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The red light stays on all the time. I have to replace batteries every 7-10 days. Called Gateway, talked to several terch's. They sent me a new wireless Keyboard and mouse. Still got the same problem with the new mouse. I have used all trouble shooting proceedures that have been recommended; Uninstall/reinstall, replace batteries, keep transmitter aay from metal or electrical objects etc. I am now using an old corded mouse. Do you have and idea why the mouse drains the batteries?

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    I have the same problem. The tech support guy told me to put the wireless control as close to the mouse and keyboard as possible. I don't have any trouble with the keyboard, just the mouse. Same thing -- needs new batteries constantly.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    I have the same problem on the Gateway wireless mouse and keyboard. The keyboard is fine, but the mouse seems to eat batteries like crazy. Even tried the high dollar lithium batteries.

    Is there anyway to see the battery levels? I can not find anyway to do this?



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