MX1000 Laser Cordless Mouse, setpoint doesn't seem to work
MX™1000 Laser Cordless Mouse doesn't work with Windows Vista 64, i can't seem to get the mouse to work. It worked with another computer, but wont' work with Vista. Setpoint doesn't seem to install completely, there's no mouse tab, and i tried logitech's page and they weren't much help. (I uninstalled and re-installed setpoint)
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<p>The Logitech MX 1000 is a laser mouse that connects to your
home computer. It is called a laser mouse, it uses an optical beam instead of a
rubber ball navigation. Over time, the area around the package is dusty or
dirty and affect the functionality of a mouse. If this is the case with the
mouse, a quick cleaning to start working perfectly in no time. <br />
<p>1. Disconnect the mouse cable from the USB port of your
computer and turn the mouse upside down. Note the lens optical beam in the
middle of the bottom of the mouse. <br />
<p>2. Bang on the bottom of the mouse to get rid of dust and
dirt that have accumulated near the lens optical beam over time. <br />
<p>3. Use microfiber cloth (a different substance can damage
the lens) and clean the bottom surface of the mouse as well. <br />
<p>4. Let your nails along the sides of the rubber feet on the
bottom of the mouse all the dirt that accumulated in the crevices to remove. <br />
Using 32bit drivers on 64bit Win7 will do this. It'll work for hours, and then quit responding with a "code 10" in the device manager. When you download setpoint/drivers, look closely, they have 32 and 64bit versions.
The same thing happened to me today. Somehow, something uninstalled my setpoint mouse software?!?! While I was actually using the mouse?!?! (it just stopped moving all of a sudden)
Don't ask me how/why this happened but I fixed it by unplugging the MX1000--both power and usb connection, plugging in an old serial mouse, rebooting the computer, opening mouse properties, going to the Mouse settings (in Control Panel), clicking the Setpoint tab, telling it to look for an update to the Setpoint program, letting it download and install the program automatically, then unplugging the old serial mouse, plugging in the MX1000 (usb first, them Power) and Voila'! Working as it should once again, even without a reboot. :o) I love this mouse--perfect size, fast, programmable, accurate, long battery life, Perfect!
Because you don't list what model Logitech cordless mouse you have, look in this list to see if yours is on it. If it is, click on the link and download and install the driver. This
download has the latest drivers and SetPoint software for Logitech
cordless, wireless and Bluetooth pointing devices (mouse). http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/logisetpoint-dl.html Specifically
the mouse driver is for the following models:
Anywhere Mouse MX
Cordless Mini Optical Mouse
Cordless Optical Mouse
Cordless Optical TrackMan
Cordless TrackMan Optical
Cordless TrackMan Wheel
G1 Optical Mouse
G3 Laser Mouse
G5 Laser Mouse
G500 Gaming Mouse
G7 Laser Cordless Mouse
G9 Laser Mouse
G9x Laser Mouse
LX3 Plus Laser
MX 610 Left-Hand
Performance Mouse MX
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You can probably repair this yourself if you are technically inclined and careful.
There is a tutorial here showing how to disassemble the mouse: http://www.vk2k.com/Logitech-MX1000-Battery/
The microswitches for the buttons can be opened if you are very careful, and then you'll have to clean the contacts. Regular rubbing alcohol should work fine. Be careful not to lose any parts when opening the switch.
If the switch contacts have corroded, you may have to replace the contacts or the entire switch. You may be able to take a similar switch from another mouse (many manufacturers use similar switches). SWometimes there are MX1000 or similar logitech nonfunctioning mice being sold on eBay for parts.