Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

USB Keyboard and Mouse problem

Q: USB Keyboard and Mouse problem

My USB keyboard and mouse are not working on any USB port, but working with ps/2 converter or whatever that tiny device is called. I also tried other USB devices on same ports and they are working normally.

Read other answers
Preferred Solution: USB Keyboard and Mouse problem

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


Suddenly, a computer that was working fine (just after complete clean re-install) will not work with a standard PS2 KB & mouse plugged in. I can use a PS2 KB with a USB mouse but plugging in a PS2 mouse results in a glacially slow (15-20) minute POST and boot. The KB worka (sort of) but only accepts ONE key press every 5-15 minutes. The PS2 mouse stays frozen at all times. This happened suddenly from one boot to the next and there is nothing obvious in BIOS. (I tried clearing CMOS and resetting it but it made no difference.) The KB & mouse work fine on other boxes and substitute KBs and mice have same problem on this box. Suggestions?

A:Odd mouse +keyboard problem

Read other 6 answers

Does anyone know why my dell keyboard and mouse plugged into the ps/2 port would just rndomly stop working? I had to plug he mouse into the usb and i am typing his with the on-screen keyboard. Any help would be great.

A:Keyboard and mouse problem

Good Evening Chris, that sounds terrible, normally the mouse and keyboard should be detected during boot and a PS/2 system should not disappear.

As you are aware they do receive voltage from the M/B and generally have hidden miniature fuses in behind the actual PS/2 sockets. These are not really user replaceable.

I would be inclined to try your mouse and keyboard on another machine being very wary that they may have an inherent problem.
Conversely you might try a different keyboard and mouse on your machine.

You haven't got them plugged into the wrong sockets by any chance that used to be be a trap.

I would be inclined to consider trying a "Live linux system" to see what happens, but I suspect some problem on your M/B.
The live systems run exclusively from a CD so don't invade the machine, very good for analysis kinds of use.
There are some small live linux versions this Puppy is a typical mini system or Mepis or one of those would be an other alternative. http://www.puppylinux.org/user/viewpage.php?page_id=1
Cheers, qldit.

Read other 1 answers

Hi, I have downloaded from Microsoft my keyboard/mouse installs, since when starting computer Win7, it tells me my software for such is invalid to uninstall old, etc. However when going to Programs & trying to uninstall such items, it tells me I can't. I am the Admin, and just don't understand what to do, Please Help!

A:Keyboard/Mouse problem

What exactly did you download from Microsoft?
Does the keyboard and mouse require drivers from the manufacturer?
If the keyboard and mouse a HID compliant you would uninstall the drivers in the Device Manager.

Read other 1 answers

Guyz, I really need a help. Ive accidentally ran a .vbs file that I found for Windows 7 that edits the registry to hide desktop icons. And now, I suddenly cant use my mouse nor my keyboard whenever i login. While inside DOS, Startup Repair, the mouse and keyboard can be use.

Basically, once it logs in, I cant do anything as my mouse and keyboard both could not be use. Below are the content of the vbs file:

Const HKEY_CURRENT_USER = &H80000001

strComputer = "."
Set objRegistry = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

strKeyPath = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced"

strValueName = "HideIcons"
dwValue = 1
objRegistry.SetDWORDValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER, strKeyPath, strValueName, dwValue

A:Mouse Keyboard Problem

I'd try booting to safe mode and see if it still does the same thing. Other than that I'd try running a system restore to a time previous to this happening.

Read other 1 answers

I have a dell computer with vista,2 gigs ram,and 2.2 gig processor?

My computer boots up to enter the password and my keyboard or mouse doesn't respond.(the keyboard is bluetooth and synced and the mouse is usb)

please help me i'm clueless

(need anymore info just ask. {im using a xp computer right now})

Solved solved press f8 during startup duh!

A:Keyboard and mouse problem

Try using a normal keyboard to see if that works, fill out your system spec so we can help you more.

Read other 3 answers

Hello, I was wondering if anyone can help me out. You see my mouse and keyboard keep freezing up on me and I dont know how to fix it.

A:keyboard and mouse problem

Hiya and welcome

Lets try a general cleanup first

Go to Tools | Internet Options. General tab. Under Delete Files, delete offline content. Also, clear the History.

Content tab, under AutoComplete, clear Forms and Passwords.

Advanced tab, under Browsing, look for Enable Insta on Demand. Untick.
Under Security, look for Empty Tempory Internet... Tick.
Apply and OK

Go to Find Files and type in cookie. When found, open the folder, and delete all the cookies found. You won't be able to delete the .dat file found.

