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My targus wireless mouse

My nouse is pluged in and charged but wont work anymore. when i click the mouse the light on the reciver flashes but it wont do anything elese

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  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    My Targus PAWM10U Wireless rechargeable optical mouse is doing the same thing. Its worked well for quite a while and all of sudden - bam! Lights, but no action. What gives?

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    My Targus Wireless Optical Mouse is sporadically working. The batteries are fully charged. When I try to connect the mouse to the receiver, the receiver acts as if it is responding, however the cursor doesn't move.

  • kmpick88 Apr 27, 2008

    My wireless mouse id plugged in and has been working fine, and then all of a sudden tonight, it stopped working. Not sure what to do!

  • genji66 May 07, 2008

    Having the same problem. Mouse is connected with USB and was working fine; lights flash showing that the receiver is picking up the RF signal, but the pointer doesn't respond. Tried reconnecting several times, as well as rebooting the computer, but still no response.

  • Mitymite May 15, 2008

    me too my targus mouse PAWM10U has the reciever blinking but my mouse does nothing and at the bottom of the screen it is saying UB device not recognized once I plug my reciever in.

    i have already tried the troubleshooting stuff that it said to do on my comp but none of it worked

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    my mouse doesn´t work

  • femme_dure Jul 22, 2008

    I changed the batteries to my mouse. after it stopped responding. Then switched it back on. When i turned the position of the switch from off to on i would sometimes see a quick red flash then nothing else.

  • mookievaj Jul 27, 2008

    I have a Targus PAWM10U, my computer doesn't detect the mouse, but the receiver and the mouse both turns on. I only got the mouse to work once, but that was after waiting 20 min and it all of a sudden worked for some reason. I'm thinking my receiver may be malfunctioning, because I bought it on amazon used. Any advices is greatly appreciated.

  • caly000 Aug 26, 2008

    my mouse is charged, but when i unplug it, it stops working. it used to work and does not work properly anymore. i need to unplug it and use it, and do not want it plugged in all the time.

  • lmeyer3 Sep 05, 2008

    I have the reciever plugged into the proper outline on my laptop and my mouse is plugged in, however, when i turn the mouse on--nothing happens. When i try to use the mouse the light on the reciever is blinking--but nothing else happens.

  • Anonymous Sep 14, 2008

    Targus PAWM10U that won't reengage following a battery replacement. My Toshiba only says hardware attached has malfunctioned and isn't recognized. This is obviously a recurring problem with this unit. Hasn't Targus offered a simple solution? I will call support on Monday unless someone else has the answer. Thanks. Cable Guy.

  • ekiza23 Nov 10, 2008

    Exactly the same problem

  • vietboiaaron Dec 21, 2008

    i am playing a fps called combat arms and i have a laptop my mouse used to work it is the same one that you all have but now it doesnt and i am wondering why i wish i knew jeesh this is so freaking gay!!!!! sdfalksjdfa;sjf;lkajsf[lajsdf;lkja;lsdfjalk;sjdf;lkajsdfjasdfjlajsdf;alsdkjf i have to play with the touch pad now

  • miia-13 Jan 20, 2009

    I unscrewed the one screw that's on the receiver and found that there was one wire that was severed. How do I fix this?

  • miia-13 May 11, 2010

    When I took the one screw off and checked the wiring, there was one wire that was severed. How do I fix this?



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I had this happen to me after reprogramming my tv remote too close to my laptop and mouse. Try resetting the reciever and then the mouse by pushing the reset buttons on each one while they are plugged in ( reciever first, then the mouse ).

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Are the wires broke in the reciever part, were it hinges and at the USB connection. Take the one screw out on the back and you will see if the wires are broke.

Posted on Dec 07, 2008


I am seeing this driver installation in most of the solutions. But PAWM10U does not require a driver, as described in the manual. For manual please visit Targus website. Anyway, my mouse had been working, now started not working, though both receiver and mouse are talking each other.

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Do you all have the driver correctly installed for your mouse?
here is the website for the driver for the targus PAWM10U

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