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Mouse stopped working after weekend away/appear to have two mouse drivers?

Q: Mouse stopped working after weekend away/appear to have two mouse drivers?

Hi, sorry, not very good at this sort of thing, but any help would be greatly appreciated.

1) Thursday night - mouse was working. Sunday evening, mouse is not working.
2) In the device manager it tells me I have two HID-compliant mouse drivers, location: "On USB Input Device" - I only have one USB input for my mouse. I tried disabling one of the drivers to see if it was a conflict problem. No luck.

Any ideas? The mouse is a "Wireless Optical Mouse M/N:SM-502C"

Thanks for reading

Preferred Solution: Mouse stopped working after weekend away/appear to have two mouse drivers?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Mouse stopped working after weekend away/appear to have two mouse drivers?

If you Goggle / bing / yahoo this info you gave........what........do you get ??

ciderlout said:

The mouse is a "Wireless Optical Mouse M/N:SM-502C"Click to expand...

I got this

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A:Mouse/Audio/Disc Drivers stopped working

There are no drivers required for any optical drives including your DVD burner. They are provided by the Windows OS.
Go to Start/Search and type devmgmt.msc Right click the devmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager, do you have any devices with Yellow flags? If so, these devices need drivers installed.
What is the make and model# of your computer? Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers site and type in your make and model# or your service tag # and download the Chipset driver first and any other drivers you need from the Device Manager.
If your computer boots to a blank desktop with no icons, then press CTRL+ALT+DEL and start the Task Manager. Go up to File/New Task (Run...) and type in explorer.exe and press enter. This should bring back your icons.
If you have a desktop, go to Start/Search and type CMD right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type chkdsk /R and press enter. Now type a Y for Yes and reboot the computer. Check Disk will start at next bootup and go through 5 stages. It will take a while. It should repair any problems.

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A:mouse stopped working

Hi whiskeryron and welcome to W7 Forums

Could be a hardware failure of the mouse, where it still works (as in being able to guide the cursor on the screen) but not as regards recognising the operation of one or more of its buttons or wheel.

Probably easier to replace than try to repair.

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A:Mouse stopped working...

To get to start use the Windows key that is between the Control key and the ALT key on the left hand side of your keyboard. It should have a little window floating on it. Just hit it once and your Start menu should pop up, then use arrow keys and enter to navigate it.

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A:Mouse stopped working

Sounds like the mouse port went south. Do you have USB on the 98 machine? If so, you might be better off to pick up a USB mouse.

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A:Mouse Stopped Working?

Is your mouse/keyboard USB or PS/2?

If it's USB, try using the PS/2 slot, most keyboard and mice come with an included adapter (USB > PS/2). You may have to re-install drivers.cab.

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MOBO: Gigabyte
Processor: 2.9 ghz Athlon
Onboard sound and video

This is on my desktop (I'm on my laptop now).

I managed to get into "device manager" and there is a little yellow circle with an explanation mark next to the mouse. It's a Logitech trackman wheel, and I did reinstall the software for it. Still indicates a "fatal error."

I've tried different USB ports and even a brand new mouse. Still doesn't work.

I've thought about reinstalling XP. Anyone? This is my main computer. Need to access it!


A:Help! My mouse stopped working!

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Hi all

Haven't been on here for ages as I have had a good 6 months of trouble free computing. Anyway to fill you all in I have now got an x-box chipped and connected to my PC via a crossover cable and NIC. I access it thru FlashFXP. The x-box uses a new dashboard that I have installed called Evox. Right then:

After things going smoothly with chipping and installation of various programs I downloaded a menu editor for Evox.

After trying to connect to my menu file on my x-box several times it wouldn't work. Then just as I shut down my connection to the x-box the menu file appeared and my PC locked up.

From that moment on my mouse only works for about half a second every 10 seconds and as you can imagine I am having to use the keyboard to access everything which is ****e!

I have Win XP Pro and have restored the system to a earlier date, removed the evox menu editor program, full system scan with Norton 2002, removed and reinstalled mouse drivers and run scandisk all to no avail!

HELP!!! Has anyone else experienced this problem what has happened!


A:HELP!!! My mouse has stopped working

Never seen it but try this. Do your best to get to Device Manager (probably under System Properties) and check your mouse under there. If it has the exclamation point, delete it and reboot. Reinstall the drivers when prompted.

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A:mouse stopped working

Is the adapter you are using the one that came with the mouse? The pinouts are not all the same on the adapters. I know my IBM mouse must use its own adapter.

