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Targus Wireless Laser Rechargeable Notebook Mouse problem

On January 6, 2008 I purchased a new Laptop and Targus AMW15US mouse. It worked fine for about 5 weeks.Then it quit working and the laptop noted that the item (receiver for mouse) plugged into the USB port was no longer recognized by the Vista software.. I attempted to get it working to no avail.

Please advise. Thank-you in advance.

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  • 1911lover Feb 26, 2008

    Thank-you for your assistance Jastababe. I believe you are probably correct in your assessment. However, I now have a new mouse that works very well and I have decided to stay with it. I'll chalk up my poor choice of an Argus to experience.

  • Mamabear91 Nov 18, 2008

    I have the exsact same problem. but the website doesn't have the software for download.

    When I tried a message said that the product was moved to a different site..... What?! Isn't Targus Product Support supposed to be on the Targus website?...

  • moose07324 Nov 26, 2008

    My laptop doesn't reconize my mouse now what can I do to update the dirver

  • Mouseterious Jan 23, 2009

    Exactly the same issue. I was using mouse yesterday, no problem, then this a.m., not working/not recognized. No chanegs to system to my knowledge (unless an MS update "fixed" something) Am running XP on a Tablet PC.

  • unit506 Apr 17, 2009

    I was also using my Targus AMW15US laser mouse for about 6 months then suddenly Windows doesn't recognize the USB receiver device (Unknown Device) when I plugged it in one day. Device Manager is saying the driver for the device is not found. I'm using Windows XP. Do I need to upgrade or reinstall any Windows USB or mouse driver?

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The mouse worked initially....have you tried doing a system restore back to a few weeks ago to see if that solves the problem..
With Vista and so many of it's incompatibility issue's...you maybe have downloaded something and it corrupted your software for that mouse...

Here is the url with vista drivers. Redownload the drivers and install...see if this helps

http://www.targus.com/us/support_downloads.asp

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