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My mouse Usb port stops working. but starts working again after a day.

Q: My mouse Usb port stops working. but starts working again after a day.

I'm using my laptop in a desktop mode. but some days when i start up the computer the mouse is on (Sees the red optical light.)
But the cursor dont move when i move the mouse. when i drag the cable out and in again the ligh wont turn on. i change usb port and it works. 1-3 days later the same thing happends and i change to the previous one.

And if i put anything else in the port that stops working it wont recognize. its like it temporarely dies.
Is this becouse of the ports is 3.0 and the mouse is 2.0?
Have 3 usb ports, 1: Keyboard 2-3, Mouse.
Mouse: Logitech Gaming mouse g400.

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A: My mouse Usb port stops working. but starts working again after a day.

I sort of have nearly them same problem only on my work pc. It seems to me if you leave it in for about 5 minutes it starts to work again See if leaving it in works.

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I haven't seen this problem discussed in other threads. I am able to access the DVD drive during the start up routine until Vista gets running. Any ides about what the problem might be? Thanks for your help.

A:DVD stops working when Vista starts

Sounds like there may be a conflict with other software. Try this solution. Its the same for Vista

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I have recently installed anti-virus on my other computer. I turned it off last night and this morning I turned it on to find the mouse and KB don't work. I noticed the optical light is on until the windows loading screen shows up and then it immediately shuts off. I have looked in the bios everything is enabled, I tried to boot into safe mode and that doesn't work either, as soon as windows starts loading the mouse shuts off.

The computer is a dell XPS 410, they will not support it because its a couple months out of warranty. I have seen this problem on my old dell and I reseted the CMOS to fix it. This did not work on this new problem. The forums of dell are no help either.

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My media centre *not media player* stops working shortly after it starts - it goes full screen then asks me which setup I'd like to choose and no matter what I choose it dies shortly (1 or 2 seconds) after, saying the media centre has stopped working.

I've tried changing the media centre services to log on with my admin account which I've heard works but to no avail and I've installed all the hotfixes (up until Oct 4) but to no avail. I can't really see any events in my event viewer specifically related to it dying - I do get some critical events which I think are for the media centre crashes but no specifics on whats causing them.

I've had vista premium x64 pretty much since its release and I can't remember media centre ever working. Problem is now various programs are using it more and more I get the media centre has stopped popups all over the place as they're trying to play videos (mostly games) which is really annoying.

Anybody else had these problems? Even better has anybody managed to fix them if they have?

A:Media Centre stops working just after it starts

Is anything showing the the event logs for the time of the crashes.

Also system specs & graphics driver versions would help

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With Win 10, sometimes when I'm typing an email reply with Live Mail the keyboard stops working and I hear a beeping sound. I can get it to stop by going to WordPad and type a few letters, then the beeping stops and I can go back to Live Mail and finish typing my email reply. Other times the keyboard loses 3 or 4 strokes and sometimes I hear 1 beep when that happens.

I've only had this happen in Live Mail, although I really don't type that much in other programs. I had this same problem with Win 7, upgraded to Win 10 and still have it. Any ideas on what is happening here?

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This problem I just noticed last night. When I click on windows media player I get a message "windows media player stop working" before it every starts.

Also most audio is not working thing like podcast, YouTube, Riped Cd (sometimes) work for a split second then turn to a sort of buzz. I am wondering if there is a connection between Media Center and the other audio problems.

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The HDMI on my Folio suddenly stopped working.  It works during the startup until the windows logo comes up and then it stops.  I've updated all of the drivers, looked at deveice manager (although I can't see anything that says HDMI there).  Does anyone have an idea?

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I am working on a Dell Dimension 3100 that is stuck in a loop at boot up whether in Safe Mode or regular or anything in between. I decided to either run CHKDSK or do a repair install but when I run the Windows disk (XP Home) I get to the Setting Up Windows screen where I have the option of Enter, R, or F3 and the keyboard is no longer functional. Please help if you have any suggestions. I am getting frustrated and possibly overlooking something although nothing I have found by googling the problem has worked for me. Is it possible that I need the disk that came with the computer?

