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Plug-and-play mouse I have just recently bought an optical wheel plug-and-play mouse for my laptop but it doesn't want to work. Why is this happening?

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  • ullapulla Nov 05, 2008

    I have the same problem, i have a XP machine and it reconizes the mouse but then starts loading everything, and brings up a warning if i continue with the installation it will seriously damage my system. This also happened when we tried to conect an external keyboard. I have tried the mouse in my laptop and it worked perfectly.


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Hey there Sash Marie,

I suggest you leave the mouse plugged in, and turn off your computer completely. Wait a couple of minutes and restart. Upon restarting it should rescan for all connected peripherals, and get things going. Alternately, if you are running vista, your mouse may not be vista compliant. Also there is the chance your mouse is faulty. I suggest you rule this out by plugging into another machine to test if it works.

Good luck and let me know howit goes.

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