Let us know

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Everything was working fine until I accidentally unplugged my PS/2 mouse while the computer was running. Now everytime I startup I get the message that Windows cannot detect my mouse and to plug in a serial mouse instead, which I did, using the same mouse with the PS/2 to serial adapter that came with it and Windows installs the standard mouse drivers for it. This works fine except that my mouse has a lot of programmable buttons and hence requires the software drivers that came with it. When I install those drivers and restart, the mouse freezes in the centre of the screen and won't work. When I uninstall those drivers and just run on the basic mouse drivers it works okay. Problem is, now I can't use the programmable buttons on the mouse as it was meant for. Can now only use it as a standard serial mouse. How can I get my mouse to work like it did before the problem occurred? And is this a hardware problem or a matter of conflicting IRQs? Because I've noticed that IRQ 12 is now being shared by the sound card and the PCI steering. Isn't IRQ 12 supposed to be assigned only to the PS/2 port? If this is an IRQ conflict, how can I resolve it? I'm running Win98SE on a P2. Can someone please help me out?

A:Mouse stopped working

I could be wrong, but it sounds like you have blown the PS/2 port on your machine. This is one problem with PS/2 and should never be plugged or unplugged when the machine is running. Unless anyone knows different the only thing is to get a serial mouse with the functions of the PS/2 mouse. (Unless drivers are available for a serial port version of the PS/2 mouse you have).

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p.s. both my USB and wire mouse dont work, I've checked the drivers and it says its up to date.

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Hello, fellow Tech-ers!

Hoping someone's expertise can assist me. I decided to clean out my fan by opening up my HP ENVY x360 laptop keyboard. Unfortunately, I must've snagged a power strip or something because suddenly, the mouse stopped working. Does anyone know which power strip is for the mouse? Or if there's something to resecure in there? I've linked photos for reference.

Thanks in advance for the help!

- Mr. Horrible DIY-er

A:Mouse Stopped Working After a DIY :-(

It's the white ribbon cable that goes to the touch pad.

Hard to tell from the picture but is there a tear in that cable? It could also just be loose at one of the ends or plugged in upside down, take a look at the pins on the cable and connector and make sure they are right.

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A:My mouse has stopped working! UGH

Does your keyboard work? Do you have access to a PS/2 mouse? Be sure you are plugging in the USB cable to the Back USB port as this port is stronger. Log in with the keyboard and see if it installs the Mouse Driver once Windows loads
You can also boot into Safe Mode and see if the mouse works. If not using your TAB, Alt, Arrow and Enter keys, go to Windows key + R in the Run box type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager Do you have a yellow flag next to the Mouse? If so, using your arrow and enter keys, highlight the mouse and press the Delete key to delete the mouse and restart the computer. It should load a new driver for the mouse.

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Hi all,

I had my mouse connected to the usb-port of my monitor.
I accidently pulled the cable connecting my pc to the screen (the one supplying power to the usb ports)
Now my mouse stopped working. changing to another usb port doesnt help. Even changing to my laptop doesnt work.

Can my mouse be damaged just from removing that cable?

A:mouse stopped working

It probably shorted something out and damages the ports. If you are worried about the cable not being long enough to plug into the tower, consider either a wireless mouse or a USB extension cable

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I checked the connection and rebooted. The mouse didn't work after the second reboot, but it did after the third. I havn't restarted it again.

Now the mouse stopped working on my second PC. I have rebooted and so far it is working.

The mouse on the first PC is an old one with the circular plug. But the second computer has a usb optical mouse.

I find it too much of a coincidence that the mouse should stop on both computers within a day of each other.

I have checked my pc with an up to date virus scanner, and it was clean.

Has anybody heard of a virus that can do this? Or anything else that could cause this?


ps. Hopefully my mouse will be working, so I can check replys.

A:Mouse stopped working on 2 PCs?

Are the computers connected to each other?

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A:Mouse stopped working

What type of mouse is this?
I would go into Device Manager...uninstall the drivers for each mouse listed...reboot.
If the mouse requires use of a drivers CD...insert that and reinstall the mouse.

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A:Mouse stopped working......

Also, I thought it may be the USB port so I tried several other things in it and it seems to be working fine. I know a new mouse only cost like $10 bucks but now it's the principal.

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A:mouse stopped working

using the display properties> settings tab> advanced button >troubleshooting tab and move the hardware accelaration slider down one to see if it improves.

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I did apply Malwarebytes to combat the issue, however the issue does not resolve.

