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Wireless optical 3000 mouse not working

Somehow my son managed to drop the desktop mouse in the dog's water dish. We dried it out and put new batteries in it. I tried hitting the connect button on it and the USB's, but the battery light won't even come on. I decided to try another wireless mouse. I put fresh batteries in it also, reset it, and now it won't even come on with my laptop. (No water dish)

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Take the NEW mouse and re-install through the control panel option (for win +) or the correct procedure for the OS that you are using. the old one is likely dead. good luck!

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