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Dissapearing Mouse

by Geoff Whalley / February 15, 2004 4:53 PM PST

I have recently installed Windows XP Pro on a machine with a Micrtosoft USB intellimouse installed. Thge mouse is connected to a USB port on a LG Flatron 915FT monitor.
When windows is restarted the mouse dissapears from the hardware profile and consequently does not function.
By using the add hardware wizard the mouse immediately comes to life even if you then cancel the wizard. The mouse is then in the hardware profile and works fine. As soon as the machine is rebooted it dissapears again.
How do I solve this?

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Re:Dissapearing Mouse
by Michael Geist / February 15, 2004 8:32 PM PST
In reply to: Dissapearing Mouse

If you plug the mouse into a USB port on the computer is the same action seen?

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Re:Re:Dissapearing Mouse
by Geoff Whalley / February 15, 2004 10:31 PM PST
In reply to: Re:Dissapearing Mouse

I have not yet tried this yet, but the mouse was working ok before I reformatted the hard drive and loaded XP with SP1. Previously the machine was running on an early version of XP without SP1. I did also have problems with the on board AC97 sound and Wise USB V90 modem but cured these by loading drivers from CD/internet(using another PC).

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Re:Re:Re:Dissapearing Mouse
by Michael Geist / February 15, 2004 10:51 PM PST

And what of the motherboard drivers? Did you reinstall them.

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Re:Re:Re:Re:Dissapearing Mouse
by Geoff Whalley / February 15, 2004 11:03 PM PST

As far as I am aware yes, as I used the motherboard CD to load the sound driver, ASUS probe and ASSUS update

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