For this, go here and get the Spider:

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Also, go here and download AddAware http://tomcoyote.com/lsindex.html

Download and run, ensuring that Deep Registry scan is enabled. Remove all except any references to Web3000 or new.net. If you're unsure, copy/paste the list here.

Also, whilst you're there, download and install RefUpdate to get the latest updates. Just click Connect.



Read other 1 answers

Because I was having a few problems I re-installed WindowsXP onto a newly formatted disk earlier this week. At the time I installed it I was using my son's USB mouse. Having re-installed successfully, and applied every Microsoft update necessary, things seemed fine.

Later in the day I replaced the USB mouse with my original non-USB (PS/2?) mouse and, after detecting the new mouse and auto-installing the drivers, the mouse refused to work. I replaced the non-USB mouse with the USB mouse and that wouldn't work either. I them removed the USB drivers for the mouse and re-booted, following which not only would neither mouse work, but also the keyboard failed to operate while in windows. Incidentally, the PS/2 mouse works fine on my son's PC and doesn't seem to be faulty.

To cut to the next part of the story I decided to try and repair the windows installation because I thought the registry had become corrupted. The keyboard worked OK while I tried to do a repair installation of WindowsXP, but both mice refused to work at all. Also, while WindowsXP was re-installing it got stuck in a never ending loop of WindowsXP partially installing for a couple of minutes and re-booting back to the start of the same proceedure.

Eventually I decided to reformat the drive and start again. I also decided to remove every card from my motherboard and re-seat them just in case!

Now I have re-installed Windows XP on a reformatted drive - using the USB mouse - and everything seem... Read more

A:Mouse/Keyboard Problem

Read other 6 answers

Hello, I have a strange problem that started last night. After restarting my keyboard and mouse wouldn't work. I thought it was just the wireless mouse and keyboard acting up so I hooked up a PS/2 keyboard and mouse and they don't work either. They do work on my brothers computer so it isn't them. It does work for me to enter to select safe mode but once it gets to the screen where I have to click the admin account, they don't work. They show up as working correctly in the device manager but they won't work. The mouse cursor just stays in the middle of the screen. I was able to use the mouse from my tablet at first. My cousin went into the system configuration utility to change the startup to see if that would work. Now when my computer starts up it wants me to click to return to normal startup and I can't. Now the tablet mouse won't work because the driver doesn't load. So I'm basically stuck. My cousin left his keyboard so I could connect to the internet to try to find out what's wrong.

2 gig memory
Asus A8V Motherboard

Any help is appreciated at all.

Thank you

A:Keyboard And Mouse Problem

Since you say the problem cropped up last night i would suggest you do a system restore. Got me out of a pickle a few times.

Read other 2 answers

Can anyone help me with the keyboard&mouse problem.I am using trendnet tk-208k to switch 2pc using one monitor.When i click internet explorer i get the properties of the internet(mouse problem).when i type:f go into(file);e go into(edit)....etc.How do i fix this problems?THANKS SO MUCH

Read other answers

Okay, So here's the problem.

Recently, I was playing WoW when my mouse all of a sudden stopped working a few nights ago, I unplugged and plugged it back in and it worked fine. But, It was moving arond kind of laggily, I shrugged it off and went to bed. The next day I woke up and turned it on, the mouse was moving around very laggily so I restarted, unplugged it and then plugged it back in. None of the two worked and then it said somthing about the USB malfunctioning and that the device wasn't reconginized. So, I restarted again and the same thing happened. THEN, I did what I did last time in order to fix it which was -
Step 1: Turn off computer and unplug the usb mouse & keyboard, and unplug the computer.
Step 2: Hold in the power button for 30 seconds.
Step 3: Turn the computer back on.

And so I did that about, 6 times trying to fix it and it failed to work. The last time I went to turn it on which was on the same day, It loaded up and the mouse and keyboard still failed to work and then after about, 1-2 minutes the screen bluescrens with -

*** STOP:0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x80635479, 0xAF12E96C, 0X00000000)

Now, I have a feeling why that might of happened. You seee recently I Restored to factory defaults, And I have this thing called "Sonic" (It's not a virus) And it does this windows installer thing and what not, and it goes through about 5 of them. It never installs either because of somthing not being found, but i've restored to fact... Read more

A:Mouse and Keyboard Problem

Read other 10 answers

Ok i bought a computer second hand a little while back and it has worked fine until now.
Whenever i turn on the computer it loads up until normal until it comes to the user selection screen thing on xp. Then after about three seconds with no problems the cursor turns unresponsive and doesn't move and the keyboard does the same. I'm not sure if this is a hardware problem,software problem or any other problem. It might be the computer crashing in some way but I'm totally in the dark about what's happening any help greatly appreciated thanks.