A:Solved: USB keyboard stops working when Setting up Windows starts.

Hmm, this is an interesting one. Are you plugging the keyboard into front USB ports or back? I am not familiar with the 3100 dell and I have no idea how old it is. Does the unit contain PS/2 Ports? When you turn the computer on I am assuming you are able to use the computer[EDIT*: Keyboard] (i.e...to start setup from the CD.) If you have them plugged into a front USB port, try plugging the keyboard into a back USB port, or if it's plugged into a USB hub remove it from the hub and plug it up directly. After you try this get back with me. Thanks!

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Hi all,

I have a strange problem that I have not been able to figure out. I have an ASUS Ux21E Zenbook. I reformatted it a few months ago, and ever since I've had this problem.

This laptop has 2 USB ports; one is USB3 and the other is USB2. When I plug anything into the USB2 (ie my mouse or flash drive(s)) they work fine, until I unplug them. Then the USB2 port stops working until I reboot the computer. The USB3 never stops working. At first I thought it had to do with hibernation, as my built in webcam would get disabled too. I have tried turning off all selective suspend options for my USB ports and no dice. I then confirmed that it stops working regardless of hibernation, and only when I unplug the device.

I have tried updating the drivers, removing potentially troublesome software, and had no luck. I'm finally fed up with this. Can anyone give me any suggestions?

Thanks, Jeff.

A:USB Port stops working after first use.

try fully removing the driver in device manager and restarting. youll loose the ability to use any of the USB ports until the restart, but windows should install the default one on start up.
Also download the latest chipset drivers from the ASUS website.

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The title really says it all. Sometimes if I plug in a keyboard, it will work for a while and then just stop. I've checked the keyboards in other comps and they work fine. My mobo is an ECS Black P45T-AD3. The rest of my specs are filled in below. Any ideas?

A:Keyboard PS/2 port randomly stops working

Well, no rush on this as I have a wireless keyboard that is working for now...plus, there is always the on-screen keyboard. It's just really bugging me that I can't figure out why the PS/2 port would short out like that...

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Dear community,

It seems that my new MSI GT70 2OD's USB 3.0 port(s) are experiencing serious issues. Because as soon as I try to transfer any file or folder with files in them, it just disconnects the external drive, and claims that the file transfer failed! While in USB 2.0 port(s), it works just fine. So, my thought is that it's not the external drive's fault, but something to do with the hardware's (chipset) fault. Any ideas? Anyone?

Kind Regards,

Skull Kid

A:USB 3.0 port(s) stops working after transfer attempt

Open your registry and under this key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Intel\InfInst to see if you have the latest Intel Chipset Drivers. The latest version is: 10.0.20

You can download it from here: Intel Chipset Device Software Version 10.0.20 WHQL

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When trying to use my Bose Soundtrue headphones with inline mic and a Y splitter for sound and mic it stops working in windows 7. I thought it just wasn't compatible somehow but I did a driver upgrade and then all of a sudden it works swimmingly for a while. Then it stops. Reboot doesn't fix it. I have my monitor hooked up via HDMI and I do have a logitech web cam. Attached is a picture of my recording devices.

A:Gigabyte Realtek HD audio mic port stops working

P.s. I have Windows 8 setup as a dualboot and the mic works in Win 8.

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Any suggestions would be gratefully received:

My mouse left click button became faulty the other day so replaced it with a spare Sony USB mouse that I have on another computer, it installed the drivers, then froze (the mouse not the PC) and wouldn't work. I then bought a new Logitech M115, plugged that it it installed the drivers and it will work for 15mins or so then it freezes and won't work. Both these two mice work on another PC and another laptop. The old broken mouse still works OK.

- I've scanned for viruses/malware/etc with AVG, Malwarebytes, Super Anti-Spyware and Spybot and nothing found.
- I unstalled the mouse drivers in the hardware device manager and reinstalled each working mouse.
- I've tried plugging them in to different USB ports
- I've checked my device drivers and OS are up to date

Vista64bit HP


A:Mouse Stops Working

Please post the information asked for in this post: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
I understand that you're not having BSOD's, but the reports will help us out.

