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Wireless mouse stopped working

This morning my Microsoft wireless mouse stopped working. I put in new batteries and the mouse itself lights up, however, the part that plugs into the USB doesn't light up anymore.

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REINSTALLING WINDOW MIGHT HAVE OVERCOME THIS PROBLEM. GO TO CONTROL PANNEL, WIRELESS WIZARD THEN PROCEDD. SET A WIRELESS CONNECTION, SELECT MOUSE THAN PROCEED

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nikcorra2488,

try this: plug in the USB key & check for the green light. Then go to start, control panel, & double click mouse (with whatever mouse works). Check the hardware tab and see it the computer is recognizing that the mouse is there. If it is there, it should be working fine. If not, then perhaps you need to reinstall the USB port drivers. Sometimes this will happen when you've upgraded from 1.0 to 2.0 USB ports.

Hope this helps.

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Good Morning:


Hope that you are wellJ

Did you try and reinstall the software for the mouse?

If I can be of further assistance, please let me know.

And, remember; always include the type of Operating System and the type of computer you own, when you submit your questions. It simply makes for much faster solutions.

Have a wonderful week.

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