Read other answers

My usb keyboard and mouse wont work on my computer. When I plug them into any of the usb ports the mouse wont move and the keyboard is dead. The ports cant be bad because my thumb drive works in any of the ports. The mouse and keyboard work on my other computer so I donít think they could be bad.

A:USB keyboard and mouse problem

it could be that in your BIOS settings the USB keyboard/Mouse support is set to disable witch is usury the default settings.
In most BIOS screens the keyboard and mouse settings will be in the 'Integrated Peripherals' or the 'Advanced BIOS Settings'.
Enable these settings and you should be able to use them fine.

Read other 1 answers

I need some help! I can't get my mouse or my keyboard to work (in any way, including function keys during bootup) I have tried other keyboards and a mouse and the problem is clearly with the computer. I'm guessing one of my four kids erased the driver software, but I don't know how to do a system recovery or download new drivers, or anything else when I have no keyboard and no mouse function to allow me to control the computer. I need this computer to do a grad school assignment and am desperate for some help. THanks!

A:How do I fix problem with no mouse or keyboard?

Hello ssmr,
Try and unplug the keyboard and mouse and then reboot, plug them back in, put them in different usb sockets and if necessary reboot, your system should load new drivers when you reboot.

Read other 2 answers

I have a pretty new Dell studio 15, about 2 months old. When I try to sign in neither the keyboard nor touchpad and buttons work. I have a mouse that I have to plug in and hit switch user. Then it reloads and the keyboard and touchpad work. But only barely. I can't type very fast because about every tenth key I try to press doesn't work and I have to either press really hard or press it several times. Also, the touchpad is really unresponsive and jumpy. I have like a 4 year warranty but I don't think anything is actually broken, because It did this about 3 weeks ago for 4-5 days, then it worked fine until about 4-5 days ago. Thanks for any help.

A:Keyboard/mouse problem

I'd say reload the driver, but need more info

there's 4 numbers for a Studio 15xx, either 35-36-37
Each one has a different version.
If you're not sure, post the service tag number found on the bottom

Read other 4 answers

What would cause the computer to show no keyboard or mouse?
Even when I restarted the computer the same message returns. I have tried to switch the keyboard and the mouse and still have the same problem.

A:keyboard and mouse problem

ps2 port might be bad.

Read other 3 answers

Hi Everyone,

I launched a game today but when the menu appeared the mouse was blocked in the middle of the screen and i could not move it , so i thought its just a normal problem and it's gonna be fixed . Then i tried to delete a file with Shift + Delete and it didn't worked , so some of the action keys are not working ,so if somebody can help i would really appreciate it .

Thank You

A:Mouse And Keyboard Problem

Press and hold the power switch for about 5 seconds and the system should shutdown. Then reboot and see what happens.

Read other 3 answers

mouse - sometimes it stops working so needed to unplug and pluged it again. why is this happening?

keyboard - its ps/2. theres 6 wires + 1 black right? (i mean in the tip). so the problem is one wire got cut off and stucked in the ps/2 connector in my cpu. so what can I do? can I still use my keyboard even though one wire cut off?( because whenever I plugged it in, the keyboard lights turns on just a second then off,no power).is there a way than I can still use it? thanks

A:Keyboard and mouse problem

korialz said:

mouse - sometimes it stops working so needed to unplug and pluged it again. why is this happening?

keyboard - its ps/2. theres 6 wires + 1 black right? (i mean in the tip). so the problem is one wire got cut off and stucked in the ps/2 connector in my cpu. so what can I do? can I still use my keyboard even though one wire cut off?( because whenever I plugged it in, the keyboard lights turns on just a second then off,no power).is there a way than I can still use it? thanksClick to expand...

You mean the pin? If the pin has been damaged then you're screwed but you might be able to solder it back! I'd trash it and grab a USB keyboard.