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evry now and then(5 times today) the tap on the touch pad (ive got a laptop) stopps working. the scroll and normal mouse movment carrys on working fine. the left mouse button(under the pad) doesnt work very well either so when i have to navigate with that i have to press it quite a few times to get it to click. the tap starts working again when i go into mouse settings and turn tapping off then on again and then its fine again.
im runing vista home premium and want this annoying problem solved. any ideas? thanks in advance

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hello all,

I have a weird problem these days. I am using an HP Pavilion laptop running win 7.

My mouse was working fine until I connected my ipod nano gen 2. When I did that it continued to glow red, but did not work. restarted - nothing. restarted disconecting everything except the mouse - again nothing.

Then I connected another mouse and it worked fine. Until I connected the ipod again. Disconnected the ipod, restarted - the same story repeated itself. When I connect it to a different USB port though it flickered red a few times and then it stoped completely.

Windows said "usb device not recognized".

When I connect it back to the usb port it was connected previously, even before the ipod was connected, it again glows red, but does not work. Windows is silent :) ...

Please advise if anyone knows how to fix this.


A:mouse stops working

Ir sounds like Windows does not like the iPod.

What happens if you connect the iPod to another system?

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Hello, I'm running Windows 7 on my laptop.
After a long-while my USB mouse just stops working, and Windows does not recognize it in the device manager.
When I try to re-install the driver it says that that the "Unknown Device" is the most up 2 date driver. Replugging the device doesn't work either.
After restarting Windows, it goes back normal and works fine.
I really don't understand where this problem comes from.

My USB mouse model is "Microsoft Arc Mouse (IntelliPoint")

Thanks for any help.

A:Mouse stops working

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So, here's the deal. I have a laptop with 4 USB ports. 2 of them work reliably, the other two sometimes work, sometimes don't. I have just upgraded from Vista to Win 7 and I bought a new USB mouse. It's an Adesso iMouse T1. I love it, but, it only works intermittently. Sometimes when I turn the computer on, it recognizes that there is, indeed, a USB mouse installed, then, all the sudden, it stops working and the computer says the device is unplugged when I haven't changed a thing about it. The USB port is working just fine because other USB devices plugged in are recognized. Can someone shed some light on my problem? I'd appreciate it!

A:USB Mouse stops working in Win 7

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After I detach the screen and put it back on, the touchpad stops working. The only way to make it work again is to restart my computer with the touch screen. 

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I have a HP probook 4710s , Windows 7, and a Genius Traveler 7000 mouse. It stops working - it connected and disconnected for a few minutes itself before,but now it only can work if I press and hold down the USB. I thought that the USB port is damaged but headphones and USB flash drives work!
I tried another mouse,a cheap "toy" one,and it worked for a short time, but now when I connect it to the computer it says "Device malfunctioned" and it won't work. It started working NOW, but it will happen again of course.
Also the touchpad works sometimes,sometimes not. Happens itself, I don't do anything.
So what do I do? I had a good mouse before this one and it stopped working like that - I replaced it because I thought it was the mouse but now it's the same thing with this one,too.
So what can I do about it?
I tried reinstalling the touchpad driver,but it did not help so I suppose that it wouldn't help for the mouse either. Do you think it could? I don't know.

A:Mouse stops working


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I have a Toshiba Satellite c55. When I turn it on the curser moves when I want it to. But, after about 1minute, it freezes. Any ideas on the problem?

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For the past few weeks, my mouse randomly stops working whether it be 5 minutes into turning on my computer or an hour or so. The only fix is to restart my computer and it'll start working again until it freezes. I thought it was a mouse problem so I tried replacing my mouse but it did the same thing. Next I tried deleting and reinstalling the drivers of the mouse and it still didn't work. I even tried to update the drivers but nothing seems to work. I feel somewhat at a loss and I feel like just getting a new computer altogether but money is an issue..Does anyone have any help or advice for this issue? Thank you.

