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My mouse won't operate 8 ft from the receiver.What is wrong?

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Sounds like one of two things – Radio interference or weak batteries, While the unit comes with rechargeable batteries – they will not last forever and need to be replaced once a year or so depending on the number of charge cycles.
Radio interference from a wireless phone, router, being to close to the monitor will also cause signal degradation. Try to keep the base at least a foot away from any other electronics

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yer you are,switch the computer off, then plug in the keyboard & mouse...i'm thinking the GREEN ps2 port for the mouse & USB for the keyboard...
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get a pin or something of the sort, so you can press these connect buttons.
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You will need to follow the manufacturers instructions on setting up the mouse. Here is a copy of the instructions for download (Below is a viewable copy). Based on what you indicate, it is possible that the drivers are not loaded for the usb reciever or that one of the installation steps was not done correctly or completely. Please review the instructions and start from the first step.
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Targus Wireless RF Mouse USER’S GUIDE Making Your Mobile Life Easier.® Visit our Web site at: www.targus.com Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. © 2004 Targus Group International and Targus, Inc.. 400-0111-001B

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Mouse When power is on, the mouse goes into "sleep mode" after 8 minutes of no use. To activate the mouse, touch the sensor strips on the side with your hand. To save battery power, turn off the mouse while traveling or when you’re not using it. CAUTION: Turning off the mouse will require you to synchronize again the next time you turn it back on. 90° rotation Status light Link button Sensor strips Low battery indicator

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