Read other 6 answers

Hello everyone,One day as I was scrolling in my FB newsfeed I pressed to see a FB video and put it on full screen. When I finished watching it I tried to press ESC and nothing happened. I then realised that my keyboard keys and my touchpad was not working.BUT the brightness,wireless and FN+space (combination ( the light around my touchpad would turn on and off everytime i did the combination mentioned before) were working.On my pc I have dual boot for windows 10 and Ubuntu.. So I restarted the pc and logged in to my Ubuntu and from there I connected a bluetooth keyboard I had and a mouse, I changed the startup files and now my PC logs in to W10.The bluetooth keyboard wont work on keyboard and now I cannot login to Linux since I changed the startup order.The funny thing is that on my bluetooth keyboard the only keys that are missing compared to the original keyboard on my laptop are the keys I mentioned that still work. because of that I am not completely convinced that it is a hardware problem.Did I accidentally lock something on my windows 10 and the keys are not working? I already did the hard reset sessions and the unistallation of the drivers ( just briefing the guys who were about to tell me to do that )Thanks a lot and please if you can help, do so!Adamos

Read other answers

I have a one year old Dell Inspiron 546 desktop - AMD Phenom II X4 820 (2.8GHz, 6MB)
ATIRadeon HD 4350 512Mb
Running Windows XP Pro
3gig RAM
350 HD.

All factory stuff...

I ordered it with a wireless keyboard and mouse. The mouse and keyboard have had intermittent problems from the beginning but I have just put up with it since the problems didn't show up all the time. However, this has become worse over the past year.

Problem1: Keyboard
I'll be typing away, and all of a sudden notice that no characters are showing up on the monitor. I wait a few seconds and type again and maybe one character will show up out of the five or so that I type. Sometimes I'l type a letter and get double characters or the characters show up way after I stopped typing.
The doesn't happen all the time, just once in a while and it doesn't make any difference if I'm typeing an email or a Word document and whatever.

Problem2: The mouse will be working fine then all of a sudden the mouse pointer will jump to the top or side or bottom of the screen. Sometimes when I left click once on something (like a file name) just to highlight it, the mouse will open the document instead of just highlighting it. Sometime it works just fine.

I make sure the batteries in the keyboard and mouse are always pretty new but that doesn't help. I have also went into the control panel and clicke the Mouse icon and slowed down the double-clicking, but still no help.

Any ideas what I mi... Read more

A:Problem with mouse and keyboard

usually caused by interference from lights,router,modem list is endless , can you change channel ?does it have that option

Read other 3 answers

Hi, everyone!
This is my first post here. I am experiencing problems with my mouse and keyboard. I hope you guys can help me out.

Here's the problem with the mouse and keyboard.

I can move my cursor, I can left and right click it normally, the problem is while on my desktop. I don't know why but it keeps on highlighting the My Computer icon, and it's located on the upper left corner of my screen, also when I open my browser, when i scroll down, it automatically goes back up, I can't look the bottom part of any website because of this, the wheel works though, when I click it, I can go to the bottom smoothly and can go back up. Also, when I type web address in the address bar, it's jerking and it's running like crazy. For example, if I type: fb, it keeps on running up and down, to the pages with f and b. It's getting annoying. Also when I'm playing games, when there are choices, my mouse basically points on 1 choice and stays there, I can move it but it just goes back there, I can't choose anything because of this. This happens in Windows Explorer too. When I'm in control panel, devices and printers, I can't choose properly because all of them are highlighted, when I click on the keyboard, the mouse opens up instead, because they are all highlighted and I have to fight for it. Also when I try to type in the search bar in control panel, for example, if I type: troubleshoot, instead of this, the letters get reversed, like t... Read more

A:Problem with mouse and keyboard

check the settings in the mouse software

the setting to move the mouse pointer to that location so you always know where it is,is probably set

just change it

Read other 3 answers

I'm having a problem with both my keyboard and my mouse.
I have Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit with a AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 5000+ 2,60GHz processor and 3GB RAM.

The problem with my keyboard is that every time I start the computer the num lock starts but then when I have logged in it's "starts again" which means it's turns of. It's just annoying because I always have to put it on "manually" every time I start the computer. I think it is because I have a software for my keyboard and maybe both my software and operating system starts num lock which results in that it first turn on and then turn off. I have a "Logitech G15"(the older version of keyboard, but the newest driver/software) if thats any help.
This is how it's looks:
The problem with my mouse is that every time I set the speed it's resets when i turn the computer off. So if I set it, it works until I restart the computer and then it's the same as before I changed it.
I do actually change it on the buttons on the mouse so it could be that which is the problem but even if I change it in the controllpanel it changes.
My mouse is a "Logitech MX518" and this is how it's looks:
I am hoping that someone could help me with at least one of the problems!
Thanks in advance

A:Problem with my mouse and my keyboard

Have you installed the Logitech software for these devices?

Read other 2 answers

a new problem of my brother:

his problem is when he connect both of his mouse and keyboard then both of these dosent work but when he connect only one of these then only one of these work..................so nay solution.