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Hi guys,everyday when I open my laptop my USB mouse works for a few mins then suddenly stops workingCan anyone please tell me how to fix this?

A:Mouse suddenly stops working!!!!!

Hi there ... Does the Mouse work in a different port or another Computer ? Have you tried other Devices in your USB ports do they work .. Also what is the Model Number of your Laptop .. And what antivirus are you using ?

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Hi there

I have picked up a problem, Started bout a month ago my mouse functions (back and forward) and sound (movies,mp3,mkv,games) stops working after awhile, In videos it will display but no sound and with music winamp will give me the error "bad direct sound driver please install proper drivers or select another device in configuration error code :88780078" but it shows the sound is working properly at the device manager, the clicking sound is there when open folders and the restart sound, and the only way to resolve this is to restart. But after bout 10min it starts over again.

I have Formated 2 in this month and the problem is still there i am using bitdefender 2010 internet security and its showing that i have no viruses. Could this be a hardware issue or software issue or a virus? If someone can help will be much appreciated!

My system
win xp sp3
cpu - e8500
mobo - gigabyte ep45-ud3p
sound - onboard
VGA - HD 4870 1gb
HDD - 3 x 1tb (sata)
HDD - 160gb (IDE)
mouse - cybersnipa stinger
keyboard - merc stealth
PSU - raidmax 700w

A:my sound and mouse stops working

LOL so i guess im screwed!!! :)

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Hi all,
From couple of months (almost all a year) I am facing one strange problem in my  Optiplex 390 MT  windows 7 64 bit pro installed. My mouse or keyboard (either of them)  keeps disconnecting randomly . It does not get disconnected at a time ( Mouse and keyboard) .   oneday mouse stops working and i see no laser light at the bottom of mouse .Another day it may be a keyboard stops working . What i do is ,,just i remove its connection and plug in to other USB ports at rear  and it works fine for few days . I tired all these below options.
1)  Clean installation of OS 
2)  Removed CMOS cell and re inserted cell after 30 mins.
3) Shortened the open pins of all jumper available in mother board in power off condition. (shortened for 1 min).
4) downloaded  latest drivers for all devices 
5) Ran dell hardware diagnostic tools and found nothing. 
6) Ran antimalware  (if  some virus is causing trouble)
7) Flashed bios STARTING FROM VERSION A03 to A11  . One by one.
8) changed many keyboards and mouse  ( i could have bought new computer in the money i spent for keyboard and mouse)
I did all these above things from a year and no result .
What i noticed in DEVICE manger is " Mouse or keyboard " does not show in the list when it any one of them gets disconnected.  I am sure it is not hardware issue .Because  i connected a  USB memory to that ports and it just works fine.  WHen... Read more

A:Mouse stops working in Optiplex 390 MT

1. Open Power Management tab for every USB root hub in Device Manager. Make sure box "Allow PC to turn off..." is NOT checked for any of them.
2. Check Power Management tab for each Human Interface Device in Device Manager that has this tab and make sure that same box is unchecked.
3. Open your active Windows Power plan. Navigate to the Advanced Options screen. Disable Hibernation,  disable Hybrid Sleep, disable USB Selective Suspend, and disable PCI Express Link State Power Management. Save changes to Power plan and reboot...
Does that help?

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Not sure if this is the right place for this but if not please point me in the right direction. While using my work computer the mouse will randomly freeze on the screen as if the driver was uninstalled. I reboot and everything is fine and works again.

I've tried multiple mice that work fine on my personal laptop. I tried to uninstall the through the device manager and reinstalling and still continues to freeze up. I feel like its a driver issue but I'm not completely sure. When it would freeze in the beginning I would just move it to a different usb that its never been plugged into and it'd install the driver and the mouse would unfreeze. However, I've now used every usb slot and that doesn't work anymore if I switch spots it stays frozen. When I got the machine it would happen maybe once or twice a day. Then it went to maybe once every couple days. Now so far today I've had to reboot 14 times due to this issue...this is really causing me issues because its slowing my development time down considering I have to reboot every 20 minutes.

