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Mouse switch off

When the mouse is not being used the light continues to shine, sometimes with reduced power.   In consequence, the batteries are running down rather quickly

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  • cwmillwoodjr Dec 30, 2008

    I have a hp mouse model # m971au that never shuts off. How do I shut the light off when not in use?

  • jbeezz Nov 03, 2012

    It should shut off when you turn off your computer.



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On most mice, you cannot shut the power off to them without removing the batteries and they will run down rather quickly. There is really nothing you can do unless you buy a mouse with a shutoff switch like my Logitech or use rechargeable batteries or just shut the computer down. Sorry.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009


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