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I have a question on how to get into windows 98 without using a mouse. I was attempting to set up Jessica’s old computer, and for some reason it is not recognizing any mouse I use? I tried every combination? What is does when I turn the computer on it loads up DOS first. Then it does a virus scan cause the computer was not turned off properly. Then it gives me a “Warning” symbol saying that it does not recognize the mouse? The other weird part is that when the mouse is plugged in the red light at the bottom of the mouse is on, so I know it is connected correctly? I know this is probably a really crappy description but I thought I would try.
I think the problem is that, if I can find a way to shut down the computer properly. Without the mouse, I am pretty sure it will recognize the mouse if I can do that?............any thoughts?

Thanks

My E-Mail- McAlistrClark@yahoo.com

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  • mclark533 Jan 25, 2008

    Hey ty Gil, I will try that tonight:)

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Well, check your BIOS..disable your virus scan then save the settings then restart your computer.

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