I asked someone in the office about this and they said they remember this happening with our former employee that used this machine and it was reformatted after that. Which means its a hardware issue but this isn't confirmed, I'd like to make sure that's the issue before I have to have a new PC shipped.

Any help would be appreciated, let me know if you need some sort of logs or whatever y... Read more

A:Mouse stops working at random

Download and run free Superantispyware and tell us what it finds

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I have a Dell XPS desktop PC with a Dell USB wireless mouse, running Windows 10. The receiver for the mouse is inserted in one of the four USB3 ports on the rear of the PC.
When I insert a USB3 memory stick in one of the front USB slots, the mouse stops working.  When I "eject" the stick, mouse operation resumes.
I encountered this problem when copying files to a USB stick I use to update the navigation software and music on my automobile.
How can I figure out what's happening, and more importantly, how can I get the mouse to work in this situation?

A:USB Wireless Mouse Stops Working

* Which specific XPS desktop model?* Test the USB 3.0 memory stick in the remaining three rear USB 3.0 ports. Does the same issue occur?* Then move the receiver to a front USB 3.0 port. Test the USB 3.0 memory stick on the front and rear USB 3.0 ports. Does the same issue occur?

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Every so often the mouse stops working and the light goes off on it. It's connected to a laptop and thankfully the touchpad still works but there is no respsonse from the mouse at all. I've tried unplugging it and putting back in, using different USB ports and I cannot get it to start working again at all. The only method that works is restarting. Reinstalling the drivers fails as well.I know that these problems have been reported for mouse failure when resuming a session from standby / sleep etc, and this has happened as well but it's not just a sleep resume which causes it, and sleep resumes do not always cause a failure. Could it be as a result of inactivity of the mouse which causes it to be turned off for power saving purposes? I think I disabled this already though by switching to the performance power plan. Is there anything I'm missing or is it just because of bugs?Telemann

A:Mouse stops working, only fix is restart

I don't think there is any consistancy in the timings because sometimes
it runs fine when the computer is on for days at a time and at other
times it can break after only a few minutes. I think I may know what is
causing the problem now, I have been using a USB hub and the last time
the mouse stopped working it was a result of a conflicting device also
using the hub. Removing the conflicting device and then replugging in
the mouse fixed it, without requiring a restart, so hopefully this is
the cause. Telemann

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Hello. I'm having some wireless mouse problems. I have an old normal microsoft mouse with wire and all, works perfect and has for years. But I thought I'd update when I got a new laptop (dell inspirion 1545). So I started with the old microsoft mouse, works fine. After a while I get a wireless mouse of some no-name brand. It worked fine for a few hours then the mouse pointer slowed down, almost like it was stuck, and then stopped working. I changed batteries, I klicked that little search button on the mouse, changed USB ports and at most I'd get it to work for an hour then it'd stop and not work. So I thought it was something wrong with the mouse. I bought another one, again, no-name brand. Exactly the same problem. Works for 20 minutes to a couple of hours, then stops.

I tried uninstalling the drivers for the microsoft mouse but that didn't help. I run windows 7. Actually the first mouse isn't a no-name brand, it's a genius mouse but it didn't come with any drivers or anything. Any ideas would be much appreciated, I really want a wirless mouse.

A:Wireless Mouse Stops Working

Hi Jarlhen,

Wireless mouses usually works without drivers. It would be a good idea to try those mice with another computer. If they work, it might be a driver issue.

If they don't work, invest a little more and buy a better mouse (maybe Logitech or Microsoft). Then you don't have to change batteries every day

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I have an IBM R52, lately I've been having this really annoying problem!

The keyboard and touchpad stop working - right now the keyboard is still working but the touchpad is unresponsive. Suspending the system gets the keyboard working occasionally (this is faster than restarting), however its usually necessary to restart the computer.

I can work around the mouse by plugging a USB mouse in, but I dont have another keyboard.