A:Mouse and keyboard problem

Read other 11 answers

I have just bought a new USB Keyboard & Mouse as our old Keyboard was PS/2 was packing up. I have followed the instructions that came with the Keyboard & Mouse (both made by Microsoft) and installed the drivers first, and then connected the devices after a reboot, but Windows did not recognise them. I tried to reboot the computer, (with them connected), but again Windows did not recognise them.

After trying all of this, i connected them via the USB - PS/2 Connectors supplied and they worked first time. They are currently connected via USB in the two USB ports on the front of the PC as they will not work on the ports on the rear.

My PC Specs are as follows:
Intel Pentium D 820 2.8Ghz,
Windows XP Pro, SP3
Asus P5P800VM Motherboard.

Does anybody have any ideas?

A:USB Keyboard & Mouse Problem

Read other 8 answers

Hello, whenever I boot up my desktop, the keyboard and mouse go into a spasm phase and when I press control, it's shift, the buttons arrange differently, I've tried looking here before, but I haven't got any keyboard programs, and I just restored my whole computer.
So help me out here please, also whenever I press a button, it's like I pressed that button 10 times. Maybe I'm missing a driver for the mouse and keyboard?
Just help me out please.

A:keyboard / mouse problem

Read other 9 answers

alright well one day i restarted my computer and it came up with this "missing or corrupt file windows\system32\config\system". My computer said running a repair was necessary. So i whipped out my OS DVD and started repairing. So about 75% of the way through of "installing windows" it came up with the window saying something along the lines of your graphics card driver for your nvidia geforce 6800 hasnt been tested for windows xp. would you like to contine? but here's the kicker, i cant click anything because my usb doesnt appear to be working. I have an xps 400 from dell. couple years old, you know my graphics card. but i need to know someway of clicking the "yes" button but without a keyboard or mouse or anything usb. also, my computer doesnt have the slot for the old mouses. Like the little purple plug thing. and i dont have a slot for a keyboard either. any ideas. This just isnt my day. if you could help me that would be awsomee. alright well thanks.

A:Mouse/Keyboard problem. seriously need help :/

Read other 6 answers

Hi Friends;:wave:

I have Problem with my Key Board and Mouse, past 1 month having this problem. Some times keyboard and mouse working at same time. some times keyboard alone work or mouse alone. so what problem it must be with? whether problem with mouse and Keyboard or what else? pls do provide me some solutions.​
With regards,

A:Keyboard and Mouse Problem

Wired or wireless?

Anything in Event Viewer?

Read other 1 answers

Hello all.....

I have the Microsoft Comfort Keyboard 1.0A and the Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 set.

I have all the updated drivers. I tried plugging them into the USBs and the typical ports. My problem is i get serious delay. It doesn't happen all the time. Just occasionally and enough to annoy me. For instance I will type and all of a sudden a button will repeat. The keys aren't stuck. The mouse will also stop responding. This happens much like lag on the internet. If you can understand my meaning. Aside from reinstalling the drivers and switching the ports I have no clue what to do. Please help.

Thanks in advance

AMD Athlon XP 3200
MSI Mainboard
ATI Radeon 9800 PRO 8x AGP 256MB

A:Mouse and Keyboard Problem

are the batteries new? if they are, try to re-establish the KB, mouse & receiver signal. there should be a reset switch on these items.

Read other 3 answers

Hello SF Members!

Now, I'm back from long holiday, and have to ask something and have problem.
Like title say : I can't use keyboard and mouse in BIOS.

That problem start some days ago. Before this there wasn't any problem, all worked very well. But yesterday, when I entered in BIOS, mouse cursor is at bottom, and can't move it, and keyboard don't work (I can use mouse and keyboard in BIOS)...

How to fix that problem ?

Motherboard is ASUS P8H61-M LX2.

Thanks in advance.

A:{PROBLEM} I can't use keyboard and mouse in BIOS

The first thing I would try is a CLRTC or hard reset.

Legacy CLRTC Procedure
Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time.
From your motherboard's web page, it seems we don't need to remove the battery anymore. YMMV.

Read other 4 answers

Hey all. I got a new logitech mouse and keyboard and a linksys kvm switch. I installed the mouse and keyboard works fine then i hooked it up to kvm switch restart computer when windows XP loads up it sees my mouse as being a generic logitech mouse(cause my mouse is going into the kvm switch) so then it installs those drivers so then i can't use the Back and Forward buttons on the side of my mouse(8 button mouse).

This is really annoying cause my 2nd computer is running Windows 2k and i have no problems. Also my new keyboard for some reason if i try to ALT-F4 a Internet Explorer window it shows a little message on the bottom saying "contains commands for working with the selected items" and doesn't close the window. I use ALT-F4 quite a bit and need this to work. Any ideas?

