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Wireless mouse not functioning

I have been using a Microsoft Wireless mouse MSK 1056 for over a year now. All of a sudden, it stopped working. The USB receiver is recognized
by the laptop and the battery in the transmitter (mouse) is new. I have tried
pushing the reset buttons on both the receiver and transmitter to no avail. Can you help?

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  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    Mouse just stopped working tried both reset buttons .Laptop installs it but nothing is happening

  • hadley123 Aug 29, 2008

    MS mouse model MSK 1056 suddenly stoped working -- could not find the device model numer (or a driver) on ms.com. Tried the "add new hardware"

    and quired device manager... still not workin

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    My mouse stopped working last night. I thought it was the battery so I replaced it w/a new one and it's still not working. My laptop recognizes it but the pointer on my screen doesn't move. The light on the bottom of the mouse lights up and the light on the usb connector lights up, but it won't do anything.

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    I was just playing a flash game when my mouse died. Then it relived temporarily, then died officially. The light is still on in the mouse and on the receiver. I have pushed both of the sync buttons on both the receiver and mouse in every combination possible, but they will simply not move my cursor.

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    NOT WORKING BUT LIGHT IS ON



  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    Same thing... my reciever lights up, so does the mouse but somehow the cursos won't move in my screen, I've tried everything

  • dhackman_99 Mar 02, 2009

    I have the same problem. I followed the troubleshooting guide on Microsoft.com, but it's still broken. The batteries are fresh, but the mouse's red light still isn't on.

  • What2009 Mar 19, 2009

    i have the same problem but i only got the freaking mouse yesterday!!! i changed the batteries the usb lights up. Im taking it back this after unless i magically comes back to life. GRRRRR

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    My mouse doesn't work either. the computer recognizes it and I followed the online help instructions, but it just won't work.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    it suxs

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    nt working or resetting

  • John Lord May 11, 2010

    does the mouse light up?

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Mine hasn't worked for two years. I read the solution posted here (rap it on the desk) and it works fine! The red light came on after 5-10 raps (pretty firm raps, but not enough to break the plastic or dent the desk).

Posted on Jul 24, 2010

If I rap the mouse on the desk a couple of times, it then works.
Sort of like Fonzi.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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Being a guy, I started years ago rapping things a couple of times to get them to work - until I destroyed an expensive digital camera!
To my surprise however, I gave my MSK1056 a few gentle taps and, voila, it works.
Thanks

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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