Any help on this would be truoly appreciated.


A:Mouse stopped working in the middle of working, i.e. eBay, typing word, etc.

Did you try a different mouse? If you still have the same problem with a new mouse, see if there are any drivers for the mouse from it's manufacturers web site.
Also try a Clean Boot, if that works, then add one startup item at a time till the mouse acts weird again, then you know that is the problematic program.

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A:USB keyboard & mouse stopped working

What are the specs of your current system? Do you have a very high video card but low Power supply wattage?

I agree that the keyboard and mouse only use a very low watt consumption on your PSU. But if you have maxed out your PSU due to the high specs you are using, then definitely the external USB devices will not work as they are just a second priority for the power consumption.

If you have a low spec system then obviously, this is a compatibility issue with your mouse and keyboard. Let me know your thoughts.


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A:Wireless mouse stopped working

Try the Receiver and Mouse on another computer.
Here are some other ideas: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-receive-a-the
If the mouse doesn't work on another computer, it has coincidentally failed.

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A:Right Mouse Button Stopped Working

Go into control panel and click mouse icon and see if you can run the troubleshooter there.

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Thank you. John Hixson

A:USB Optical Mouse Stopped Working

John you don't say if this a wired or wireless mouse mate and have you got another you can try.

I am not quite sure what you mean by not being able to login without the mouse? Is that just clicking in where the password is?

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A:Mouse stopped working for windows 7 x64

If it's a laptop i think you have to turn off the touchpad before the usb mouse will work.

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I'm also running windows 10 if that matters.

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A:Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working

My guess is that you loosened the keyboard connector on the motherboard and it's no longer making the correct contact.

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A:Mouse has stopped working on laptop

where should i start i have ran various programmes such as malwarebytes and cccleaner

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Both still work, though I've now run into a problem where the computer refuses to even see the mouse when I'm trying to pair it; I'm worried that it's still in the system somewhere and it's making it bug out. (Even though it's not listed in the Device Manager!) The last time I had a problem like this with the tablet I ended up having to reinstall windows 8, which I'm not looking forward to doing again Any ideas?


A:Bluetooth Mouse Stopped working in 8.1?

Have you tried installing or re-installing the latest drivers? Drivers | Wacom

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I restarted my computer and now all of my USB ports don't work on the desktop, but they still work in BIOS, and I can access the F2 and F8 menus. I tried restoring an old version of windows but it gives me an error. And also, now the Wi-Fi and the sound displays with a red cross near their icon.

-I tried disabling my XHCI, it didn't do anything.

-I even tried ps/2 port, it didn't work either.

-I tried restoring an older version of my computer it didn't work and gave me an x800 error every time on every backup I had. (I had around 4)
My keyboard and mouse are in working conditions, USB still give out power. Please help, I've been having this problem for five days now, I need my computer for work. Please.

A:Mouse/keyboard stopped working

What anti-virus program are you using? Have you run a full scan?
Also download and scan with Malwarebytes Anti Malware (free version), see if anything is found.

Test memory and hard drive:

Download Memtest86+ (you want the 2nd one Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)). Unzip it then create a CD from the iso file using your CD burning software. There is a good freeware burner called ImgBurn which will do this easily.

DO NOT burn the .iso file directly to CD. It must be used as input to a program that knows what to do with it, like the one I mentioned above.

You can do this on any computer that has a working CD Burner.

You can also use a Flash drive instead of a CD.

Download - Auto-installer for USB Key (Win 9x/2k/xp/7) *NEW!*.
Unzip and run Memtest86+ USB Installer.exe.
It will format the flash drive if you tell it to. I used a small, 16MB flash drive and it had 8.5GB left when done.

Boot the CD or Flash drive and run Memtest86+ for at least 3 complete passes unless it shows errors sooner than that. An overnight run is even better.

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
7 Free Hard Drive Testing Programs
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Bootable Hard Drive Diagnostics

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Hi all, only me again.

My mouse has stopped working after i did some window's updates!, it's only a ?4 mouse from asda in the UK, but was working fine before i did them. I went into my task manager and 2 of the USB's have warning's on them? Also this is the latest update that's killed my mouse.

Thankyou in advance

A:Mouse stopped working after updates!

Whenever you do an update, the system automatically creates a restore point so you can "roll-back" from the updates.

You can do a system restore by following this guide. System Restore

Once your system is working properly again, go through and install each update one at a time to see which one gives you problems.

Hopefully, this helps

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