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(Solved) - USB mouse not working

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  • Started 2 years ago by Needhelpbro
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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

I have a USB mouse, every time I insert it into the USB port is says it is downloading, the laser turns on, and it says it is ready to use. BUT it does not work.

Please ask for any info needed. *NOTE* It USED to work, now it does not.

[EDIT] It is a wired Synpatics(Or whatever) mouse.

I have learned that keyboards AND a different mouse do not work! I will start a new thread.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Is it wired ?

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

Yes.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Try another mouse.

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

....Really... OK how about this, It USED to work now it does not.

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Lighthouse
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Try it on another computer then.

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Needhelpbro
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NEW thread going to happen.

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Lighthouse
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Why ?

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Xhi
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I have many things that used to work and now they don't. You need to rule out the possibility that it is broken. Try it on a different computer as LH suggests. Try a different mouse on this computer. That is the standard way to research this type of problem.

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

When have I been warned?

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

Also, I will try to.

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

[NEWS] The mice and keyboards work on another computer.

[EDIT] Yes, I keep forgetting about the edit post thing. Also, anything to comment on the news?

Anybody answer?

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Xhi
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@Needhelpbro: You can edit a post up to 30 minutes from the original posting. Please do not make unnecessary multiple posts. Just click on the edit button.

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germ-x
Posts: 5310

If your talking about your wired mouse and saying it use to work, have you tried reinstalling the software?

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

Yes I have, I uninstalled the drivers and it. I let in re-install. NOTHING happens. I am not sure why or how.

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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

Open "device manager" and see if you have a yellow exclamation point by "mice and other pointing devices."

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ProstheticHead
Posts: 3281

Do they work if you boot into safe mode?

Are there any 'known bad' USB ports on your computer?

If your computer has USB ports on the front of the case, try plugging them in there too.

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

I have two side USB's. I will try the safe mode in a minute or two.

Above more, I have no problems according to it.

[EDIT] I tried it in safe mode (all 3 of them) and nothing worked.

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Needhelpbro
Posts: 105

Anyone have any solutions?

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G41M
Posts: 902

Are other usb devices such as flash drive, etc. works (detected) when plugged into the usb port?

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