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Mouse not working properly

I downloaded the CD that came with my mouse, but the mouse did not work. I managed to go through the "Start" menu and get to "Connectivity" menu. Once I reset the mouse, it started working. Once computer was turned back "On" the next day, the mouse failed to work again. Any suggestions?

I have a A4 tech R7 mouse that will not work when computer is switched on until I remove the batteries and replace them.

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  • Oaklegs Dec 30, 2007

    which contacts are you reffering to, the battery + and - ir the USB or maybe the internal switch in the mouse?

  • Oaklegs Dec 30, 2007

    Well I did take a scalpel to the battery +ve and -v terminals and to the spring coil terminals in the mouse and so far I have had two start-ups when the mouse worked OK so maybe you have solved my problem John, thank you. Today the mouse was to have gone back to the shop but I shall see what the next few start ups work like.

  • Oaklegs Dec 31, 2007

    John you are a guru, I have now had five starts out of five and the mouse worked each time. It is quite hard typing with my fingers crossed though. Have a happy new year you have earned it.

  • Oaklegs Dec 31, 2007

    Oh dear!! I spoke to soon as it didn't work this time so I guess it is back to the drawing board.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    I have problem with the mouse because



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Take a pencil eraser to the contacts so that it will make a good connection.


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    John Green Dec 31, 2007

    It is a usb device I have problems with those all the time. That is why I don't like usb NICS they have connectivity issues. Sounds Like You net to get a mouse with a tail. At least get a logitech or microsoft mous if your going to go wireless.




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