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Wireless Keyboard & mouse

by Rustynail25 / August 30, 2012 5:48 AM PDT

I have Microsoft Keyboard& mouse , mouse ok Keyboard does not type Any advice or is it write off if so can mouse be used with wired K/board

Thanks for any help
rusty nail

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Wired keyboard
by pgc3 / August 30, 2012 5:52 AM PDT

It should, as long as the wireless receiver recognizes the mouse. Just get a hardwire keyboard and give it a shot, should work.

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wireless mouse
by Rustynail25 / August 31, 2012 7:23 AM PDT
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Thanks pgc3
I`m afraid it didn`t work, I think I will buy another Wireless K/board

rusty nail 25

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Wireless keyboard and mouse
by Innah4u / August 31, 2012 10:38 PM PDT

There are common reasons why wireless keyboard and mouse fail to function. Here are some of the things that you should check.

For Keyboard: Try removing the batteries first then type on the keyboard for at least 10 seconds before reinsertingrt the batteries back into it. After getting the batteries back i the keyboard press Left Alt+Left Ctrl+F12 buttons at once then hold for a second. PRESS the Connect Button on Receiver without holding it then press the Connect Button on Keyboard again without holding it. Press "Esc" on the keyboard as the final step.

For Mouse: Connect Button on Receiver without holding it then press the Connect Button on Keyboard again without holding it.

Hope these tips will help!

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