A:Mouse/Keyboard Problem With KVM Switch

Does your keyboard have an f-lock button? Some of the new ones do and the f keys do not work unless it is on.

Your KVM may not be compatible with your mouse, not an unusal problem.

Read other 1 answers

Ok, so i was using a wireless logitech k'board n mouse set off a usb port, all was working fine until i went to delete a usb device i didnt want in device manager, and accidently deleted "usb composite device" not my old printer.

that usb composite device was the receiver for my mouse and keyboard, so as expected they both stopped, i thought to myself, "its fine i'll disconnect and reconnect it, and everything will be ok" but no the oh so helpful found new hardware wizard pops up, which of course i cant navigate.

so i thought, ah-ha heres a ps2 mouse and a ps2 keyboard all shall be fine, nope they're recognised in the bios i can go into the bios and say dont use usb keyboard or mouse, but it gets to windows and i cant change the num-lock status or use the mouse. so i plugged in the logitech again, and low and behold they work in the bios but not windows.

then i booted to safe mode, both ps2 and usb keyboards still don't work

i have work i need to print out by wednesday morning for an interview, no work - no university for me.

i also tried use last good config to no avail

im in desperate need of help, what can you suggest...

Read other answers

I am not sure if im in the right section, but here it goes:
When i play games (brood wars), my mouse and keyboard would both at the same time stop working, my computer isnt frozen becasue i cans till see everything thats going on , its just that the damn mouse and keyboard just stop working. I dled windows new patch and stuff.
mouse:Intellimouse optical USB
keyboard: Natural Keyboard pro
both made by microsoft

A:Solved: Keyboard and Mouse problem

Read other 8 answers

Hi Guys!

I just brought a Logitech Combo of Wireless Keyboard Mouse and installed the same. The problem is that even if I switch off the Computer, the lazer in the mouse is on. This means that the mouse is always active and the same must be happening with the Keyboard also. Now, this would drain off the batteries very soon. Is there a way to switch off the Mouse and Keyboard when not in use.

Please dont say to take off the batteries as this would be the dumbest idea. BTW, how long will my battery last if my computer is on all 24 hrs.

Thank you.

A:Wireless Keyboard Mouse Problem?

Chances are very good that it shuts down automatically after some period of time and re-activates when you touch it. That battery will last quite a while. But I need to replace my mouse battery fairly often (which is why I use rechargeables) but the kb battery has lasted more than a year.

Read other 1 answers

I've got two PCs connected to single monitor, keyboard and mouse via a KVM switch. My keyboard is a Logitech G110 (USB wired) Gaming Keyboard. My mouse is a Logitech Invisible Wireless mouse. My problem is that often when connected to the KVM switch all inputs and outputs work except the keyboard and the mouse. The port indicator selector light which normally is ON steady is now flashing. This is my second Airlink 101 KVM switch and I tried them also with an IOGear KVM Switch Model # GCS632U. There is nothing wrong with the mouse or the keyboard because when connected directly to either PC they work. My question is: Is there a compatibility issue with certain keyboard and mouse models when used with KVM switches, by this I mean that some keyboards (particularly gaming keyboards) and mice may require more power and the KVM USB circuit has power limitation. At present I am left switching the keyboard and the mouse USBs directly to the PC I wish to use.

A:Problem with the keyboard and mouse with KVM switch

Read other 6 answers

mobo: MSI K8N NEO4-F
cpu: AMD Athlon 64 3000
keyboard/mouse: Logitech Internet Desktop Pro Black (PS/2)
power supply: 450 watts (pre-installed in casing)

Im building a new computer and assembling all the new stuffs that i brought. Everything works fine, except the keyboard and mouse issue. Here's the problem

After a couple of secs or minutes, depending how long the system have been shutdown. The keyboard and mouse freezes, mouse starts to move erratic and also the num/caps/scroll lock in keyboard gets slow to respond when you press it and finally both PS/2 devices freezes. Even in BIOS i notice the keyboard will freeze in secs. or minutes. And sometimes it can't even detect the keyboard at all at start-up.

My conclusions is that its kinda grounded, i disassembled everything and layed out the motherboard on a cardboard attached all the wires and everything that is needed... System went fine, i even waited like 30mins run 3dmark and problem never occured again. But at a time i put all things back together inside the casing, the same problem occured again.

Keyboard and Mouse are really unstable, Luckily i made it to installing Windows XP SP2 and all the drivers needed in my build. It still works using USB keyboard/mouse, i already tried attaching other mouse/keyboard to the PS/2 ports, the same problem occured still. Im already annoyed shutting down the system again and again to activate the mouse/keyboard for just a short time.