Any advice? Im thinking perhaps a driver reinstall or theres a conflict somewhere?


A:Keyboard and mouse stops working on IBM R52

Please only ask your question once, asking the same question on different parts of the forum is not allowed, closing this one, your thread in laptop support is open

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I recently bought the HP X3500 wireless mouse and I am having a little problem with it. After 1 second of inactivity, the mouse stops working. I have to click a button or scroll the wheel to make it work again. I am using Windows 10 64-bit.

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I just got this laptop literally yesterday. I'm already experiencing problems with it. But I don't want to start calling up the manufacture or anything just yet. Because I was doing a little bit of researching and it seems people have similar problems like mine but idk if it's exactly the same. Basically my computer will sound like its loading or something. And then the mouse won't work it won't move or anything. The programs behind it are acting fine but the mouse is just frozen. And it lasts for about 20-30 secs. And then it works again. But you can see that that can be a problem when gaming and doing important things. I checked and all the drivers are installed and up to date. I'm not sure what else to do some people said that toshiba or windows is supposed to be working on it. But that's a little ridiculous considering I just booted this up yesterday and everything seemed ok. I'd also like to mention that the touchpad is really slow as well. And I haven't done anything to my computer that would slow it down or whatever. I've checked the settings and my mouse is indeed on and not disabled by accident or anything. I have a toshiba satellite C55 laptop. And it's my first time with windows 8 but the side bar keeps getting in the way as well and Im wondering if thats also contributing to my mouse. I'm also using the touch pad not an external or USB mouse.
If anyone can clear this issue up for me I would eternally grateful!

A:My mouse stops working no matter what I do!

Possible bad USB mouse. What is the manufacturer of this USB mouse?

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The computer that is having problems is running Windows XP Service Pack 3
The first problem I had was when my wallpaper was changed to large text that read"YOUR SYSTEM IS INFECTED! System has been stopped due to a serious malfunction. Spyware activity has been detected. It is recommended to use spyware removal tools to prevent data loss. Do not use the computer before all spyware removed." ​So I did a virus scan and that fixed my wallpaper, but not everything was fixed. Then I did a system restore. Now, when I log into my administrator windows account, three pop ups appear.
The first says 16 bit MS-DOS SubsystemC:\WINDOWS\system32\logon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\S32EVNT1.DLL. An installable Virtual Device Driver failed DLL initialization. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
​The second saysC:WINDOWS\system\32\logon.exe
(this is the title of the window and there is an empty black window)
​The third saysHP PrecisionScan Pro SetupThis program updates your HP Scanning Software. You may see a message about 'Digital Signature Not Found'. You must click 'Yes' for the update to install correctly.
​Also, in firefox, when I have a window open, sometimes the window randomly changes from an active window to an inactive window. I mean the title bar changes from blue to greyish blue even though I don't click or type anything.

Also, When I used the msconfig to try to stop some unnecessary services, a pop up pop... Read more

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I have a Logitech optical, wireless mouse that ceases to work after 5 miutes or so after I boot the computer. Here is what I have tried. One: if I start if safe mode, the problem doesn't exist and I can use the mouse for extended times. Two; I went on the Logitech web page and tried downloading the driver. A notice came up that I have a more recent copy of the driver. That is surely a funny response. Three, I tried a USB mouse and it failed to work when the optical mouse wasn't working. Four; I tried the wireless mose from my laptop and it exhibited the sam problem. I suspect it may an O/S problem. Any suggestions?

A:Optical mouse stops working

Retiredbill, sounds like you have a conflict. Try using CCleaner and clean your registry.

Back a back up of it when it prompts you


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My usb mouse after a couple of random minutes stops working but ther red light is still on, the only fix seems to be restarting the computer, here is a list of things that I ave tried when the problem happens:

-unplug and plug it again
-tried another usb port
-update drivers in the device manager
-uninstall the drivers in the device manager

The only fix really seems to be restarting but i don't want be restarting a game evry 5 or 10 minutes

A:US B mouse stops working red light is still on

Is that wireless mouse? wireless USB mouse requires new batteries from time to time..

