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I hooked up an old computer to retrieve some files and the mouse does not work. This is the mouse most recently used with this computer. This computer has been idle since Feb 2009 . Rebooting does not help. I also put the mouse disk in and got a message stating that the mouse had already been installed.

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  • karenrees Jun 22, 2009

    This mouse is an USB mouse, I also have an adapter which I tried also.

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Hi the easies way to get around this is to grab a USB mouse from another computer, or buy a cheap usb mouse. USB mice are automatically recognized

Cheers
Dave

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

  • David Maher
    David Maher Jun 22, 2009

    Perhaps it is the mouse with the problem? did you try the mouse on a different computer? Also in this case you could try a PS2 mouse if you have one. They have a round plug.

    Cheers

    Dave

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