-Can it be grounded t... Read more

A:New Build: Keyboard & Mouse Problem

Okay i've done the pc surgery again, remove all the things inside the casing and layed it all on the cardboard, this time it gotten worst. keyboard and mouse won't detect at all. so i decided to blame the motherboard and went to the computer shop where i brought it. i got the motherboard with memory & processor attached, videocard, and the harddisk.... only to find out that everything was working well, including the PS/2 port! now what did i missed? now i'm blaming the power supply, cause its the only thing that were left and untested. as i'm typing this post now, im using my Logitec Internet Pro Desktop Black, Keyboard & Mouse PS/2 in the office with no problems at all!

There's nothing left to be blame but the power supply...Is it possible for it to cause such erratic/unstable PS/2 port connection? I also notice it once while im testing, after the keyboard and mouse hanged up, i heard a tiny clicking inside the PSU then the entire system shut down itself, but i didn't mind that. This is a generic 450 watts that is included in the casing that i brought. So what do you think guys?

Read other 2 answers

I've had a problem recently with my bluetooth keyboard and mouse. I recently reformatted my PC and it is since then that I have had problems.

The problem is that if I have left my computer on for a while, usually 1 hour +, often after a screensaver has been running; in other words I generally can't exit the screensaver and have to press and hold the power button in order to switch the computer off. When I switch the computer back on again everything works as normal.

I am not quite sure what has caused this, but I am almost certain that it is nothing to do with the batteries in my keyboard or mouse. I also don't think it is anything to do with the bluetooth adapter because the light on it keeps flashing, indicating that it is turned on.

How can I fix this problem?

Thanks in advance

Below I have listed my system specification

System Specification---14/01/2008 15:38:05


Windows Windows XP5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2

Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

Memory (RAM) 2048 MB

CPU Info Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz

CPU Speed 2258.4 MHz

Sound card Realtek HD Audio output

Display Adapters NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT | NetMeeting driver | RDPDD Chained DD

Screen Resolution 1024 X 768 - 32 bit

Network Network Present

Network Adapters NETGEAR WG111v2 54Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter - Packet Scheduler Miniport | Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network) | VIA Compatable ... Read more

A:Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse Problem


Read other 2 answers

Hi there, i am posting this request on behalf of a friend who is having a problem with his PC.

When he boots up to his desktop his USB mouse & keyboard do not work, the modem USB light is flashing red all the time.

During the boot up process his keyboard does work as he is able to access the Safe Mode screen, i got him to reboot under 'Last good configuration' but this still did not work.

At the initial boot up sequence, the keyboard and Mouse initially 'Light Up' but once they get to his desktop they are no longer working.

I am told he has not updated or installed anything recently...

Any idea's what may be causing this....?

I'm grateful for your help

Many Thanks

A:Keyboard Modem & Mouse USB problem

He is not using a USB hub and i have got him to try different USB ports still without any luck

Read other 3 answers

I have a HP Presario C700 laptop, OS Win 7 Home 32bit. I have been running a wireless Ihome full keyboard with side number pad and mouse for a little under a year. The wireless keyboard and mouse did worked fine. Then one day the wireless mouse stopped working. The wireless keyboard keep on working. I though the mouse died. So I was running an other wireless mouse (mouse only) and the laptop's built in keyboard until I got my next pay check.
Today I got a new (same model) wireless keyboard and mouse combo. This new keyboard and mouse are doing the same thing. The keyboard works but the mouse doesn't work. I unplugged the USB receiver and plugged the USB receiver into a dif laptop and both the keyboard and mouse work in the other laptop. Why is the wireless mouse that is pared up with the wireless keyboard not working in the Presario C700 laptop?
I need to fix this asap. There are certain prog's that won't run without the extended keyboard and number pad. How do I fix this? There must be a cliche somewere in the operating system.


A:I have a problem with a wireless keyboard and mouse

Hi Steve,
open device manager, do you have any marked with either a small black down arrow or an !
if so post a screenshot.


Read other 9 answers


hi i wonder if you can help, im trying to install reinstall xp on my computer, i go to my bios and set to boot from cdrom (by setting it to the top of the boot order).

when i restart my computer the monitor and keyboard don't work.

iv taken my battery out and waiting for it to reset my bios.

im just wondering how i set to cdrom to install xp without it turning my monitor and keyboard off

please help

mike judge

A:Mouse and Keyboard problem during XP Install

Hey Mike welcome!

Did you turn off your keyboard and mouse or did they turn themselves off? Can you provide some computer specs like make, model, memory, hard drive, video card and operating system?

