I booted up a Live CD 0.4.6 just to see what it looked like - got to the desktop but the standard ps/2 mouse doesn't work.
The machine is a SFF HP Compaq - 4GB ram running a 7yr old dual core processor E8400 at 3.00GHz - currently running W10 perfectly ok.
I tried several USB mice also with no result..
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Form Factor.
Processor Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
Speed 3000 / 1333 MHz
Stepping 0001067A 00000A0B
Cache L1/L2 64KBx2 / 6144KBx1
Memory 4096 MB DDR2 /800
BIOS 786G1 v01.26
2 sata hdd's + sata ssd for boot partition running Win 10 Pro (fully updated).
When the 'Installing Devices' screen appears - there also appears a Mouse Pointer in the middle of the screen - but NO movement of the mouse is possible. At no time have I been able to get the mouse pointer to move.
I ran the Live CD as option 3 (SCREEN) with the following being left on the screen when it stopped loading: