Question about Targus PAWM001U Mouse
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The Targus WIreless Mouse with Power management is supported by Windows and does not require additional drivers. To confirm that Windows has loaded the drivers:
Click Start>Right-click My Computer>Select Manage
Select Device Manager
Expand the Human Interface Devices section.
You should see an entry for USB Human Interface Device. If you don't see an entry, right-click on the Human Interface Devices entry and select Scan for hardware changes.
If you don't see any results, look for any yellow question marks or exclamation marks underneath the Unknown Devices category. You may find the mouse listed there. If so, right-click on it and select "Update Driver". Select "Yes, this time only", then click Next, leave the default selection as is and click Next. If the update fails, try again except this time, after the first "Next", select the advanced option, "Install from a list or a specific location", then click Next.
Select "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install".
If a default selection appears on the screen that follows, click Next and it should install. If successful, I recommend you restart your machine for any changes to take effect. If the installation isn't successful, you may need to submit a ticket on Targus' support site.
I hope this helps you! If you have any questions, feel free to reply.
Posted on Aug 21, 2009
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
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
SOURCE: Targus mouse not recognized
What is the OS of your computer? This Targus mouse would work with Win 98, Win 2000 and Win XP. Vista was not mentioned. And if you are running Windows Vista for you laptop, then that could be the reason why it was not recognized by the computer.
Is this the wireless optical mouse? If yes, you need to follow the steps below to isolate the problem:
1. Connect the USB receiver into different USB ports of the computer.
2. Replace the batteries with the fresh ones.
3. Try connecting the mouse into different computer to see if you've got a defective mouse.
If you've tried everything and got the same problem, you may need to refer to the manufacturer, because I'm not sure if this mouse is a Plug-n-Play device or if it needs a driver.
Have a great day!
Posted on May 26, 2009
Mine did the same thing, so I took it apart. The flip hinge in the receiver wore through the wire running between the plug & the little board inside. I'm shopping for a new mouse.
Posted on Aug 01, 2009
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refresh the USB ports:
1. Right click MY COMPUTER
2. Select PROPERTIES
3. Select HARDWARE
4. Select DEVICE MANAGER
5. Select UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONTROLLERS
6. Right click on each USB CONTROLLER and select Uninstall
7. Uninstall all entries
8. Reboot your computer
9. As your computer re-boots it will reinstall all USB connections it detects
THEN, when all other USB items have been configured and connected by the system, you then should try connecting your mouse.
download the driver from Targus:
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