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Usb mouse problem

As soon as i connect my usb mouse to my laptop,It detects it as unknown device.

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  • raghavg Jan 21, 2009

    "One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it." It displays this error mesg everytime I connect my USB mouse to the laptop. It was working fine before. It stopped working all of a sudden and I thought it ran out of batteries. I tried changing the battery and reinstalling the driver but nothing seems to work. The mouse is less than 6 months old but bought from amazon.com so I dont even know how to claim warranty.
    I have also tried Solution #1 and it doesnt work. Please help, my efficiency is 50% without this.

    Thanks.

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Between home and work, I have multiple computers and numerous mice. I've tried switching them around to get around this problem. I only have this problem on my laptop that runs VISTA. All my pre-Vista machines are truly plug-and-play with all my mice. Disk with software is only needed to use enhanced features and program the extra buttons on the mice. Even my new Microsoft mouse won't work with Vista.I don't want to knock Vista, I like every other feature of it I've used so far, but this unknown USB error ir really hampering my productivity.

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Did you install the CD software program that came with your mouse?
If you did and it gave you the unknown device, Then disconnect the mouse receiver from the USB port and reinstall the software program from the CD.
Then if that doesn't work try the following.
Normal 0 Turn the mouse over and find the smallrest/connect button on the bottom of the mouse and press it toReset/Connect the mouse to the receiver and work properly.
If not, try pressing the receiver button and then pressthe mouse. This should be done whenever you change batteries orglitch.
Hope this helps you. Bud


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