Read other 1 answers


Last few days I have problems with mouse and keyboard and their commands.

About week ago I installed new version of Windows 10 but it's was bugged too much and I done recovery to previous version of Windows 10.

Now everything is normal but I have problems with mouse and keyboard commands.

After I turn on the computer and after a few minutes mouse go wild.
When I click on one icon with a left click, it opens a menu that opens with right-click.
When I leaf on the Internet something with the middle button ( scroll ) it zoom page, although I do not touch the keyboard ( ctrl or alt ).
When I click left-click on one icon, it opens 10 folders on desktop not on my command even I opened one folder.
The keyboard does not respond at all and not work or when I write a keyboard something it writes on the computer that only after a few minutes.
Practically, the mouse and the keyboard go crazy at one time and I'm forced to restart computer.
Often it happens to mislead and to do it yourself, for example, once I click on the left or right mouse click, he starts to move open tabs alone.
Drivers are updated for both.
I tried to put them in another USB port, but it's the same.
I tried on another computer where they worked normally.
When I installed the bugged version of Windows 10 ( for me ), he asked me to update my driver and I updated, but later I returned the older version of Windows 10 and I do not know if the old driver came back but the previous version can not be r... Read more

Read other answers

I have just bought a packard bell cordless keyboard and mouse but am having problems.

When I inserted the batteries in the keyboard and mouse no light came on eithier-should it? - for example should the mouse optical light come on?

when I plugged the receiver in that light came on but when I tried to use the mouse or keyboard nothing happens. I installed the disc which came with the keyboard and mouse.

I have tried the receiver close and far away from the mouse and keyboard but nothing happens

would someone be able to help me please?

A:cordless keyboard and mouse problem

Read other 7 answers

Before I start sorry for my english.My problem is about mouse and keyboard.My mouse is freezing 2-3 second in every minute and my keyboard going off like in 10 min.And finally in 30 min keyboard and mouse go offline,and need to restart.I tried to update drivers,format my pc,and buy a new Motherboard,buy a new mouse nothing changes.Please help me

Read other answers

I purchased a wireless keyboard and mouse and I love it. Here's the problem. When I leave the computer and come back later, my screen saver isn't working. Is this normal? Is there a fix? I'm running ME. Thanks

A:Wireless keyboard and mouse problem

whats the setting on the screen saver

Read other 3 answers

I have a Logitech trackman wheel mouse and a HP Internet/Multimedia keyboard, they worked fine when using Windows 98 but I started having problems with them after I installed Windows XP. I also had a new motherboard installed when I had Win XP installed, so if that has anything to do with it please tell me. The problem is that when I try to load the software for the keyboard and the mouse, a sign always pops up saying that this software won't work on this computer. I still have the basic functions of both the mouse and the keyboard, but without installing the software I can't program and use the buttons on the keyboard or the middle button on the mouse. Is there a way to edit the registry to fix this, or something that I can download? PLEASE HELP.

A:Keyboard and mouse software problem

Read other 7 answers

On so since about 2 weeks ago ive been experiencing weird occurrences with my mouse and keyboard. From time to time the hardware acts weird but turning off windows and on again helps with it for abit but then come backs it comes on and goes away roughly once a hour for 5 minutes.

What happens on keyboard is the delete key doesn't work or doesn't type anything what ever i click on the keyboard or the letter for example instead A does an A with a line above it.

Or the mouse when it happens the left click sometime double clicks or when click on link to just switch on it open the link in a new window or right button does nothing.

I was using this mouse for 8 months and the keyboard for 2 years and 8 months with both no such problems before.The mouse is Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum RGB and the keyboard is Corsair K50.

So far i used C Cleaner to turn off start up programs and delete some registry, also used Malware Anit-Bytes is deleted some files but still occurs, also adwcleaner it deleted files but still same and i also tried JRT and nothing still same errors occur.

I didnt have such problems before the Windows Updates but then it was fine 2 weeks with them updates.

Read other answers

Installed Windows XP x64 edition on a gigabyte m/board with an intell core2 duo processer. All was well, then i put in drivers cd for chipset and after 1st reboot keyboard and moue don't work and i can't log in. theres only usb outputs on motherboard for keyboard and mouse. ive tried reseting with and without the drivers cd in the pc.
Please help
thank u

A:Windows xp X64 Keyboard & mouse problem

Reset the motherboard (follow instructions in the manual for shorting the jumpers) and reboot. In the bios, make sure you have USB legacy devices enabled as I think this is what is causing the USB ports to ignore your k/brd and mouse.

Read other 2 answers