard. That's not to say it's a bad keyboard, I just don't like any keyboards with that wrist cramping layout.
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