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I was upgrading my avast free antivirus to pro antivirus then it asked for a restart when i restarted it the mouse and keyboard stops working. please help!!

A:Mouse and keyboard stops working

do a system restore to the day before the upgrade. this should let you regain control. make a new restore point after doing so and then try the upgrade again.

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For about 3 weeks now, my mouse has been freezing and then coming back every now and then. Today, the mouse laser keeps flickering on and off and the mouse keeps freezing and then comes back a second later. Now, it just comes back once and then dies completely, sometimes with the laser still on and the laser off. I have tried this same mouse on a different computer, used it for about an hour and it still works as usual. I then used the mouse from that computer and plugged it into this computer and it does the same thing. I have tried doing the uninstall thing in Device Manager, also the Disable-Enable thing. I am currently blaming it on the PSU, because I have tried to plug it into other USB inputs and it still isn't working. I think it has finally failed because I replaced my Video Card last year and the card was rated at 350w while my PSU has only a 300w Output. Everything else still work, the keyboard, monitor, headphones, printer; just the mouse(s) don't work. I want your opinion if it is the PSU or some other component. Thanks for reading, and I hope to hear your replies.

A:Mouse stops working, possible PSU failure

I imagine it's worth a try anyway. Plus if you say your Graphics Card requires 350 and you only have a 300, then I would suggest one anyway to be fair.

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Does anyone know why my optical mouse stops working? It stops very often and I have to reboot the machine to get it to work again. I am using XP Home

A:My optical mouse stops working

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I have a Microsoft surface pro 10. If I am using my computer and then stop for a minute I come back and the mouse and keyboard that clicks in have stopped working. I have to remove it and hook it back up in order to use it. I can use the tablet when it
disconnects but it's very annoying because it'll stop working if I pause for even a minute. How do I fix this??

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I have a Lenovo x130 with 3 USB ports on it. My USB mouse will work but inconsistently. I swapped with another and had the same issue after some time. Touchpad works fine. Also, all 3 ports will recognize my flash drive. Anyways I went into device manager and devices and printers and found no conflicts. Went ahead and checked for driver updates. Check bios to confirm USB ports were on. I would venture to say this May be a chipset/USB driver issue? Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:USB mouse randomly stops working

I had a similar problem....I use Firefox, and found that one of the add ons wasn't playing nice with the others....i disabled all of them and reintroduced them one at a time. The 'Logitech smooth scrolling" was the culprit in my case.
If this had not worked, I would have reset the browser.
This will at least eliminate the possibility.
Watch your 'hard drive light'....is there hard drive activity occurring when the mouse stops moving?   this would indicate some service/process working somewhere that is taking the focus away from your mouse.
Hope this helps.

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Any assistance with this one would be appreciated as I am out of ideas...

My wife's laptop, a Packard Bell Easynote, has developed a problem whereby the wired mouse stops working after about 15 minutes use. Changing USB sockets does not help, and only a full restart starts the mouse again for about 15 minutes. This is the case for two mice, one a Dell mouse and the other a Lenovo one.

The computer beeps when a mouse is connected/disconnected to/from any USB port while the mouse is not responding suggesting that they are still powered, and I have attempted to fix by updating the drivers with no change.

This was also happening with Windows 7 and has transferred with the upgrade to Win 10?

System specs are - Easynote TS, Intel core i5, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD using Intel HD graphics 3000


A:Mouse stops working after 15 minutes

I have yet to see whether this has fixed it, but I just switched the 'selective USB suspend' to disabled and then changed the power settings to 'never' for the sleep and power off options in the power control panel when power is connected - time will tell.....

One thing I forgot to mention above, the trackpad continues to work when the mouse disables itself, but my wife prefers to use the mouse, otherwise the fix would be to use the trackpad...

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I recently had a deathadder chroma which broke and I thought it was no big deal, I went out and bought a rival 300 steelseries mouse the day after but whenever I try to watch videos, streams, or do too many things at once the mouse willl not move on the screen and I have to close the tab for the video. It also stops when I receive steam messages etc, I really don't know what to do I thought it might have been the USB port's power management but I disabled selective suspending for the ports and it still did it. Any ideas?

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Hey guys,
this all began with a virus on my computer which then crashed my hard drive. so i went to best buy got a new hard drive and installed windows xp professional 2005 back onto my computer and as soon as it was done downloading i noticed that my keyboard wasent working so i had an extremely hard time trying to login for the first time which i finally did, after this everything was working fine and i decided that i wanted to install ubuntu (linux) which i successfully did and after playing around on it for the first 15 minutes or so the mouse just stops working and sometimes the keyboard does the same thing.
anyways please please help me solve this problem i dont know what els to do.

oh there is one more thing when im on youtube or on the internet the mouse stops working alot faster than when im not on the internet. THANKS GUYS!

A:mouse stops working (linux)

I dealt with a problem where the same thing kept happening to a hard drive on Win Pro. Turns out in the end it was a loose connect on the main board somewhere. Only worked this out by taking the whole thing apart, cleaning it and putting it all back together again.

As it is happening across to OS's it doesn't sound like a software issue. I would give the above a try and perhaps try new mouse/keyboard.

Internet may be coincidence or puts the motherboard in a certain amount of stress around a port area? Guesswork there I am afraid.

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I own a 1 month old hp laptop with vista 64 and I used a targus wireless mouse (AMW15) and everything worked fine. Until tonight.

Here's the scenario, I'm running software X on my computer and suddenly, everything crashes: blue screen. It wasn't the first time it happened with this software (it doesn't work perfectly with vista) and I know it's just a "safety restart" like my windows help assistant pop-up says. I let my laptop reboot and I click "start windows normally" as usuall.

Everything works fine so I open msn messenger and TADAH! my mouse stops working. I first thought my mouse needed to be pluged to recharge, so I plugged it in. Nothing works.

So I disconect/reconnect my signal receiver and a pop-up window tells me my computer can't find the drivers for my "unidentified device"...

I go on the Targus website to find out there aren't any drivers for that kind of mouse. So I reboot and still, nothing works. I also tried to push the reset buttons on the back of the receiver and the mouse. The light on the receiver blinks, waiting for the mouse signal and it stops blinking when I push the button under the mouse (which is normal) so I guess it's not a communication problem between the mouse and the receiver.

My computer is plugged in, my mouse too. I tried all my usb ports ans still, nothing works.

I am desperate. Please help me lol

A:Wireless mouse stops working...

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My HP computer running Windows 7 uses a USB HP mouse that suddenly stopped working. It lights up but won't work. It is a P/N: 5185-2415 REV.A

No error came up when it stopped working it just can't be moved.
I can't left/right click.
It won't install the device when plugged in.
I have tried restarting the computer.

My computer is a Hewlett-Packard Company model p6234f with a Pentium(r) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz 2.70GHz with 6 gb of ram using a 64 bit operating system.

A:USB HP Mouse suddenly stops working?

Try a different mouse. That one might have failed.

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I have a Microsoft Trackball USB mouse that I've been using on my new laptop for about 2 months with no problems.  All of a sudden yesterday, the mouse just shuts off.  I have to unplug it & plug it back it to get it working again.  Sometimes
it will keep working for hours sometimes it will shut off in seconds.  I've uninstalled the mouse & HID drivers & re-installed them but the problem still persists.  I've also tried different USB ports & it still does the same thing.  Anybody
know why my mouse all of a sudden has gone crazy??
Thanks in advance,

A:Trackball Mouse just stops working

It should be a hardware issue, but not related to Windows 7.
I think you may check if your battery in the mouse still have enough power.
You may access the following website to see if there is any help.
Mice Solution Center
If the above suggestions do not work, please contact technical support and check hardware issues.
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I have Lenovo Idaepad 100. The mouse has suddenly stopped working. On my friends Toshiba laptop you just have to press the Fn button and it starts again. Doesn't seem to work on my laptop.
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved to the proper forum.

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